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    back gear question

    if i want to run this back gear, i cannot see anyway to lube it. Anyone know what to do? there are 2 lock bolts in the shaft bearing per end, but zero lube points, and i cant see any way to get lube...
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    68 cf50b, listed as C500 on build sheet, has...

    68 cf50b, listed as C500 on build sheet, has continental in it
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    i paid sorry sob for the forklift. he was paid...

    i paid sorry sob for the forklift. he was paid to deliver it. Every time i asked i got the well, uh something. finally almost a month into it, he sends back the money. He sold it to someone else a...
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    i am looking too, i have a cf50b, the first model...

    i am looking too, i have a cf50b, the first model CF500.
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    i got one answer from Clark. it was made in...

    i got one answer from Clark. it was made in 6/20/1957. My biggest question is do they make a 3 stage mast that will fit through a 7 FT door, and bolt on?
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    Clark cy40 160 OK 259

    dual wheels, 4000 capacity, carb taken off to clean and never finished. it was cheap, and i needed an off road lift, and it fits in my garage doors as well pics soon.
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    i agree if that is the terms of this site, Why...

    i agree if that is the terms of this site, Why cant there be a forum added? Basically all my machines and work ARE a hobby anyway. And if no, why is there a woodworking forum on a machinist page?
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    The steady rest dont fit!!

    I discovered my steady rest that came with my walcott is high and to the left of center. 1.25 left, 1.75 high. SO... I am going to use my power hacksaw, and remove the upper section from the base....
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    Another Basic Unimat thread.

    Had it for years, need some small pieces255390 if anyone has some spares. 255391
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    no 20 in pulley around i can afford, so i went...

    no 20 in pulley around i can afford, so i went with a 12 in pulley, and dropped motor to a 2 in. Lathe Drive project is 254748nearing completion, pictures of the shaft assembly. Building final frame...
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    New belts installed. oil feed spigot tube...

    New belts installed. oil feed spigot tube replaced, lubed entire machine, made 2 perfect test cuts. all 3 blades supplied were custom ground to fit the machine. Only fit one way. All 3 backwards....
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    I just inspected it. i bought it sight unseen,...

    I just inspected it. i bought it sight unseen, loaded it fast unloaded and left. Its in perfect operating condition, no welds, no loose bushings, its ready to rock, except for the power switch is...
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    Keller HV Duty Power Hacksaw

    added this 1940s Wisconsin made, Keller Hacksaw. Cast Iron base with coolant reservoir built in. cant wait to use it.254481
  14. first actual machine work with Index 40H

    well i did my first project tonight, besides leveling my v block set. I needed a .375 x .187 key slot in my lathe driveshaft, to match the new pulley coupler. i centered a .250 fly cutter and cut it...
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    with my 2 hp motor, running at 1725, i need a 20...

    with my 2 hp motor, running at 1725, i need a 20 in pulley to get a jackshaft rpm of 301 rpm. This, the gear reduction in the drive step pulley and my back gears give me a chuck speed range of 18...
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    well i finally got a chance to put a big heavy...

    well i finally got a chance to put a big heavy round thingy into my big heavy round thing holder and rotary inspection stand. The first and most expensive {i hope} obstacle has been found, a 4 step...
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    I went and looked it over real good. one tiny...

    I went and looked it over real good. one tiny mark in the protruding corner of the compound, the carriage is untouched. scrubbed the ways with ether, and oil and a rag. scraping is visible on all 4...
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    I believe you 100 percent. there seems to not be...

    I believe you 100 percent. there seems to not be any damage on the carriage, cross slide, or compound, but i will inspect next time i am near it closer. It has scraping visible from one end of the...
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    back gear set on my walcott.

    only have maybe 1 hour into looking it over, its all in good shape, but i dont get how those back gears are supposed to work. FOUND IN ARCHIVES, THANKS PRACTICAL MACHINIST
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    You cannot see the taper attachment in these...

    You cannot see the taper attachment in these pics253359253359
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    covers off for inspection, no damaged gears....

    covers off for inspection, no damaged gears. 253356253357253358
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    the chuck has 2 seperate drives. 4 screws adjust...

    the chuck has 2 seperate drives. 4 screws adjust it independant, and one seperate device runs all 4 at once, from a key or a 3/4 wrench, it looks like this vice will open a LOONNNGG way as well,...
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    I got it home. Walcott 16 x 64 lathe

    Welcome to the newest old machine. The 1917 Walcott 16 X 64 precision machine lathe. I have finished the initial inspection, and there are no defects. All the ways are in good shape, and all...
  24. spent 3 hours running the 1943 Index Model 40H

    First time i have used it. I wasnt really impressed, until i looked a bit closer and all the bits i got were dull as a stone. i sharpened them up and it works like a charm. I had a old home made set...
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    i am positive the engineers that made this had...

    i am positive the engineers that made this had calculated the belt tension from the top for a good reason, wear being one. i am sure it floats on oil, normally, and the weight of the entire shaft,...
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