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  1. Probably not too unlike their 6 x 80 that I had...

    Probably not too unlike their 6 x 80 that I had at one time. Gusher pump in the base that drizzled coolant at the top of the belt. Underneath the table it vigorously pressure washed the belt just...
  2. I believe your grinder was also made under the...

    I believe your grinder was also made under the "Engleburg" branding, there might be information under that branding.

    Cheers
    Kent
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    Coolant guards

    A coolant soaked B'port manual mill is not a good idea on many levels, I know!

    Having said that has anyone made up coolant guards for a standard J head B'port that keeps chips / coolant...
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    No one has mentioned the obvious..... hard...

    No one has mentioned the obvious..... hard collets are relatively easy on threaded pieces. Segmented collets, like rubberflex will make a mess out of precision threads if you try and hold a threaded...
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    FWIW I've patched up handles and after a bit...

    FWIW

    I've patched up handles and after a bit of grinder and paint you'd never know That said, I've not had great luck with Si Bronze, better luck with Al-Bronze running AC, per Jody at...
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    Ditto what Ross wrote (and he's a pretty sharp...

    Ditto what Ross wrote (and he's a pretty sharp fella).

    I'm not a millwright by any stretch, but I've been moving machinery for 40+ yrs, and have seen some pretty awful consequences. Now having...
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    I've run out of things and places to bolt vises,...

    I've run out of things and places to bolt vises, and likely not worth photographing unless someone needed information on one. Seems unlikely

    But if anyone wants the opinion of someone who does a...
  8. Will you throw in that manually operated drill...

    Will you throw in that manually operated drill press too?
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    SENT YOU A PM, Interested in piece, shipped to N....

    SENT YOU A PM, Interested in piece, shipped to N. CA

    Kent
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    I don't care if it measures imperial or metric,...

    I don't care if it measures imperial or metric, or if it's old school vernier.... I can do the math.

    Pete M: as indicated I had a Horrible Freight 4" POS digital caliper that I cut the jaws back...
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    Pocket micrometer or equiv

    Out wandering the shop floor in a factory that builds electronics, it would be handy to have an EDC "pocket micrometer or equiv" And it's not like I'm lacking the usual full size suspects from TESA...
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    and GUARANTEED: too small for the next job that...

    and GUARANTEED: too small for the next job that walks in the door!
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    Not to add to the controversy, but I've been in...

    Not to add to the controversy, but I've been in this ditch with my home shop..... aka "Da Pit". Da pit is a small basement garage with way too much cast iron for comfort. To fit the space I had to...
  14. I've had both, I currently have the Sajo 54 ; The...

    I've had both, I currently have the Sajo 54 ; The only thing I am really not keen on is the lack of clutch. Everything is direct drive & stop / start.
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    I had a Rathone with TGP bedways in granite...

    I had a Rathone with TGP bedways in granite pillow blocks..... very very precise machine. Took standard Hardinge tooling. Drive was very complicated, many edge cards. Eventually changed it over to...
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    My father had similar in his shop, though as I...

    My father had similar in his shop, though as I recall is was a Rank Van Keuren. Lamp was not neon, it was Krypton filled.
  17. An "off the shelf" Square hole sleeve and some...

    An "off the shelf" Square hole sleeve and some loctite should do the trick!
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    You won't find a simpler machine anywhere, should...

    You won't find a simpler machine anywhere, should be pretty easy to evaluate and equally easy to repair.
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    I got into similar with at mini exhaust manifold....

    I got into similar with at mini exhaust manifold. My preheat was closer to 500 degrees and was TIG brazing with Al Bronze as per Jody over at welding tips and tricks: AC square wave lots of cleaning...
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    I for one would rarely entertain HSS or inserts...

    I for one would rarely entertain HSS or inserts on a buy by the piece sale, simply not worth my time to hunt ebay.

    A mostly full UPS flat rate box with the "Tom Lipton" inspired "Crate in a Box"...
  21. Same here on a 12CK Garlock packing that I...

    Same here on a 12CK

    Garlock packing that I happened to have around the old mica / graphite messy stuff. Skived and put in like piston rings too. Two layers, gaps 180 degrees apart, copious...
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    It's been 20+ years, and from memory it was...

    It's been 20+ years, and from memory it was simply Mobil AW32
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    Like one of my oldest friends who bought a...

    Like one of my oldest friends who bought a ghost-town / mine site in NV to have enough room for his overflow of machinery.
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    And before you know it you will have an organized...

    And before you know it you will have an organized box at each work station. It makes the work flow faster but it sure eats up the real estate!
  25. Internal fingers on a slide hammer or similar...

    Internal fingers on a slide hammer or similar "off the shelf" bushing puller. You might even get lucky and find one as a loaner at the local auto parts store.
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