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    For posterity: 290696 Lathe is thru bolted to...

    For posterity:
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    Lathe is thru bolted to 4X4 runners, masenite used to protect floor tiles

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    Made a roller bearing pivot to steer it - idea from OXTools one youtube

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  2. Slight twist. I worked for a company for 30 years...

    Slight twist. I worked for a company for 30 years when they had an epiphany that they could do it "better" in China and Isreal. Since they were shutting the whole place down - law said they had to...
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    That was GOOD ADVICE. a gentlemen there by the...

    That was GOOD ADVICE. a gentlemen there by the name of John Dalton replied, "That Flange washer goes in your fiberglass shroud for the hole that supports the 5c drawbar actuator. If no actuator then...
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    I know, I can't seem to come up with anything.

    I know, I can't seem to come up with anything.
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    Clausing 59 series Lathe - help!

    Hi Guys, Hoping there is someone put there familiar enough with these lathes and would be willing to answer my question. Back story: While preparing to move one of these I took off the saddle and...
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    About as nearly NORTH as you can get (slightly...

    About as nearly NORTH as you can get (slightly east of Cleveland) . Well TODAY was the day! To cap it off the things that I feel made the difference:
    1. We put a POST jack under the landing...
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    Well to update. My buddy passed unexpectedly so I...

    Well to update. My buddy passed unexpectedly so I put the move on hold as I felt his widow doesn't need the commotion at the time. She recently called to tell me - that I should feel free to move...
  8. Lifting beams are pretty handy at times.

    Lifting beams are pretty handy at times.
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    Yes, I have looked and verified that I do have...

    Yes, I have looked and verified that I do have access for additional bracing.
    Today I rooted around and found some 2X4X1/8wall - looks like the perfect anchor crossmember. I welded some "L" tabs for...
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    Mr. Harvie, Thank You for your comments. I was...

    Mr. Harvie, Thank You for your comments. I was concerned with exactly that point. Your suggestion addresses it quite nicely! The attached sketch shows where the pull points would be.(Not sure how my...
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    I agree. I have a little 2k rated winch but still...

    I agree. I have a little 2k rated winch but still plan on using a pulley on the lathe so it’ll only see 1/2 as much ((the winch that is). I machined a chain notch in my winch Mount also so I could...
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    Thanks for all the replies thus far. Can anyone...

    Thanks for all the replies thus far. Can anyone tell me teh Pros and Cons versus Headstock first UP or Tailstock first UP? My last thought was Headstock up so the "TILT" at the top of the stairs...
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    IF there's enough "meat" in the area you could...

    IF there's enough "meat" in the area you could drill & tap it for a larger bleeder (assuming the internal threads are boogered). As for getting it to seal - I've seen a couple common issues. One - an...
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    Probably not much help, but my experience with...

    Probably not much help, but my experience with bearings has always been - IF they feel perfect they are good and if they don't feel perfect they need replaced (post cleaning of course!) Sure that's a...
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    I didn't mean to suggest it was a Royal (quite...

    I didn't mean to suggest it was a Royal (quite the opposite). I'm certainly not an expert on Royal Collet closers, but it looks much different than the ones I've seen. That was why I added the...
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    Might be a knockoff if it’s not marked. Here’s a...

    Might be a knockoff if it’s not marked. Here’s a Royal for comparison.283340283341283342
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    I used to install medical equipment that needed...

    I used to install medical equipment that needed the floors checked. The easiest way is the laser. We'd use those simple line lasers and a mm scale. You'd be surprised how close you'd get. You can...
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    Thanks! I find with the 5914's guys either love...

    Thanks! I find with the 5914's guys either love 'em or hate 'em. I'm in the Love 'em category. For a home guy I feel they are ideal. I've got mine set up for collets - and it's a dream to run. My...
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    Please ignore the clutter 283323283325283326 I...

    Please ignore the clutter 283323283325283326

    I got the lathe years ago from work. It was blown up and had several failed repairs. The ways were nice so it was worth the effort. They bought a...
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    Hey, wait I know that guy! I realize of course...

    Hey, wait I know that guy! I realize of course that this is an OLD thread, but just in case any one stumbles across it I'd like to add a wee bit. Yes I "re-coated" the pulley with teflon. But it...
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    Brought to you by Atomic Spark Systems! I just...

    Brought to you by Atomic Spark Systems! I just can't help myself (plus I'm easily amused it seems):-)

    Jacin in Ohio
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    Yes, I had planned on chamfering the front of the...

    Yes, I had planned on chamfering the front of the 4x4's but it'd be easy enough to take your advice and give it a little better shape.




    Do you mean a loose roller as in a piece of pipe or a...
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    YEP, that's my big concern right now. It's a...

    YEP, that's my big concern right now. It's a VERY small winch. On "paper" I calculated it should take 800-900# of force to move it up the ramp. The winch is RATED at 2,000#. The problems there are...
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    I have a Lorex, I wouldn't recommend it. While it...

    I have a Lorex, I wouldn't recommend it. While it does work (so-so) the biggest PITA of it is that it stores the files in random order. When you want to go find a particular day - you have to scroll...
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    Did someone say shop truck? Here's mine: 283046

    Did someone say shop truck? Here's mine:
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