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    My grandfather had 2 Union HBMs that used the...

    My grandfather had 2 Union HBMs that used the same setup, precision length rods and indicators on the end. The Rods would be placed in a precision V and then youd set the indicator off them.

    I...
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    I dont think I am going to go that far, the...

    I dont think I am going to go that far, the machine has some sentimental value as well. My grandfather started his shop back in 39 with a Lucas like this and a Hendey lathe like the one I picked up...
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    That's a very fair point, that's why I am putting...

    That's a very fair point, that's why I am putting up a new building come spring with a decent overhead crane. I've only been doing my own thing for like 2 years, still not over the learning curve.
    ...
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    There were actual integral wide bed GLs as well,...

    There were actual integral wide bed GLs as well, they are more rare, you had to pay $$$xtra for that.

    The wide beds shift more uniformally when you break the foundation or it sinks as compared to...
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    Honestly it was a right place, right time, right...

    Honestly it was a right place, right time, right size, right price type of thing when I bought it.

    I had afew Lucas and GL machines I could have got around the same time, but I wasnt too keen on...
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    4G I think the straight cut gears might have some...

    4G I think the straight cut gears might have some complaints at that speed lol some very serious, very loud, gnashing complaints.
  7. It doesnt have the relieving attachment, shes...

    It doesnt have the relieving attachment, shes parting it out.

    I asked a month or two ago and it was already gone.
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    276535276536276535276536 Alright lads, havent...

    276535276536276535276536

    Alright lads, havent got it in the shop yet because we got hammered with 6 inches of snow which made everything take longer than planned and there were some issues with...
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    Yeh it's got plain bearings and 150rpm tops. I've...

    Yeh it's got plain bearings and 150rpm tops. I've got a couple ideas on working around that for when I need to work around those 2 particular pitfalls. I looked over the 41 spindle bearings documents...
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    Lucas Model 21 Horizontal Boring mill

    Hey there guys and gals,

    Along with the acquisition of the Hendey tie bar I already posted about, I've also come into a Lucas model 21 HBM recently and will be moving it, weather permitting into...
  11. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    Yeh I see the error in my thought process now,...

    Yeh I see the error in my thought process now, thank you. Going to review the threads where it's been explained alittle more carefully.

    It sounds like it would be wise to get the chuck off and to...
  12. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    I believe I need to review the threads on this...

    I believe I need to review the threads on this problem then, I misunderstood, I thought the thrust ring that needed shimming was under the spindle nut just behind the chuck threads.

    I am going to...
  13. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    Tried to get the chuck off Ooooof. Is it...

    Tried to get the chuck off

    Ooooof.

    Is it possible to do the shimming of the thrust cap with a chuck still on? I may need to machine it off.

    I got after it pretty hard with a torch, impact...
  14. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    I actually hadnt tried to get the chuck off yet,...

    I actually hadnt tried to get the chuck off yet, it's the spindle itself that is frozen up. Hopefully I can get the chuck off, because machining it off is not really an option since the spindle wont...
  15. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    Finally have the ways clean enough to test...

    Finally have the ways clean enough to test backlash. I am actually pretty surprised it appears theres only about 35ish thousandths of backlash in the cross slide. I was expecting much worse given the...
  16. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    Serial is 28312

    Serial is 28312
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    I searched the internet but couldnt find any...

    I searched the internet but couldnt find any dimensions for half sizes, are there some in machinery's handbook or some other resource? I have no problem making them i just cannot for the life of me...
  18. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    Yeh I read something that it was only 1 ton, I...

    Yeh I read something that it was only 1 ton, I think that was an earlier rev, the hoist was not happy. I am guessing without the motor 2600 just hipshotting it.

    It is 3/8 wall tube though, that's...
  19. Thread: Hendey 14x8

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    Hendey 14x8

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    So I picked up a 14x8 Hendey, came with the taper attachment (main reason I wanted it) a steady rest, and some chucks. Problem is the spindle is stuck like a zillion other...
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    350kw is the highest I've seen on an engine lathe...

    350kw is the highest I've seen on an engine lathe (Skoda), I've seen some vertical lathes that had iirc 500kw motors, takes alot of angry ponies to spin up a 72 foot chuck. (LMZ works, St Petersburg,...
  21. If you want a facemill flying at you, absolutely....

    If you want a facemill flying at you, absolutely.

    Make the adapter out of steel or iron if you dont.
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    Man I just want to say I looked at that for sale...

    Man I just want to say I looked at that for sale add you had and the machinery dealers website, man you got to have one of the coolest shops out there.
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    Most large scale machine tools Iare generally of...

    Most large scale machine tools Iare generally of a heavy welded construction nowadays, most portable milling equipment is as well. I've taken some pretty obscene face milling cuts with large...
  24. That looks like a flashing or flushing tool, I...

    That looks like a flashing or flushing tool, I had a holder I made that took inserts i made out of cut up files. I'd make one if i were you, they make life really easy.

    FYI that's a finishing...
  25. Mike Production pipe taps are made like that,...

    Mike Production pipe taps are made like that, buried is flush on the gauge.
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