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    3AT collets for trade

    Sorting thru the 200-300 collets I have, I have spares of 3AT collets.

    I have the following extras:
    1/8
    3/16
    5/16 (2)
    11/32
    3/8 (2)
    23/64 (2)
    25/64 (2)
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    This was posted in Facebook Marketplace in the...

    This was posted in Facebook Marketplace in the "tools" section.

    Must be LeBlond.
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    Boy, I wish I could stiok a Sherline headstock...

    Boy, I wish I could stiok a Sherline headstock onto a base with an import x/y table and get $6,500 for it.

    Steve
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    I just picked up a Huot master dispenser, but...

    I just picked up a Huot master dispenser, but that thing has way more character and history.

    Very cool.

    Steve
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    I always insist on the buyer using "payment for...

    I always insist on the buyer using "payment for goods". If someone uses F&F, I refund it (just did that yesterday).

    If I'm using a flat-rate box, shipping is a breeze, if not, I still have a...
  6. Heck of a deal. I would have paid that for just...

    Heck of a deal. I would have paid that for just the chuck.

    I like to have one chuck with just the outside jaws so that I don't have to change jaws when I need to use it.

    Steve
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    One thing that 8" chuck will get you is the...

    One thing that 8" chuck will get you is the ability to grab the outside of large parts, like an 8" disk. The jaws will protrude, but probably not enough to be a problem at that diameter, as you have...
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    The estate sale companies and consignment shops...

    The estate sale companies and consignment shops around here take a 40% cut. You might as well just slash the prices on your stuff and move it quicker.

    The auction companies have a buyers premium....
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    OK, can we get everyone in California to sell off...

    OK, can we get everyone in California to sell off all of their machines and move them out of state?

    Steve
  10. If the tubes in the tank go to the input of the...

    If the tubes in the tank go to the input of the engine, then that tank is a boiler and there would have been a container with fire under it.

    Steve
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    Nice alternative to spending almost ten grand on...

    Nice alternative to spending almost ten grand on a new one:
    ...
  12. I learn something new every day. Problem is,...

    I learn something new every day.

    Problem is, I forget two.

    Three if it's Friday.

    Steve
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    That kinda confirms my thought that with 1697 as...

    That kinda confirms my thought that with 1697 as the serial number and the bed not having the name cast in it, like Jim's or any of the others that we have seen, that this may be a very early...
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    It's a journey, not a destination :-) Enjoy...

    It's a journey, not a destination :-)

    Enjoy the trip.

    Steve
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    The motor unit from P&W that would have been...

    The motor unit from P&W that would have been likely to have come with your lathe is this one:
    http://www.lathes.co.uk/pratt&whitney/img52.jpg

    The 3/4 hp speedranger is an undermount motor what...
  16. First thing I would do is get pictures. Lots of...

    First thing I would do is get pictures. Lots of pictures of the mill and also the accessories.

    Then, post them to a NEW post (not attached to another post) so that people can see that it is a new...
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    That seems odd, as her bed has the name stamped...

    That seems odd, as her bed has the name stamped onto a flat on the left side. That looks more like the approach that would have been taken early on in production, with the fancier beds with the name...
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    In this catalog from 1911:...

    In this catalog from 1911:
    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1412/15193.pdf
    the name is in the center of the bed, although not like Jim's.

    270651

    Steve
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    On Tony Griffith's excellent web site, the P&W...

    On Tony Griffith's excellent web site, the P&W page has pictures of several examples, but none have the nameplate where yours is:
    Pratt & Whitney Lathes

    Steve
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    Your pictures are links to google drive, which is...

    Your pictures are links to google drive, which is why they are not working. Try uploading the files directly to PM.

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    Looks like a nice starting point. Jealous you have the steady rest....
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    Only so much you can do with a 1/7 hp motor. I...

    Only so much you can do with a 1/7 hp motor. I found the going slow, but it's the only thing I have that can drill holes that small. That and I only paid $50 for it.

    I could have kept dad's drill...
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    Thanks. We are glad it found a home with someone...

    Thanks. We are glad it found a home with someone who will use and appreciate it.

    I have a Cameron, and while it's nice, it can't compete with the High Speed Hammer drill for working all day long...
  23. See my listing for inserts and if they fit any of...

    See my listing for inserts and if they fit any of your tools, maybe we can get someone to buy them together.

    Steve
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    No, got one I can't mention here. Looking at...

    No, got one I can't mention here.
    Looking at selling it to my brother, but want to set him up with what he needs for it.

    Steve
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    Marty's drill was my dad's, and I can confirm...

    Marty's drill was my dad's, and I can confirm that it is heavy.

    The manual or brochure for it is available online and lists it as 105 lbs, despite its small size.

    Steve
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