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    What an incredible restoration thread! :) I...

    What an incredible restoration thread! :)
    I recently acquired a 16-24 South Bend and am drawing inspiration from some of the ideas you have detailed here. I know how time-consuming writing out these...
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    There are invaluable suggestions in this thread....

    There are invaluable suggestions in this thread. Thanks to all who contributed for the enlightening discussion!
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    This ain't a bad lathe. But the price! :eek: ...

    This ain't a bad lathe. But the price! :eek:

    Reed Prentice Engine Lathe - business/commercial - by owner - sale

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    Yes: 272604 Thanks for the idea on the wood...

    Yes:

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    Thanks for the idea on the wood guard. I will use it.
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    I rented a Cat forklift and trailer.

    I rented a Cat forklift and trailer.
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    Sorry about that. Hopefully you can see them now....

    Sorry about that. Hopefully you can see them now. (I was using my phone to update this thread; I now realize that in order to correctly attach images to my posts I should use something with a larger...
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    The wife and I took a drive up to Yakima...

    The wife and I took a drive up to Yakima yesterday; we ended up spending almost six hours at Jeff's shop. He was a super-nice guy and I bought some stock and a Miller 330A/BP multi-process (carbon...
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    Excellent video. (The topic raised is very...

    Excellent video. (The topic raised is very similar to the argument about advancements in technology today. The only constant in life is change.)
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    You've piqued my curiosity about how this pump...

    You've piqued my curiosity about how this pump functions, but this attachment is invalid.
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    Thanks for the info, SLK.

    Thanks for the info, SLK.
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    Is the taper attachment a hard-to-find part on...

    Is the taper attachment a hard-to-find part on these lathes?



    This is good advice. Thanks!
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    Bigger is better, right? :D I have a...

    Bigger is better, right? :D

    I have a decent-sized shop with a spot picked out. Once I've got it placed in its new home, I'll share some pics.
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    Welcome to the forum. :) Need pikchurs! :D

    Welcome to the forum. :)

    Need pikchurs! :D
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    I think that is a good-looking lathe. ...

    I think that is a good-looking lathe.



    Well-executed engineering! :)
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    New to me 16/24 South Bend

    Hi, all

    I've been seriously searching for a lathe for about six months. In that time I've found about six that I was very interested in, but they all didn't work out for various reasons. Long...
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    I get what you're saying here except ". . ....

    I get what you're saying here except ". . . reestablish the vee way by tilting the head stock at 45 degrees." Forgive the noob question: why do you need to tilt the head stock at 45 degrees to...
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    Chris, Thank you for the Dropbox link! I'm...

    Chris,

    Thank you for the Dropbox link! I'm looking at possibly picking up a Victor 1640 next week. It needs some TLC and I've been looking for some kind of documentation. Your scan is much...
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    Your pics don't show up.

    Your pics don't show up.
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    Well, it's located in Lake Oswego. That's the first sign of something funny going on. :D
    (Lake Oswego is a fairly upper-crust area just south of Portland, OR. I wouldn't be surprised if there isn't...
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    Is that a thing now? Well then, it must be a bargain at that asking price! :D
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    Erichimedes, I wish I had some information to...

    Erichimedes,

    I wish I had some information to give you, but I do not. However, I do want to say that is a nice-looking lathe. I'm glad you bought it and are enjoying using it. (I hope someone...
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    The hits just keep coming! :D I browse this...

    The hits just keep coming! :D

    I browse this thread every few months and the comedy it contains is gold!
  23. I am not a machinist by trade. I have come here...

    I am not a machinist by trade. I have come here to learn (and eventually have my own hobby machine shop). But in the time that I have spent here, I have realized that some people think old American...
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    No worries, John. I suspected a lathe that nice...

    No worries, John. I suspected a lathe that nice would sell before I was able to make it over there. The timing just wasn't quite right.



    Thanks for the link!
    Monessen, PA is a little more...
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    +1 to all the positive comments. I'm not in the...

    +1 to all the positive comments.
    I'm not in the market, but you have quite an impressive collection, collector. :)
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