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  1. Looks like you found the problem. I should have...

    Looks like you found the problem. I should have read further down. Stan
  2. I worked as a maintenance mechanic for 36 years....

    I worked as a maintenance mechanic for 36 years. Our factory had people that did electrical work. I'm not a electrician. I have heard that noise or similar. My electrical partner said, that noise if...
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    When you say the early ones had drilled out...

    When you say the early ones had drilled out gears. What is drilled out gears? I know why they removed the push in spindle lock. Mine had the end of the shaft where in engages the gear notch inside...
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    You are probably right. My lathe was never...

    You are probably right. My lathe was never designed for a hand collet closer. It has a black hand wheel that is for the initial closing of the collet. I need to find out why the hand wheel does...
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    Sorry for my mistake it's a 1020s. Stan

    Sorry for my mistake it's a 1020s. Stan
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    Rivett 220s

    I have a 220s lathe. It is complete, except for the collet closer, handle and attaching parts, are missing. Anyone out there know of a machine that is being used for parts that my have what I need?...
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    You can put that on your Christmas tree. Stan

    You can put that on your Christmas tree. Stan
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    13 inch South Bend

    I bought my South bend at an auction for 350.00 around 12 year ago.It was complete except for the taper attachment wasn't all there, or a steady rest. I have not needed either since. I use it a lot...
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    South Bend lathe oil

    I have a old I would say late 40's 13 inch South Bend. I have plenty of way oil. `A friend gave me a qt of machine oil, for the spindle bearings and other bearings. I recently ran out of the machine...
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    I was considering moving my 4,000 lathe my self,...

    I was considering moving my 4,000 lathe my self, and dicided the 275.00 was well worth the mony to load and unload and move 10 miles. In looking at possibilities of doing it myself,I descovered renta...
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    The machine shop forman where we both worked...

    The machine shop forman where we both worked before the dept shut down. He had this as his personal lathe in his home garage. About three years later out of the blue he calls me and asks me if I want...
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    My new to me Rivett lathe

    Last week I was able to acquire a Rivett 1020s lathe at a very good price. Now the the problem is it didn't come with any manuals, especially a wiring diagrahm. I can probably figure it out, but...
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    I have a anvil just about the same as the one you...

    I have a anvil just about the same as the one you have. My Grandpa was in our barn, and spotted his anvil which my Dad had, and now I have. Dad and Grandpa are both gone. I wish I cold remember the...
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    Heinrich vise

    I have a Heinrich Grip Master 8SV vice. It apears to be well made, except for thefact It doesn't syat tight. I have taken the thing apart and it seams to be a simple design, but I can't keep it...
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    Rotery Phase convertor

    I found a rotery phase convertor near me. The guy is selling it for 250.00. Seams it should be worth that. Although I didn't see it he says it is has a Baldor motor, and it does work. I have seen a...
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    Cast iron press fit.

    I need to turn down a vavle vuide for a press fit in a motorcycle head. Both parts are cast iron. The hole in the head is .564. I don't want to crack the head by making the guide too tight. What dia....
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    Boring the holes would be a good idea, but they...

    Boring the holes would be a good idea, but they are half round. If you would take a dime, and cut 3/16 off of each side would be what the holes look like. Hard chroming the lifter may be a better...
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    Hard Chroming cast iron

    Has anyone had any experience hard chroming cast iron? I have two cam lifter blocks each one has four holes, they are not round. The lifters have worn the holes, and I would like to take some wear...
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    N2 stainless steel

    I was looking at some SS valves, which indicated they were made of N2 stainless. I was reading about this process and from what I read it said th evalves were some how case hardened in the process....
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    Cutting Titanium

    Is carbide the only way to cut titanium? The reason is, I need to cut a valve keeper slot in titanium valves. I don't have the parts yet, but would like to be ready when they get here. Stan
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    Cutting a hole in a propane tank

    I am cleaning up our place. I need to get rid of several propane tanks. The scrap yard will not take the tanks without a hole in them. The tanks have been seting empty with the valves open for...
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    Lincoln. I am one of the 1% that still can't post...

    Lincoln. I am one of the 1% that still can't post pictures. The part was bent by someone laying this motorcycle down in it's past life. I am in the process of restoring this 1936 Indian four cylinder...
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    Bending a hardened part

    I have a kicker arm on my motorcycle that is bent. I would like to make it straight. It is off by about 1/2 inch. The part has been hardened by the factory. If I heat the part and bend it back will...
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    Rockwell mill

    Here in San Diego tool section on Craigs list someone has a rockwell mill listed for 750.00 Would this be a good price? The mill looks like it mayt have seen some outside weather. Thanks stan
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    Flexable casing for steel wire

    I am trying to locate 1/4 in.od flexable casing for solid wire. Like the throttle control on lawn mower only larger. Any leads appreciated. Stan
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