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    No problem at all: the standard 2 ton engine...

    No problem at all: the standard 2 ton engine hoist is the perfect fit. You set the arm to 1 ton and the reach will allow the legs of the lift to straddle the base and lift from the 1/2-13 lug. You...
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    Though not as good as mcruff's dial (so well done...

    Though not as good as mcruff's dial (so well done man!), I had a buddy 3D print my components from Thingiverse Southbend 9c Thread indicator one piece body by brian_groves - Thingiverse.

    Even with...
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    Thank you Rob! :bowdown:I briefly looked and...

    Thank you Rob! :bowdown:I briefly looked and didn't find anything. I am attaching a pic of it below. These are nice but I would still need an out-rigger either to the front or the side OR I make a...
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    If I understand how they work correctly, the...

    If I understand how they work correctly, the orange pad raises when the stud is turned. Correct?
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    I am very leary of using the anchor bolt holes as...

    I am very leary of using the anchor bolt holes as a support point. From every manual I have read, they are only shown as anchor holes which means you are not supporting the weight of the machine...
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    :Ithankyou: Absolutely! Though moldcore does...

    :Ithankyou: Absolutely! Though moldcore does give me food for thought too. If I use leveling feet to some degree, I don't want to out-rig them especially on the front where they will (likely but...
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    I still need to measure the drop but you may very...

    I still need to measure the drop but you may very well be right on the stilts effect!!
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    I have seen some Bridgeports with leveling feet. ...

    I have seen some Bridgeports with leveling feet. Is this an acceptable solution?
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    Bridgeport Mill: How to set on unlevel floor

    Hello Again. I finally found the time to rearrange my garage and make the necessary changes to move the mill to its final working spot. I will soon be building an enclosed room around it and my...
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    Thank you for taking the time to find out. No thank you.
  12. Will you ship to Ontario, Canada? If so, what...

    Will you ship to Ontario, Canada? If so, what would be the ~ cost to ship:

    M Pic#17) Porta keyless 0-1/2" unused 1/2" shank $25 (do you know the model number?)
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    Item has been sold.

    Item has been sold.
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    Minimal accessories, all located on top of the...

    Minimal accessories, all located on top of the controls/headstock. Live center, a couple of sizes of drill chucks, a few carbide tool holders and some HSS cutting bars.
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    Thanks Rob. I'm so glad this part is behind me! ...

    Thanks Rob. I'm so glad this part is behind me! :cloud9:
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    Lathe: Victor 1660

    Working. As is. Make a reasonable offer.

    Located in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

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    Parked in my garage. Quick shot of the bandsaw...

    Parked in my garage. Quick shot of the bandsaw too.

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    Done! Last Friday, in the middle of a heat wave...

    Done! Last Friday, in the middle of a heat wave and just missed a huge rainstorm, we moved it. I commissioned a local towing company. It cost me just north of $600 CAD and that was half the price...
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    I wish it did. There is a contactor and overload...

    I wish it did. There is a contactor and overload relay in it. There are three phases coming in. I might have a VFD that I forgot about but I need to confirm its compatibility first.
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    Now that I know I can lift it high enough I may...

    Now that I know I can lift it high enough I may put it on a skid and get forklifts to move it around and off the dock. We will see. I hope to get it moved tomorrow.

    Notice how I had to adjust...
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    The next step towards the final move. We have...

    The next step towards the final move. We have success! :willy_nilly: The hoist worked great: plenty of clearance, height and maneuverability. No problem to lift and roll around especially on the...
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    259641259642259638 Some pictures of my...

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    Some pictures of my progress. This is where I'm at so far. Thank you all for the amazing support and suggestions. The ram has a 1/2-13 through thread on the top that I will...
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    I will check the ways once I have it at my place....

    I will check the ways once I have it at my place. I may turn the head horizontal or a full 180 depending on clearance and balance. Just what I needed: thread size of the lifting bolt hole! :cool:...
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    That block of wood is smart, I will definitely do...

    That block of wood is smart, I will definitely do that. For sure I will tighten all locks. Thank you Rob!
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    None taken. I tend to over-think things so I...

    None taken. I tend to over-think things so I will be extra careful about it. Thank you!
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