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    Unfortunately I don't know anything about this...

    Unfortunately I don't know anything about this lathe, but as for the thread dial My dad 3D printed one from plastic for me that has been working well for a year now with hundreds of hours of use....
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    my 0.02 on tool posts is buy the biggest you can...

    my 0.02 on tool posts is buy the biggest you can justify the price on, my reasons are: 1 larger post allows the use of larger tools (and when it comes to boring bars that can be critical) 2 if you...
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    I've got several old face plates laying around...

    I've got several old face plates laying around the shop, and no lathe old enough to use them on. what it your lathe swing? I'll see what I have. also I've made custom plates before, if I don't have...
  4. Id love to have it but wont be in TN any time...

    Id love to have it but wont be in TN any time soon I really like my radial arm drill, tons of uses! if it doesn't go to a good home in a few weeks let me know, I may have to further consider.
  5. congrats on the shaper I run a 16" cincinnati...

    congrats on the shaper I run a 16" cincinnati fairly often, there are two sections to that base, one inside the door, one under that with access only from the outside cover on the control side of...
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    if you don't have any luck here try Ebay, that's...

    if you don't have any luck here try Ebay, that's where I often get mine, a lot cheaper than a catalog usually. just be ware of rip offs and junk brands.
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    I gave 35.00 for mine at an auction with the...

    I gave 35.00 for mine at an auction with the original handle ( a really good for me auction I got a 18" pedestal grinder that only needed cleaning and paint for 22.00 there too) great tool, came from...
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    just a thought on the lack of interest on this...

    just a thought on the lack of interest on this post, I don't thing too many shops are going to be interested in doing a job and hoping for payment. Since you are a new member there is a certain...
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    wish I was closer, I'd be right over. nice...

    wish I was closer, I'd be right over. nice machine and I could really use one. good luck.
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    wish I had that compound, mine was auctioned...

    wish I had that compound, mine was auctioned without it. had to mod another off of ebay to fit. I'm still looking for a correct one if anybody knows of one I'd be very interested. it looks like your...
  11. once again, a great deal, extremely well packed,...

    once again, a great deal, extremely well packed, quick shipping and a seller I can truly respect! Thanks once again!
  12. pm sent! if something is sold no worries! hoping...

    pm sent! if something is sold no worries! hoping for, 1,C and 3,A,C,J
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    could be, I'll have to check into that more. I...

    could be, I'll have to check into that more. I believe one of mine is also from ww2 I'll have to check the date, douglas aircraft tag is still on it too.
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    negatory on those cast ways, American Pacemakers...

    negatory on those cast ways, American Pacemakers have tool steel ways!( outer ones anyway, not inner) I own two looking for at least a third. I use the 16x54 every day. both had rust when I acquired...
  15. there is someone giving away a free metal planer...

    there is someone giving away a free metal planer out in your end of the country right now over in the antique machinery forum. if it was within my reach I'd snatch it up, but nearly 2000 miles away...
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    Thanks, I'll give them options a try. I hate to...

    Thanks, I'll give them options a try. I hate to see such a good tool go.
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    if I could get decent shipping I'd love to have...

    if I could get decent shipping I'd love to have it, but shipping to South Dakota LTL would be rough. any suggestions?
  18. I have been threading a lot of prehard 4140...

    I have been threading a lot of prehard 4140 recently and maybe something I do may help you..... or give somebody a good laugh. I hand sharpen my carbide ( real sharp!) use cooking lard ( works better...
  19. if you have the patience to watch a few youtube...

    if you have the patience to watch a few youtube videos, these helped me greatly with learning tig. aluminum will build into mounds quickly right under the torch as you dab your rod in, one trick is...
  20. I think I can make that work. PM sent

    I think I can make that work. PM sent
  21. we could make one, but without EXACT...

    we could make one, but without EXACT measurements, we'd have to make a few trial sized pieces that could be shipped at more budget friendly rate. also what size plate/ chuck, (adapter?) are you...
  22. sounds like a decent buy. about tearing it down,...

    sounds like a decent buy. about tearing it down, My dad has bought two S.B. lathes and on both the oil wicks had build up in them that prevented oil to wick properly, which we discovered before any...
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    I have threaded a lot of 4140 both annealed and...

    I have threaded a lot of 4140 both annealed and hardened, almost every day. screws down to no.6-38 ( if memory serves) and up to 2"-12 always on manual lathes. first, high speed steel properly ground...
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    well I guess that was my mistake, I always rinse...

    well I guess that was my mistake, I always rinse and dry as soon as possible, quickly followed by a shot of WD40
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    I've used the Coca-cola method long before the...

    I've used the Coca-cola method long before the internet was prevalent, an old rancher brought a badly rust seized engine, we filled the affected cylinders with coke and changed it regularly for two...
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