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  • Baz's Avatar
    Today, 07:13 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Jet 1024 lathe... revisited in General
    I use the vinegar left over from pickled onions for light de-rusting but only because it is free. If you are actually buying some acid don't mess...
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  • FordFanatic1988's Avatar
    Today, 06:56 PM
    I am still wondering about the Small tailstock reservoir.... I don't have anything on mine that looks like a Reservoir.....
    47 replies | 1493 view(s)
  • John McGlynn's Avatar
    Today, 06:39 PM
    With a bit more confidence thanks to you guys I realised I had tested the motor with the wrong wiring. Hooked up for forward and reverse it ran -...
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  • mars-red's Avatar
    Today, 06:37 PM
    mars-red replied to a thread great little lathe in General
    Look at the "Features" list. First feature listed: "Durable and not deformed" LOL nice feature for sure.
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • 1200rpm's Avatar
    Today, 06:36 PM
    1200rpm replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    Just get a 12" 3 jaw chuck with two piece jaws.... Big ass chucks...that's the answer! :)
    123 replies | 15554 view(s)
  • psomero's Avatar
    Today, 06:25 PM
    psomero replied to a thread great little lathe in General
    I have a 7x10 which was deemed "baby's first lathe" by a friend. This outdoes it for sure.
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    Today, 06:03 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT-Lucky Shot! in General
    I thought that would fall under assault with a friendly weapon.:p
    9 replies | 365 view(s)
  • projectnut's Avatar
    Today, 05:56 PM
    I use one of these to lift heavy objects (including chucks) for my lathes and vertical mill. I adapted it to a homemade beam trolley I originally...
    27 replies | 1076 view(s)
  • 10KPete's Avatar
    Today, 05:54 PM
    10KPete replied to a thread great little lathe in General
    That's what happens when the Leggo generation gets their hands on some 80/20 stuff.... Pete
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • jdedmon91's Avatar
    Today, 05:49 PM
    jdedmon91 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Here is the video of the auction haul https://youtu.be/OdQ8w1nO3TQ Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    1377 replies | 346377 view(s)
  • plunger's Avatar
    Today, 05:31 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    And also the unusual length of the topslide to compensate
    123 replies | 15554 view(s)
  • reggie_obe's Avatar
    Today, 05:05 PM
    reggie_obe replied to a thread great little lathe in General
    Imagine the cottage industry you could start using the unlimited supply of wooden chair rungs from broken chairs and discard cocktail swizzle sticks!...
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 04:54 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    But the obvious seat pads for the block are not machined or drilled through and threaded. And they would be if there had ever been any intention of...
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  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 04:52 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread great little lathe in General
    To be fair it is listed this time at least as a wood lathe. It likely could do pens with a bit of patience. At least THIS time they aren't listing...
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 04:45 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Steerable Casters in General
    Ah! More details. That always helps. And given how you want to move it directly out then to the side and then back again after using the DP in...
    12 replies | 323 view(s)
  • johansen's Avatar
    Today, 04:42 PM
    johansen replied to a thread Steerable Casters in General
    no welding required. make 4 disks from plywood about 5 inch diameter, with a groove cut for the cable ie.. make a plywood pulley. drill a hole in the...
    12 replies | 323 view(s)
  • ncjeeper's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 PM
    ncjeeper replied to a thread great little lathe in General
    The link just took me to their general website. No lathe.
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • brian Rupnow's Avatar
    Today, 04:38 PM
    Took our entire family (there are eleven of us now) out to Swiss Chalet restaurant to celebrate Makayla turning 11 years old. Actually there are 12...
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  • reggie_obe's Avatar
    Today, 04:30 PM
    reggie_obe replied to a thread Steerable Casters in General
    You can't roll the cabinet straight out and park it? Why not four non swivel casters?
    12 replies | 323 view(s)
  • The Artful Bodger's Avatar
    Today, 04:27 PM
    The perfect retirement machine! I could sit in my chair mass producing chessmen from cheddar!
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 04:18 PM
    Paul Alciatore replied to a thread Steerable Casters in General
    Yes, at $325 and about a foot tall it is definitely more than what I have in mind. Perhaps a little more detail will help. In my garage-shop...
    12 replies | 323 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 PM
    I have a smaller hyd shop crane that's 12v with a deep cycle battery that works great. Not too large & was factory built. I bought a new 24" 4 jaw...
    27 replies | 1076 view(s)
  • A.K. Boomer's Avatar
    Today, 04:14 PM
    A.K. Boomer replied to a thread OT-Lucky Shot! in General
    BigTrip into town Willy? Keep in mind Next time your at a hotel doing this you can get in trouble for indecent exposure, it's called...
    9 replies | 365 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 04:09 PM
    darryl started a thread great little lathe in General
    Just saw this. I bet you could do some awful work with it. I particularly like the chuck. ...
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 04:04 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    Definately looks like the bed infil price should live there, even looks like seating pads. Could be done, nice block on a shaper perhaps. Mark
    123 replies | 15554 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 04:01 PM
    flylo replied to a thread OT-Lucky Shot! in General
    That's exactly why I got into it as I have some very accurate long range rifles on 308, 338 Lapua Mag, 7mm & 300 mag, 6mm & 6.5 Creedmore but it's...
    9 replies | 365 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 03:46 PM
    boslab replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Skimmed a bathroom ceiling, my shoulder ain’t what it used to be, think I got chips in my bearings Mark
    1377 replies | 346377 view(s)
  • gambler's Avatar
    Today, 03:46 PM
    gambler replied to a thread OT-Lucky Shot! in General
    you catch more flys with honey then you do with vinegar:) just saying
    9 replies | 365 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 03:38 PM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Over the last week.... I drove 1300 miles which is a bit more than the length of California. 300 miles of that 1300 was spent running errands in...
    1377 replies | 346377 view(s)
  • brian Rupnow's Avatar
    Today, 03:11 PM
    Tundra--That is neat, isn't it. I considered half a dozen different ways of shifting that mechanism, but the rack and sector gear solution seemed to...
    113 replies | 5194 view(s)
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