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EdC
02-22-2011, 06:59 PM
I have a friend with an old 5904 and it sounds like his compound slide broke...he has tried to locate a replacement but no luck. Clausing doesn't have that casting anymore and told him there were several changes through the years for it...

I have not seen the actual part since he is several states away but if anyone can help me chase down a part or give me a direction to point him in it would be much appreciated

Thanks Ed

Dr Stan
02-22-2011, 07:21 PM
Sounds like he needs to buy a piece of cast iron and start machining a new one.

macona
02-22-2011, 07:29 PM
Try Plaza Machinery?

http://www.plazamachinery.com/

justanengineer
02-22-2011, 10:05 PM
Seems like they should be about the perfect size for a flat rate box so at least shipping should be cheap. Clausing made those lathes by the thousand, so there should be plenty out there if he wants a used one. I might agree with Dr Stan and go about making a new one if it was me though.