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    Yesterday, 12:53 PM
    Post #2 is the most practical way. All of the mills I've had/have, use that type of lock on the tables and saddles, and I've seen a lathe, or 2, that...
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    03-23-2014, 09:21 PM
    beckley23 replied to a thread Sorta gloat in General
    "The ejector looks pretty easy, aside from avoiding the hold-on screw hole." I don't understand the last part. The ejecter has a tapped through...
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    03-23-2014, 09:45 AM
    beckley23 replied to a thread Sorta gloat in General
    When looking at the wheel, the LH is for CW rotation, the RH for CCW. You can make the wrenchs, but it's probably cheaper to buy them. You'll need...
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    02-11-2014, 01:37 PM
    beckley23 replied to a thread How'd they DO that? in General
    It's possible that the pin was pressed in, then the assembly was heat treated and finished to size afterwards. I made a new telescoping cross feed...
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    02-01-2014, 09:17 PM
    Sir John, You'll find what you'e looking for starting at post #208 in the link....
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    01-30-2014, 09:10 PM
    IIRC, "Stressproof" is a trademarked name of a steel made by LaSalle Steel. Another steel, ETD 150, machines very similar to "Stressproof". Both...
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    01-28-2014, 09:08 PM
    beckley23 replied to a thread I'm eyeballing a 10EE in General
    You're welcome. Another good lathe will turn up, eventually, and I feel confident that you know what to look for. Harry
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    01-27-2014, 09:03 PM
    beckley23 replied to a thread I'm eyeballing a 10EE in General
    You've been bitten. From the description you gave me earlier today, I'm not surprised that the lathe went for 3100.00. The only thing you don't know...
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    01-24-2014, 09:27 PM
    beckley23 replied to a thread I'm eyeballing a 10EE in General
    "The machine's motor is 230V DC, so 230V AC single phase will suffice The Wreck was originally a 460 VAC machine that I had changed to 230 VAC. ...
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    01-24-2014, 12:39 PM
    beckley23 replied to a thread I'm eyeballing a 10EE in General
    The lathe you're asking about is a "Modular" machine as far as the drive is concerned. It weighs approx 3450 LBS, and the top end is 4000 RPM. The...
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    01-21-2014, 10:26 AM
    4140 PH is about 32-35C. HSS will cut it, but you should have coolant. My choice would be carbide. Harry
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    01-21-2014, 10:18 AM
    beckley23 replied to a thread Monarch EE on eBay in General
    It's not that good of a deal if you need threading; there is no leadscrew and half nuts, nor is there provision for any. It's a manufacturing lathe....
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