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    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    Ohio Mike, it is a used chuck. A factory k3 key fit the same as the one from McMaster. Toolguy, that is what is maybe going on with it but the...
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    Yesterday, 09:54 PM
    I recently got a Jacobs 3a drill chuck but it was missing a key. I was already placing an order at McMaster for a few items so I ordered a key for...
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    03-01-2015, 12:26 AM
    That video link is all fake. But in real life, I watch almost daily guys in the machine shop at my work wearing gloves and long sleeves running...
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    03-01-2015, 12:16 AM
    You could always wrap a chain from the carriage to the tailstock and have power feed drilling.
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    02-24-2015, 08:59 AM
    Yes damper tubes for a bike. I thought British bikes leaked the smoke out the electronics not oil out of the forks.
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    02-24-2015, 08:54 AM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    JoeLee, I just took another look at some pictures, I was confused on what the actual door was. When I first saw the picture I thought that the...
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    02-23-2015, 09:18 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    They are proud of all the parts they sell for that lathe. On the upside, most of the stuff is available if needed. JoeLee, I took a look at my...
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    02-23-2015, 09:02 PM
    The above picture is of a tube that has already been modified, the "new" holes are on the left in the picture or above the original 4 holes when the...
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    02-23-2015, 07:44 PM
    I am looking for what will leave the most strength in this tube in the picture below, additional holes or slot the existing? The tube is 17mm with...
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    02-22-2015, 03:10 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    Yes tapered bearings. There is also a provision for preload adjustment. If you get Clausing to send you the manuals I believe that the procedure...
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    02-22-2015, 12:10 AM
    FWIW, here is the 10% off code, I figured most probably already have but if not here it is. ERB5B, says it is good until 2/28/15
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    02-21-2015, 10:30 PM
    wierdscience, thanks for the codes but unfortunately neither of them worked for me.
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    02-21-2015, 01:12 PM
    Thanks, the iscar link helped me figure out it would work. The carbidedepot site has a lot of good information but still left me confused on how to...
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    02-21-2015, 11:24 AM
    Just so it is known, I get very confused when it comes to insert tooling. Can someone tell me if this insert will fit my boring bar. Bar I have is...
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    02-21-2015, 11:00 AM
    oxford replied to a thread Shankless Drills in General
    Curiosity got the best of me and I had to look these bits up. It seems they are a solution in a time past to manufacture drill bits faster. Rather...
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    02-20-2015, 10:13 PM
    I currently have a 10% off code for onlinemetals.com I was wondering if anyone had a code for more off than that. I know recently there were some...
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    02-20-2015, 10:11 PM
    Thanks Steve for your input. I think a drill jig would work ok for this job for some of the holes but there are also some tapped holes and a hole...
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    02-19-2015, 05:12 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    Axkiker, if you call Clausing up they will send a pdf file of the parts book for your lathe. All you have to do is print it out. Just be aware,...
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    02-18-2015, 11:00 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    JoeLee, curious what the serial number on your lathe is. Do you have to take the motor in and out of that door or will it come out from the side...
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    02-18-2015, 07:57 PM
    PixMan, you suck, that's a good deal.
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    02-18-2015, 06:50 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    The guy I got my mill from did some work tot he vari-drive unit on it. He used a piece of Rulon as well for the repair of the sheaves. JoeLee,...
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    02-16-2015, 05:21 PM
    Depth of counterbore is pretty loose as long as the screw head is below surface. Center distance between the 2 holes I would like to stay at how...
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    02-16-2015, 05:13 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    No not really, but from working at different places I have seen check list forms like that just checked off. Whether it was just a lazy employee or...
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    02-15-2015, 10:31 PM
    gundog, it is 6061 aluminum 5/8" thick.
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    02-15-2015, 10:15 PM
    It would then be 300 additional tool changes and then depth setting. FWIW a counterbore tool is $20 new ebay, that is cheaper than the labor of...
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    02-15-2015, 09:46 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    Yes the first photo does make it look funny with the reflection.
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    02-15-2015, 09:42 PM
    oldtiffe, I have used that method before but I think it would be best used for an odd size hole or a limited number of them. This would be for 150...
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    02-15-2015, 08:30 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    I haven't seen any headstock adjustment on mine. The bed itself does not have any adjustment, there are 4 adjusting screws at the 4 corners of the...
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    02-15-2015, 08:13 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    I am not doubting the teat report but I do wonder if all of these lathes were actually check or some of those sheets were just pencil whipped.
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    02-15-2015, 08:11 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    Joe lee, which rod are you talking about? The black one is the replacement one, I bought it from McMaster Carr and it was advertised as precision...
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