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    02-22-2017, 10:07 PM
    "I am weary and infuriated by the news coverage..." There is an easy fix for that. I have no idea what you are talking about, did not even know...
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    02-20-2017, 09:04 AM
    kitno455 replied to a thread garage ceiling in General
    I've sheetrocked my entire house and shop over the past 15 years. I'm much slower than a pro, but I get damn-near perfect results. That said, I'm not...
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    02-15-2017, 10:08 PM
    kitno455 replied to a thread spindle swap in General
    While you can swap spindles on the heavy 10, the larger south bends require a headstock swap- the the small nose spindles have a smaller OD than the...
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    02-10-2017, 09:11 AM
    kitno455 replied to a thread wiring 230 volt motor in General
    Paul- his original diagram shows that the old motor does not bring T5 out to the switch, instead it appears to be moving T8 between the two legs of...
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    02-05-2017, 11:04 PM
    TPI is not equal to DP. There needs to be a 'pi' in there somewhere. allan
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    01-24-2017, 10:27 PM
    I am willing to bet the lathe uses 20 degree PA gears. In a pinch, you can measure across a few teeth at the approximate pitch diameter, and compare...
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    01-21-2017, 08:33 PM
    Were it mine, I would attempt to punch a hole all the way thru the casting, and run a solid bar from one side to the other, rather than try to scab...
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    01-03-2017, 09:51 PM
    Yes, It will work, but the better quality VFDs will notice the missing input leg and error out. You might be able to fool them by connecting two of...
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    12-31-2016, 01:40 PM
    Because the steps on your cones are a nearly linear progression, you will have at least two combinations that give nearly the same speed. Avoiding...
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    12-12-2016, 01:09 PM
    Depends on how slow your mill can go. Larger radius cutter needs lower RPM spindle speed. allan
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    12-09-2016, 08:12 AM
    SB used the A/B/C designation on their 9" workshop series. From the serial number and the catalog number, the OP's lathe predates those lathes. Parts...
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    12-08-2016, 02:03 PM
    The serial puts you in 1926, which would be a 9 Jr without power feeds. However, the cat number 520-A is interesting, as that would imply it is a 9"...
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    12-04-2016, 01:28 PM
    kitno455 replied to a thread OT: Legos.....yikes in General
    I've built LEGO my whole life, and now both my kids play with them all the time. Between us, we own hundreds of sets, totaling thousands of dollars....
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    11-26-2016, 09:23 AM
    kitno455 replied to a thread A Steampunks Dream in General
    Yeah, you guys need to back up for a second. The tailstock cannot move to the end of the bed because the slot is too short. That means the lamp...
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