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    08-13-2019, 03:35 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Vacuum fitting adaptor in General
    That sounds like a standard brake line fitting. I used them on my old Ford Flathead trucks. Peter
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    08-10-2019, 01:02 PM
    Well, I took it apart this morning and corrected it and now everything looks like it works as it should. Some one went out of their way to rotate the...
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    08-09-2019, 08:05 PM
    And the answer is..............It appears the the scroll shaft is rotated 180 which throws the cam off and nothing works. Now I have to figure out...
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    08-09-2019, 07:56 AM
    I am working on my 5914 and trying to figure out whey the interlock between the feed and half nuts does not work. All the parts seem to be there and...
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    08-08-2019, 07:00 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Mystery Chuck in General
    it does. Maybe it is already trued in? I can hope. Too bad my other 12" lathe is D1-4. Peter
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    08-08-2019, 06:49 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Mystery Chuck in General
    No, it came with the lathe, along with all this stuff A Buck Adjust-Tru 8" 3 jaw with removable jaws, a Band "X" 8" 3 jawwith removable jaws, a...
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    08-08-2019, 05:36 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Mystery Chuck in General
    That one is about 8" in diameter! And other than a little "patina" in good condition. Peter
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    08-08-2019, 03:56 PM
    CPeter started a thread Mystery Chuck in General
    This six jaw chuck came with my Clausing 5914. Any idea what brand it is and how it works. there are three places to insert an wrench to tighten the...
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    07-23-2019, 08:29 AM
    I have a QC tool post on my other lathes and have never used a turret type tool post so I d not fully understand how they work. The Clausing came...
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    07-21-2019, 10:55 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread New to me Lathe in General
    If the hydraulic speed control fails, I have some ideas on how to get around it. I had one of these about 10 years ago and sold it because I was...
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    07-21-2019, 03:43 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Posting Photos in General
    I got it. Used Postimage on reduced size files. Maybe I can remember it for the next time.\ Thank you to all who offered suggestions. CPeter
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    07-21-2019, 03:42 PM
    CPeter started a thread New to me Lathe in General
    I picked up this Clausing 5914 lathe and and goodies up in Vermont Friday. It is to replace my Logan 11x24. There have been times when I needed more...
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    07-21-2019, 08:00 AM
    CPeter replied to a thread Posting Photos in General
    Well, I played with it more last night and did get one to post. One of my problems was that the images were too big. I reduced it to 800x533 and it...
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    07-20-2019, 08:46 PM
    CPeter added 5 photo(s) to album Clausing
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    07-20-2019, 08:26 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Posting Photos in General
    I put the photos in a album on this site. Then I took the URL from there and put it into the box, but the photos don't show. At the bottom of the...
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    07-20-2019, 07:28 PM
    CPeter created an album Clausing
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    07-20-2019, 06:07 PM
    CPeter started a thread Posting Photos in General
    Why can't I post photos? Or am I doing something incorrectly? CPeter
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    07-14-2019, 08:45 PM
    That is them. An "interesting" place to deal with, but extremely helpful!! Ask for a catalog. CPeter
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    07-14-2019, 08:24 PM
    I just bought a matched set of bronze worm gear and steel worm and shaft from Hamilton Brothers Tool Empire in Beaver Falls PA. Telephone number...
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    07-03-2019, 05:41 PM
    I use BackBlaze on my two big computers. It backs up continually. I have used it to get back files that were accidentally deleted. I have been using...
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    06-23-2019, 04:36 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Need VFD advise in General
    There is one now on E**Y that is just what you are looking for....
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    06-22-2019, 03:05 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Need VFD advise in General
    I like Automation Direct. Not the cheapest, but good support in USA, reliable units, easy to program. The remote control costs less than $20 to build...
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    06-22-2019, 01:58 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Need VFD advise in General
    Read this article that I wrote on the subject. All your questions answered. http://www.oursplitrock.com/mill-4.pdf And yes, 3 phase and a VFD...
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    05-23-2019, 09:34 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Ford 1952(?) fire truck in General
    The pump is probably driven through a transfer case and the fact that is a 4wheel drive conversion means that there also a transfer case for that...
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    05-23-2019, 09:53 AM
    CPeter replied to a thread Ford 1952(?) fire truck in General
    For amny years I was an antique fire truck collector. The last one I had was a 1941 ford with American LaFrance pump and body. I still belopng to the...
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    05-21-2019, 05:11 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread New Craftsman Hand Tools in General
    Along this line, I have been on the lookout for a decent, not super, quality sert of metric taps and dies for occasional use around the shop. m4 to...
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