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    08-20-2018, 03:40 PM
    I made two replacement gear-change handles for a buddy's antique brake lathe today. The original cast iron handles were smashed during shipping.
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    07-10-2018, 11:13 AM
    instead of pivoting the part 45 in 'Y' axis, could you instead pivot the part 45 in 'Z'? Hang it out the front, with a 45 angle block underneath...
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    07-10-2018, 11:04 AM
    KiddZimaHater replied to a thread turning problem in General
    If it's tapering without the tailstock, then it's probably bed wear. My old 1980's Jet lathe has significant bed wear, and it turns a .001" to .002"...
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    07-08-2018, 08:48 PM
    Do you mean something like this, with maybe a smaller hole? I made this one for a friend's old-timey Winchester.
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