• KiddZimaHater's Avatar
    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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    07-14-2018, 01:12 AM
    Tim The Grim replied to a thread New (to me) mill in General
    Really glad this worked out in your favor. Looks like a real prize with lots of good years left on it. 👍
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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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  • Tim The Grim's Avatar
    06-27-2018, 11:12 PM
    I have one of these... https://www.southern-tool.com/store/birmingham_bps-1649-c_knee-mill.php It spent its 1st ten years in an active mold...
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    06-26-2018, 01:30 AM
    I needed a nest for my ER25 collets. I utilized a piece of 3/32 x 2 7075 aluminum. Using a 7/8 bimetal hole saw (from Grizzly) I made 16 cavities...
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