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by Sandman north
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: D1-3 lathe chuck
Replies: 14
Views: 2160

Re: D1-3 lathe chuck

Mystery SOLVED With the measurement of the spindle and the 9 /16 pins my best guess was the D1-3 The backing plate that I ordered from Shars 6.3" D1-3 Fully Machined Lathe Chuck Back Plate for 6" Independent Chuck SKU: 202-6162 was the D1-3 It all fits to my spindle nicely Now I just have to mount t...
by Sandman north
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: D1-3 lathe chuck
Replies: 14
Views: 2160

Re: D1-3 lathe chuck

Ok I bought a D1-3 backing plate from shars
I guess in a few days we will know!

Thanks everone Sandman
by Sandman north
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: D1-3 lathe chuck
Replies: 14
Views: 2160

Re: D1-3 lathe chuck

Thanks The pins are as .0562 so, 9/16 this is a Utilathe serial # 458-18 I measured the taper with digital calipers at the base of the taper I did find this on line from Shars I think it will work? but not sure? https://www.shars.com/6-d1-3-fully-machined-lathe-chuck-back-plate-for-8-independent-chuck
by Sandman north
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: D1-3 lathe chuck
Replies: 14
Views: 2160

D1-3 lathe chuck

So my Modern Standard 12 x 30 lathe has a good 6 "- 3 jaw. A crappy 8" -4 jaw I was trying to get a 6" or 8" independent 4 jaw, then run into a problem of getting a backing plate that was not way too expensive 500 + dollars. My best guess is I have a D1- 3 tapered spindle but it is just a bit smalle...
by Sandman north
Sun May 17, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: Tig welding a tractor part?
Replies: 15
Views: 2765

Re: Tig welding a tractor part?

Thanks everyone an update
I do not have Mig so that's out the part is u shaped hollow in the middle
by Sandman north
Sun May 17, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Tig welding a tractor part?
Replies: 15
Views: 2765

Tig welding a tractor part?

Hi Everyone hope you're all safe in this time of Covid I have a steering part off of an old tractor brought to me (cant buy a new one ). It was welded by someone 15 years ago and now has broken again. I believe it to be cast steel The weld is not full penetration which may have been part of the prob...
by Sandman north
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Milling Machine Power Feed
Replies: 5
Views: 1806

Milling Machine Power Feed

I have a 1976 Craft x mill drill 30 craft x.PNG and would like a (x axis) power feed, busy bee want lots of $$$$ for there power feed $600.00 I do not use the machine much. I see Amazon has many to choose from for less money. $200.00 Has any one done this and what model of power feed did they use? T...
by Sandman north
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Craft x mill drill 30
Replies: 0
Views: 1802

Craft x mill drill 30

I have a 1976 Craft x mill drill 30 and would like a (x axis) power feed, busy bee want lots of $$$$ for there power feed I do not use the machine much. I see Amazon has many to choose from for less money. Has any one done this and what model of power feed did they use? Thanks in advance Sandman
by Sandman north
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Threading with a tap
Replies: 6
Views: 2139

Re: Threading with a tap

Yes it is a hardware store tap, I did use cutting fluid.

Thanks
by Sandman north
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Threading with a tap
Replies: 6
Views: 2139

Threading with a tap

Not the first time I have run into this. I was doing this on the lathe. I was making a thread in some aluminum 1/2 X 13 TPI according to the chart I should drill the hole to 27/64 . All good so far, then I get the tap in about half way and OMG is it tight. get it threaded, and try a bolt and it's re...
by Sandman north
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bolt Shear
Replies: 12
Views: 2603

Re: Bolt Shear

it all sounds good

I am going to the shop and cutting some now.


Thanks
by Sandman north
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bolt Shear
Replies: 12
Views: 2603

Re: Bolt Shear

Hi everyone Thanks for the replies, great replies. I don't have room for a clutch as its a front mount blower & just no room (great idea). So I am interested in taking a gr 5 bolt and i can cut a grove on the lathe ( U or a V ) I am not sure ? And how deep ? For my walk behind blower Airens the shea...