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by Douglas1968
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Machinists Level
Replies: 22
Views: 2921

Re: Machinists Level

Thanks for your help.
by Douglas1968
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Machinists Level
Replies: 22
Views: 2921

Machinists Level

Being new at this, I’ve recently learned about the art of Hand Scraping. I’m also in the market for a reliable Machinists Level for my recently purchased lathe. A guy wants to sell this level to me for $60.00. I’m concerned about the Emory cloth scratches on what was once a perfectly leveled surface...
by Douglas1968
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Bygone Era
Replies: 11
Views: 1642

A Bygone Era

I wonder if these designers were actually considering the beauty of these tools and machines when they sat down at the drafting table. Nothing short of magnificent in my eyes
by Douglas1968
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: South Bend Lubes.
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

Re: South Bend Lubes.

Thanks, Blue.
You have a wealth of knowledge and a generous man. Thanks for watching out for me.
by Douglas1968
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: South Bend Lubes.
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

Re: South Bend Lubes.

Done deal,Steve. Thanks again, I’m on it.
by Douglas1968
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: South Bend Lubes.
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

South Bend Lubes.

Hey Friends, Your guidance has brought me further than I could I ever have imagined. My repair work on realigning the the step cones and rewiring the motor I believe is complete and tested. Now that you’ve helped understand what turns her on, I’m ready to learn how she likes to be touched. I always ...
by Douglas1968
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Drum switch to motor (HELP)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Re: Drum switch to motor (HELP)

You da man, Blue!
by Douglas1968
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Drum switch to motor (HELP)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Re: Dum switch to motor (HELP)

John,Thanks for sharing your knowledge and rapid response.
by Douglas1968
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Drum switch to motor (HELP)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Re: Dum switch to motor (HELP)

Hope this is better
by Douglas1968
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Drum switch to motor (HELP)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Re: Dum switch to motor (HELP)

I’m set up for 230 volts. The motor wires are T1, T2, T3, T4, T5 and T8
by Douglas1968
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Drum switch to motor (HELP)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Drum switch to motor (HELP)

I really appreciate all that you’ve done to help me get to where I am with my Heavy Ten. The pulleys and cone are realigned, removed and installed new bearings, and the door and side panel are at my local body shop getting beautified. Some how, I screwed up the wiring. Your help again is needed my f...
by Douglas1968
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V Blocks
Replies: 11
Views: 1528

V Blocks

Im considering buying a V Block set on EBAY.my question is how easy is it to damage a V block? I’m looking at a Starret set for $40. And what about these brand new sets for $25? I just got off the phone with a retired tool and die maker selling his set for $400. I don’t know how to think.