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by Jasper 25
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: The Ames milling machine
Replies: 14
Views: 8565

Re: The Ames milling machine

To Aderondacker

When you have a moment, please give me the serial number of your Ames Triplex. The higher numbered machines contained helical gearing, which enabled smooth speed shifting.
by Jasper 25
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Ames Triplex
Replies: 16
Views: 17483

Re: Ames Triplex

Hello, I have recently purchased one of these fascinating machines (SN 1065). It seems to have been well-respected throughout its working life and is generally in very good shape for an 80 year old machine. It has been several different colours throughout its life but everything seems to work, exce...