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by John in OH
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Yahoo Logan Lathe Forum??
Replies: 1
Views: 2283

Yahoo Logan Lathe Forum??

About 10 - 15 years ago there used to be a Logan Lathe Users Group on Yahoo. Does anyone know if this group still exists? If so, can someone post a link?
by John in OH
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Adding a QC gearbox to Logan 200 lathe
Replies: 2
Views: 2207

Adding a QC gearbox to Logan 200 lathe

I'm probably re-plowing old ground here, but does anyone have any experience adding a quick-change (QC) gearbox to an older Logan 200 (10") lathe? Would a QC gearbox from a Logan 815/820/825 physically fit? I assume it may be necessary to modify the gearing in the headstock to get the right feed or ...
by John in OH
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Vintage Machine Shop Photos
Replies: 3
Views: 3052

Vintage Machine Shop Photos

About 10 years ago, or maybe more, I was on a kick of searching out on-line vintage photos of old machine shops. At that time I had found a lot of really cool old shops with line-shaft driven machines, wood floors, or massive shops now long gone. Anyway, time moved on and I lost track of the sites t...
by John in OH
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock
Replies: 11
Views: 5318

Re: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock

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by John in OH
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock
Replies: 11
Views: 5318

Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock

This question has probably been asked before, but I haven't been successful of finding an answer ... I have an older Logan model 200 lathe and on the top of the tailstock there is a small solid "ball" about 5/16" diameter. It is a factory item original to the lathe and has a slightly snug fit in the...