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by hoyt
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Show us your lathe!
Replies: 422
Views: 116148

Re: Show us your lathe!

Logan Model 400 I purchased in October, I just got it repaired and running yesterday.
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And along the way, I acquired a send Logan 400. It needs a little more work before it's ready.
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by hoyt
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Can someone identify this lathe for me?
Replies: 13
Views: 7986

Re: Can someone identify this lathe for me?

There's a smartphone app, Waygo, that will translate the Chinese characters to English. Just point you phone's camera at the Chinese characters and watch the magic happen on the screen. There may be other apps as well. It's come in handy for me a few times.
by hoyt
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: New-to-Me Logan 400
Replies: 14
Views: 4460

New-to-Me Logan 400

I'm retired and have a one-man hotrod shop in the back of a commercial build I own. Last summer, I thought it would be a good idea to learn how to use a lathe, there being so many handy things you can do with one. So this past October, I purchased a 1949 Logan Model 400 (9"x18") from a local estate....
by hoyt
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lathe setup question(s)
Replies: 24
Views: 7703

Re: Lathe setup question(s)

The dead-tree version of Testing Machine Tools is available on Amazon for the bargain price of only $715.58
+ $5.28 shipping. 8)
by hoyt
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock
Replies: 11
Views: 3773

Re: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock

Here are some links to tubalcain's videos on making a tailstock dauber for a Southbend and Logan, if you are inclined to make one for yourself.

https://youtu.be/08tc_fRY5ps

https://youtu.be/XR49xRCi59k

https://youtu.be/1JrJaOLONHI