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by dpage
Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Grizzly Pan-box breaks-any of these worth consideration?
Replies: 1
Views: 3870

Grizzly Pan-box breaks-any of these worth consideration?

a brief search didn't bring anything of real value on the subject, so Can anyone here offer info from experience on any of the following Grizzly pan/box brakes? http://www.grizzly.com/products/G5769 $575 + $85 shpg 365 shpg wt. http://images.grizzly.com/grizzlycom/pics/gif100/g/g0578.gif $1250 + $13...
by dpage
Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with Clausing 6535 Gear Box Leak
Replies: 2
Views: 689

Help with Clausing 6535 Gear Box Leak

Just bought a 15 in. Clausing-Colchester 6535 lathe. The quick change gear box has a leak. Can anyone provide information on what is the likely culprit and what is involved in reparing the leak?

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by dpage
Fri Dec 19, 2003 3:06 pm
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Di Acro 24" Brake-What's it worth
Replies: 10
Views: 6256

Re: Di Acro 24" Brake-What's it worth

Thanks guys for the input,
The brake went for $500, i beleive. More t han I could afford after buying a 15" clausing at the same auction.

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by dpage
Wed Dec 10, 2003 11:43 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lifting points for Clausing-Colchester 15x48?
Replies: 5
Views: 1597

Re: Lifting points for Clausing-Colchester 15x48?

Gary, What a great way to lift, seems so simple NOW that I see the fixture, why didn't I think of it. You can place the fixture so its right over CG so it lifts flat. Since I'm not in a hurry to get the lathe off the trailer and I will have a fork lift available, I plan on making the lifting fixture...
by dpage
Wed Dec 10, 2003 10:16 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lifting points for Clausing-Colchester 15x48?
Replies: 5
Views: 1597

Re: Lifting points for Clausing-Colchester 15x48?

Mike,
When you say bolt 4 x 4's you mean at 90 deg. to long. axis, like "outriggers"?
The lathe is not where I can see it but will check when it gets here.

Thanks for you input.
by dpage
Wed Dec 10, 2003 9:59 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lifting points for Clausing-Colchester 15x48?
Replies: 5
Views: 1597

Lifting points for Clausing-Colchester 15x48?

I will have to soon be removing subject lathe from a trailer. This one looks top heavy, (even though the motor is in the pedestal below the headstock) and I sure don't want to flip it. Can anyone who has done a lot of rigging ever lifted this one before, and if so recommendations? I will have availa...
by dpage
Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:53 am
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Di Acro 24" Brake-What's it worth
Replies: 10
Views: 6256

Re: Di Acro 24" Brake-here's the pic

Oops,

didn't get the pic attached
let's try this

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by dpage
Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:49 am
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Di Acro 24" Brake-What's it worth
Replies: 10
Views: 6256

Di Acro 24" Brake-What's it worth

Guys Need some opinions, Can anyone who has used one of these or has a feel for its value provide their opinon on what it's worth, and anything to watch out for when inspecting it. I think the two missing fingers arn't with the brake. It also looks like it has been been rebuilt using "home made" par...
by dpage
Wed Dec 03, 2003 3:19 pm
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: grizzly G5769 pan/box brk-opinons??
Replies: 2
Views: 2140

grizzly G5769 pan/box brk-opinons??

Would like any input on subject Grizzly pan/box brake based on experience or knowledge of the brake.

no luck finding old iron in NM so am considering.

thanks
dpage
by dpage
Wed Dec 03, 2003 3:05 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Clausing/Colchester 6535 15" Comments?
Replies: 4
Views: 1352

Re: Clausing/Colchester 6535 15" Comments?

Gary and Andy,

Thanks for your thoughts, they helped.

Regards
Dennis
by dpage
Mon Dec 01, 2003 12:30 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Clausing/Colchester 6535 15" Comments?
Replies: 4
Views: 1352

Clausing/Colchester 6535 15" Comments?

Can anyone provide info based on experience or 1st hand knowledge of subject lathe? Found quite a bit of info at lathes.co.uk. Like the attached pic except without coolant and splach guard. It is 15 inch swing x 48 in center to center. English threads only. No taper or collet closer. 8" chuck, appea...
by dpage
Mon Mar 10, 2003 2:49 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Troemner Balance
Replies: 6
Views: 2615

Re: Troemner Balance

Nice job Harold.
Did you have to do any work on the knife edges or bearings?

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