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    That suits a 9.

    That suits a 9.
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    If you end up getting one made do you want it as...

    If you end up getting one made do you want it as a bare plate or would you want slots in it ?
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    Hello Michael, My table sizes are, Width 240...

    Hello Michael,
    My table sizes are,

    Width 240 mm
    Centres 45 mm
    Tee slot width 15 mm
    5 Tee slots

    Width 210 mm
    Centres 45 mm
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    Can you let me know what other threaded spindle...

    Can you let me know what other threaded spindle sizes the 260 has different from 1 3/4 x 8.
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    It must be based on your postcode, unfortunately,...

    It must be based on your postcode, unfortunately, my postcode is free but yours comes back as $50.00.
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    Never had the problem, but then I sharpen offhand.

    Never had the problem, but then I sharpen offhand.
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    Do you realise that you can use a normal chuck...

    Do you realise that you can use a normal chuck for your between centres turning?
    If you really need a face plate I can make one.
  8. Not owning one but my opinion. I think they are...

    Not owning one but my opinion.
    I think they are reasonable value for money.
    There appears to be a lot of information out there on the net about them.
    If you are only going to be doing hobby stuff...
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    So is it a face plate used for work holding (...

    So is it a face plate used for work holding ( bolting things too that are awkward to hold in a chuck ) or a drive plate/ dog plate used for driving a lathe dog for between centres work you are after?
  10. If the lathe was together it maybe worth...

    If the lathe was together it maybe worth $1200/$1800 depending on inspection before purchase, it appears to have all the major parts .
    As it is sitting now it maybe worth $500/$1000, once again...
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    What tooling have you got or are going to use to...

    What tooling have you got or are going to use to measure the dovetail?
    What method are you going to use to measure the dovetail?
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    Do you need or want the face plate?

    Do you need or want the face plate?
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    You could make one from a weight.

    You could make one from a weight.
  14. If you have all the pars it should be just a...

    If you have all the pars it should be just a matter of removing the Horizontal spindle and Overarm and installing the vertical head and bolting it up.
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    Not this bloke, he needs a ladder to get too the...

    Not this bloke, he needs a ladder to get too the lid.
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    You would need to divide 360 by 127 then convert...

    You would need to divide 360 by 127 then convert that too degrees minutes seconds,
    ( 2.8346 = 2 50' 4.56" ) and a plate of around 200 mm OD.
  17. Thread: Chuck jaws

    by pipeclay
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    What is it like when you have a job set up? I...

    What is it like when you have a job set up?
    I don't really understand what your concern is, as you would never have the jaws that close.
    Set a job up and check the runout and clearances then.
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    I have a 127 plate I could of hired but it suits...

    I have a 127 plate I could of hired but it suits an 8 & 10.
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    What size table did you purchase?

    What size table did you purchase?
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    You will probably have to make your own or have...

    You will probably have to make your own or have someone make them to suit your vice and the item they are clamping too.
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    Have you ever considered using a thin piece of...

    Have you ever considered using a thin piece of paper to touch off with ( tally how/telephone book )
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    With the semi universal it's physical size will...

    With the semi universal it's physical size will minimise the working room you have under your spindle when in the Vertical position with a chuck attached, you will also be limited to what you can...
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    Can you confirm what worm wheel / gear is...

    Can you confirm what worm wheel / gear is engaging on the lead screw in the chasing dial , and what numbers are you engaging on and how far past the end of your shaft are you engaging the half nuts...
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    There would be if you need reverse, if not no.

    There would be if you need reverse, if not no.
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    Have you tried it to cut a thread?

    Have you tried it to cut a thread?
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    Dose it cut?

    Dose it cut?
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    In a climate controlled environment I would...

    In a climate controlled environment I would expect.
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    Bit black on those angled faces/edges but maybe...

    Bit black on those angled faces/edges but maybe just your lack of wheel dressing, must of been producing a lot of dark sparks but then again it may of just been the way you took the photo, not using...
  29. They do say for the home model engineer, doesn't...

    They do say for the home model engineer, doesn't really sound solid, they give a speed about its strength, aluminium and steel, not really good together, only weighs just over a bag of cement,
    if it...
  30. Thread: tslot sizing

    by pipeclay
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    That's not to bad.

    That's not to bad.
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    All these new lathes in your price range and even...

    All these new lathes in your price range and even higher may require a little bit of input by yourself to get the working to there maximum potential, I say this as others will probably say the same,...
  32. Thread: 17 tpi thread

    by pipeclay
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    The 52 will give you around .001" difference in...

    The 52 will give you around .001" difference in pitch per thread, a 51 would be preferred.
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    Light oil if required on mic threads, nothing on...

    Light oil if required on mic threads, nothing on the calipers.
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    Is this just a buy and sell type thing or have...

    Is this just a buy and sell type thing or have you been incorrectly diagnosed.
  35. That would suit the UNF.

    That would suit the UNF.
  36. Looking at your drawing it appears that the rods...

    Looking at your drawing it appears that the rods are turned down to suit the 3/8" unf thread.

    Does anything need to clamp to the rods, if it does you may not be able to use the 3/8" rod unless you...
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    If you have the tooling, you could machine one...

    If you have the tooling, you could machine one face and top edge using the Horizontal.

    Then place machined face down , and turned 90 degrees, set up to the machined edge and then machine the right...
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    Do you have horizontal capability on your mill?

    Do you have horizontal capability on your mill?
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    It should be good seeing that it is new....

    It should be good seeing that it is new.
    Depending on the type/ amount of use you have for it, it may be good.
    All of these types of drills will have some type of short coming but used wisely...
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    Not sure but I think you have a lathe, has it...

    Not sure but I think you have a lathe, has it crossed your mind to make one.
  41. Hope you used the correct tool grind for turning...

    Hope you used the correct tool grind for turning copper, otherwise your results will be null and void.
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    Have you considered using soluble oil and just...

    Have you considered using soluble oil and just reducing the ratio of eater to oil?
    If this perceived rust problem is an issue over an extended period of time just clean as best you can after a few...
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    You could try A1 metalising.

    You could try A1 metalising.
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    Just a thought but wouldn't it be logical even to...

    Just a thought but wouldn't it be logical even to a fairly inexperienced person that you would remove these built up areas, this being said it would appear to me that this buildup has caught you out,...
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    Should it be titled unexpected danger from not...

    Should it be titled unexpected danger from not stopping spindle?
  46. Thread: Bush Fires !

    by pipeclay
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    Unfortunately whether it be fire storm or drought...

    Unfortunately whether it be fire storm or drought you will generally only see it publicised if the events encroach on or near a major city, I believe this is International or Domestic.
    Yes...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Good luck with it, never know unless you try. It...

    Good luck with it, never know unless you try.
    It seems every time I look at a post some creates an acronym.
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    Great

    Great
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    Good

    Good
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