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    Southbend Heavy 10 - Sydney (Annan)

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Metal-Lathe-oldie-but-goody-what-you-see-is-what-you-get/264405842408?hash=item3d8fd0f9e8:g:~owAAOSw595dNRcX
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    Lineshaft driven machineshop for sale!!

    Jamestown SA, worth just looking at the photos!

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/jamestown/antiques/old-belt-driven-machine-shop-for-sale/1222111249
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    I managed to put back together a ballscrew once...

    I managed to put back together a ballscrew once by cleaning everything up and then feeding the balls in through the tube hole. Keep going until they start coming out the other end, keep letting out...
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    I managed to put back together a ballscrew once...

    I managed to put back together a ballscrew once by cleaning everything up and then feeding the balls in through the tube hole. Keep going until they start coming out the other end, keep letting out...
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    Hercus 14-40 - Hobart

    Looks like a late production one with D1-3 spindle nose, tailstock handwheel broken off somehow?!

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/hobart-cbd/power-tools/hercus-lathe-14-x40-/1220819711
  6. Thread: 260g - nsw

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    260g - nsw

    Looks like it might have an adapted tailstock off a 9

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/glen-alpine/miscellaneous-goods/hercus-260-geared-9-speed-metric-lathe-with-tooling-and-cabinet/1220931373
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    Sheraton Defiance(?) - Heathcote VIC

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/clayton-south/power-tools/sheridan-lathe/1221247166
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    Cheap CTM 260 - Riverstone NSW

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Hercus-260-CTM-9-METAL-TURNING-LATHE/264367078650?hash=item3d8d817cfa:g:SSkAAOSwVZBdCLY-
  9. Thanks for the feedback everyone!

    Thanks for the feedback everyone!
  10. Excellent Hercus Craftsman on Gummie - Perth

    Nicely restored craftsman on gummie, seller also had a 260 and an O mill for sale:

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/perth/other-tools-diy/hercus-craftsman-9-lathe/1220191729
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    A mate phoned up about it, talking to the seller...

    A mate phoned up about it, talking to the seller (deceased estate) it went for $250 and to their knowledge it had been working.
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    Late model Myford Super 7 on gummie

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/ivanhoe/other-tools-diy/precision-bench-metal-lathe/1218301679
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    Hercus CNC on Gummie - SA - $250!!

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/one-tree-hill/miscellaneous-goods/metal-lathe/1218158260
  14. Colchester 3000L with 8 station Duplomatic turret

    Has anyone had experience with setting up the tool offsets on one of these?

    I wanted to get the X zero position set to tool mounting axis so that there wouldn’t be any X axis offset with drills...
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    IKEGAI A20 - Gummie - Towomba

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/toowoomba/power-tools/k-e-g-a20-metal-lathe/1217930306

    If you inspect this machine take a good look at the leadscrew (a ballscrew). Not a weakness, just very...
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    260-G on Grays - NSW

    https://www.graysonline.com/lot/0066-5037863/metalworking-and-fabrication/hercus-dgm-260-g-workshop-precision-metal-lathe-with-storage-cabinet?spr=true
  17. Vevor, model description was YL8024 - 0.75kw

    Vevor, model description was YL8024 - 0.75kw
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    10 Douglas Shaper with vice - Cobbity NSW

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/cobbitty/building-materials/metal-shaper/1214625346
  19. 10 Lock Tool shaper on gummy - South Melbourne

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/south-melbourne/power-tools/10-inch-metal-shaper/1215454177
  20. A very neat fit!

    A very neat fit!
  21. Replacement single phase motor from eBay

    I just brought one of these for a 260 that had a missing motor, a drop in replacement.
  22. Rick is using them more as a filter than delivery...

    Rick is using them more as a filter than delivery system as pipeclay says.
    The trimmings at work do three things
    They wick, syphon and filter

    Yes! Sorry if I wasn't clear on that. Whilst the...
  23. Asian Geared Head Lathes - Spindle Bearing Lubrication

    I'm in the process of putting back together a Mach Turn 325 by 1000 that I purchased as for parts / not working.

    Something that occurred to me which might be useful for other owners of geared head...
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    Graysonline - watchmaking lathes

    Seems to be a number for sale, located Hamilton, QLD.
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    Nice work! You're allowed keep your craftsman...

    Nice work! You're allowed keep your craftsman inside the house??!! :U
  26. Thread: Lathe Question

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    The coat hook repurposed to replace the broken...

    The coat hook repurposed to replace the broken halfnut lever is very steampunk !!
  27. Thread: Hercus wiring

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    If "All I know about electricity is you turn the...

    If "All I know about electricity is you turn the light switch and the light comes on" then I really recommend you wait for a sparky to become available.

    I had a look at some of the wiring diagrams...
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    Would really appreciate it if someone has a...

    Would really appreciate it if someone has a wiring diagram for one of these, 2011 model.

    Thanks!

    Rick
  29. "poor labor relations" - code for militant /...

    "poor labor relations" - code for militant / rabid unions.

    I knew that they had they had stuffed South Bend Lathes (the company where the workers went on strike against themselves, they were all...
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    Hi Stuart, Thanks, good idea looking for US...

    Hi Stuart,

    Thanks, good idea looking for US 1340 manuals and info. This is a photo of it:

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    Mach Tech Turner 320 by 1000

    If anyone owns one of these, could they please provide the following information?:

    - Motor HP and frame size (for 240V model)
    - OD of motor pulley

    Would also really appreciate a copy of the...
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    I had a Sheraton once that had this issue. The...

    I had a Sheraton once that had this issue. The tips of the locking pins were cut on an angle to match the taper, and the tips of them had bent upwards. The bend at the tips meant that they wouldn't...
  33. Thread: Bed wear

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    Murray, I would say as long as you're not doing...

    Murray, I would say as long as you're not doing permanent damage or mods to either, go for it! However, the reality is that you can have some pretty serious bed wear, and it never gets anywhere near...
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    Hi Lyle, did you manage to get that one Qld one...

    Hi Lyle, did you manage to get that one Qld one that was on gumtree for $150 with a vice? If you did, well done!
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    Does anyone have any experience with using the...

    Does anyone have any experience with using the link / joint type V belts? Would avoid having to get right in amongst it for a simple belt change!
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    4 off 9" on Gummie

    If anyone is in WA:http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/willetton/miscellaneous-goods/lathes-hercus-metal-working/1071798808
  37. Thread: Hercus Colour

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    This is the colour match formula (white knight...

    This is the colour match formula (white knight epoxy enamel) based on the inside panel of a Model 0 milling machine, the inside of the panel was in good condition and seemed to be the pretty typical...
  38. Thread: Hercus Model 0

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    I ended up pick up the machine this morning in...

    I ended up pick up the machine this morning in torrential rain, not great but it was outside anyway, broke it down into the major components, relatively straightforward. One tip, the column side...
  39. Thoughts on repairs to the tumbler arms: Bore,...

    Thoughts on repairs to the tumbler arms: Bore, drill or ream either all or part way through to the OD of the original extensions. Then insert a bush that protrudes the same distance as the original...
  40. Thread: Hercus Model 0

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    I will definitely take photo's of 2 slot versus 3...

    I will definitely take photo's of 2 slot versus 3 slot when I pick it up as I will have one of each next to each other.

    I don't believe that there are any accessories with it, but it will be...
  41. Thread: Hercus Model 0

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    Thanks for the thoughts on picking it up, I've...

    Thanks for the thoughts on picking it up, I've decided to wait until I get back to do it myself. I don't think this was listed on ebay for very long, maybe only 10 minutes, I got into work and...
  42. Thread: Hercus Model 0

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    Hercus Model 0

    Just picked up this one up on ebay for $300, should clean up nicely !! :U I'm going to have to get my brother in law to pick it up, I've written him some dis-assembly instructions, but can't...
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    That's an amazing purchase !! The original...

    That's an amazing purchase !!

    The original owners wife would have killed him if she knew how much he'd spent, particularly on quality accessories !!
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    Hi Mike, nice find !! The right price too !! I...

    Hi Mike, nice find !! The right price too !! I believe that the "H" in ARH means that you have a hardened bed, so even nicer !!
  45. Thread: oil

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    Hi, This is my understanding of readily...

    Hi,

    This is my understanding of readily available lubricants that should be used on small lathes.

    (Unless the manufacturer says otherwise, or what the manufacturer says is not available, in...
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    Ex Hercus "Asia Planer"

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    Just noticed this, no idea if the claims made in the auction listing are correct:

    Kearns Auctions - DUNCAN TOOL & GAUGE - 10 ALLAN STREET, MELROSE PARK, SOUTH AUSTRALIA - TUESDAY 12 JUNE...
  47. Thread: Compound Slide

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    My observation has been that the majority of...

    My observation has been that the majority of hercus compounds rest screws run out of backlash adjustment quite quickly, ie. the ball handle runs into the spindle shoulder. My quick and dirty fix is...
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    Hi, The RH bracket looks fine, for the 9"...

    Hi,

    The RH bracket looks fine, for the 9" models this does nothing but support the leadscrew.

    The LH bracket also looks fine, there is a larger diameter bush that is pinned to the leadscrew...
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    Model A 9" - Correct Colour?

    Hi All,

    I was recently given a Model A - S/N VB A1753.

    Based on S/N information I have seen, this would put production at around January 1947?

    This lathe has sentimental value and I would...
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    260 broken feedbox lever repair

    Just successfully completed a repair on a broken feedbox lever (cast iron). I have used this technique a number of times on different lathes of different origin, including chinese / taiwanese to...
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