Our 3996 back togeher
- Some of you know I have found a cracked compound slide and damaged
swivel , while is was apart, I replaced the carriage cross feed screw
and nut, and the compound screw and nut ([put new nuts on really great
it's all back together, cleaned up and running again, here is a pic of
it with the equipment I have for it, I go from 0-3/4 in chucks for it
I hope the upload works fine, I made it a small pic not to eat up much
- Pretty much any dog will work if it's the right size. :-)
Armstrong made the same lathe dogs from at least the 30's until at least the 80's. If you'll send me the Item Number, I'll take a look at them.
Robert Downs - Houston
wa5cab dot com (Web Store)
In a message dated 05/12/2013 18:38:47 PM Central Daylight Time, tmgsr@... writes:
>On Thu, 9 May 2013 11:28:17 -0400 (EDT), wa5cab@...:
>>The original No. 142A set of four sold by Atlas had openings to handle
>>1/2", 3/4", 1" and 1-1/2". I would think maybe anything larger might be getting
>>too heavy. I bought the set and the face plate to drive it when I bought
>>my 3996 in 1981. And have to admit that I've only ever used any of them a
>>few times. The two operations where you would definitely need them would be
>>turning a taper by the tailstock set-over method and checking or setting
>>tail-stock set over to zero. The latter being the only usage I can actually
>ok thank you!
how do I tell if I'm buoying the correct dogs, there is s et now I was
looking at, but they said something about them being made in 52, I do
not see sizes or part number on them, or will any dogs work?