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Spindle size

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Mark - What is the ID at the front end of your spindle? What is that ID supposed to be? If the spindle taper has been reamed out and is oversize. it would
Kent L. Schepler
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9:56 AM

L3-108 Lock

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Yeah I saw that, I figure a 36 inch piece of gage stock would be cheaper and I'd have 24 inches or more left. I'm retired and have more time than money :)
rmoore5
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Sep 20

Craftsman 101 headstock question

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That did it thanks D Does anyone know the part number for the bearing? I see it is annotated as 10d-61 but I was hoping for an actual bearing number. I'm sure
rmoore5
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Sep 19

Having fun

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Another trick is to part 1 ½ blade widths. That gives the chips room to move and prevents binding of the tool. Plunge in, pull out, move over ½ blade, plunge
Lance Eggleston
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Sep 19

Atlas 12 x 36 lathe

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I've posted photos as an album for those interested.
chexstix
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Sep 17

Motor for 101.214

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Thanks Carvel, I'll look into that. Rick H
Richard Hughson
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Sep 17

Just got my first lathe.

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This might help you, a visual of how to remove a "Stuck Chuck" SHOP TIPS #281 Removing a Stuck Lathe Chuck tubalcain atlas ... SHOP TIPS #281 Removing a Stuck
FRANK MORA
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Sep 16

Making chips for the first time

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Well I sure had fun today learning different angles and tools that cut the best.  I still have a LOT to learn especially on parting, that's sure harder then
mark white
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Sep 16

Re: Atlas 618 Belt (was [atlas_craftsman] Link belt)

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... Rofl! Silly boy... Yes, it was me on the countershaft. You're welcome. Yrs, d
David Beierl
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Sep 8

Washer/gasket question

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Go to an autoparts store. Ask for sheet gasket material. It comes in several varities and thickness. Choose the fiber type and you are good to go From:
Kay Davis
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Sep 8

New lathe and inexperienced owner.

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... I've had one on my 618 for years and I'm not at all happy with it. It's too stiff so the countershaft release doesn't release fully, it's too tall so it
David Beierl
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Sep 4

Link belt

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I think you're right about the lathes, though the MF mill definitely uses 3L belts for everything. Had to go look at them to be even sort of sure. I do also
wmrmeyers
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Sep 4

Thanks for the add

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I've got one of HF's 4x6 band saw castings kits myself. After I put on a real USA made bi-metal Lenox Diemaster 2 10-14 variable tpi blade, performed an
charcad2006
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Aug 28

Lathe collet ?

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Thanks. Note that the choices change and expand considerably with a 10" or 12" machine. Robert Downs - Houston wa5cab dot com (Web Store) MVPA 9480
wa5cab
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Aug 26

Carbide tool holder

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From any machine tool supplier. If you live in a moderate to large city, try the local Yellow Pages. If you live in a small town or in the country, try the
wa5cab
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Aug 24
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