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Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Farmersamm
Hey!! You bought it!!. That is nice!! I...

Hey!! You bought it!!. That is nice!!

I didn't go willingly to the slaughter. But I felt that the wear on the old bed was more than I was willing to fight with.

Should get it in the shop...
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
I have a hard enough time making a water tight...

I have a hard enough time making a water tight connection:D. No way I'm gonna fool with gas connections :eek:

We'll be sittin' out in the middle of the highway at 2 in the morning, not knowing...
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Been a brief time-out for hydro-la-lic issues :D ...

Been a brief time-out for hydro-la-lic issues :D Had to install a stinkin' midget water heater to clear the gas line. They don't make a 44" tall heater anymore. That height would clear the line if...
Forum: Fabrication 12-03-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Between plumbing issues, got to spend some time...

Between plumbing issues, got to spend some time on the stands.

Noticed defective welds on one cabinet, and decided to do both cabinets.

Grind a V, and weld it up.

I see this shit all the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-01-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Once the new mounts are welded in place, the pads...

Once the new mounts are welded in place, the pads are bolted to the mounts, and the pads are then ready to be tacked to the pedestal.

The lift at the back of the cabinets, to accommodate the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-01-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Pads cut, and drilled. Bolts welded to pads. ...

Pads cut, and drilled. Bolts welded to pads.

Flat welded to existing mounting bar on the cabinet. Cabinet trued to sit flat. Tacks hold the flat stock when finish welded. Gaps are kept true by...
Forum: Fabrication 11-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Found the manufacturer. ...

Found the manufacturer.

https://lzmachine.en.made-in-china.com/product/OBYQecVbXpRP/China-Quality-Bench-Lathe-Machine-with-Ce-Certificate-Bench-Lathe-CZ1340G-CZ1440G-.html
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Mine is the equivalent of the discontinued 13x40...

Mine is the equivalent of the discontinued 13x40 Grizzly. They closed them out last week, and were out of stock this weekend. Tariffs are probably the culprit. Or....gawd I dinna want to say...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Only reason I want it fairly level. ...

Only reason I want it fairly level.

https://youtu.be/SFPNXRohUtg

At 22.05 on the video, the headstock oiling is discussed. Pay attention to the grooves in the top of the headstock, and how...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
K'kins been climbing my ass over this thing. ...

K'kins been climbing my ass over this thing.

Took about 2 days to decide to commit to a new lathe. Now she's hammering my butt to get it in service.

Had to tell her it would take damn near a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
You're seeing what I'm seeing. I think I got...

You're seeing what I'm seeing.

I think I got it fingered out, sorta. (Woulda have had the new stand mostly built by now :rolleyes: )

Gonna solid bolt the bases to the floor,, leveling front to...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Complete with tie downs to meet insurance...

Complete with tie downs to meet insurance requirements, not more'n 100 feet from my front door :D

Set it over there for the folks to live in till they passed. Fascinating to watch them use...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
I agree wholeheartedly. I've argued this point...

I agree wholeheartedly. I've argued this point with a lot of folks when it comes to welding setups. It has to be planar, it doesn't have to be level Same with machine tools. You could mount the...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
:D You'd think these fellas could hire an...

:D You'd think these fellas could hire an English speaking dood to write the instructions :D

Ah well,,,,,, When I discovered the bed wear on the resto, it was this, and never looking back. Is...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
So, yes, the supplied cabinets are definitely...

So, yes, the supplied cabinets are definitely usable. Seems the standard setup, it's just that I"ve never set one of these up before, and worried too much.
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
The container has 12" centers under the floor,...

The container has 12" centers under the floor, and the original wood floor. Very close grained hardwood.

I used the method you describe when I mounted the old lathe. I think I'll just have to...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
It's a really light machine, and it actually has...

It's a really light machine, and it actually has to be secured TO the floor. Only weighs 1100# plus the cabinets (maybe another 70-100#)

I can run plate under the adj feet, and bolt to that...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
Do y'all honestly think adjustable pads would...

Do y'all honestly think adjustable pads would work? I've never put one of these together.

I'm not thrilled with the flat stock under the stands, doesn't look as if it's adequate to support the...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,667
Posted By Farmersamm
New Stand

I don't, for the life of me, see how I can use these stands in my particular situation.

Looks to be impossible to correctly level the machine, considering there aren't any feet, just a flat...
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