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Forum: Machining 05-19-2024, 05:20 AM
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Posted By GWIZ
1, 2, 3) the lathe bed cleaned up nicely fit in a...

1, 2, 3) the lathe bed cleaned up nicely fit in a 5gal bucket then flipped it around for the other end.

4) taped the ways with some heavy duty sticky 3M Duct Tape.
5, 6) inside the bed I brushed...
Forum: Machining 05-19-2024, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
I have been working on the lathe just haven't had...

I have been working on the lathe just haven't had time to post up dates.

Thank you for the suggestions.
still have to clean the motors coil its been placed on the bottom of the to do list.

I...
Forum: Machining 07-02-2023, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
Not sure how to clean the motor coil, Thinking...

Not sure how to clean the motor coil, Thinking about submerging the coil in a bucket of gasoline for an hour, I assume it will not damage the varnish on the wire.
Its not that I need to get it...
Forum: Machining 06-16-2023, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
a,b) Been using my degreaser full strength...

a,b)
Been using my degreaser full strength found out letting my fan guard soak for an hour will remove the paint.
side note: also will etch aluminum turning it black.

b)
rinsing with water...
Forum: Machining 06-11-2023, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
That may be the last resort along with a foot...

That may be the last resort along with a foot powder bath.
Had some Mastercam books that came from a smokers house, must have been a 4 pack a day smoker ended up placing the books in a bag and...
Forum: Machining 06-11-2023, 01:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
You talked me into it i went out and purchased...

You talked me into it i went out and purchased some Rust-oleum Primer, not happy it did not state sealer but good on metal.
did look at a can of Kilz stated sealer and odor blocker but stated only...
Forum: Machining 06-10-2023, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
That's what I was thinking, I miss judged the...

That's what I was thinking, I miss judged the smell just cleaning may not get rid of the burnt smell.
Forum: Machining 06-10-2023, 02:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
I did get the 3 jaw and 4 jaw chucks, drill chuck...

I did get the 3 jaw and 4 jaw chucks, drill chuck that was in the tail-stock. figured just the two chucks are worth the $100,
He gave me the tool kit that goes with the lathe.,
most importantly it...
Forum: Machining 06-09-2023, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,825
Posted By GWIZ
Enco Lathe, smoking deal

Picked up this Lathe on Craigslist last month.
The story is he was charging his laptop, the laptop started a fire and pretty much destroyed everything in the garage.
laptop was about 8 feet to the...
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