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Forum: Machining 11-30-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,485
Posted By Uncle Buck
If you are interested in selling that headstock...

If you are interested in selling that headstock chuck I would be interested in discussing that. :)
Forum: Machining 04-08-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,200
Posted By Uncle Buck
That there is a stolen machine!

That there is a stolen machine!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,186
Posted By Uncle Buck
I believe that grinder was originally made by...

I believe that grinder was originally made by Wissota. I believe they were the original manufacturer of Blue Point grinders some years back.
Forum: Machining 06-11-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,074
Posted By Uncle Buck
I would have sworn that I read somewhere that...

I would have sworn that I read somewhere that Atlas never made the 12" badged with their own name, and only made the 12" wearing the Craftsman name. Well at any rate I must be wrong there.

As for...
Forum: Welding 05-13-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By Uncle Buck
I figured I would update you guys. I never heard...

I figured I would update you guys. I never heard back from the person after several email messages, so it was a bust. :(
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-09-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 25,077
Posted By Uncle Buck
Check Grainger, they sell knobs and stuff like...

Check Grainger, they sell knobs and stuff like that.
Forum: Welding 05-09-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By Uncle Buck
I agree, the situation is a bit less than ideal....

I agree, the situation is a bit less than ideal. Last week I found an old Craftsman/King Seeley 4" jointer with 1/2hp motor in great shape on Craigs list for $25 talk about a steal of a deal. That...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 106,013
Posted By Uncle Buck
So how much do you figure this lathe has cost you...

So how much do you figure this lathe has cost you to date Cutter? I mean chuck, boring bars all the accessories etc? By no means do I ask as a smart ***, just curious if you have kept tabs on how...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,074
Posted By Uncle Buck
Yup, all the flat ways Craftsman lathes were...

Yup, all the flat ways Craftsman lathes were sourced through Atlas. I am fairly certain I read one time that The only Atlas lathes ever made with a 12" swing wore the Craftsman label, and Atlas...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,694
Posted By Uncle Buck
Looks like it could either be a Baldor, or a...

Looks like it could either be a Baldor, or a rebadged Wissota to me. Either way you still SUCK! :D
Forum: Welding 05-09-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By Uncle Buck
I cannot get a response. All I have to go on is...

I cannot get a response. All I have to go on is an email address, so I guess no news is better than it is sold right? I have sent several messages too, I am doing everything I can do. No you suck for...
Forum: Welding 05-07-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By Uncle Buck
Hopefully it is still there, if it is I will get...

Hopefully it is still there, if it is I will get all over it. Thank you guys for the rapid response.
Forum: Welding 05-07-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By Uncle Buck
How about 3/16" or less?

How about 3/16" or less?
Forum: Welding 05-07-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By Uncle Buck
Welding Advice Needed!

I saw this machine advertised on Craigs list and I figured a few of you welding guru's might tell me if this would be a decent deal on a smaller machine.

All I want a wire feed to do is weld up...
Forum: Machining 04-04-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,897
Posted By Uncle Buck
Wow, if we could all do so well!

Wow, if we could all do so well!
Forum: Machining 02-26-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,390
Posted By Uncle Buck
The reason you have 1/2" thick ways instead of...

The reason you have 1/2" thick ways instead of 3/8" is you have the one they marketed as the "Craftsman Commercial" which is the same as mine, offered in the 70's to perhaps very early 1980's or...
Forum: Fabrication 01-03-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,449
Posted By Uncle Buck
Well, this thread confirms the conclusion my dad...

Well, this thread confirms the conclusion my dad and I came to years ago regarding bed rails. I forget the project, but years ago we were trying to cut bed rails with hack saw blades , and drill them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,049
Posted By Uncle Buck
Gear Wrenches will spoil you, I only have sets...

Gear Wrenches will spoil you, I only have sets from about 3/4" or 7/8" and their metric equivalent and on down, which covers me for my most used sizes. I figure my old conventional wrenches will due...
Forum: Machining 12-30-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,158
Posted By Uncle Buck
Figures, crap generally rises to the top! What a...

Figures, crap generally rises to the top! What a dumbass! :eek:
Forum: Machining 12-28-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,221
Posted By Uncle Buck
I wondered what you meant by a built in cut type...

I wondered what you meant by a built in cut type of knurling tool? My Phase II BXA came with a knurling block if that is what you are speaking of.

I have no intention of ever using it on my...
Forum: Machining 12-28-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,221
Posted By Uncle Buck
If you watch ENCO closely they regularly sell the...

If you watch ENCO closely they regularly sell the Phase II sets cheaper than about anyone. Addditionally when I bought mine from Enco I had a problem with my first one so I called Phase II and they...
Forum: Machining 12-28-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,221
Posted By Uncle Buck
So you went with a BXA tool post I assume?...

So you went with a BXA tool post I assume? Actually that is a good thing you did that! With the BXA post you can simply buy a knife type knurl attachment and it can be used with a BXA, whereas if you...
Forum: Machining 11-29-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,358
Posted By Uncle Buck
Looks like a decent machine, it's a shame you...

Looks like a decent machine, it's a shame you cannot spin the head to the left or right which only leaves you the option of cocking the material left or right on the table. Nevertheless, looks like a...
Forum: Machining 11-24-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 106,013
Posted By Uncle Buck
Tons of parts/accessories on evil bay if that is...

Tons of parts/accessories on evil bay if that is your thing, not for me though!
Forum: Machining 11-23-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 106,013
Posted By Uncle Buck
DO NOT BUY THE PARTS FROM SEARS, BUY DIRECT FROM...

DO NOT BUY THE PARTS FROM SEARS, BUY DIRECT FROM CLAUSING IF YOU MUST, SEARS IS MUCH HIGHER PRICED AND THEIR PARTS WOULD HAVE TO COME FROM CLAUSING IF THEY ARE NOT SETTING ON THE SHELF!
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