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Forum: Machining 11-02-2016, 02:10 AM
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Posted By widetrackman
It does not have the V for the vee ways so I...

It does not have the V for the vee ways so I figure it will not work, but really don't know. Anyway thanks.
Forum: Machining 11-01-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By widetrackman
Very nice by Cavarly but I am not a machinist,...

Very nice by Cavarly but I am not a machinist, just above average mechanical guy. Also I do not have a mill. May be I can find someone to build one or modify one for a reasonable price. Thanks
Forum: Machining 11-01-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By widetrackman
Need Steady Rest For 10x36 Rockwell Lathe

Purchased a 10"x36" Rockwell Lathe a while back with out any tooling. I gave $700 and I think I did ok. I am looking for a steady rest, oem or good home made and a reasonably priced good quality 4...
Forum: Fabrication 10-31-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,107
Posted By widetrackman
Well I just made them 5x5x1 1/2" from the tubing...

Well I just made them 5x5x1 1/2" from the tubing and 63 mm dia. x 2 1/4" cold rolled shaft and piece of 1/2" hard rubber mat. Total cost $15 and 3 1/2-4 hrs for 4. Cant get any better. Thanks for...
Forum: Fabrication 10-30-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,107
Posted By widetrackman
Thanks Guys/Gals Here is what I 've got in mind,...

Thanks Guys/Gals Here is what I 've got in mind, I have a piece of 5" x 5" x 3/8" tubing, saw off a 5" piece, then saw split it. That will give me 2 'U' s 5 x 5 x ?. I will then saw off lips to ??...
Forum: Fabrication 10-29-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,107
Posted By widetrackman
Need to build Frame Cradles for lift

Hi guys, I've been absent for a while due to health issues. Well I got me a BendPac lift last week. When I ordered it the frame cradles were back order to mid to late Nov. As I need them now for my...
Forum: Machining 03-18-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,863
Posted By widetrackman
Well I found the motor running problem, bad drum...

Well I found the motor running problem, bad drum switch Furnas A 14, damn. I wonder if anyone on the forumn has a good used one for sale. Does anyone have a manual or a copy for sale? I do not know...
Forum: Machining 03-17-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,863
Posted By widetrackman
Don't know what you mean "who was copied"...

Don't know what you mean "who was copied" ?
Forum: Machining 03-17-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,863
Posted By widetrackman
Thanks Dan, It is independent. What I am trying...

Thanks Dan, It is independent. What I am trying to determine is; Should I have bought this lathe based on quality/function/price? I could have waited. Was price right or should I have waited on a...
Forum: Machining 03-16-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,863
Posted By widetrackman
Its a Rockwell 25-700 10" swing x 36" centers,...

Its a Rockwell 25-700 10" swing x 36" centers, Flame hardended ways, power feed variable speed. SN. indicates mid 1966 mfg.
Forum: Machining 03-16-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,863
Posted By widetrackman
Rockwell 10" Lathe Purchase Comments Please

Well, guys havent posted in a long time but read and lurk all the time. I guess I have become retired from from my 1st retirement ha ha. Mid 70s do slow ya down. Anywho I purchesed this lathe a...
Forum: Machining 02-10-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By widetrackman
Well, never heard from Jacobs, but did see a ad...

Well, never heard from Jacobs, but did see a ad with the balls sitting on the race that looked full, counted 32. Installed the my 32 and it looked like I could have used 2 more. What the heck, but it...
Forum: Machining 02-08-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By widetrackman
Cutter, it never worked real good, would not spin...

Cutter, it never worked real good, would not spin but turned ok, so I not sure if all are there? I have emailed the factory, OMG, hope their not in China. I heard today that the Super Chucks are now...
Forum: Machining 02-08-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By widetrackman
Does anybody know how many ball bearings should...

Does anybody know how many ball bearings should be in the 18N. I am ready to put it together. Thanks
Forum: Machining 02-08-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By widetrackman
GWIZ, Thanks,answers all but, How many ball...

GWIZ, Thanks,answers all but, How many ball bearings neaded?
Forum: Machining 02-08-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By widetrackman
Jacobs 18N Question

After about 2 years of thinking about taking apart the 18N I did it because it was getting hard to use. Man, it was full of chips/grit. The questions is how many ball bearings should there be ? I...
Forum: Machining 05-05-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,253
Posted By widetrackman
Huge Tool & Die/Mfg Auction

Do not know if you guys heard about this auction, I just found out. It's a 2 day, starts May 6 in Olive Branch, Ms just outside Memphis. Google PMI Auctions. You should look at whats being...
Forum: Welding 04-10-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By widetrackman
Guest nobody knows how. Well I do now:), cut open...

Guest nobody knows how. Well I do now:), cut open at seams carefully, access battery which is Panasonic VL2330 available on internet @ about $6.00. Really no big deal.
Forum: Welding 04-10-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By widetrackman
The post I am looking for explains how to open...

The post I am looking for explains how to open the unit, dig out the battery and where to get it on the internet. I think it was on the Miller site and may have been deleted:eek:.
Forum: Welding 04-09-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By widetrackman
Miller old XLIX helment quit working

Battery quit on old miller XLIX. I saw a post somewhere (year +) maybe on SFT, Miller or ? It exlpaned how to open the sealed unit and what battery to use and where to get it. Can anybody help?...
Forum: Welding 04-08-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,083
Posted By widetrackman
OK, Cutter got me straightened out, pics I hope...

OK, Cutter got me straightened out, pics I hope tomorrow, seems no body knows what ESAB Track Torch I have :eek::eek:
Forum: Welding 04-07-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,083
Posted By widetrackman
Where in the hell is the info for posting pic, do...

Where in the hell is the info for posting pic, do we have a 'Sticky' ? This real old Fart cant figure out how he did it the last time. Thanks
Forum: Welding 04-04-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,083
Posted By widetrackman
Well you are right 'rheostat' but well at 2 am? I...

Well you are right 'rheostat' but well at 2 am? I am trying to find the model no. Can not find anything called a 'Stripper' made by ESAB.
Forum: Welding 04-04-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,083
Posted By widetrackman
Track Torch ID

I picked what appears to be a nice Track Torch fairly cheap at auction for $100 w/o track that works fine except for one dead spot in speed reostat. It has a ESAB plate with sn. only, no model no.,...
Forum: Machining 02-22-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,062
Posted By widetrackman
Small lathes around here are rare. However I...

Small lathes around here are rare. However I thought $1500 was high. I will call him tomorrow and get more details, if its not sold. Anybody know how old this lathe might be?
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