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    1. A BEGINNER'S FORUM (Learn How To Machine Here!)

      This forum is for beginners and newbies to learn the skills they need to begin in hobby-machining. Do not be afraid to ask anything you want to know in here.
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    8. HORIZONTAL SAWS & BANDSAWS

      We all have a horizontal saw (4x6) or band saw in our shops. Here is the place to discuss these tools.
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    12. METROLOGY - MEASURE, SETUP & FIT

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    13. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Get Help Fast Here!)

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    14. MINI-LATHE & MINI-MILL INFORMATION

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    15. SAFETY ISSUES & EQUIPMENT

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    16. TOOL GRINDERS & SURFACE GRINDERS

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    17. TOOL JUNKIES - TOOLS & TOOLING (Love Tools? This Is Your Forum)

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    18. WATCHMAKER'S & CLOCKMAKER'S LATHES

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  2. SPECIFIC MANUFACTURERS (Alphabetized)

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    1. HAVE WE FORGOTTEN ANY MANUFACTURERS?

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    2. ACER LATHES

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    4. ATLAS, CRAFTSMAN & AA

      Discuss any issues dealing with Atlas & Atlas-Clausing lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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    5. AMERICAN MACHINE & TOOL CO.

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    8. BALDOR ELECTRIC CO.

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    9. BENCHMASTER MFG. CO.

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    10. BOLEY, MOORE, DERBYSHIRE, LEVIN, MOSELY, AMERICAN WATCH, BERGEON

      Watchmaker's Lathes
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    11. BOLTON LATHES

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    12. BOYAR-SCHULTZ CORP.

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    13. BOXFORD, MYFORD, DENFORD VICEROY, EMCO & UNIMAT MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Boxford, Denford, Myford, Enco & Unimat machines in this forum.
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    14. BRIDGEPORT MACHINES INC. & B'PORT CLONES

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    15. BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO.

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    16. BURGMASTER CORP.

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    17. BURKE-US MACHINE TOOL & BARKER MACHINES

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    18. CINCINNATI LATHE & TOOL CO.

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    19. CUMMINS & LATHEMASTER MINI LATHES

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    20. CHARTER OAK AUTOMATION & LITTLE MACHINE SHOP PRODUCTS

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    21. CLAUSING-COLCHESTER & LEBLOND

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    22. DAEWOO / DOOSAN MACHINES

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    23. DALTON & RIVETT LATHES

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    24. DECKEL AND DECKEL TYPE MILLS

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    25. DIAMOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    28. ENCO & RONG FU IMPORTS

      Discuss any issues dealing with JET, ENCO & RONG FU machines in this forum.
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    29. GORTON MACHINE CORPORATION

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    30. GRAZIANO LATHES

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    31. GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL INC.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Grizzly Industrial machines in this forum.
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    32. HARDINGE LATHES & MILLING MACHINES

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    33. HENDEY MACHINE CO.

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    35. HERCUS LATHES

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    37. HAAS AUTOMATION

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    38. HARBOR FREIGHT, CENTRAL MACHINERY & BUSY BEE

      Discuss any issues dealing with Harbor Freight, Central Machinery, and Busy Bee machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Crashed My 7x10, Time For Upgrades! TomVil, Aug 30, 2016 at 7:42 AM
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    39. HYUNDAI KIA

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    40. JET LATHES, MILLS, SAWS, ETC.

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    41. JOHANNSON MILLS

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    44. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    45. KEARNEY AND TRECKER

      Discuss Kearney and Trecker machinery here
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    46. LAGUN MILLS & LATHES

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    47. R.K. LEBLOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    48. LINLEY BROTHERS JIG BORERS

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    49. LITTLE MACHINE SHOP MANUAL & CNC

      Discuss Little Machine Shop CNC Machines Here!
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    50. LODGE & SHIPLEY

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    51. LOGAN ENGINEERING CO. & LOGAN WARDS

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    52. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Tormach, Monarch, and Standard-Modern machines in this forum.
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      Latest: New...old Lathe randyjaco, Aug 22, 2016
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    53. NICHOLS MILLING MACHINES

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    54. MORI SEIKI LATHES & MILLS

      Discuss Mori Seiki Lathes & Mills Here!
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    55. OKUMA MACHINES

      Discuss Okuma Machines Here!
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    56. POWERMATIC MACHINE CO.

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    57. PRECISION-MATTHEWS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Precision-Matthew machines in this forum.
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    58. REID SURFACE GRINDERS

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    59. ROCKWELL & DELTA MANUFACTURING CO.

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    60. RUSNOK TOOL WORKS

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    61. SENECA FALLS LATHES

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    63. SHARP LATHES & MILLS

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    64. SCHAUBLIN, MIKRON, POLAMCO, & MISAL

      Discuss any issues dealing with Schaublin, Deckel, Mikron, Smart & Brown, Polamco Misal and other similar European machines here
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    65. SHELDON LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sheldon, Logan & Rockwell machines in this forum.
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    66. SHERLINE, TAIG, TITAN & SIEG MINI-MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sherline, Taig & Sieg mini-machines in this forum.
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    68. SMART & BROWN

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    69. SMITHY, SHOPMASTER, GRIZZLY & OTHER 3-IN-1 MACHINES

      Combination Mill/Drill/Turn with these machines
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    70. SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Southbend lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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    71. SPRINGFIELD LATHES

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    72. STANDARD MODERN LATHES INC.

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    73. TORMACH CNC

      Discus Tormach Personal CNC Machines Here!
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    74. TOYODA CNC MACHINES

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    75. TORO MANUFACTURING CORP.

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    76. TREE TOOL AND DIE WORKS

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    77. TREE, SMART & BROWN, WELLS-INDEX & B&S MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Wells-Index, Tree, Rivett & B&S machines in this forum.
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    78. VAN NORMAN MILLS & LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Van Norman & Cincinnati heavy iron in this forum.
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    79. WARNER-SWASEY

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    80. WEILER LATHES

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    81. WELLS-INDEX CORP.

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    82. VARIOUS OTHER BRANDS OF MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with brands of machines not covered by the other forums.
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    1. CALL-A-FRIEND

      No, it isn't the million dollar answer. It's a list of people who are willing to have you call them on the telephone to get help with your machining problems. PLEASE DO NOT POST YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER. DO THIS IN PM TO THE PERSON WHO CONTACTS YOU!
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    2. CAN I BORROW A BOOK?

      A forum for loaning, selling and discussing your old machining-related books.
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    3. CAN YOU LOAN ME A TOOL?

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    4. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOBBY-MACHINISTS

      Want to work in the hobby as a professional? Check this forum for any employment opportunities.
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    5. HELP ME FIND SOMETHING

      Are you looking for a part for your machine? A particular accessory? Ask in this forum.
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      Latest: 1/4" Pegboard In New Jersey? TOOLMASTER, Aug 29, 2016 at 10:43 PM
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    6. HOBBY SHOWS & OTHER EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Post hobby, machinery, crafts and other shows and related events in this forum.
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    7. MACHINE PICKUPS & RIGGERS AVAILABLE & NEEDED

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    8. MENTORS & APPRENTICES -- SIGN UP HERE TO GIVE HELP OR RECEIVE HELP!

      H-M is all about HELPING OTHERS. If you are willing to MENTOR someone less experienced in your area, please sign up here!
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    9. METALS EXCHANGE

      Want to exchange some brass for steel? Some steel for delrin? Do it here! NO SALES OR CASH HERE PLEASE! SALES ONLY IN THE CLASSIFIED SECTION PLEASE.
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    10. MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

      Anything that doesn't fit into the above categories should be post here.
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    11. PLACE CRAIGSLIST ADS HERE

      Found a great deal on CRAIGSLIST? Please post it here!
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