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Before And After Pics Of My Sheldon Lathe

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brino

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Nice work.
That cleaned up very well!
-brino
 

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You did an excellent job! Really looking nice!
 

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Nice job. It looks 100% better to me. Now just to see you putting it to work.
 

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Boy that was a rusty mess wasn't it? Did you have to regrind the bed or was it OK after cleanup? How long had it been sitting outside?
Mark S.
 

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The man who originally owned the lathe, died nearly 30 years ago. They had an auction nearly 10 years ago and it sold to a friend of mine. He kept it in an old barn until I bought it. The machine was coated with grease. I cleaned the ways with used dryer sheets and parts washer solvent. Some of the accessories in the drawers were a lot harder to clean up. I still haven't got the stand cleaned up. I have a friend who is a n experienced machinist came to look at it and told me that it is in excellent condition.
 

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I'll have to give a hollar the next time I come thru Eureka Springs!
 
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