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    Moving Grizzly G0776

    Hi All, I just received notification that the G0776 lathe that I order has shipped and I'm trying to prepare for delivery. I ordered liftgate service which should help get the pallet off the truck. I was thinking about renting a pallet jack to get the lathe into the shop. What I wanted to know...
  2. C

    My Atlas QC 54

    Admins, I am not sure if this belongs here or in the projects side, but I thought I would start here. I introduced myself in the new members forum a while back but never got a chance to post an actual thread for my lathe. This lathe was originally owned by the father of a family friend. When...
  3. S

    [Newbie] LMS 5100/7350 vs. Grizzly G0602

    Hi all. I’m a beginner home machinist and I’m in need of opinions. I’m going to buy my first metal lathe and I’m having trouble deciding. While I know a PM lathe seems to be preferred, they are outside my current budget. I think I’ve narrowed my choice down to either a LMS 5100 or even a 7350...
  4. O

    Peerless 1/2 Hp Motor 220 Wiring Question

    Hi guys! I’m putting together an old Clausing lathe that I got from my my grandfather. It has an old Peerless 1/2 hp motor that can either be wired for 110 or 220. It is single phase. It has 6 leads coming out of it which are labeled: T1,T2,T3,T4, C1,C2. I would like to run it for 220. I am not...
  5. Jlwright3

    Atlas Frankenstein Lathe

    So I have an atlas lathe that I am looking to get some more information about. From my own research, it appears that a previous owner has taken a 10" headstock and mounted it to a bed from an Atlas 12" along with the 12" carriage and tailstock. It looks like they machined and adapter/raiser...
  6. simspace

    Would a Clausing 10" Model 4914 be a good first lathe for a beginner?

    I'm a beginner looking to buy my first lathe. I'm not interested in a mini-lathe and I'm not ready to spend $3k+ on a Precision Matthews. I do want a lathe with some heft that I can grow into and will enable me to take larger cuts when needed. I found a Clausing 10" Model 4914 metal lathe for...
  7. B

    Drum Switch Wiring Help

    Hello, I could use a little guidance in wiring the 220v 1.5H.P. single phase motor to the drum switch on my SB Heavy10L. Thank you very much
  8. Forty Niner

    Sherline "Tips"

    Sherline has a list of user submitted "Tips" that I find helpful. https://www.sherline.com/tips/ I have recently used a couple of them. One is a simple lock for the Mill's Y axis (tip 28). The other is an adapter to use the Sherline lathe Compound Slide on the front side (tip 32)...
  9. tcweb

    SB9 - thread dial castings

    I had printed myself a South Bend thread dial years ago. Last year a friend who has access to a NICE 3D printer made me one out of a composite plastic (nylon and carbon fiber I believe), and it works great. Well that same friend just decided to get into casting, and this was his first...
  10. Sparweb

    My first lathe is a Frejoth/Central/Grizzly 12x36 Lathe

    Hi I just joined H-M and I thought it would be good to introduce myself. I just bought a 1986 Central Machinery lathe: made in Taiwan 900G which seems to be a spitting image of the Grizzly G9249 but with less safety covers! This lathe is rather old but it shows signs of being well taken care of...
  11. vtcnc

    Dunlap AA109 Lathe

    Mine. Here is the link: Dunlap Lathe. No reserve auction.
  12. WesPete66

    My chuck done gone bad..

    I have a 6" independent 4-jaw chuck on my Atlas TH54 lathe. Other night I was about to dial in a stud for threading and the (jaw) screw stripped its thread. On a closer look, the threads in the chuck body are just plain worn out. I knew they were worn, but not that bad (or so I thought). Well...
  13. jblancuzzi

    Another Lathe Hand Crank Thread? (FINISHED!)

    I am pretty new to machining, although my father was a hobbyist and my stepfather was a machinist, and feel like I am learning quickly. That said, I decided I wanted to really get myself setup for success. I inherited all of my father's tools after he passed away and he had a Smithy CB-300 3-in1...
  14. Ulma Doctor

    Torture Testing the Unimat SL1000

    I have a Unimat SL1000 and a DB200. they are enchanting due to their small footprint as well as for the precision in which they are made. I'm torture testing my SL1000 to find the boundaries of operation. (and possibly step over them from time to time) for the control portion of the experiment...
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    New member with Craftsman 109. My first project

    Hello! I’m a new member here. I joined up after lurking for a while so I could finally see full sized images and post when I have questions. i currently only have a Craftsman 109.0703 lathe. When I was young my dad brought it home from somewhere with plans to set it up and mess around with it a...
  16. J

    New user looking for some infomation.

    Good evening people, Im hoping you can help me with some information about this machine. so my father is a car mechanic in London and has had this machine for 45 years or so. He swapped it for some parts I think. Its still sitting at the back of his shop and has been dubbed "The closest lathe to...
  17. S

    Chester MF42B Thread Dial

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum, I am sorry if I have posted this in the wrong section. Please could someone help me with making a thread dial indicator, the part that I am struggling with is making or getting hold of a gear that I can use on my Chester MF42-B. It has a TR20 x 4mm...
  18. H

    Sieg SC3 Drama

    Hi guys, Hoping someone can help. Brought my SC2 out of the shed where it has been sitting for a while and it originally wouldn't turn on. Getting power and the green light would turn on but two secs later the fault light would too (no spinning). Read somewhere that the potentiometers inside are...
  19. A

    Enco 110-0820 In need of TLC

    Hello all fist post, hopefully many more to come. I have been sitting on a used (broken) Enco 110-0820, with base, that my friend couldn't afford to fix at the time and I picked it up for free. I have all the parts that I know are broken (I bought them from Enco almost 7 years ago). After...
  20. A

    Can I a spin stepper motor by hand without damaging the driver

    Hi I'm making an electronic lathe lead screw and have a Nema 34 and a DM860S driver to run it, would I be able to still turn the lead screw by hand using the handle (my lathe is a smithy AT300 with the handle connected straight to the lead screw) without risk of damaging the driver. I don't wank...
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