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jmhoying

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Glad to see the Cincinnati forum. Just to get things started, I'll post some photos of my freshly restored 1960 Hydrashift 10x36. I've only used it on a few small projects, but it seems like a rock solid machine.
Jack
Fort Loramie, Ohio

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Beautiful machine Jack. It is on my wish list!
 

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Beautifull job , your lathe is built to use and last a lifetime. A machine like thats a dream for most of us, Thanks
 

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First real project on the Cincinnati lathe. I needed a new pulley for a band saw, so I made a new one last night (actually two nights). The lathe worked quite well.

Here is the original, and the chunk of mystery metal that I'm making the new one from.
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And here is the finished product.
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Jack
 

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Awesome looking machine. Great job on the restoration, probably the fastest one I've seen yet. I plan to own a hydra shift one day.
 

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Beautiful machine. I wish I had one in my garage.
I'm also glad to see that Cincinnati Machines now have their own forum.
 

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Glad to see the Cincinnati forum. Just to get things started, I'll post some photos of my freshly restored 1960 Hydrashift 10x36. I've only used it on a few small projects, but it seems like a rock solid machine.
Jack
Fort Loramie, Ohio

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Glad to see the Cincinnati forum. Just to get things started, I'll post some photos of my freshly restored 1960 Hydrashift 10x36. I've only used it on a few small projects, but it seems like a rock solid machine.
Jack
Fort Loramie, Ohio

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Nice job that is a fine looking lathe, love the color to, glad for you, don't get it dirty.
 

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Glad to see the Cincinnati forum. Just to get things started, I'll post some photos of my freshly restored 1960 Hydrashift 10x36. I've only used it on a few small projects, but it seems like a rock solid machine.
I used to run a Hydrashift in a machine shop back in another lifetime then I owned one for a while. Really good machine.
 

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That is a very nice looking machine!
I like the tool holder rack as well. I might copy that if ya don't mind!
 

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That is a very nice looking machine!
I like the tool holder rack as well. I might copy that if ya don't mind!
No problem. Just some 1 1/2" stock welded to a backer.
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Jack
 
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