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    07-04-2020, 11:01 PM
    Yep next time I will not be disturbing anything if not needed. Ha Good to have it ALL to bits and a retune. See what I actually bought. Hopefully I maybe able to make something agricultural with when I’m finished. I’m waiting on bearings and...
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    07-03-2020, 03:09 AM
    I checked mine and have 7 thou on one end and 8 thou clearance on the other end of the 51mm shaft. It has gauled ? where it was run dry at the ends. Inch or so But it would have been a bit tighter fit. There is a oil feed groove cut into them...
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    06-29-2020, 07:22 PM
    The skewers are put into the holes that form the fill hole and sight glass. There is a seal in either side of the bearing housing that forms the bath. Only if you get excited with the oiling of the bushings will you get The belts to run in oil...
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    06-29-2020, 01:03 AM
    Supposed to look like this mostly. But mine is just an empty box at the moment.
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    06-29-2020, 12:55 AM
    Well it’s all metric made imperial lathe. I don’t want to hopefully take it apart again and I thought if I’m going to make chips with this I may as well start with new bearings as well and give myself some hope. I ordered new tapered bearings...
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    06-28-2020, 01:02 AM
    I’ve been thinking. My concern is if I make the bull gear a looser fit then it would be only the key way holding back all the cutter force while in the lower gear ratio’s. I suppose if it doesn’t rock it should be ‘ok. What does the brains trust...
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    06-27-2020, 02:43 AM
    Thnx scrounge I have downloaded a couple of generic manuals for this. It was build in ‘81 labeled Mcmillian. It has a blistering speed of 1240 rpm full noise Have a grizzly and lantane manual which is mostly the same same with maybe a few...
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    06-27-2020, 01:42 AM
    Bought a 40 yr old Clanger Taiwanese lathe and tearing it down to fix and use. Getting the bull gear off the main spindle was a big effort as it is a interference fit. Or it is now. I ended up dinging the area where the seal runs. I could...
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    06-26-2020, 02:44 PM
    barrabruce replied to a thread Server upgrade in Our Town
    Won ...warn....worn ...One...two..two.....testes Yep seems to be all fine this end Thx
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    06-13-2020, 11:17 PM
    I need a better rifle and at least a swanky range box like yours. My break open rifle with a plastic butt and wood fore-end shoots the pope bullet quite well. If I get the brass length just right and a chamfer to hold the bullet just so. ...
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    06-09-2020, 01:39 AM
    That long wow. Anything happen after say 35 years? Or Does the world just become some sort of blurr with moments of lucid reality. Ghee Ive only been married to my wife for 35 years. Have been divorced many times on big trips for the first...
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    06-09-2020, 01:26 AM
    Should work a treat. Being a helium tank it should be light as a feather
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Far Nth Qld Australia
Classic Camp Stoves, Fishing and the odd angry shot


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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check