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    This is the post of the year so far!!

    Great pics, thanks very much!!

    Glad you are making the best of your opportunity to see something different.

    Keep the pictures coming, it keeps the jealousy down here under control!
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    Are they the same?

    The Paramount Browns lathe and the one from Ozmestore are most likely the same thing. I know for a fact that many of the other machines Paramount sell are the same as the Ozmestore ones. I have been...
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    Well done

    Looks great. Did you get the ground off door with it? There is hours of entertainment there for you, well worth every cent!! It should be very useful for many projects. Are you planning a full...
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    Apologies to Bob, PDW and all others.

    I didn't mean to cause any offence to anyone, particularly Bob as I value his significant input on this forum. I respect everyones choice to treat their machines as they see fit. I never meant to...
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    Have a go!!

    Bob, you seem really concerned about that bit of dust from dressing a wheel. I hope your area where you keep your lathe is well sealed from dust that blows around on a hot windy day. I understand...
  6. Arboga drill and tool and cutter Gumtree Adelaide hills

    I spotted is add for the Arboga and he is also selling a T&C which looks like it could be a Macson?

    http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/harrogate/power-tools/argborga-drill-stand/1078505475
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    The agricultural connection!

    Good job getting that thing apart and repaired.

    An employee once asked me how I always seemed to know how to fix things. I told her it was because I am so good at breaking stuff I had to learn. ...
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    What material did you mean for air line?

    As funds allow I will be putting a 20mm or 25mm pipe around the garage and put the regulator on the end of that. I plan to have maybe a 5m or so 10mm ID hose to tools

    I would encourage you to...
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    They were designed to frustrate!!

    I thought they were just an everlasting reminder of my willingness to buy something that is cheaper and possibly not functioning as it should and that I was willing to pay more for it than anyone...
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    Possibly twins!!

    Hi Peter, they do look very similar. Without comparing close ups it's hard to tell. I guess if there was some sort of deal to make them in Australia then why not elsewhere as well.
    Well done on...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for that link. I used an ER32 collet chuck on a mt3 shank with adaptors to the mt6 taper and drawbolt in my lathe several times but found that it didn't seem to be as ridgid as the 5C collets....
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    These 5C collets work well. I haven't used one in...

    These 5C collets work well. I haven't used one in the same model lathe as you have but I see no reason why they wouldn't work just as well there. The advantage with 5C collets is that work holding in...
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    I remember them!!

    We had one of those a few spreaders ago. They were popular around here. Ours would hold about 1/2 tonne of super and they also claimed that you could spread lime with them. We smashed a few of the...
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    It is a Cincinatti, or a Macson, they appear to...

    It is a Cincinatti, or a Macson, they appear to be the same and I have one of each as it was cheaper to buy the second one with all the other extra tooling than buy the bits individually, well that...
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    Well done

    snapatap, I think that is the same place I picked up a T&C and a few other bits. I am pleased the patterns are going to someone who will make something happen with them.
    Was the large vertical mill...
  16. Thanks for the link, very interesting. The...

    Thanks for the link, very interesting.

    The Canadian Museum of making is one I enjoyed looking at.

    http://museumofmaking.com/

    Has anybody else got a place to look at?
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    Knux tips

    Its a knux type insert. I had touched this tip up on the soft wheel so it had a slightly larger radius. I can't remember the grade. I only use these as that is what we used where I did my...
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    Carbide tips and a lathe with power!!

    The pics below show a very enjoyable time cutting on the Lathe. I am making a new stub axle hub for a machine so needed to turn down about 60mm of this 65mm bar to 45mm. I used 450 rpm, .6mm/rev feed...
  19. Well done

    I have sent you a pm with a number you could try, they run between Adelaide and Melbourne.

    I was hoping someone from here bought that little Shaper so we can hear about what happens to it.
  20. Thread: Gravity Tilt

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    What is the purpose for it?

    What do you intend to use the trailer for?
    Some of the Tilt Plant trailers I have seen require the load to hold the tray in the level position. As these trailers are almost always carrying the...
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    Thanks everyone for your help. I haven't used...

    Thanks everyone for your help. I haven't used many mill drills as we have always had Milling machines where I have worked and I have had this cheap little chinese belt driven thing for 20 years but...
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    I am sure it has been repainted at some point....

    I am sure it has been repainted at some point. The electric controls have also been replaced and I will need to have a proper look at it when I can get it near some electricity again. I have taken...
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    That was what I was hoping!!

    I thought it looked like an Arboga, but I wasn't sure. Even if it is a copy the machine is well made and only the one gear change handle is broken. The guy selling it had only recieved stupid offers,...
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    Can anyone help me identify this mill drill?

    I recently picked up this mill drill and would like to know if anyone can make an educated guess at who would have made it. Unfortunately the owner has been confined to a home and is unable to shed...
  25. How much of a fall would it take to crack the bed...

    How much of a fall would it take to crack the bed though?
  26. Need Hercus parts anyone?? I wonder how this happened!!

    Just saw this on Grays

    http://www.graysonline.com/lot/0001-8001653/engineering-and-toolmaking/hercus-lathe-seaton-sa
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    Try Harder

    Thats not a very big shaper and it wouldn't take up much room!!!
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    Treadle Metal lathe

    I was to slow and this is already sold :(. I hope a collector or someone that appreciates this lathe has bought it.

    http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/adelaide-region/antiques/metal-lathe/1072695959
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    You only need to tee in the hydraulic circuit to...

    You only need to tee in the hydraulic circuit to both cylinders as the bucket should have enough strength to avoid twisting. You will possibly be invetsing a lot into this bucket with only some...
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    How hard is it to get a trailer GTM reduced?

    I have been looking at some used plant trailers and many are over 4.5t GTM, taking a huge rego $$ increase. For the carrying capacity we need we can keep it under 4.5t GTM and therefore save on rego,...
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    Ground level loading trailers

    Has anyone here had any experience with this type of trailer? I had the chance to buy one a few years ago and was to slow. Now everytime I have to lift something onto a trailer or step up onto it I...
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    Bench mount surface grinder

    I spotted this surface grinder. It needs a magnetic chuck and some love, but for $400 it may suit someone.

    http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/golden-grove/other-tools-diy/surface-grinder/1055806924
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    Other options

    Can you swap the tailstock and workhead around? That would place the drive for the workhead away from the grinding wheel and then not need the angle on the grinding wheel? It would look from the pic...
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    That's a hard task!!

    The best might be a tool post grinder, or a cylindrical grinder. I understand not everyone has that luxury.
    A very sharp HSS tool with coolant would be enjoyable or a file and emery is what I might...
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    Mitutoyo depth gauge and other items

    A bit to costly for me.

    Mitutoyo Depth Guage #7217 | Other Tools & DIY | Gumtree Australia Morphett Vale Area - Onkaparinga Hills | 1052948593

    Also check out his other items, height gauge and...
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    I think it needs a new tailstock

    Found this lathe on gumtree

    OLD VINTAGE BELT DRIVEN METAL LATHE MACHINE & MOTOR | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Port Adelaide Area - Enfield | 1053118146
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    Penrice Soda Auction in Adelaide

    I spotted the auction. It is worth looking at the pictures if nothing else.
    Nice machine tools, Geared head drill Ardboga? Mazak lathe etc.

    https://www.mgs.net.au/auction/viewauction.html?a=7588
  38. Thread: Which Lathe?

    by Burner
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    What is the freight delivered to you from...

    What is the freight delivered to you from Ozmestore? I think you better know that before you commit. I have bought a bit of gear from them but have been able to pick it up and check it out before...
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    I delivered the surface grinder today and Picked...

    I delivered the surface grinder today and Picked up what he had done for me and we are both happy with the deal. Thanks to the posters here for helping set a value. I am sure I got a fair amount of...
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    $1500 would be dreaming!

    Thanks everyone for your comments. It is always hard with these deals, as he is supplying labour so how hard does he work and how good is the job he has done? Probably good or I wouldn't have got him...
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    Have a go.

    Collets for the lathe can be really handy, to avoid chuck marks and to have something run pretty true without much effort. I would encourage you to set up a collet chuck properly that you can place...
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    Macson surface grinder, pics

    Can anyone help me to put a value on this surface grinder. I have had it for a number of years and got a bigger one a couple of years ago so I do not use it anymore. I have someone interested in...
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    Iron deficiency is hard to cure, I keep trying!!

    My agronomist says that I must have a big Iron deficiency. Growing up on the farm I inherited a desire for a better tool or machine to make the job easier and also stuff that is interesting. I...
  44. Thread: Mazak Lathe.

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    Could be difficult

    I agree with PDW, it would have to be cheap. As much as they were great lathes to operate, finding or constructing or adapting a tailstock isn't easy. I have been involved with adapting one before...
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    Rotary Surface Grinder, single phase

    I have never used one of these, are they capable of sharpening milling cutters?

    Rotary Surface Grinder in Macarthur, VIC | eBay
  46. Thread: Lathe Project

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    Lathe Project

    I spotted this on Gumtree. Anyone feel like a nice drive to the Clare Valley? It might be hard to search for because of the spelling.

    METAL LAYTHE | Miscellaneous Goods | Gumtree Australia South...
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    Looking for a good home

    They are a bit sentimental about Dads stuff, but I think they mentioned $600, if I remember correctly, but I think you could perhaps negotiate. They really want the stuff to go to someone who will...
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    Torpex shaper coming up for sale

    When picking up the T & C Grinder yesterday I checked out this Torpex shaper that will be up for sale soon. It has no nameplate on it but it looks the same as my Torpex shaper. It is in good...
  49. Here are the pics of the T & C

    They are not the best pics and I forgot to get any of the extra wheels and attachments. I need to clear a space in the workshop and get it in there to start working with it.

    Thanks for the ideas...
  50. Anyone got a belt for a Cincinnatti Tool and Cutter grinder?

    I bought this T & C Grinder on Ebay and picked it up today. Does anyone have suggestions where to get a belt from?

    Cinncinnatti Number TWO Tool AND Cutter Grinder in Victor Harbor, SA | eBay
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