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    Atlas Lathe Milling Attachment

    When I had a Atlas 12 inch lathe it had a milling attachment, as I remember it was heavy duty and did a good job..I have moved on to South Bend lathe and also have a milling machine, it all takes time.....
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    My Drill Chuck Keeps Falling Off

    Quote " Albrecht chuck on a no name R8 adapter and got much improved runout " Buy the drill chuck with a intergral R-8 shank and you will be happy with the run out, no laping needed...
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    My Drill Chuck Keeps Falling Off

    I have a Albrecht keyless drill chuck on my mill with a intergral R-8 shank made in Germany, not cheep but worth every penny....packrat
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    Lathe Moving Dolly

    Yes I think your right..Are you a teacher.?
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    Lathe Moving Dolly

    Yes awake, Got to use spell check more.....
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    Round Ram Bridgeport

    Interesting how the table was fixed...
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    Round Ram Bridgeport

    Thanks for the information on the spindle taper, sounds like the old South Bend Mill with that 30MM spindle nose, I could live with that even if I found a South Bend Mill that had some organelle tooling that came with the machine..??
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    Round Ram Bridgeport

    Quote by Hopsteiner "I well understand. There was no shedding of tears as that M head departed. The J would be a big upgrade" May I ask what are the problems with a Bridgeport M Head Milling Machine, there is a M head on eBay right now for $1725.00
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    Lathe Moving Dolly

    At work {I was doing HVAC-R} we had a large machine that was not running right, come to find out the neutral wire was loose that was all it was.... A boiler one time was doing syringe things come to find out the McDonnell Miller Mercury switch was loose on the mount turning the flame off and on...
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    Round Ram Bridgeport

    Thanks Bill, I live out west in Utah.
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    Round Ram Bridgeport

    One is for sale about 40 miles from me right now, but he wants $4000.00 for it..?? That is out of my reach $$ wise and moving it 40 miles on the freeway with rented trailer has me concerned.....https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/60168066
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    Round Ram Bridgeport

    I have been reading your post about the round ram Bridgeport, I have been looking for one that is close to my shop that I can afford, there seems to be more on the east cost ?, but shipping is a killer..Please keep posting updates, very informative... thanks
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    Lathe Moving Dolly

    That is funny My wife has the same unique ability to find stuff...do not know why that is..??
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    Select 816 B Lathe Acquired

    Thanks for posting that site www.pdfdrive.net it is very good...
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    Lathe Moving Dolly

    "I think you may needs to seeks counselling." Funny
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