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  1. johnnielsen

    Amada D750 punch press with tons of tooling

    He is taking offers. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/929007722068639/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3Ad5d0adcd-cfd2-4419-83a8-02425504303d
  2. johnnielsen

    3 jaw two piece jaws Lathe chuck 12" (Bison?) . C$300

  3. johnnielsen

    Finally, a Makita battery fix.

    Every time Makita improves their battery technology, they change the way the battery fits to the tool with no backwards compatability. So I have an older circ saw, a recip saw and a couple others and no Makita battery to power them. I've been hesitant to grind away parts of the old tools'...
  4. johnnielsen

    Mori Seiki Metal Lathe C$11,000

    I saw this lathe when I went to look at the Holtzapffel lathe in another ad. It is pristine as in almost new. It belonged to a toolmaker turned luthier, Ted Thompson, who recently passed away. He built musical instruments for 30+ years. His wife is also internationally known for her art...
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    CA-AB Chevy GMC One Ton Axle Shafts C$25

    For those who like to reuse materials. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1081872826175384/?ref=marketplace_profile&referral_code=undefined
  6. johnnielsen

    Tips/Techniques Finding out 3ph motor voltage without a nameplate?

    Based on the many used machines my Father imported from Scandinavia many years ago, I would think the motor may be 380 volt.
  7. johnnielsen

    Dickson stye quick change tool post with 5 holders $200

  8. johnnielsen

    SB9 reverse threading

    If your chuck and your lathe spindle both have a collar/flange, you can make a split collar that clamps across the two of them. That eliminates any chance of the chuck coming off during reverse machining. There is a variation to this if the chuck doesn't have a collar.
  9. johnnielsen

    Tool bit question

    Here is what I saw. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/353929543807193/?
  10. johnnielsen

    Threading - 29.5/30 vs 90

    Just one other thing; the method I learned means no shifting of the compound so threading can be incorporated any where in a sequence of machining operations.