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    Machine Tumbler Gear

    I have a Busy Bee B2227L 10 x 18 inch lathe. Wondering if anyone has a plan to build a tumbler gear for this lathe. This allows reversing the threading feed to allow cutting left-hand threads. Thanks
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    Left hand thread

    I have an arbour spindle that is missing the retaining bolt. Afaik part is not available (very old tool). The arbour thread is internal; I have tried both metric & imperial bolts but no go - diameter seems appropriate but a bolt will not thread in. Either it is damaged or it is left-hand thread...