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wefalck

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There are some parts I have been looking for for decades to complete my lathe sets (Lorch, Schmidt & Co. and Wolf, Jahn & Co.):

- A 90° steady for D-bed lathes (I only ever saw one on ebay and didn't get it):
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- A collet-holding screw-tailstock for WW-lathes

- A rotating head-stock for WW-lathes

- A set of or individual wheel-chucks for a WW-lathe:
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MNowlin

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Looking for a Jig Bore

I'm looking for a Jig Bore. I prefer a Hauser M1, 2A3, or 2BA. I'm open to other models if comparable.

Thanks!
 

robmack

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K&D Inverto 17 Anvil Plate wanted

I'm looking for the anvil plate ONLY for a K&D Inverto 17 staking tool. The anvil plate I currently have my Inverto 17 seems not to be original, because there are holes spread over the plate, that some of the holes don't line up to the arm and there is no hole large enough to accept a stake in the inverted position. I am not too fussy on condition of the plate so long as it is serviceable.
 

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I am looking for collets for this lathe: Massachusetts Lathe The collets differ from most lathe collets in that the draw bar has external threads and the collet has internal threads.
 

RodJB

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I'M LOOKING FOR SOME OLD RUBY RED AGATE OIL POTS OR CUPS FOR A BERGEON 4 CUP OILER. MINE IS MISSING THE 2 LARGER POTS ON THE RIGHT. I ALSO HAVE SOME WOODEN OIL CUPS THAT ARE MISSING THEIR INSERTS AS WELL. ANYONE HAVE ANY SPARES OR KNOW A REASONABLE SOURCE?
THEY MEASURE ROUGHLY ABOUT 17mm ACROSS.
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MartinM

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Looking for a C. E. Marshall/Moseley #11 stump for closing cannons.
 

motormaker

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I am looking for a watchmakers' lathe countershaft similar to one of these. It needs to be fully functional but not necessarily pristine (I want to use it). Thanks.
Jim
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wefalck

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There are some parts I have been looking for for decades to complete my lathe sets (Lorch, Schmidt & Co. and Wolf, Jahn & Co.):

- A 90° steady for D-bed lathes (I only ever saw one on ebay and didn't get it):
View attachment 399611
Forgot to mention that about a year ago finally another one turned up on ebay. Got it, but don't ask me about the price ;) Became a Christmas gift from my wife ...
 

wefalck

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I didn't get around to set up the 6 mm with this 90° tailstock, but here are a couple of (edited) picture from the auction:

Lorch-58e-1-72.jpg

Lorch-58e-2-72.jpg

The tailstock has the same taper as the other tailstocks. I am not sure why the inclined face of the insert faces upward in all old catalogue pictures, as the pressure from the tool would deflect the part upward and, therefore, the inclined face should face downward. However, the face has a slight V-groove milled in and perhaps that is sufficient to prevent the deflection of very delicate parts. I will have to experiment with it and make a few inserts myself.
 

gmorse

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Hi wefalck,

I am not sure why the inclined face of the insert faces upward in all old catalogue pictures, as the pressure from the tool would deflect the part upward and, therefore, the inclined face should face downward.
Surely it would be the right way up if mounted behind the bed, as the pictures suggest it was?

Regards,

Graham
 

wefalck

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When the tool is set at centre-height or a tad below, as is common, the workpiece will be deflected upwards by the tool-pressure. Hence, a steady should act to keep the work-piece down. Also, if the face is up, the lower edge would interfere with the cutting tool.
 

cbaron

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I'm looking for a set of 8mm lathe collets, I'm not particular about the specific maker as long as they all match. Ideally a set of 50+. Thanks!
 

Duncan Luddite

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When the tool is set at centre-height or a tad below, as is common, the workpiece will be deflected upwards by the tool-pressure. Hence, a steady should act to keep the work-piece down. Also, if the face is up, the lower edge would interfere with the cutting tool.
G'day Wefalk,
I know it's been a while since you posted, and you might have it all sussed out by now, but I was wondering if the upward facing bevel is because the friction from the rotation of the work-piece will make it try to 'drive' down the surface of the steady, and therefore move the work-piece towards the cutter slightly, which is pushing back the other way slightly, and so cancel each other out?
Just thinking about the physics of it all and I may be completely wrong, but the 'old guys' knew what they were doing, and it's something I have to remind myself of regularly, when reading antique shoemaking books, when something seems odd to give the old way a try, and I often have an 'Ah Ha' moment :)
Cheers
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wefalck

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Only saw your comment today. In a way you may be right. And yes, these designs were based on experience, not on theoretical engineering considerations. I haven't used this implement yet in anger in order to be able to comment with my own experience.
I gather, the cutter must be very precisely at centre-height, as the downward forces from the friction cannot be very heigh - if the cutter was only a tad below centre-height, there is a tendency for the work-piece to jump up and over the cutting edge, particularly with softer materials (which is a practical experience I had many times).
 
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RodJB

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I'M LOOKING FOR SOME OLD RUBY RED AGATE OIL POTS OR CUPS FOR A BERGEON 4 CUP OILER. MINE IS MISSING THE 2 LARGER POTS ON THE RIGHT. I ALSO HAVE SOME WOODEN OIL CUPS THAT ARE MISSING THEIR INSERTS AS WELL. ANYONE HAVE ANY SPARES OR KNOW A REASONABLE SOURCE?
THEY MEASURE ROUGHLY ABOUT 17mm ACROSS.
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Still looking for these...
 

Llamazares Gil

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hello, I would be interested in buying a second hand 8mm watchmaker's lathe.
I would need to have accessory slide rest accessory.
Thanks
 

Pete Cronos

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I recently picked up a Levin Offset Head # 0662-03. I did find it listed in one
of their catalogs under contact lens tooling.
It is listed as having a male #2 B&S taper.
I am looking for tooling such as a drill chuck, and other items that
have a female #2 B&S Taper.
 

ratch

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Anyone have a webster mainspring winder laying around and want to get rid of it ?
 

turboflyer

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I have had this lathe for some time. 8mm. Just can’t seem to pull the trigger on a sherline. I am hopeful to find a headstock chuck and tailstock chuck . Most of the collets are Mosley. Thanks

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wefalck

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The bed is a Boley reform, but the wax chuck (converted to driving centre, I suppose) you showed, is a Mosley conoidal, not WW. Is the headstock Boley or Mosley ? If the headstock is Boley, these are not the right collets.

If the headstock is Boley, it should be no problem to find various makes of three-jaw chucks on WW-arbors that fit.

What do you mean by 'tailstock chuck' ?
 

turboflyer

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The bed is a Boley reform, but the wax chuck (converted to driving centre, I suppose) you showed, is a Mosley conoidal, not WW. Is the headstock Boley or Mosley ? If the headstock is Boley, these are not the right collets.

If the headstock is Boley, it should be no problem to find various makes of three-jaw chucks on WW-arbors that fit.

What do you mean by 'tailstock chuck' ?
That is one of the Mosley headstock cutters. I thought the tail stock could be fitted with a drill chuck but obviously needs the right shaft size. Seems like everything I look at get to be stupid money, more than the sherline. I thought the I thought the bed and head were the same.
 

RodJB

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LEVIN STAKES WANTED & Levin staking set instructions/manual:
I am looking for the following Levin stakes... The numbers I need are no. 1, 31, 96. 99, 101 thru to 108, and 111 thru to 120

The manual may have a map of the different stakes so I could maybe replace some of the missing ones with another brand?
 

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LOOKING FOR A KNURLED NOT FOR A BOLEY TAILSTOCK SPINDLE CLAMP.
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Hi Rod,

These are commercially available in sizes like M3 and M4 in chemically blackened high carbon steel. Do a search for DIN 466, and look at pictures of the Boley sets.

The DIN dimensions are perfect for the upper thumbscrew. Blue it if you like, but the processing is very good and the color matches the G. Boley OEM from their hammer-tone sets precisely. I think the nickel sets used blued trim, but don't have one. I trimmed one of these down to fit and added a notch (almost OEM) from what I purchased online, and sold the other two (I had to buy a minimum of three) on eBay to pay for mine! IIRC, they are a straight knurl, rather than checkered, and also take a small brass washer, so go whole hog (why not?). If another user can post a picture of theirs, you can measure your threads, order one and mount it up to cut it to very closely resemble the original. Make the washer and Bob's your uncle.

Looks and works perfectly. I think I did one for the collet holding (larger) as well as the runner (smaller). Good luck!
 
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Betzel

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Hi all,

Want some G. Boley / BTM "Geneva" style tailstock parts? These are from an old D-bed or triangle.

I'm not selling anything, just giving stuff away. They're not branded or perfect, but useful. If there's no interest, then I'm scrapping them: It's a large, cast iron, nickel plated double pulley for a 6.6mm tailstock (or turns) fits on your spindle shaft. These were for turning larger work between centers. It's only the pulley and you'll have to make the arm, etc. The taper does not fit the 7mm W-J / Lorch / Generics, or I would keep it :) It fits the G. Boley. Also have a 6.6mm shaft sized jacot drum (slots are 2,5-11). I would rub it with some diamond paste, then use it, but it doesn't fit my stuff. Both are probably 100 years old...

All I am asking for is postage via PP. PM me (do not reply here) if you can use this stuff and cover the postage. I'm in the EU, so that's the drawback.

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RodJB

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Hi all,

Want some G. Boley / BTM "Geneva" style tailstock parts? These are from an old D-bed or triangle.

I'm not selling anything, just giving stuff away. They're not branded or perfect, but useful. If there's no interest, then I'm scrapping them: It's a large, cast iron, nickel plated double pulley for a 6.6mm tailstock (or turns) fits on your spindle shaft. These were for turning larger work between centers. It's only the pulley and you'll have to make the arm, etc. The taper does not fit the 7mm W-J / Lorch / Generics, or I would keep it :) It fits the G. Boley. Also have a 6.6mm shaft sized jacot drum (slots are 2,5-11). I would rub it with some diamond paste, then use it, but it doesn't fit my stuff. Both are probably 100 years old...

All I am asking for is postage via PP. PM me (do not reply here) if you can use this stuff and cover the postage. I'm in the EU, so that's the drawback.

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Shannon Nuckols

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Need Complete Staking set in Good condition and small ligne(banquette) mainspring winder set. The Ebay and Etsy sets are over priced and in poor condition. Thank you
 

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I am looking for a milling attachment for a Derbyshire Magnus 10mm lathe the beds are the same on 8mm lathe as well, I am in the UK but am willing to buy and pay postage I know it’s a long shot but more chance of someone in USA having one than here in UK so if anyone has one they are willing to sell please PM me .
Thanks in advance Dell
 

RodJB

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Hardinge Dale combination movement holder parts needed...
I'm looking for some missing pieces for one of these movement holders.
I need one of each part indicated by red arrows
I need three of the piece indicated by the blue arrow.
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