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Scruffy

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I saved a brown and sharp # 0 Mill from the scrappers a couple of years ago. Every thing worked except the power feed. Broken mount for the feed shaft , repaired.
Put power to it and found out the vise was totally screwed. After probably 15 hrs it’s done. The sliding jaw was stripped out and the screw was really messed up . I needed a 1 inch by 2 1/2 internal threaded sleeve. I have a very good lathe but really didn’t,t want to try threading that deep.
Being me I took 4 1 inch nuts turned them round put them on a threaded mandrel. And welded them together . Worked great. Here’s some pics if you can see it
Thanks scruffy Ron 47E3ECF0-3D3D-43CC-834C-D111F4FDB544.jpeg 4FCC3445-AA7F-447B-93B6-C5F021931FB2.jpeg 4FCC3445-AA7F-447B-93B6-C5F021931FB2.jpeg
 

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You where everything is on the bench right. It's organized if you know what's there . Mess isn't unorganized. It's just not pretty to some people. Plus it will deter thievery if they only see ,,, junk,,, but not.
 

Scruffy

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I’m a little slow at times. When I read t. Bredehoft’s comment I thought Huh’ some on else has a bench made from a piece of bowling alley floor.
Then the light bulb came on!! I laughed till I almost cried. Yep I know where every thing is.
No one got the whole picture, so here it is
Thanks Ron EAF5840C-9327-4363-B9E3-6E1EF61EC22D.jpeg 1B22B5E4-8D69-48D7-957E-D85F36370092.jpeg C70490B2-712D-4F79-B6AE-AF01E29AA363.jpeg 3B1ACC64-01DF-469E-9D39-904538B449A6.jpeg C90EBD7D-66CA-4987-91ED-24FCD33CA5A1.jpeg
 

Scruffy

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Silver bullit, I have enough theft deterents. 250 lb English mastif, 2 backhoes, access to a industrial animal creamator, plenty of guns and above all a bad reputation
Thanks scruffy ron
 

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How'd you get a picture of your vice on my work bench?
That's funny! I looked at the pic and thought...here's a guy that has as much crap sitting on his bench as I do. I always have to put stuff away before I feel comfortable taking a pic that I'm going to post.
 

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If I cleaned every thing up people would say I never use my shop
Thanks scruffy ron
Ps the beer cartons are full of pine cones. Best thing i’ve Found to start a fire in the wood stove also handy for my cad drawings. Cardboard aid drawings.
 
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