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    Myford Lathe

    Can anyone give me any information on what lathe this is please. I know it is a myford but does anyone know what model.
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    Picked up a Kity K5

    I have managed to pick up a City 20mm bore spindle , 32mm x 78mm . What i need is a top hat washer to convert the 15mm shaft to 20mm . If anyone has one or can make me one i will obviously pay for materials and labour.
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    Picked up a Kity K5

    Thanks for looking , but too big to use on the 15mm shaft.
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    Picked up a Kity K5

    Thats what i have found, there are a couple of old 20mm spindles for sale i have seen , there must be a way of adapting them to fit ?? Just asking as the Spindle moulder will be useless to me on the K5.
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    Picked up a Kity K5

    I know this question has been done to death about changing the 15mm spindle moulder on the City K5 . The one i bought has a 15mm spindle that holds french cutters, has there been any new recent adaption that i can purchase so i can change it to a more modern spindle block cutter preferably...
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    quick release clamps for hegner

    Thanks, Saw works fine, however needed new bellows, new tensioning spring, and to cut straight you have to angle the wood about 15 degrees to get a straight cut ?? Any ideas please Already found out the quick release clamp does not need too much pressure, snapped 5 blades on tightening Lots to...
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    quick release clamps for hegner

    i will do this morning when they are open. i only ask to save me ringing if someone else has asked the same question before.
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    quick release clamps for hegner

    The reason i ask is , i bought a hegner this week off eBay, it came with two quick release clamps and i want to try it out when my 110v transformer arrives today. i have ordered clock key and clamps but will have to wait another day before i can try out the machine too see if it works. just...
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    quick release clamps for hegner

    Question from a newbie can you use the quick release clamp on the lower arm of the Hegner multicut 2 ? regards john
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    Carmarthen Show

    Friday & Saturday 25th & 26th of September. At Timberman in Bronwydd Arms near Carmarthen 2 day show with demonstrations and Stalls Anyone Going
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    Record CL3 Advice please.

    Thanks everyone Twas the Capacitor
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    Record CL3 Advice please.

    Hi, My CL3 lathe has trouble starting in the highest speed. The motor runs very slow when cold and under pressure. When i drop down one speed the motor runs fine and after 5 minutes , i can change the belt to top speed and it works. It still is reluctant to start under any pressure even when it...
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    Woodcraft Weekend at National Botanic Gardens, Wales

    I will be there, hope the weather is better than last year, however it is all under cover in the giant glasshouse or theatre. Good day out.
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    Hello

    CROESO : Welcome back Geoff, I am a relative Newbie and fellow Welshman. Glad your back. Just use the ignore button if you need to. john Abertawe
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    They look great and easy to use . Just ordered two for my AWFS18. Much cheaper than the Hegner parts. Thanks John
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