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    Hi All, I have been using the McNaughton off and...

    Hi All,
    I have been using the McNaughton off and on for about 6 months now and feeling a lot better about it. I had lots of issues with the 2 grub screws, the seat the blade, coming loose. I fixed...
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    CNC Signing

    Hi All,
    Been a while sine I have been on here. Just curious if anyone out there are signing their bowls with a CNC (Not A Laser) and what their results are. What type you are using and what bit. I...
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    Hi All, Looks like I really started a lot of...

    Hi All,
    Looks like I really started a lot of conversation. I have been away for a bit because of schedules. I also watched a lot of videos on using it with Robo Hippy's being my favorite. I did get...
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    Thank you to everyone who responded to my...

    Thank you to everyone who responded to my message. It has been really helpful. As soon as I get the money saved up I believe Iíll be getting a McNaughton queen system. And if I have problems Iíll be...
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    McNaaughton Coring System

    Hi. All,
    Just wondering if anyone is using a coring system with a Nova DVR XP lathe and what their experience is. My Nov is wired for 115 Volts so it is 1.5 HP. Iím thinking of getting one however I...
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    Hi David, Seems simple. I never thought of that....

    Hi David,
    Seems simple. I never thought of that. A couple questions:
    1. How thick is the wood?
    2. Is the base attached to the top of the wood or the bottom? It seems that if it is on top that the...
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    Nova DVR XP Bed Extension

    Hi All,
    I just bought a Nova DVR lathe from a friend and was wondering if anyone has built a bed extension or know of plans for one. I only need to extend it about 12Ē to accommodate my hollowing...
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    Well, I am having so much fun turning on my Nova...

    Well, I am having so much fun turning on my Nova that I decided to wait until after to holidays to clean and paint the lathe.

    Jeff
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    Thanks Andrew. Nova suggested finding a...

    Thanks Andrew.
    Nova suggested finding a matching Rustoleum. However they said to use a High Heat type and the only one I know of like that is flat black for BBQ grilles. I also didnít think about...
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    Nova DVR XP

    Hi all,
    I just picked up a Nova DVR XP with new upgraded electronics (same as the Saturn) and the outrigger assembly for a really good price. I also found the cast iron legs on clearance at...
  11. Nova DVR XP Cast Iron LegsFor those of you who have this lathe

    For those of you who have this lathe and never bought the legs because they were ridiculously priced at about $600 then good new. Woodcraft has them on clearance for $159.99. But hurry as there are...
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    No Kidding.

    No Kidding.
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    Hi All, First off let me start by saying Thank...

    Hi All,
    First off let me start by saying Thank You to everyone who responded with helpful ideas. I tried the shims but they did not hold. So I went for broke and tried brazing but just messed it up...
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    Roger, Would I still need to get the bango...

    Roger,
    Would I still need to get the bango drilled out to 1Ē on the 733?
    Jeff
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    The tenon, or tang as I called it, is cast into...

    The tenon, or tang as I called it, is cast into the tail stock. The front tang is a little narrower then the back, hence the wiggle. The wiggle I get stops when I lock it down. This is why I was...
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    My neighbor is going to give me some different...

    My neighbor is going to give me some different sizes of shims to play try however I am giving thought to buying a new lathe as this is the third repair I have had to do, so I am a bit let down. I see...
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    I cut a piece of the blade that fit loosely into...

    I cut a piece of the blade that fit loosely into the space and glued it onto the tang. Even though it fit loosely, the tail stock would not travel on the bedways. So I need to try some other...
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    Hi Roger, That is what I did. I'll know tomorrow...

    Hi Roger,
    That is what I did. I'll know tomorrow if it works or not.

    Jeff
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    Hi Roger, The problem is not in the quill, itís...

    Hi Roger,
    The problem is not in the quill, itís where the tail stock rides in the bedways. The forward tang seems to have worn down about 3/32Ē. Into much but enough to cause alignment issues.
    Jeff
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    Grizzly GO632 Issue

    Hi All,
    I have the above listed lathe that I have had now for 4 years. Itís been a good lathe however over the years I have had to replace the Banjo, Digital Readout and now the tail stock has a...
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    Hi Cody, Measure the carbide cutters themselves...

    Hi Cody,
    Measure the carbide cutters themselves and contact Captain Eddie Castalin. He has excellent price and can usually handle most types of cutters. You can give the measurements in metric or...
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    Doctor's Woodshop Pens Plus

    Hi All,
    Just wondering if anyone I using this finish and if so does it last longer than friction polish?
    Thanks,
    Jeff
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    The reason I was asking about the oven is because...

    The reason I was asking about the oven is because Iím going to be turning a series of 15Ē Maple bowls and they will not fit in my microwave. I will be rough turning them to about 3/4Ē. I sold 3 of...
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    Drying a bowl in a convection oven

    Hi All,
    Just wondering if anyone has tried this and if so what the results were.
    Thanks,
    Jeff
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    Bowl Medallions

    I am seeing some turners online that put a medallion on the bottom of their bowls with what I assume is their info. Does anyone know where you can get these made?
    Thanks,
    Jeff
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