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    Good to hear, Ted. You have the G0800, correct?...

    Good to hear, Ted. You have the G0800, correct? What happened to make your lathe have issues? Thunderstorms, power surge, big catch?
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    Back home now, and hope at least to get started...

    Back home now, and hope at least to get started in the next few days. Got some major lawn work to do though, rains and high temps while away have gotten the lawn looking a bit like a hayfield! ...
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    Well, no joy quite yet on building these LL&R...

    Well, no joy quite yet on building these LL&R bases. Had to take a trip out of town for a family situation, and had to get the garden planted, and regular work duties and such. Now, it looks like...
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    . Thanks so much, Mike…this drawing really is...

    . Thanks so much, Mike…this drawing really is helpful!
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    Thanks Robert, much appreciated. I got my...

    Thanks Robert, much appreciated. I got my casters yesterday, and now just need some time to work on these. I also have some tie down rings coming in tomorrow to weld on one of my trailers. ...
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    Robert and MikeÖ.what is the total length of your...

    Robert and MikeÖ.what is the total length of your main angled supports [the ones with the 45 degree angle]? Measured along the centerline of the piece?
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    I currently use a 7-1/4" circular saw with a...

    I currently use a 7-1/4" circular saw with a Diablo "Steel Demon" blade, and have a portaband mounted on a Swag table in verticle orientation for small parts. I also have a plasma cutter, so at...
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    Robert, you & Mike have me chomping at the bit to...

    Robert, you & Mike have me chomping at the bit to get to making my units. I got a Miller Multimatic 215, and have welded a couple of steady rests already, and done some repairs on a friends...
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    I will likely take you up on your offer here, as...

    I will likely take you up on your offer here, as I have ordered the steel for the fabrication for both my lathe LL&R units. Perhaps, I might send you a private message, and we could exchange a...
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    Thank you much for this detailed info, Robert…....

    Thank you much for this detailed info, Robert…. It is much appreciated!
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    Iíve been searching thru pics of the LL&R...

    Iíve been searching thru pics of the LL&R mobility system. I have the metal working/welding skills, but need info on parts, sizes, angles, etc. I want to fabricate two sets, one for my G0800 and...
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    Decelerate with your speed control knob slowly...

    Decelerate with your speed control knob slowly with that much inertia on the spindle. You over ran the inverters program for deceleration. Always use the speed knob instead of the stop button or...
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    . Not sure Robert, but I would guess around 30...

    . Not sure Robert, but I would guess around 30 lbs. +/- a pound or two. It is all steel construction, and very sturdy with the 12 guage steel in the arms, 3/16” thick steel flange ring and base.
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    Mike, mine is a Miller Multimatic 215 as well. :)

    Mike, mine is a Miller Multimatic 215 as well. :)
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    For the Club

    20" steady rest I fabricated for use on our club's 3520b lathes. A hollowing demo on slate for next month.

    474555 The arm at 10 o'clock can be re-positioned to any point desired, or the arm at...
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    If it were me, I'd go up a notch or two to a much...

    If it were me, I'd go up a notch or two to a much better lathe, either the 18x47 G0733 or the 22x42 G0766, as they are more substantial machines, and have the weight you need to do more and bigger...
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    Here is a lidded box I made from willow, which...

    Here is a lidded box I made from willow, which has a quilted ash lid, and willow knob. You can see how nicely it turned out. I do agree with Richard about sharp tools. Some willow has decent...
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    Steve does a great job with customer service. ...

    Steve does a great job with customer service. He will do all he can to make things right, including a new chuck if that is warranted. I’ve gotten great service from him whenever I have purchased...
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    I also have a G0766 as one of my lathes, and use...

    I also have a G0766 as one of my lathes, and use a Hurricane 100 and 125 on it. My proceedure is to tighten the jaws, and go back a “snug” the jaws on the opposite side of the first, tighten,...
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    One can put too much pressure from the wheels...

    One can put too much pressure from the wheels against the piece being turned. I've never had an issue with marking that would not sand away easily. Funny thing, today I got a request from our...
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    Welding I really like my Miller Multimatic 215. Dual...

    I really like my Miller Multimatic 215. Dual voltage, will do stick,mig,tig, aluminum, flux core, stainless steel. I love the auto set feature, for learning to get in the ball park for amperage...
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    General Metalworking I got one of the Swag Portaband tables for my...

    I got one of the Swag Portaband tables for my Bauer. I used the setup to cut parts for a lathe steady rest, posted recently. That little setup allowed me to fabricate gussets and other parts that...
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    The ring is a duct flange ring…available in...

    The ring is a duct flange ring…available in numerous sizes from McMaster-Carr.
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    Heavy Metal Steady Rest

    Heavy Metal

    Back in October, I decided to go ahead and pull the trigger on a Welding machine. I've wanted one for years, and thought I'm not...
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    I use a Nichol’s designed 4 arm steady. The one...

    I use a Nichol’s designed 4 arm steady. The one arm that normally rests at the 10 o’clock position has an adjustable position so it can be moved out of the way for lasers, etc. I like it a lot,...
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