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    They did indeed, Brice. Same manufacturer for...

    They did indeed, Brice. Same manufacturer for the G0698 18/47, Laguna 18/47, and several European & Asian labels, even Baleigh had this lathe with blue/white paint scheme. The Burt Group is the...
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    I had its twin......the Grizzly G0698 18/47. I...

    I had its twin......the Grizzly G0698 18/47. I used it heavily for about 5 years, sold it to one of the turning clubs I am a member of, and they have used it regularly for classes, skills...
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    Ricc...here's my experience, developed after...

    Ricc...here's my experience, developed after having issues with one chainsaw starting... a big McCullugh. I now have 2 Husqvarna's and one Poulan Pro. Sounds like you have the gas correct by...
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    For one thing, I notice your belt is one rib off...

    For one thing, I notice your belt is one rib off on the pulley alignment. This looks like rust, but I'd have to see it in person. I will tell you this, and it is a fact......rust on cast iron is...
  5. I believe the Robinaire and the Harbor Freight...

    I believe the Robinaire and the Harbor Freight are from exactly the same factory and made from the same parts.......they are essentially clones of one another. One brand put on it for one company,...
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    Glad to hear it turned out well......you’ll never...

    Glad to hear it turned out well......you’ll never regret going this route, and have opened up a world of future options for yourself!
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    Just have the bit turning slowly and some oil on...

    Just have the bit turning slowly and some oil on it....that will get you started. I did my first one with a hand drill. Make sure the banjo is clamped tight to the bed.
  8. That vac pump will be fine for a vacuum chuck. ...

    That vac pump will be fine for a vacuum chuck. I have the almost the same pump, only from Harbor Freight. Oil mist is an issue if you don't do something to catch it. I took a metal pail, cut a...
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    The G0632 has been made and marketed [as other...

    The G0632 has been made and marketed [as other brands for overseas markets - Asia, Europe, etc] for a number of years now. Grizzly would have to get the specs changed at the manufacturer, which...
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    I have drilled out two Grizzly banjo’s to 1”...

    I have drilled out two Grizzly banjo’s to 1” Diameter. My former G0698 18/47 and one of my current lathes, the G0766, which now comes standard with the 1” hole. If you drill it out, [which is so...
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    I like and use the Robust inside bowl rest. For...

    I like and use the Robust inside bowl rest. For deep forms I like the Robust “J” rest. You would have to either call, or go to turnrobust.com to see what length post you need for a 16” swing...
  12. . I’m not Bill, but here ya go! ...

    . I’m not Bill, but here ya go!

    https://www.frugalvacuumchuck.com/
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    Ed, I have the G0800 and 6 Robust toolrests. ...

    Ed, I have the G0800 and 6 Robust toolrests. For this combination lathe and the Robust rests, you need a total height of 8-3/4" from the top of the rest where the gouge sits to the bottom of the...
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    First off....are you using the long point of the...

    First off....are you using the long point of the skew, and not the short point? If so, you have to get the angle and lift the handle to make the cut go into the valley of the V groove. A...
  15. I would put the knockout bar in the spindle from...

    I would put the knockout bar in the spindle from the other side of headstock, get a block of 2x4 and a hammer. Put 2x4 over the knockout bar, and give it a couple of good whacks. You are using too...
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    My G0800 does the same thing.....unless of course...

    My G0800 does the same thing.....unless of course I unplug the machine, which isn’t a bad thing, as it protects the VFD from power surges or lightening. It is designed that way, and not a problem. ...
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    I would recommend NOT using your 4 jaw chuck as a...

    I would recommend NOT using your 4 jaw chuck as a jam chuck! At least make one out of some wood, and use a couple of paper towels to cushion the inside mating surfaces. I use a Holdfast vacuum...
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    Brent is a stand up guy, and stands behind his...

    Brent is a stand up guy, and stands behind his product. Are you regularly using extra heavy cuts on your roughouts? I have stalled a 3 hp American Beauty, on more than one occasion, but unless...
  19. Whenever you order your chuck, just get the 1.25”...

    Whenever you order your chuck, just get the 1.25” x 8 tpi adapter....most chucks have the choice of adapter sizes available for them.
  20. Just FYI....I have both the SuperNova 2 chucks...

    Just FYI....I have both the SuperNova 2 chucks and the Hurricane HTC-100’s and HTC-125’s. I truly believe the Hurricane chucks are better than the SuperNova’s. On a couple of Nova chucks there...
  21. The G0632Z is a proven workhorse lathe which is a...

    The G0632Z is a proven workhorse lathe which is a clone of, and has the features of the Jet 1632-2 evs lathe, plus the headstock turns or rotates 90 degrees to the bed for additional capability. It...
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    I use my Robust inside and outside curved rests...

    I use my Robust inside and outside curved rests reguarly, and also a 14” J-rest. I also have their comfort and low profile rests in 6 & 9 inch lengths. To me they are invaluable resources to help...
  23. Have you tried Cole Jaws or a Longworth Chuck? ...

    Have you tried Cole Jaws or a Longworth Chuck? Mostly they are used for reversing the bowl with the bottom area exposed for final cuts to take off tenon or finsh off the bottom. You could also make...
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    Grizzly Green Monster Group .....a support group...

    Grizzly Green Monster Group .....a support group of Grizzly owners. Look at top of page, find “community” icon, click, then groups.......you will see it. You are welcome to join, and begin...
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    The overrun condition can certainly trip the...

    The overrun condition can certainly trip the inverter. The proper way to do it is to use the speed dial to ramp down, and not just use the off button. David Roseman has some great information on...
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