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Old 09-06-2016, 09:34 AM   #295
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What brand and type of paint are you using? It looks great.
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Old 09-06-2016, 09:54 AM   #296
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Looking Good,
Thanks for the update on the MH,
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What brand and type of paint are you using? It looks great.
The paint is Sadolin and made by AxzoNobel. I have no idea what the equivalent U.S. paint is. It's oil and naphtha based. The color is matched to the last layer I found when sanding the paint down.
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Today I lifted the lathe bed on to the bases. Aligning a bed weighing around one ton so that the bolts fit was not the easiest thing.

Since I've already shown you that my shop is a mess, I'm sure you won't mind the background


I left two screws in each base so as to not lose the alignment of the pan and the bases. I then put wood blocks for the lathe bed to land on.


Using the engine hoist I lifted the bed on to the wood blocks and visually aligned it. That at least got it close.


After that I lifted one end and removed the screws and the wood blocks. No fingers in there in case the bed drops - kind of like playing Jenga!

I couldn't quite get the screws to thread, but I got them into the holes.

Next I lifted the other end of the bed and removed the screws, wooden blocks.


Slowly lowering the bed I got it aligned so I could get the screws threaded in place.


Then back to the first end again and get it realigned so I could get the screws threaded.


Finally, I leveled the screws on the bases and aligned the bed somewhat.


The lathe is now sitting with about 1/20th of a degree of twist on the bed. That might now seem like a lot, but if you're turning something like a driveshaft it's about 1 mm (3/64) in radius over the length of the driveshaft. I'll level it out completely once it's completely back together. It's now ready for its final coat of paint and after that the final polish of the bed rails. You can see a few blotches here and there where there's only one coat of paint on it.

It feels really good to get it this far. Not only does it feel more complete, but it also frees up quite a bit of space in the shop. Space, the final frontier....
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It feels really good to get it this far. Not only does it feel more complete, but it also frees up quite a bit of space in the shop. Space, the final frontier....
Looking very nice!

I will have to remember that last line. We just downsized to a new shop building. The CAD layout of equipment and materials shows that everything should work just fine. But, the problem was we have not tossed out all of the surplus equipment, materials, junk, etc. Due to time constraints, we just had the movers move everything. I have been sorting, tossing, selling, etc. for a few months with more work to go. Free space is not free! I've had to work for it.
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Messy? This is messy even if somewhat controlled when your trying to work



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Old 09-08-2016, 05:36 PM   #301
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That's my kinda garage! Minus the snow though!
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Nice! I wish I could get my RV into my garage without having to disassemble it first.
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Just a small update today. I've started assembling the parts of the lathe that I have worked on. It's incredible how it looks like you have done so much when really all you've just done is the final assembly. All those hours of fixing, prepping, painting, etc. don't show in the time it takes to put it all back together.

A corner of the carriage was broken off and I repaired it with steel epoxy. I figured that would hold since it's not load bearing.


The carriage is surprisingly heavy. I had to use the shop hoist to get it back on the lathe.


Once in place assembling the carriage assembly goes rather quickly. I still have to go through and lube everything, but I don't want the oil getting on my hands and leaving fingerprints everywhere.


The cross slide is in place, and the base for the compound is set in place. That's where I left it this evening. I'll get back to it tomorrow when the paint on the corner repair is dry.
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Impressive piece of machinery Erik.
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Erik,
You are doing Fantastic work on this refurbish.
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I mounted the apron today. That was a heavy job. The shape doesn't allow you to lift it with the hoist, so I had to lift it into place by hand while my wife attached the screws. It took several tries to get it lined up so the screws would catch.


The rest of the pieces on the compound went on fairly easily, and by the end of the day it's starting to look like a lathe again.


I still need to weld the cast iron hand wheel, but after that the compound should be operational. Next I will start work on getting the gearbox painted and back in place.
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You are doing Fantastic work on this refurbish.
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Thanks guys! I look forward to being able to use it. Now that it's assembly of the big components, a lot happens at once and I really feel like I'm making process. Plus I'm getting the space back in my shop that all the pieces were taking up.
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I think you should change your signature block to "under extreme renovation".
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