Re: [Emc-users] Tida_TD-1336_lathe

2017-01-31 Thread Gregg Eshelman
If you can figure out what Grizzly called that one when they sold it (they seem to have at some point sold every design of Chinese and Taiwan made mill and lathe) you may be able to get some parts, or at least download a manual. I know JET sold that lathe during their "green period" before they

Re: [Emc-users] Tida_TD-1336_lathe

2017-01-31 Thread Kirk Wallace
On 01/31/2017 05:40 PM, John Alexander Stewart wrote: > Kirk - why replace the tailstock? With gang tooling, you'll be able to make > lots of things... > > (I'm -slowly- CNCing a smaller 8x18 lathe) > > John. I see a lot of similar 13 x 36 lathes marketed as gunsmith lathes. The long bed seems

Re: [Emc-users] Tida_TD-1336_lathe

2017-01-31 Thread John Alexander Stewart
Kirk - why replace the tailstock? With gang tooling, you'll be able to make lots of things... (I'm -slowly- CNCing a smaller 8x18 lathe) John. -- Check out the vibrant tech community on one of the world's most engaging

Re: [Emc-users] Tida_TD-1336_lathe

2017-01-31 Thread MC Cason
Take LOTS of pictures as you go along, with a summary of accomplishments. On 01/31/2017 05:37 PM, Kirk Wallace wrote: > A lathe showed up on my doorstep (almost). A friend called up and said > "I've got a lathe in my trailer and I want to know if I can bring it by > today." I guess he knows

Re: [Emc-users] Tida_TD-1336_lathe

2017-01-31 Thread Gene Heskett
On Tuesday 31 January 2017 18:37:31 Kirk Wallace wrote: > A lathe showed up on my doorstep (almost). A friend called up and said > "I've got a lathe in my trailer and I want to know if I can bring it > by today." I guess he knows me well enough to know that I could not > refuse. I have had it a

[Emc-users] Tida_TD-1336_lathe

2017-01-31 Thread Kirk Wallace
A lathe showed up on my doorstep (almost). A friend called up and said "I've got a lathe in my trailer and I want to know if I can bring it by today." I guess he knows me well enough to know that I could not refuse. I have had it a couple of days and I took some time to scrape the first layer of