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Had a conversation with my mate a couple of weeks ago about getting a lathe for the new shop. I have zero experience with these, never used one...

He has years of experience and called me earlier in the week, said his current lathe can't be moved but he has secured us one...

This turned up to day. Time to learn a new set of skills. But first I'm wondering and it's a long short if anyone has any Spares or know of anywhere that may have parts as one of the gears is shot.

In the UK it's a Colchester master, USA it's a clausing 13-8000 gears that's broken is 71248-0

Much appreciated... To be updated once we work out how to move it in to position, wire it up and test it.

About as happy as a happy thing right now.


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hooligan quads
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Well after a small fortune replacing the broken gear I think we are turning. Just got the three phase plug sockets wired in only job left is to remove the pallet and get it seated correctly. Should be turning in no time


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Had to run a test of. My first time using a lathe (under supervision)

6" length with in 100th of a mm so happy with that.


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First proper turning job (not done by me) is to make a steering stem for a SRAD front end to fit on a Yamaha xv1000 tr1 build we are doing. So billet t6 7075 is used.

Machine is working awesome


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6082 is fine for stems, what it cost you for 7075?
We were lucky the local metal place did a reclaim on a business that closed down and as it's not something they Normally stock let the bar go for £20

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nice find, i never even seen 7075, think you can make wheel spindles from it
Yeh a mate was in the right place right time

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Had a conversation with my mate a couple of weeks ago about getting a lathe for the new shop. I have zero experience with these, never used one...

He has years of experience and called me earlier in the week, said his current lathe can't be moved but he has secured us one...

This turned up to day. Time to learn a new set of skills. But first I'm wondering and it's a long short if anyone has any Spares or know of anywhere that may have parts as one of the gears is shot.

In the UK it's a Colchester master, USA it's a clausing 13-8000 gears that's broken is 71248-0

Much appreciated... To be updated once we work out how to move it in to position, wire it up and test it.

About as happy as a happy thing right now.


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People learn to work on a lathe for years. A good turner means education and great experience. Without special skills, I would not recommend that you try to do something. The lathe is not a joke or a toy. The risk of injury is very high.
 

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People learn to work on a lathe for years. A good turner means education and great experience. Without special skills, I would not recommend that you try to do something. The lathe is not a joke or a toy. The risk of injury is very high.
I'm not, I have an experienced turner working with me no messing around trust me

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People learn to work on a lathe for years. A good turner means education and great experience. Without special skills, I would not recommend that you try to do something. The lathe is not a joke or a toy. The risk of injury is very high.

are you sure you have joined the right forum? noone i mean NOONE is born with a skillset of any sort. everything you know you have been learning. what you just said can be applied to anything, for example

Without special skills, I would not recommend that you try to ride a motorcycle. The motorcycles is not a joke or a toy. The risk of injury is very high.
many people join this forum in an attempt to learn new things and share his passion for streetfighters. be it building, riding or just liking them. we do encourage people to build stuff, and again. if you dont try you wont learn
 
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