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ilex  ·  56 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Shopski: Lathe spindle bearings

Thank you! It was quite a nice machine in its day and has worked hard for a long time — someone paid a pretty penny to retrofit a gearbox onto it in the 50s, so I assume it spent at least 50 years on a shop floor making parts before getting sold off to a hobbyist for its 'retirement'.