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A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe Models 10L, 13, 14 1/2, & 16

A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe Models 10L, 13, 14 1/2, & 16

Introducing a new publication for the South Bend Lathe enthusiast from ILION Industrial Services: A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe for Models 10L and 10R (known as the Heavy 10), 13" 14.5" and 16". The manual is a bound 8.5" x 11" soft cover, 156 pages in length and is fully illustrated with over 450 B&W photographs plus step-by-step instructions for refurbishing your lathe.
Softbound. 156 pages.

$39.95

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SBLLG

Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy's back with two hours worth of excellent advanced techniques for achieving a very high degree of accuracy while boring, turning, facing, threading, milling or grinding on your lathe. He also discusses and demonstrates the most important accessories you will use on your lathe. 2 hours.

$44.95

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BC63

Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD

Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

On this machining DVD, Rudy shows you the methods by which your mill can be highly accurate in every function. He also describes techniques that will expand the usefulness of your mill and improve your level of skill dramatically. Various accessories are discussed and demonstrated. A printed outline accompanies the DVD. 2 hours.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$44.95

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BC71

Alternative Energy Secrets

Alternative Energy Secrets

By Stephen D. Chastain

Stephen Chastain is a gifted mechanical engineer with an emphasis on material science. This book describes properties, processing and use of waste oil for diesel engines and burner applications fuel. Projects including collection and conversion equipment for use of waste oil, engine swapping, silencing and disposal of process sludge. Equipment is suitable for a small shop and may be built primarily from scrap materials such as discarded propane tanks, sheet metal, pipe and scrap aluminum. He discusses Oil and Fuels, Diesel Engines, Practical Alternative Fuel Technology, running on waste oil, installing a diesel engine in a car and off-grid power generation.

$28.00

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BC154

Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe

Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe

If you are thinking about cleaning up and using that old South Bend Lathe that you inherited from your grandfather (the one that has been sitting in your garage for the last 20 years), this collection of maintenance tips will help you get that beautiful piece of iron back into service. "Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe" is a starting "how-to" guide for keeping all vintage South Bend Lathes in good working order. The information is applicable to all models ranging from the 9" workshop series to the industrial versions which went from a 10" swing all the way up to 16". The manual will help educate new machine operators and enthusiasts on the correct procedures to set up, clean, lubricate, and adjust all of the critical features of the lathe. The manual is 70 pages, fully illustrated with many B&W photographs and diagrams plus step-by-step instructions on the proper methods for keeping the machine in good working order.
Softbound. 70 pages.

$16.95

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BMVSBL

Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD

Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD

By Steve Acker

Steve shows how to have a rifle that is easier to shoot accurately, with little shift in zero, using only hand tools. Bedding techniques demonstrated on three styles of stock. His methods for mounting and lapping in a scope and crowning process will assure you of improved shooting. 2 hours.

$49.95

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BC89

Binder for Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazines

Binder for Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazines

Protect your copies of Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading with our high-quality binders. Handsome and durable 3-inch binder holds and protects two full years (12 issues) for quick reference. Hunter green with gold lettering.

$14.95

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LSBN

Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1

Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1

By Stephen D. Chastain

If you have built Steve's furnaces, then you know that melting a large amount of metal is easy. Properly preparing enough sand for the molds to hold all that metal can be a real chore, but here's professional grade foundry sand muller to take the work out of making molding sand. The plans in the book are scalable up or down to make a core sand muller or a 42-inch muller from a 500-gallon tank. Steve is a regular contributor to The Home Shop Machinist magazine as well as self publisher of his books. We are proud to carry all his titles.

$22.95

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BC94

Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion

Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion

By Robert P. Langlois

Remove metal by spark erosion through electrical discharge machining. Descriptive hand-penned drawings put the author at your elbow. Electrical Discharge Machining -- Removing Metal by Spark Erosion, first published as a series in The Home Shop Machinist. Fun to make, fascinating to use -- perfect results!
Softbound. 56 pages.

$18.00

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EDM

Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace

Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace

Complete plans and operating instructions for a tilting furnace that easily melts 100 pounds of aluminum per hour. Melt with propane, diesel, or used motor oil!
Using the tilting mechanism, you will never have to handle a hot crucible again. Start, stop, and hold the furnace at any angle for precise pours. Furnace may be modified to melt other materials.
Paperback, 192 pages.

$24.95

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OFTF

Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine

Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine

By Doug Kelley

Doug Kelley's very popular Snow natural gas pumping engine, as an internal combustion engine construction series, first appeared in The Home Shop Machinist magazine. An ample supply of back issues in which the project appeared soon sold out -- encouraging reprint in a booklet format. The resulting 44-page plus cover saddle stitch volume includes 13 pages of photos that showcase full-size Snow engines housed in museum settings around the U.S. -- some that run and some that are being restored with the intent to run.

$14.95

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SNOW

Building a Heat-Treating Furnace DVD

Building a Heat-Treating Furnace DVD

By John Benjamin

John Benjamin has been building firearms for many years. Some of the nation's most successful benchrest rifle barrels have been built by him. Part of his secret is the fantastic heat-treating furnace he built. He shows and describes how it is built, and how it is used.
Barrels are heated in a vertical position, and gently brought to a stage of stillness evenly throughout their entire length. His furnace has been used over 300 times without any evidence of wear. A bill of materials is included. 45 minutes.

$25.95

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BC87

Building a Small Steam Engine DVD

Building a Small Steam Engine DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Build your own speedy little horizontal steam engine from Rudy's plans and description. Rudy does it all on a little Sherline lathe and mill. Plans and outline are included. 3 hours 40 minutes.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$49.95

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BC76

Building a Stirling Hot Air Engine DVD

Building a Stirling Hot Air Engine DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Here's a fast, free-running Stirling cycle hot air engine DVD that offers some machining challenges and hours and hours of fun. Dimensioned drawings (actual size) and outline are included. 3 hours 40 minutes.

$49.95

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BC184

Building a Target Rifle DVD

Building a Target Rifle DVD

By Steve Acker

This rifle was first described in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, and now is in video form. Steve uses some techniques and state-of-the-art tools never before seen on video. Every step of machining the receiver, bolt, barrel and scope mounts is shown. He discusses and shows the various components, tools and products he uses when building this highly precise firearm. 2 DVDs. 4 hours 10 minutes.

$59.95

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BC88

Building the CliShay

Building the CliShay

By Robert Maynard

Our clever little CliShay locomotive is beautiful - both mythical and historical - designed to be a blend of the very early, very real Shay and Climax locomotives.
Building the CliShay will get both your heart and hobby started.
Spiralbound, 112 pages

$17.95

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CLISHAY

Building Track the Train Mountain Way DVD

Building Track the Train Mountain Way DVD

By Quentin Breen

Quentin Breen, his volunteers and one employee have hand built every single one of the track sections. With pre-built forms, pre-cut parts and power equipment, a person can assemble a 12-foot straight, curved or wye section in a very short time. Quentin narrates the process as his employee assembles some sections from start to finish.

$17.95

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BC172

Correcting Bolt Lug Engagement and Excess Headspace DVD

Correcting Bolt Lug Engagement and Excess Headspace DVD

By Steve Acker

Steve demonstrates how a gunsmith can rework the Remington 700 bolt action rifle for more accuracy, using basic tooling and setups on the lathe and workbench. The work is done on a factory varmint rifle not as accurate as it should be, and which has long headspace. He improves bolt contact and the front receiver ring contact. 1 hour 35 minutes.

$49.95

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BC90

Crobalt Cutoff Blade for FoR Parting Tool

Crobalt Cutoff Blade for FoR Parting Tool

FoR holder takes common 1/2" x 3/32" tapered type parting blade. Beveled top and bottom to lock securely into a holder.
The FoR Parting Tool Holder does not include a blade in the purchase, but these are widely available from several manufacturers and many suppliers worldwide. The blade is easily sharpened on any bench grinder and instructions for setting up, sharpening, and tips for best results, are included with the holder.
Blades are double bevel for use in Brown and Sharpe type holders. Can be used in either a right or left hand holder.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$70.00

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BC210

Crobalt Solid Round Bit 1/4"x2" L

Crobalt Solid Round Bit 1/4"x2" L

Crobalt solid round tool bits are furnished centerless ground to the tolerances shown above, with both ends ground square. These tool bits are appropriate for use in a Diamond Toolholder, for especially smooth cuts on tough materials. They are recommended for boring, drilling and reaming applications. Solid rounds can also be furnished to different tolerances, and in the as-cast condition with a stock allowance of .030" on the diameter.
This machine lathe metal-cutting tool assures you of a smooth finish on any metal or even hard plastic. Crobalt has proven itself to be the best of the new alloys.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$14.00

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BC208

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