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Wessexman30/03/2019 19:45:53
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Hi I have just got around to start the restoration of my Lorch AB of c1908. Could anyone suggest please where I could get the bed ground without costing the proverbial arm and a leg.

Appreciate any ideas please.

best regards Keith

Chris Evans 630/03/2019 21:32:10
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Never used them myself but Slideway Services in Nuneaton West Midlands get a regular mention.

Pete Rimmer31/03/2019 14:02:18
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Slideways packed up at Christmas. Some guy down in Kent has the machines now.

Lee Kennedy02/04/2019 10:10:05
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Hi,

I tried to contact Brian yesterday regarding a regrind on a Boxford. Brian informed me that he had retired but would pass my information on to someone else. Last night I got a call from Matt who I believe may also be in Nuneaton. I have sent him pics today so as I get more info on location etc I will happily pass information on.

thanks

David George 107/04/2019 22:12:59
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Hi Lee any news on a bedway regrinder. Just wondered if you had heard from your contact.

David

Lee Kennedy08/04/2019 17:54:36
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Hi,

I have been dealing with Matt @ Unislide in Nuneaton. I have his mobile number which he has said I can give to anyone interested, although I don’t want to put it in a post on forum for obvious reasons. I’ll PM the number if you like? Other than that a quick google would give a landline number.

I have found Matt very helpful, I am dropping my Model A Boxford off at the end of this month for regrind.

Lee

Steve King 516/04/2019 08:25:38
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For no other reason than curiosity what does a lathe bed re grind cost?

Chris Evans 616/04/2019 09:35:16
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Posted by Steve King 5 on 16/04/2019 08:25:38:

For no other reason than curiosity what does a lathe bed re grind cost?

To many variations on bed design for a close answer to that question.

Dave Daniels16/05/2019 09:57:21
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Posted by Lee Kennedy on 08/04/2019 17:54:36:

Hi,

I have been dealing with Matt @ Unislide in Nuneaton. I have his mobile number which he has said I can give to anyone interested, although I don’t want to put it in a post on forum for obvious reasons. I’ll PM the number if you like? Other than that a quick google would give a landline number.

I have found Matt very helpful, I am dropping my Model A Boxford off at the end of this month for regrind.

Lee

I'm interested in having my Super7 done but after several tries on the landline number .. no answer.

Anyone else had any joy on L/L phone ??

D.

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