Moved a heap of crap that was stacked up so I could get to the big lathe today. The Colchester Master 2500 with a 4' bed. I haven't used this sucker since 1998?? Been scared off as last time I used it a chunk of steel flew out of the chuck clipping my ear and putting a hole in the roof.
Well time to face my fears!
Started of with a 2" bar, which I now have blisters from cutting with a rather blunt hacksaw. Took ages and a bit of sweat to get through.
I have to part it off at A
Then pore out the ⅞ hole C
Drill and tap the top clamping bolts.
Finally finish parting off B.