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Tman
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@richard norris wrote:

Hi all, I am playing with one of these and find it has two sizes of ball bearings: 1/4″ for the thrust bearings and 7mm approx for the others. Is this right?

Hardly likely, is it?
I rather doubt Shipley back then had even heard of a “7mm approx.” bearing balls, and when the cheaply available 1/4″ were used elsewhere on the machine.