I bought this 325 about 10 years ago. It was not running and was partially dismantled, the head was removed and the valves were all loose. Crankshaft endplay was 1/4 inch . The entire machine was covered in heavy rust, Pretty sad looking sight. I think it ended it’s life under some very severe working conditions.
So after a complete rebuild it now runs like a charm. I only use it on weekends sort of thing…. in my home shop…so I’m sure it will outlast me.
One thing that really impresses me is the smoothness and quietness when running, that mass of cast iron can really absorb the vibrations.
Anyone have any idea when this machine was manufactured? I’m guessing the mid 70’s.
Thanks Everyone.

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