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    Digital Readout DITRON D80

    I just bought and mounted this DRO on my Bridgeport . All is almost fine... My X coordinate is reversed. The right hand side is reading -X and the left hand side is reading +X. Does anyone know how to flip the reference in the settings? thanks any help will be appreciated. I have considered...
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    Sizing a dro to the mill

    Hi All, I have a Bridgeport with a 42" table and a 24" knee. What length scales should l get? I understand the whole travel measurement calculation but, what about the width of the reader? Dan
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    wire gauge for my VFD

    What is the proper wire gauge for a single ph 220v input? The VFD states the draw is 23amps max. The contact terminals & connectors that shipped with the VFD are blue for 16-14 gauge wire. This does not make sense. The VFD is for a 3ph/3hp motor 8.7amp draw. It seems to me that at a minimum I...
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    tapping a punched hole

    I have a (100) pcs of hot rolled 1/2" plate that i need to tap a 1/2-13 hole. Can I punch these holes with a 27/64" punch and run my tap through, or do I need to punch the hole undersized and size the hole with a drill bit? these plates are not for aerospace or anything like that. thanks Dan
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    Jacobs spindle nose lathe collet chuck

    Hi All, I just bought this chuck with a full set of the rubber collets. No more frustration of not have a collet for the odd diameter. Mounted it on my 10ee (1942) chucked a 1/2" dowel pin in the collet and got .025" run-out for a reading!!! pulled the rubber collet out and took a reading on...
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    10ee steady rest

    A while back I bought a steady rest, it looks identical to all the one I have seen pictures of. I was greatly surprised and disappointed the first time I went to use it, it was not the correct one. It fits the ways but it's center is too high. What have I bought? Dan
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    those inexpensive vfd on ebay???

    I have a wood turning lathe that I'm putting a 2hp/3ph motor on and want to control the speed with a VFD. The current set up has a variable cone type speed control but will only go down to about 700 rpm. I need to drop to the 350-500 range. can those inexpensive drive do the job? I need the...
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    Sjogren speed chuck #2a -d3

    My chuck has about .010 run-out can I undo the 4 socket cap screws and tap it back on center? I'm going to try anyway but wondered if this was standard procedure? Dan
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    cross feed dust cover ee 41 round dial

    I have done a few searches for the dimensions of the cover but can not find anything. If someone can point me in the right direction or proved me with a few key dimensions I will fabricate one out of sheet metal. If I knew the gauge and length of the cover I have the rest. Also does anyone...
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    10ee base swap can it be done?

    Hi all I have recently bought a 1942 10ee with a electronic DC generator. round thread and feed selector. I have another later model machine still has the round selector the carriage and ways are in better shape. I want to put the later model on the 1942 base. Does anyone know if the bases are...
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    10 ee

    Hi all I have recently bought a 1942 10ee with a electronic DC generator. round thread and feed selector. I have another later model machine still has the round selector the carriage and ways are in better shape. I want to put the later model on the 1942 base. Does anyone know if the bases...
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    10ee manual

    I just bought a 1942 machine am looking for the manual. can any one point me in the right direction?
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