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  1. Chopper, With so many variables involved it may...

    Chopper, With so many variables involved it may serve you well to determine what is out of square to start with and correct that. Then determine what exactly is flexing and where. After taking the...
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    Gantry-type loader system

    Looking for a manual for an older Mori-Seiki LG-05 Gantry-Type loader. This is coupled to a CL-153 lathe and is a factory set-up. Having trouble programming this gem to pick up parts from the rotary...
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    Seymour, If you can hold it in a lathe, pick up...

    Seymour,
    If you can hold it in a lathe, pick up the thread and
    chase it with a single point tool. There are also some
    internal thread restorer tools out there for way less than a new tap. Or...
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    BobL, My B&S 2A Light #7681 Has a factory tag...

    BobL,
    My B&S 2A Light #7681 Has a factory tag on the side above a big oil cup. Says 20 weight. I've run mine many hours and had no trouble using non detergent straight 30 weight cheap oil. Great...
  5. Kev, Worked in a shop years ago where they had...

    Kev,
    Worked in a shop years ago where they had a guy who took care of straightening small shafts. He used a beat to death SB 9" lathe and two sticks of hardwood. The wood was about 3/4" square and...
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    skipd1, I have a nice Adjustable Clearance...

    skipd1,
    I have a nice Adjustable Clearance Setting Dial. I think it is a Cincinnati but a universal design. Has a 3/4 shank and comes with the dog.Stamped 65471, very nice condition. 75.00+...
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    The Gaertner Scientific Scope is Sold and is on...

    The Gaertner Scientific Scope is Sold and is on it's way to a new home.
    spaeth
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    I have a very nice 3R Manual C-Axis Indexing...

    I have a very nice 3R Manual C-Axis Indexing Holder. 3R-321.65, 8 fixed index positions every 45 degrees with Vernier Scale and flushing connection. This came off a D10.
    350.00+ shipping. I do...
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    I have a Gaertner Scientific measuring scope...

    I have a Gaertner Scientific measuring scope Model #1323P that is in very good condition. Not sure of the power of magnification. The head has a 1 inch travel with a .0005 divisions. The head is also...
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    Phil, I own a B&S 2A Light #7681. Have had it...

    Phil,
    I own a B&S 2A Light #7681. Have had it many years and still use it often. Mine does have the rapid travers for the X table movement. Pretty handy but you could get by without that feature....
  11. Thread: Big Mic's

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    Hillside Fab, There are some magnetic tapes...

    Hillside Fab,
    There are some magnetic tapes available that are used with a linear encoder and a DRO console. Maybe fab something using that stuff. Or how about a trav-a-dial and a linear rail with...
  12. Thread: Big Mic's

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    Ox was saying +-.005 on a 38" OD. Pi tape new...

    Ox was saying +-.005 on a 38" OD. Pi tape new 36"-40" range price about 250.00. Anything else way more expensive. Plenty of choices for sure but for the buck the Pi tape will do the job. No issues...
  13. Thread: Big Mic's

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    I'm in the Pi tape camp. Big range, they fit in a...

    I'm in the Pi tape camp. Big range, they fit in a small
    drawer,Easily read to +-.001 similar to a vernier. A 38"
    mike is pretty hard to handle and a small bonk could knock
    it out of adjustment. A...
  14. Andy, I have a Brand NEW Brown & Sharpe...

    Andy,
    I have a Brand NEW Brown & Sharpe Involute Cutter.
    12DP 14-1/2 PA #1 135 Teeth to Rack. Number on Box
    is 821C 123-1. 7/8" Dia. Bore Never Mounted.
    30.00 + actual mailing. ( I have...
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    Ladycat, 90 degree countersinks are the correct...

    Ladycat,
    90 degree countersinks are the correct angle for metric
    flat head screws. Any chance the thread size could be altered? Using an 82 degree flat head screw may allow the screw to easily...
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    MattiJ, You are correct. But in the back yard...

    MattiJ,
    You are correct. But in the back yard with a hand held
    torch on a small diameter drill the almost dull red was
    intended as a starting point. Almost dull to bright red
    can happen quickly...
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    Froneck, If you have a torch heat the shank to...

    Froneck,
    If you have a torch heat the shank to almost dull
    red and put them into a bucket of wood ash or dry sand
    and let them cool very slowly and they should anneal
    back to an easy rockwell...
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    Dave, I'd try using a length of 1/2" thin wall...

    Dave,
    I'd try using a length of 1/2" thin wall stainless steel tubing. Sharpen one end leaving the inside edge razor sharp. Maybe put some thin oil in the tube so the slug will push out easier. You...
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    I know where there is one of these little gems...

    I know where there is one of these little gems
    sitting and is available. NW Pa. Don't know much
    about it. I saw it last week, plugged in and it has
    a magnetic chuck. Same Estate has the 16" Reed...
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    Reed Prentice & Monarch Survivors.

    Two Antique Lathes need a new home.
    16" Reed Prentice and Monarch 17" AA
    Both are currently warm and wired. The Reed is in very nice condition for being a hundred plus years old. Nice museum piece,...
  21. Mark, Here is a pic of the Adjustable Clearance...

    Mark,
    Here is a pic of the Adjustable Clearance Setting Dial w/dog. The shank is 3/4" straight. It shows no wear, the center point is sharp, it swivels 15 degrees both ways from zero. Looks to be a...
  22. Marka, I have several K O Lee tapered wheel...

    Marka,
    I have several K O Lee tapered wheel arbors.
    Not all of these are still available. If you
    are interested PM me and perhaps we could make a deal.
    spaeth


    249154
  23. Thread: Harig 612

    by spaeth
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    OX, I appreciate your reply about the Teflon...

    OX,
    I appreciate your reply about the Teflon ways. The guy
    at JDS Tech Supply who knows Harigs well also said those ways worked well. He did say that in some shops where the dust was thick and...
  24. Marka, I've cut a few of those down in the...

    Marka,
    I've cut a few of those down in the past. A HSS end mill will not cut them. Carbide will. I think I belt sanded the sides as they were mushroomed a bit and milled the tops. I don't think...
  25. Thread: Harig 612

    by spaeth
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    A solid answer to a question that perhaps many...

    A solid answer to a question that perhaps many others asked or wondered about.
    Question: What are the differences between the Harig Super 612 and the 612? According to the Gentleman Jim at
    JDS...
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