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    Sorry, I didn't have to fully disassemble that...

    Sorry, I didn't have to fully disassemble that section on my machine, and I don't remember that part in detail.

    Hopefully someone else can chime in here and provide some insight.

    David
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    Philip, Looks like a nice machine. Very...

    Philip,

    Looks like a nice machine. Very versatile with both spindles.

    I'll try to get that done this weekend.
    Please PM me your email address.

    Thanks,
    David
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    Horizontal spindle??? Do you mean the X-axis...

    Horizontal spindle??? Do you mean the X-axis power feed?

    How are you powering it? Rotary converter?

    I removed those fuses and used the main switch as a master power switch to feed two VFD's...
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    Didn't mean to imply anything bad about my...

    Didn't mean to imply anything bad about my parents, they were great. They just didn't think I would ever do anything with those old radios. They were probably right. Lol
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    Joe, I really enjoyed your tales of the old...

    Joe,

    I really enjoyed your tales of the old days.
    I started in the nuclear industry just over 15 years ago, and have heard these stories from the older guys still around.

    Even in the...
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    Back in high school I was given some old...

    Back in high school I was given some old communication equipment by a high school staff member whose husband had left it to her.
    I had a couple of tube aircraft transmitters, as well as a wire...
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    I think there are lots of fraudulent claims re:...

    I think there are lots of fraudulent claims re: asbestos, etc. but there were also legitimate instances of people exposed on the job who were NOT informed of the exposure, and should be compensated...
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    That's a good point about regulations. What we...

    That's a good point about regulations. What we need to do is roll back our regulations to a reasonable level, and DEMAND that all of our foreign suppliers meet at least the same level of regulation,...
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    My 1991 Explorer Sport has over 305,000 miles and...

    My 1991 Explorer Sport has over 305,000 miles and still runs fine. The suspension and steering is getting sloppy though.
    It's been mainly a snow vehicle, or used to tow medium loads when necessary,...
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    Using Bloomberg as a source puts into question...

    Using Bloomberg as a source puts into question anything posted. They're nothing more than another left wing fake news outlet.

    I'll gladly pay a few percent more for goods if it punishes the...
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    My Rambaudi Mill has this type of pin in several...

    My Rambaudi Mill has this type of pin in several spots, notably a threaded one that locks the head at 90 degrees. You tap it home, and use the nut threaded on the end to pull it out when you want to...
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    When I got my Dual Drive the 3 jaw chuck was...

    When I got my Dual Drive the 3 jaw chuck was stuck.
    I managed to get it off before I got one of Walter's spanners by using a large flat chisel on the nut, backing the nut up tight against the...
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    Has anyone ever died in your shop? Sounds like...

    Has anyone ever died in your shop? Sounds like you have a ghost. :eek:
  14. I used Purple Power to clean my mill and lathe:...

    I used Purple Power to clean my mill and lathe: https://www.autozone.com/miscellaneous-cleaners-and-degreasers/cleaner-degreaser/purple-power-1-gal-cleaner-degreaser/40266_0_0

    I did this outside...
  15. Thread: Lathe id?

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    Never seen a lathe suspended from above like...

    Never seen a lathe suspended from above like that. I guess it saves workbench space... :scratchchin:
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    That looks like it would work well, and not too...

    That looks like it would work well, and not too expensive. Thanks.
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    I'm considering using this material to make some...

    I'm considering using this material to make some wipers. ...
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    Thanks Mark. I used the mill today to make my...

    Thanks Mark.

    I used the mill today to make my first part.
    It's a tool to open the valves varying amounts on a 16-valve head for testing on a flow-bench.
    It's for a motor I'm building for my...
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    Fixed the high speed clutch.

    Well, I got the high speed clutch repaired.
    I had of the welders at work tig up the dogs, then turned the ID and OD and faced it off on my new-to-me LeBlonde Dual Drive lathe.
    Our machine shop at...
  20. I'm repairing the direct clutch in my Rambaudi V2...

    I'm repairing the direct clutch in my Rambaudi V2 mill, and the literature recommends Esso Beacon 325 grease for the spindle bearings, low range gears, and quill feed gearbox.

    On disassembly, the...
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    Merry Christmas Walter, and praying for your full...

    Merry Christmas Walter, and praying for your full recovery and long pump life. ;-)
  22. I want to extend a very BIG THANKS to Lazz. He...

    I want to extend a very BIG THANKS to Lazz.
    He was casting some aluminum parts, and without even being asked, he cast a taper clamp bracket for me. He pm'd me asking if I wanted it, and sent it to...
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    This sounds like the simplest method suggested so...

    This sounds like the simplest method suggested so far, and should give you very good accuracy.
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    An appropriate thickness flat file usually works...

    An appropriate thickness flat file usually works well.
    The file teeth help prevent it slipping.
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    LED Displays WILL wear out over time. My Range,...

    LED Displays WILL wear out over time.
    My Range, Microwave, and Fridge have all to some degree shown the segments that are on most of the time to be dimmer than those with less on time.
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