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  1. Ok thanks again for all the input, I had tried...

    Ok thanks again for all the input, I had tried without the rotatable base but that didn't help. I was relieved to hear that this is generally something that many people experience. I have decided to...
  2. I stand corrected I should have said reasonably...

    I stand corrected I should have said reasonably beefy although judging by the comments about even the top end vices, I have to accept that I will need to account for flex/movement whatever vice,...
  3. Okay well thanks for the various comments and...

    Okay well thanks for the various comments and suggestions, so I want to use the fixed jaw as the reference and therefore it cant be knocked down onto both parallels and as you can see from the...
  4. Machine vices all flex when tightened - can't machine square

    So I have a fantastic condition Schaublin 13 mill which is good to within 2 tenths on all axes and the spindle has no measurable run-out but my machine vices just don't seem capable of holding work...
  5. Wanted Headless Jones and shipman 540p

    I am looking for a 540 that is in good condition except that it needs a new head - the thing is that I have an a replacement air bearing head but a limited budget. So if you are in the UK with an...
  6. Jim thanks for letting me know that "as new" the...

    Jim thanks for letting me know that "as new" the 2MT is concentric to the spindle and the offset is achieved otherways.

    Rob -- they did not have a problem with the hard chroming as they have done...
  7. Larry I was trying to keep the length of the post...

    Larry I was trying to keep the length of the post reasonably short and not to confused -- so I didnt detail every check that I did. With regard to my reaming since Hardinge state that the tailstock...
  8. Hard chroming and re-grinding 2MT tailstock socket - BUT

    Hi - OK-- here is the situation I have a 1994 HLV-H EM ser. no. 14697 which is generaly in superb condition however since I bought it a year ago the 2MT taper socket in the tailstock spindle was...
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    Er sorry scrub my previous comment I thought the...

    Er sorry scrub my previous comment I thought the HLV-H was going to be the same arrangement as my old HLV-BK but it isnt I checked on my new HLV-H and the 3rd mounting hole for the travelling steady...
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    I think you will find that the 4th hole plugged...

    I think you will find that the 4th hole plugged with a set screw is actualy one of the mounting holes for the travelling steady. The other 2 holes are on the carriage on the other side of the cross...
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    Chris -- yes it is the Goindustry one in...

    Chris -- yes it is the Goindustry one in Peterborough -- any specific comments heres a link
    http://www.goindustry.com/en/equipmentdetails.asp?sOfferID=1274136 and whats the right sort of price for a...
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    Looking at buying a Deckel FP3 but???

    Hi an apparently nice looking FP3 is coming up for sale at auction but before I even go to look at it (its a couple of hundred miles away) can someone give me the overall dimensions as I have limited...
  13. making a leadscrew some advice possibly?

    I am in the process of refurbishing an old Ward controlled spiral grinder and am looking to replace both of the lead screws (table crossfeed and wheeelhead vertical motion) as they are rather worn in...
  14. John:- I refer to them as DU because that is what...

    John:- I refer to them as DU because that is what they are called in the manual for the machine and because the 2 liners in the aluminium cartridge are made of the DU material. Thanks for the link to...
  15. Where on earth can i get a replacement for this bearing

    Hi,

    I am in the process of re-building an oldish Ward CSG2 T+C grinder and the table is on bars which run in DU bearings. From the pictures you can see that they are a sort of cartridge which is...
  16. I am most interested in this post because I...

    I am most interested in this post because I suffer a similar problem with my HLV (not -H) and it has been driving me crazey for over a year now. I have gebneraly re-furbished all the easier stuff...
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    Donie:- yes it does seem to be in pretty good...

    Donie:- yes it does seem to be in pretty good condition plus the wheelhead and crosslide nuts are adjustable to take up backlash (I have tightened the wheelhead one and there is quite an improvement...
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    Donie:- yes it does seem to be in pretty good...

    Donie:- yes it does seem to be in pretty good condition plus the wheelhead and crosslide nuts are adjustable to take up backlash (I have tightened the wheelhead one and there is quite an improvement...
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    Hi, I just bought this T&C of ebay:- ...

    Hi,
    I just bought this T&C of ebay:-

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=019&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=290056355036&rd=1&rd=1

    I have been having a great deal of...
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    Hi, I just bought this T&C of ebay:- ...

    Hi,
    I just bought this T&C of ebay:-

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=019&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=290056355036&rd=1&rd=1

    I have been having a great deal of...
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    I got the 5" 3-jaw HP SC Toolmex/Bison 2 days ago...

    I got the 5" 3-jaw HP SC Toolmex/Bison 2 days ago and I am very very pleased with it so far. It is so much more heavily built than the original Hardinge -- the jaws are about 2 times the size and the...
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    Cheers for the info; so would it be correct to...

    Cheers for the info; so would it be correct to say that:- generally the PB chucks are rated as pretty much the best whilst the toolmex give them a good run for the money and you might well be lucky...
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    I am in need of nice shiney new 3 and 4 jaw...

    I am in need of nice shiney new 3 and 4 jaw chucks for my Hardinge HLV lathe and want to go for the best. J&L only list Toolmex and import stuff so where do I get alternatives and as I said what is...
  24. Aha so increasing the pressure could well be the...

    Aha so increasing the pressure could well be the answer then. I note that the specs state an end load of 1071lb quite how that translates to how tight to wind the tailstock I aint sure; but it sounds...
  25. I have a virtually brand new "Royal" precision...

    I have a virtually brand new "Royal" precision high speed centre (RLC-10212B) which is spec'd as :- accuracy +/- 0.0025mm,angular contact bearing plus needle bearing and thrust bearing, 3000rpm etc.....
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