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    Hi Philip, Nice that's a early model, i found...

    Hi Philip,
    Nice that's a early model, i found replacement fuses for my mill. I will find the website and get back to you. Sorry i can not get onto this site very much as my PC is running XP...
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    I remove the spindle today , the bearings feel...

    I remove the spindle today , the bearings feel good no bad noises or play but there is a little bit of damage on one of the parts. Had my local tool maker have a look and said it's fine just a bit...
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    I found a local tool maker to help me out with...

    I found a local tool maker to help me out with the high speed dog clutch gears and pick them up today, he done a excellent job and at a good price, it pays to shop around. I also got him to fix up...
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    Time has come to start working on the mill again,...

    Time has come to start working on the mill again, been using it how it is but i need high speeds at the moment i have 600 rpm. So there is some issues to fix first on the list is the spindle pulley...
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    Time has come to start working on the mill again,...

    Time has come to start working on the mill again, been using it how it is but i need high speeds at the moment i have 600 rpm. So there is some issues to fix first on the list is the spindle pulley...
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    Hi David, Good to hear you got the dog clutch...

    Hi David,
    Good to hear you got the dog clutch gears repared. I have not started work on mind yet,using the mill how it is but will start work on them soon, i found a chap who will weld them up and...
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    No worries mate, Yeah you will be able to use...

    No worries mate,
    Yeah you will be able to use your mill on the low speed range as i will be doing. The blanks are easy to machine just got to know what diameter you need to cut 20 teeth. I just got...
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    Hi David, Keep a eye on this thread as i will...

    Hi David,
    Keep a eye on this thread as i will have some updates on the mill dog clutch project, this will take some time as i don't have skills as well. I will have to learn this myself by reading...
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    Hi David, Have you remove the small steel disc...

    Hi David,
    Have you remove the small steel disc on top of the knee were it says oil, this is were the knee screw is bolted down by a special nut and has a set screw to lock it in have a look to see...
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    My thinking is to get the parts printed and use...

    My thinking is to get the parts printed and use them as a pattern to mold with Investment Powder then cast with brass.Just like this chap has done Metal Casting at Home Part 77 Lost PLA/Greensand...
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    The manual i got from ebay, it's just a owners...

    The manual i got from ebay, it's just a owners manual no parts lists. I think you will have a very hard time finding parts for these mills, you just have to make them or find some similar parts that...
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    Thank you, i use caustic soda mix with water...

    Thank you, i use caustic soda mix with water don't make it to strong as it will remove the paint as well.
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    Hi Peter, I found out i can get the shift...

    Hi Peter,
    I found out i can get the shift levers 3D scan for about $15 each and they put the scans in a file so i can get then printed.
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    Thanks Mr Kudos, i tried and spend as much time...

    Thanks Mr Kudos, i tried and spend as much time on the mill project as possible. Sometimes a couple of hours here and there but eventually i got it done.
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    Now that's a good idea will do that next time.

    Now that's a good idea will do that next time.
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    Yeah it is damaged go through this thraed and you...

    Yeah it is damaged go through this thraed and you will see some photos of the dog clutch the feed motor is three phase i'm using Mobile dte heavy oil
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    I'm happy at the moment with the mill still need...

    I'm happy at the moment with the mill still need to use it a bit more and see what problems will show up, still a lot more work to do on the mill. Since that rag incident i think i will make those...
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    So i pre oiled all the bearings before assembly...

    So i pre oiled all the bearings before assembly of the mill head, got the motor installed and did a test run all good for the speeds i have for now until i make up the new dog clutch gears. So i did...
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    After two days i pulled apart the top part of the...

    After two days i pulled apart the top part of the mill head to see how the oil flow went, all good, oil has drain onto the tapered bearings. So i think a bit more time the oil will make it's way down...
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    Thanks Tyrone, still a lot more to do on the...

    Thanks Tyrone, still a lot more to do on the mill.

    Cheers,
    Mark.
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    Hi David, Just come across you thread, yes...

    Hi David,
    Just come across you thread, yes looks the same as my mill. I found striping the machine down and putting it back together was not that hard, just remember to take photos before you...
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    Hi David, Thanks for the kind words. Looking...

    Hi David,
    Thanks for the kind words. Looking forward to seeing you mill,are you going to strip it down?

    Cheers,
    Mark.
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    Bolted on the top housing on the mill head, just...

    Bolted on the top housing on the mill head, just waiting for my local engineering shop to weld up a crack on the motor mount and she ready for a test run.

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    I had to shorten the quill spring as the new one...

    I had to shorten the quill spring as the new one was a bit to long, but work out well.

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    Finish off the DRO set up, the x axis is not...

    Finish off the DRO set up, the x axis is not reading property when moving the x axis hand wheel. Have to see if i can find a user manual for the mitutoyo DRO. Also fabricated a chip guard for the...
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