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    The hone will be better than the grinder in holes...

    The hone will be better than the grinder in holes where the length is 5 times or more the diameter. Hones are better suited for short runs. Initial cost will be lower with the hone.
  2. Thread: Bore reamers

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    Don Nielson is right they have to be brazed to a...

    Don Nielson is right they have to be brazed to a rod or tube
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    The length you want would be about 4 inches. ...

    The length you want would be about 4 inches. Sunnen makes an external hone that would do the job give them a call. It will make the part round and straight to a tenth if that is what you need and...
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    The rubber tip is used as a shock absorb-er to...

    The rubber tip is used as a shock absorb-er to keep the needle from wiggling. Live on the wild side with a little unsafe honing
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    That is not the first time I have seen repair...

    That is not the first time I have seen repair parts priced that way. A new indicator would solve all the issues you are dealing with on you old unit. New bezel, new card,, and new rubber indicator...
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    Call Sunnen and get the price for a MBB707A that...

    Call Sunnen and get the price for a MBB707A that would be a complete indicator, that may be what they quoted. By the looks of the picture you may be better off with a new indicator.
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    Sounds like you are on the right track now. If...

    Sounds like you are on the right track now. If the dial indicator is stuck remove the round plate in the back and use liberal amounts of lighter fluid. Also there is a little silver cap on the end...
  8. no, the only correct way is to hone or bore. and...

    no, the only correct way is to hone or bore. and it take skill boring to get the right finish.
  9. You can not get .0004" to .0009" clearance with a...

    You can not get .0004" to .0009" clearance with a reamer adjustable or not. Not to mention the surface finish will not be correct. Find an automotive machine shop in your area and have the hone the...
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    Noise coming from the back sounds like a break...

    Noise coming from the back sounds like a break dragging. Spindle bearings on honing machines fail about once on 500 machines.
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    Good chance it's not the bearings. Most likely...

    Good chance it's not the bearings. Most likely it it the brake dragging. Take the flat belt off and push the foot peddle down and see if the spindle will turn freely by hand. If there is any drag...
  12. The mandrels from older machines will fit the...

    The mandrels from older machines will fit the EC3500

    Open the operator control panel. There are two screws at the bottom, back them out and the panel will swing up. You may have to pry it a bit...
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    I'm thinking the biggest issue may be if you have...

    I'm thinking the biggest issue may be if you have iron sights. As the threads loosen the barrel has to be turned further to tighten. If it's a scope no problems.
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    Hey I'm a old fart but a good old fart LOL

    Hey I'm a old fart but a good old fart LOL
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    Sunnen has more tooling available and a larger...

    Sunnen has more tooling available and a larger selection of abrasive. The Sunnen can hone larger and smaller holes. They are a stable company that has been in business for over 80 years still under...
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    Sunnen has more tooling available and a larger...

    Sunnen has more tooling available and a larger selection of abrasive. The Sunnen can hone larger and smaller holes. They are a stable company that has been in business for over 80 years still under...
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    Call Sunnen and ask to have your sales rep...

    Call Sunnen and ask to have your sales rep contact you. The guy in your area is more than a salesman he also knows applications. The diamond plated tools have there place usually in high volume...
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    Call Sunnen with the diameter you need to measure...

    Call Sunnen with the diameter you need to measure and the length. They can make gages for deep holes but there are limitations. The limitations are you have to be able to peak the gage (see the...
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    I assume the arm is in the down position. Make...

    I assume the arm is in the down position. Make sure the switch on the panel is in the power position. If it still won't stroke push on the left side of the sheet metal that covers the stroker arm...
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    You want silicon carbide stones. Aluminum oxide...

    You want silicon carbide stones. Aluminum oxide is for steel
  21. There is another issue to worry about besides...

    There is another issue to worry about besides holding a total diameter tolerance of .0004". The hole will have to be straight, bow and bend, to less than .0002" if the rod is going to fit freely. ...
  22. It's a easy part with a Sunnen hone any other way...

    It's a easy part with a Sunnen hone any other way will be like beating your head against the wall. Ream it leaving about a thousands and hone it in about a minutes. It will run circles around an EDM
  23. Thread: Popup

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    Popup

    Is anybody besides me getting annoyed by the popup every time you sign on.
  24. [QUOTE=Shooter7;3319263]Sunnen will not guarantee...

    [QUOTE=Shooter7;3319263]Sunnen will not guarantee anything better because with a hand held tool, so much is dependent on the skill of the operator and measurement. I have used a JN for years, and...
  25. The width of the stones for the JN95 hone are...

    The width of the stones for the JN95 hone are about .320". They will most likely work if you can live with a little washout by the slot. The best accuracy you can expect from the AN or JN hone is...
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