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    So there is another way to align the arm, i'm...

    So there is another way to align the arm, i'm pretty sure the tool changer is the same as on an MVJR. The arm is attached to the tool changer mechanism shaft by a tapered lock collar that is drawn...
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    these guys make chuck adapters CNC Lathe...

    these guys make chuck adapters

    CNC Lathe Accessories Spindle Liners
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    If you have the way covers off, check the lube...

    If you have the way covers off, check the lube line metering units to make sure they are not plugged. IF they are, just replace them- trying to clean them is false economy. Pull a line off with the...
  4. 1st off you are probably gong to reget buying...

    1st off you are probably gong to reget buying that cheapo vise but. . . . Are your keys 11/16 wide to fit the table slots? If not and they fo in the table slot, you can always push the vise to...
  5. yea those modules are a pain in the ass when they...

    yea those modules are a pain in the ass when they croak. We have a '92 that the module died in- no rear brakes- that was nice. found a "rebuilt' for $$$ but they are not cheap. You might check with...
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    Can you position the machine so that the back is...

    Can you position the machine so that the back is part of an aisle? That way the space behind the machine serves a dual purpose. I have one lathe positioned that way and it works out pretty well
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    I think we have a 3/4 6 spline hob if you need a...

    I think we have a 3/4 6 spline hob if you need a chunk cut. If ya can't find something PM me and I'll check to see what class fit my hob is.
    Dan
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    All the above and watch your overhang- 4.5 inches...

    All the above and watch your overhang- 4.5 inches out on a 1.25 bar is between 3x and 4x overhang and that's just about where things go upside down. Always minimize your overhang- if you are using...
  9. Probably good advice. 100 should be very...

    Probably good advice. 100 should be very reasonable as most of the cost is setup. If you want a 2nd source, let me know via PM.
  10. Question- are you looking for roundness or...

    Question- are you looking for roundness or concentricity or cylindricity? they are not the same thing, and with that tolerance, you better know the difference. Just sayin.
  11. Jason- I don't see any pics you posted so. . . . ...

    Jason- I don't see any pics you posted so. . . . David posted a pic of a right angle hob head in post #8. Regardless, because of the high helix angle your hob spindle is almost parallel to the...
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    Call Ash Gear, they should have a a space...

    Call Ash Gear, they should have a a space cutter in stock for about $100.. Shape the ID in your bport with a hand ground cutter and an old boring bar per EG's suggestion. Broachmaters is still...
  13. Just a few comments. Not sure, but I would...

    Just a few comments. Not sure, but I would imagine that 6 start Barber Colman 6-10s are pretty rare beasts.
    One thing that I did not mention and EG mentions it above, with a standard hob and that...
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    Yes, Chlorox will do a pretty good job of killing...

    Yes, Chlorox will do a pretty good job of killing mildew and most molds, but using bleach has its drawbacks. I've have VERY good luck using good old white vinegar diluted with water for removing and...
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    If you are going to use the G50, I would suggest...

    If you are going to use the G50, I would suggest using a G50 return to your start position rather than the G28.
    Just the way I was taught. It's a lot easier to troubleshoot a program if you do, and...
  16. Mobil has data sheets for all the Mobilmet...

    Mobil has data sheets for all the Mobilmet cutting oils on line- same for Chevron.
  17. Can't even start to answer the question if we...

    Can't even start to answer the question if we don't know the rough size of your face groove! 1/4" od or 4" od- it makes a difference.

    Lets see if we can all pull in our claws and move on!

    Next.
  18. Yes you can hob a 3 tooth gear on a 6-10, but I...

    Yes you can hob a 3 tooth gear on a 6-10, but I hope your machine is a triple start machine or you are going to flog the index worm.
    Remember the feed value is per work piece revolution, so divide...
  19. Another thought- stress relieve plate, rough...

    Another thought- stress relieve plate, rough machine, heat treat, grind, finish machine.
  20. is this a production grinder or a tool room...

    is this a production grinder or a tool room grinder with the knee hole in the front? picture?
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    Prototrack? POS import with lipstick! and yes,...

    Prototrack? POS import with lipstick! and yes, I've run one. I'll take the Colchester thank you!
  22. For those that don't have a mill and $100 for the...

    For those that don't have a mill and $100 for the tilt table:


    Standard Saw Works
    181 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 832-0856
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    One thing to remember, and I'm not in love with...

    One thing to remember, and I'm not in love with how the mortgage collapse was handled, but keep in mind that this is not the same situation- this is simple trickle down economics. Businesses shut...
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    So true, but sometimes you back off the adjusting...

    So true, but sometimes you back off the adjusting screw to get that last little adjustment or go too far and back one side off completely and then screw the other side in to get zero leaving the...
  25. Find a shop that does CNC tube bending.

    Find a shop that does CNC tube bending.
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