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    The handwheel on the back of the machine is...

    The handwheel on the back of the machine is supposed to rotate in an anticlockwise direction viewed from the rear. Yes the hard stops will have 2 locating pins and a scallop out of them, the soft...
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    ethanmavay312, Welcome to Albany, my home town...

    ethanmavay312,
    Welcome to Albany, my home town also, but now live in the big smoke. If you decide to go down the shipping route, load up with whatever other gear you think you may need, WA is the...
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    The machine is roughly 1964 vintage #37187 and...

    The machine is roughly 1964 vintage #37187 and the electric motor that was with it was scrapped many years ago and replaced with a Teco one, I suspect the motor shaft is slightly shorter as the belt...
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    Deckel FP1 Modification

    The rear belt guard on my machine is a real pain to remove due having to undo the motor / mount etc, so to solve this I split the belt casting down the middle, apart from a small amount of residual...
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    Sigurasg, While not disputing your experience...

    Sigurasg,
    While not disputing your experience about power feeds when running in reverse, the drive dogs in the feed mechanism are designed to kick out if the drive shaft direction is reversed,...
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    Hi Bruce, yes mate have made more special /...

    Hi Bruce, yes mate have made more special / specific tools for this machine than anything else. That poor man's collet is a good idea, thanks.

    The shaft I used came from an old industrial photo...
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    Hi Nigel, Thank you, have managed today to get...

    Hi Nigel,
    Thank you, have managed today to get it back together by making a mandrel out of 20mm shaft turned down to 18mm with a 1.2mm slot to take the inner end of the spring. The end of the shaft...
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    Hi Steve, The inverter will be mounted on the...

    Hi Steve,
    The inverter will be mounted on the wall when the machine is in its final position, keeps it away form chips etc, most modern VFD's can be remote controlled if need be. If your machine has...
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    Update: Some adjustment work to get the...

    Update:
    Some adjustment work to get the bearings and belliville washers set up, but the major stumbling block now is the quill tension spring pack, I released it on disassembly and I'm having a...
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    Continued: Tools used were pin spanners and I...

    Continued:
    Tools used were pin spanners and I found an adjustable one useful for some of the locknuts, but also had to make some from old flat spanners which is quicker than having to do from...
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    Continuation: Most of the locking collars/nuts...

    Continuation:
    Most of the locking collars/nuts have a lock screw, so care to undo before removing
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    The spindle unit has two 6006 bearings, spacer, 2 Belliville washer packs together and 2...
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    Further to the above, have overhauled the head...

    Further to the above, have overhauled the head mainly for bearing issues, the originals were FAG open cage, two 6008 at the top and two 6006 in the spindle, I have replaced all with NSK ZZ sealed...
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    Steve26, Peter is correct the pulley is 100mm I...

    Steve26,
    Peter is correct the pulley is 100mm I found a Taper Lock type to be the easiest to install, the belt I use is a Gates toothed type BX 61 while a little noiser its pliable. The electric...
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    Just to provide some feedback, the nut /...

    Just to provide some feedback, the nut / retaining ring at the bottom of the quill, is Left hand thread, the 2 existing pin spanner holes were not in good shape, had been attached with a pin punch,...
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    Deckel FP1 High Speed Head

    I'm in the process of giving the high speed head some much needed attention, trying to remove the bottom retaining ring on the spindle, unsure if left or right hand thread, but so far very reluctant...
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    Hi Bruce, Thanks, the brass tubes are from the...

    Hi Bruce,
    Thanks, the brass tubes are from the collector at the top of the idler shaft, have notated on the attached print out from someone, hope they don't mind me posting here. When that shaft was...
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    Continuation, photo 1 collar on Z handwheel...

    Continuation,
    photo 1 collar on Z handwheel drive shaft bevel gear
    photo 2 drive gear for vertical spindle horizontal shaft, drive key appeared to be undersize by around 1mm and chewed on side of...
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    Just as information, for loose way cover material...

    Just as information, for loose way cover material / bibs I find Hypalon the same as used to make inflatable boats out of (Zodiac) to be very good, used on my mill for past 10+ years and still good,...
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    Continuation, photo 1 the power feed shaft...

    Continuation,
    photo 1 the power feed shaft previous drilling attempts, filled and cross drilled another taper pin hole.
    Photo 2 milled a spanner flat on the end of the Z screw shaft for ease of...
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    Well after many weeks of cleaning and other...

    Well after many weeks of cleaning and other repairs the FP1 is a goer. I would like to thank all for their assistance during this process and the availability of knowledge shared on this site, much...
  21. Bruce, not sure on wool, plenty of sheep here but...

    Bruce, not sure on wool, plenty of sheep here but never tried them for wicking (joke aside) the felt I got for the gallery restrictors and the main spindle lubrication is what the supplier called B...
  22. Hi Bruce, Based on experience with my ongoing...

    Hi Bruce,
    Based on experience with my ongoing FP1 overhaul and observations of oil flow using various cotton cord it does not work well if looped on the output end, it has to be a clean cut end...
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    Hi Bruce, thanks, yes it was all together, sans...

    Hi Bruce, thanks, yes it was all together, sans backplate when I noticed a bit more clearance than I thought was necessary, so in the end a bit of fettling on the end of the stop pin has mostly...
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    Hi Bruce, the rebuild process indicates that at...

    Hi Bruce, the rebuild process indicates that at least the bottom stop pin has been beaten on, hence the bottom drive dog is not fully engaging, only about 75 - 80% with the fixed / pinned portion on...
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    I would like to say a big thank you to all who...

    I would like to say a big thank you to all who have assisted in this process of grease removal and the previously posted articles on the subject, I am re assembling the machine now but have a...
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