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  1. Then you read it wrong Richard! Mat took the...

    Then you read it wrong Richard!
    Mat took the saddle flat way first only to aid bringing in the TS ways, the saddle ways were then worked from true TS ways! Why go this route? Because he was smart...
  2. Theres no new ideas here Rich. Check wear....

    Theres no new ideas here Rich.

    Check wear.
    Establish factory plain (as best as you can with the job in hand)
    Make a plan.
    Execute that plan.

    After checking wear numbers Mat took datums from...
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    I think this thread has potential

    I think this thread has potential
  4. What kind of finish you looking for? If its less...

    What kind of finish you looking for? If its less than nibless glass off the gun you can build the room as a tunnel, have the crane run in the tunnel. Place your extraction with a large filter wall at...
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    5 Billion dollars for the lot! cash in hand!!...

    5 Billion dollars for the lot! cash in hand!!
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    Turning with cbn insert worked well for me.

    Turning with cbn insert worked well for me.
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    Theres a DSG in there somewhere mate, I think its...

    Theres a DSG in there somewhere mate, I think its the long bed with that motor out back :scratchchin:
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    Lol, almost too incredible to be true. Must have...

    Lol, almost too incredible to be true. Must have been the money printing machine maintenance division :D
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    1.4 is way small for putting on primer with a...

    1.4 is way small for putting on primer with a syphon gun, a gravity fed needs less nozzle dia and then I'd still want around 2mm for primer. Just get a cheapy off Amazon, back off the thinner and...
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    AFAIK, different manufacturers level off...

    AFAIK, different manufacturers level off different surfaces, might be that monarch go of the top of the Vees so worth checking a manual if theres one. Measuring off a guiding surface can be a problem...
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    That was fascinating to watch, description in the...

    That was fascinating to watch, description in the videos well worth a read too. The wide tool taking the whole surface was very cool.
    I was wondering what the feed rate might be? Next to scraping,...
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    It looks super dry from the pics. You want to be...

    It looks super dry from the pics. You want to be getting primer on pretty wet in this situation. Can strain primer with a corse strainer, practise on carboard/masking paper taped to the wall. Make...
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    Theres a lot of ott fear and poor understanding...

    Theres a lot of ott fear and poor understanding out there imo.
    The 3M cartridge mask Ballen mentioned does fine in most situations, air feds dont come without problems, can even be worse with poor...
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    Taking another look at those pics, if youre happy...

    Taking another look at those pics, if youre happy with the geometry of the machine and the rollers are sound, a good deburr and put back as is might be the way to go. That groove isnt so wide and its...
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    This is one of those times where a very smooth...

    This is one of those times where a very smooth hand scraped finish is desirable. With a very large radius blade and shallow angle of attack you can achieve super smooth finish, ie TIR of a 0,0001" or...
  16. Youve already had the hard trip, pinkies crossed...

    Youve already had the hard trip, pinkies crossed for a happy machine this time round.
  17. I think I learn faster via video tbh but books...

    I think I learn faster via video tbh but books are great to have on hand as a reference. Sometimes its just nicer to sit down and thumb through that 60 year old book for the experience, get away from...
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    Trouble maker! :D

    Trouble maker! :D
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    The never ending subject of lathe leveling :) ...

    The never ending subject of lathe leveling :)

    Be nice to see what sort of machine it is and how you were taking your readings, tops of the V ways? 0.0015" over 12" over 40" doesnt sound like much...
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    I'm guessing the mill has more than one motor,...

    I'm guessing the mill has more than one motor, maybe that's what they're getting at.
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    Upload it to youtube then link it here

    Upload it to youtube then link it here
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    Just my 2c. Theres no avoiding the evil eye, if...

    Just my 2c.
    Theres no avoiding the evil eye, if its not too expensive its too old / big an heavy or something else :D.

    Just for car restoration its probably cheaper and easier to farm out any...
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    I think its a coolant pump. Im guessing the...

    I think its a coolant pump.


    Im guessing the headstock and gear box should be filled separately with oil to level in the glass windows, iso 32 or similar.

    Have a good read through the page on...
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    Itll be fine, just be sure youve stoned any...

    Itll be fine, just be sure youve stoned any raised burrs down flat and leave as is.

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    Nice looking machine :)
  25. Ive no direct experience tbh so the following...

    Ive no direct experience tbh so the following could be worthless. Afaik, anyone can run scrap in but you have to have a license to deal in it. Theres some restrictions, ie I dont think they can pay...
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