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  1. WE picked up one more student this last week. We...

    WE picked up one more student this last week. We have room for 1 or 2 more students.
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    I see the ...

    I see the ...
  3. There is a huge difference in You scraping new...

    There is a huge difference in You scraping new oil pockets in the ways then scraping for precision as you will need straight-edges, alignment tools, know how to support the table when scraping it. I...
  4. J&S Valve in Oklahoma bought a Kent Grinder also...

    J&S Valve in Oklahoma bought a Kent Grinder also made in Taiwan and I was there and used the grinder and I could not get the cross feed to work, could get the table feed to work when I pressed the...
  5. I emailed stang and mailed him a dvd today. So...

    I emailed stang and mailed him a dvd today. So he should be able to do it himself soon.
  6. Paulo is one of my finest students ever plus he...

    Paulo is one of my finest students ever plus he loves to pass it on for free at the museum and shows. He is one of my designated teachers to pass on what I taught him and what he learned on his own....
  7. Just say cut and flake only for oil pockets,...

    Just say cut and flake only for oil pockets, stone the surface and oil grove edges afterwards, if your short of cash. That should only be a few hours work. If he does a rescrape for accuracy of...
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    So many guesses. Have you checked the expiration...

    So many guesses. Have you checked the expiration date on the filler? What is the humidity in the area where you are dong the project? 3M has a help line you can call or write: Help Center |...
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    A photo or website drawing would help. If it is...

    A photo or website drawing would help. If it is old it is probably a worn screw and nut. Not the thrust bearing. Usually we don't shim bearings. There is a lock nut you tighten up If you can...
  10. In my PROFESSIONAL opinion you would be insane to...

    In my PROFESSIONAL opinion you would be insane to put it back together with out scraping some lubrication pockets on the worn smooth ways. You can call me and I can help you learn how to scrape some...
  11. I don't recall if I told you this, but I have a...

    I don't recall if I told you this, but I have a great student who you could load the saddle and table in a pick-up or on a skid and take it to Carr's Machining Ltd. | Machining, Welding, Fabricating...
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    I Just spoke to Cody at Moglice and he is going...

    I Just spoke to Cody at Moglice and he is going to send me some info on using Moglice on applications like this. He said he does work for Komatsu and Caterpillar factories. As soon as I get it, I...
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    This fun :-)

    This fun :-)
  14. If you get lucky and find someone who can scrape...

    If you get lucky and find someone who can scrape it, drive it to him Also the little troughs at the end of the base V ways were to keep the way oil from running on the floor. Many times the old...
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    If you hadn't noticed PM has laxed the rules on...

    If you hadn't noticed PM has laxed the rules on Asian machine tools over the last few years and prior to that if you just said "lathe" and not the make Milicron usually left them alone. A forum...
  16. Demon Thank you for making my point with your...

    Demon Thank you for making my point with your notes. A fellow in Bristol today on Facebook, said he was thinking of organizing a class. Demon I wasn't talking about you....you have an open mind and...
  17. Yesterday I booted a pretender from my facebook...

    Yesterday I booted a pretender from my facebook site as if he was some kind of expert with a fake name on there. I suspected something was up when a person joins a site with a made up a BS name. ...
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    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/60002151...

    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/60002151?orderedAs=%232+VACTRA&pxno=35113506&refnum=35113506&rd=k&tg=Recommendations&tpp=false&searchAhead=true&searchAheadTerm=vactra&typahddsp=%232%20VACTRA...
  19. It looks like the bracket that bolts under the...

    It looks like the bracket that bolts under the saddle would have to be losened. also looks like the end of the lead screw has a nut. If your unsure then ask a friend who is mechanically inclined...
  20. I would say Mobil Vactra 2 or way lube 68 (same...

    I would say Mobil Vactra 2 or way lube 68 (same thing) Way lube is sticky and will stay in there and not run off like plain old motor oil. $46.00 for a gallon...should last you years
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  21. Crank it out as far as you can go in both...

    Crank it out as far as you can go in both directions and take a flash light and look at the ways. The saddle is heavy and you will need to use a engine lift or a friend to help. I need to look at...
  22. I started it to breath some new life in the...

    I started it to breath some new life in the forum. It was getting boring. :-)
  23. Yes I still sell them on and off Ebay, I am now...

    Yes I still sell them on and off Ebay, I am now sell HSB sticks too. I still work with DAPRA and they advertise my classes on their website and now I go to Germany and Austria and teach for BIAX...
  24. I saw this old link today....here is what I...

    I saw this old link today....here is what I do...Rich King's scraping/machine rebuilding class (Picture Heavy)
  25. In the beginning I used to rotate students in and...

    In the beginning I used to rotate students in and out of classes . At Seneca Falls USA Army Depot in Romulus Depot I might do 50 a week as they only wanted their people to learn to Power Scrape to...
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