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    Talk about not seeing the wood for the trees,of...

    Talk about not seeing the wood for the trees,of course there is nothing to stop one simply squirting oil from a can down the open top of the protective shroud to the keyway slot to get oil to the...
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    Hullo Thanos, the spindle is MT4, only one needle...

    Hullo Thanos, the spindle is MT4, only one needle roller bearing K 55x60x17, probably Nadella, with a ball thrust bearing just above it, sixteen 1/4 inch balls in a cage running between integral...
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    FP1 vertical head bevel gear bearings

    Investigating a bit of noise in the vertical head on my Circa 1965 Ser#37843. I have the operators manual with a drawing of the spindle assembly and this corresponds pretty much to what I have. At...
  4. The micrometer stop only disengages the feed...

    The micrometer stop only disengages the feed shaft which has an adjustable overload clutch. The screw cutting shaft has no overload protection. If you have been screw cutting and hitting the...
  5. Don, Thanks for the lead Don. The price at...

    Don,
    Thanks for the lead Don. The price at $33.41 is good but the Shipping & Handling charge quoted by Roton at $174 for a thing weighing 0.8 lb puts it way beyond reasonable. I have had a few...
  6. Do you have an address for Weiler. I have a chair...

    Do you have an address for Weiler. I have a chair ready if needed.

    Peter
  7. Weiler Matador tailstock spindle nut needs re-newing.

    My Weiler Matador being now well over 40 years old could do with a new nut for the tailstock spindle. Before going to the trouble of making a new one with the attending trouble of acquiring suitable...
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    I would be wary of making a shear pin out of...

    I would be wary of making a shear pin out of Silver Steel You want the pin to shear before a tooth breaks off if you have a jam up.
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    To answer a few questions- my mill is a lever...

    To answer a few questions- my mill is a lever model, the DRO is the latest Sino unit, from the markings on the scales they appear to be made in Germany. However, regardless of the country of...
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    May I chime in here to give my first hand...

    May I chime in here to give my first hand experience of the installation of a DRO system to my 1964 FP1 using magnetic strips purchased from a company in the UK 10 months ago. 3 axis digital readout...
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    Many years ago I had a small manually operated...

    Many years ago I had a small manually operated surface grinder which had a counterweight inside the column with a cable connected to the spindle housing via a pulley mounted on top of the column. The...
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    Cincinnati Spare parts

    I am trying to hunt down a leadscrew nut for my Monoset T&C grinder.Could anyone steer me to a source? The nut casting has the number 7100472 stamped on the base , the thread is 5/8' Acme, 2 start ,...
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    Nice lathe. The stop mechanism on the feed rod...

    Nice lathe. The stop mechanism on the feed rod simply stops the saddle, no automatic disengagement.

    Peter
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    My understanding of grit size is that a mesh is...

    My understanding of grit size is that a mesh is used with a standard of so many holes per square inch. Thus when the abrasive medium is crushed it is passed over a series of mesh screens of...
  15. Hi Peter, Here is the scan (after a lot of...

    Hi Peter,

    Here is the scan (after a lot of buggering about). The last time I did it was by using Photo Bucket, long ago!

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    This should make it clear.

    Peter
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    What ever you do be very wary of using a ball...

    What ever you do be very wary of using a ball screw on the Z without a brake. I had a manual mill with a ball screw on the Z. The previous owner had fiddled with the sprag brake spring. Most...
  17. I have the inspection certificate for my 1024 VSL...

    I have the inspection certificate for my 1024 VSL and have scanned the relevant section on the spindle but I am having trouble trying to attach it to this reply. Can someone point me in the right...
  18. Thread: Demco lathe?

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    Demco was a company which imported machine tools,...

    Demco was a company which imported machine tools, much like Hare & Forbes and other current machinery houses. At one stage they handled Deckel's and many of the Deckels in Australia will have a...
  19. Darthmuller, The spindle has a very slight...

    Darthmuller,

    The spindle has a very slight taper where the inner race of the roller bearing seats. The inner race of the bearing is tapered to match the spindle taper. The adjustment of radial ...
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    I am inclined to agree with Bill that there could...

    I am inclined to agree with Bill that there could be a broken stud shank in there.
    I have scanned the relevant pages in my workshop manual and will give word for word the description of how the...
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    Have you had the mechanism apart to see how it...

    Have you had the mechanism apart to see how it works?. From your photo in your first post it looks very similar to mine. I can see the round piece which is the ejecting anvil plus one of the balls...
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    Terje, Here is apic of the pull studs for my...

    Terje,

    Here is apic of the pull studs for my Stanko 6720B tool room mill, circa 1987, with the electric closer.

    http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b74/Peterff/Pull%20stud/019.jpg The one on the...
  23. This mill was on offer in mid 2004 in Gympie Qld....

    This mill was on offer in mid 2004 in Gympie Qld. I contacted the seller who told me it originally came from the Theiss shipyard in Brisbane. He said that it was Polish. There was a chap from...
  24. Ulrico, I have just realised that the "direct...

    Ulrico,

    I have just realised that the "direct beltdrive" you referred to is not the feed box belt drive but is the spindle connection.
    The drive train from the motor is as follows. Belt drive to...
  25. Ulrico, Just keep in mind that while I am very...

    Ulrico,

    Just keep in mind that while I am very familiar with my Matador, and the speed changing mechanism is the same, there may be some differences in the switching of the 2 speed motor. Perhaps...
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