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  1. Thanks for the input guys, Ill contact them. ...

    Thanks for the input guys, Ill contact them.

    Cheers
  2. where to find high precision lead screw?

    Hi,

    As the title implies, any hints or tips on where to find suppliers for lead screws? Not the average rolled stock but good enough for use on a lathe for threading, I recall 0,03mm/300mm, in the...
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    Thank you Ballen, that is most kind of you! I...

    Thank you Ballen, that is most kind of you!
    I hope i can return the favor one day in some way.
    Im not a hacker in any way but i can find local help to get it running for sure.
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    Thats a very nice plot Ballen, Im seriously...

    Thats a very nice plot Ballen, Im seriously impressed by your skills.

    I got an autokollimator recently although I have not used it much yet. Got some advise over in the metrology forum as well....
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    You have a chance to attend then definitely do...

    You have a chance to attend then definitely do so.
    The compound is a nice starter as it can be treated as a separate assembly with a clear interface against the crosslide.
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    A sign of wear for sure but I would not...

    A sign of wear for sure but I would not automatically say extreme wear. Depends on how much tapered the gib is, a steep taper and shimming would likely indicate more wear than a gib with little taper...
  7. Thanks everyone for great input! Got alot of...

    Thanks everyone for great input!
    Got alot of reading to do now, already thinking too far ahead and started planning how to fit a camera and make some more mirrors, maybe from HDD discs..

    One of...
  8. Flatness evaluation through autocollimator -Info / Advice needed

    Hi,

    Need some advice on some good source for evaluating Flatness of for example a surface plate by some numerical method, by hand or excel.

    Straightness seem straight forward but its the...
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    Beautiful!! And does indeed sound like a time...

    Beautiful!! And does indeed sound like a time saver the way you described the usage of the granite block.
    Have a couple of angles needing some work but Ill have use the square comp., cant wait to...
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    Very nice box! Now, atleast, I am curious...

    Very nice box!

    Now, atleast, I am curious what project you used the stone for :)
  11. Maybe should say sorry for resurrecting a long...

    Maybe should say sorry for resurrecting a long gone thread - But I wont, its just too good and should rather be Pinned!

    Ive been pondering about getting a SO or better clone for the small...
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    No problem using that set-up with the s20...

    No problem using that set-up with the s20 adapters. Id prefer the BT40 over the SK due the the SKs unsymmetrical cut-outs for the drive dogs, but thats me.
    Part from that I Love the 40-taper...
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    Such a small bed Id get it ground. Then there...

    Such a small bed Id get it ground.
    Then there are other parts and challenges more delicate to address, carriages, crosslides etc involving more alignment etc.
    As Tray mentioned YT is your...
  14. I have never seen that particular configuration...

    I have never seen that particular configuration but it looks like it should be an integrated MT4 taper with S20x2 pullstud for deckel which someone has put a short sleeved MT4->ISO40 taper adapter...
  15. There is nothing plain about hydrodynamic...

    There is nothing plain about hydrodynamic bearings.

    However, those bearings did nothing to create that gap on their own. What is the condition of the shaft? Crooked? Cracked?
  16. I have 3 axis on my lathe and Ill never get...

    I have 3 axis on my lathe and Ill never get anything else.

    One big benefit is you Always know where the tip of the tool is even if the compound gets moved. Normally one can select if it should...
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    Thanks Tyrone, I appreciate your comments and...

    Thanks Tyrone,

    I appreciate your comments and Ill consider it for next such project.
    All though it is a bit of work, getting proper lube in place is a must for long lifetime and preservation...
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    Hi, Could you put up a picture of lathe and...

    Hi,

    Could you put up a picture of lathe and nameplate it would be helpful as they made a range of dfferent lathes, all in general very high quality machines. Normally they are called here along...
  19. This is / was a quick fix after coming home from...

    This is / was a quick fix after coming home from scraping class and realising all my indicator stands was not up to standard for surface plate work (granite). And its based on what material I had at...
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    Thanks for the kind feed back Charles! And...

    Thanks for the kind feed back Charles!

    And yes, Im very happy with the overall end result, 100% worthwhile!

    The noise yes, that is inevitable due to the straight gears through out the...
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    Done!

    Hi everyone,

    Short update to this project. Just want to share that it has come to an end and the machine is ready for operation again. Actually I have already used it a few times, maybe 50-60...
  22. Its good to try some different types as it can...

    Its good to try some different types as it can vary a bit depending the goo composition.
    Where most fails oven cleaner has been a problem solver, but rather strong so i always try less strong...
  23. If it`s that cheap, just get it.

    If it`s that cheap, just get it.
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    Hi, In short I concur with Tyrone. But I am...

    Hi,

    In short I concur with Tyrone. But I am Not the one to shoot down a project :)

    But what you are showing is anyway very similar to old designs you can find in the connelly book, and a...
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    Thanks DMF TomB for the extensibe description! ...

    Thanks DMF TomB for the extensibe description!

    I will look for a wire source and make some tensioning / adjustment devices for starters.
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