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    Guess one would have to settle on their...

    Guess one would have to settle on their definition of preload.....
    For me preload means that all the clearance is taken up then some additional load is applied.
    Deep groove ball bearings tolerate...
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    I am sure the Kluber engineer is well versed in a...

    I am sure the Kluber engineer is well versed in a breadth of applications using their lubricants....
    I have posted on several occasions about using relatively small amounts of grease in these...
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    Thanos is dead on correct regarding the thrust...

    Thanos is dead on correct regarding the thrust bearing....to take thrust in both directions you must have two sets of balls working against a fixed surface between them.
    Bit surprising that Herr...
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    Believe Peter here is correct. In my experience,...

    Believe Peter here is correct. In my experience, roller bearings running in straight races are never preloaded....
    Ball bearings and tapered roller bearings are a different matter..
    Cheers Ross
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    Thang: Forget the "tool post" grinding. None of...

    Thang:
    Forget the "tool post" grinding. None of the proposed wheel heads have the needed precision. They will just make an ugly part, fling grit into your lathe and in short produce an...
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    Thanos: I want to congratulate you on working...

    Thanos:
    I want to congratulate you on working through all this. Looks like you are following a sound and logical progression at solving this and getting your spindle back in service with sound
    and...
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    Some thoughts: First off Torque should not be...

    Some thoughts:
    First off Torque should not be the determining factor in setting your axial play....
    If things are correct the bearing should come down hard on the spacer ring, and the torque (if...
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    The tapered inner race for the bearings is a...

    The tapered inner race for the bearings is a feature that Deckel used it seems for a short time. And not sure it was used on the vertical.

    Before doing anything do a test. Setup your spindle on...
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    First thing i would do is check the clearance of...

    First thing i would do is check the clearance of the roller bearing to its outer race when assembled.....
    Bearings like that (roller that is) are designed so that tightening the bearing on the shaft...
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    Thanos: Sounds like you have things assembled...

    Thanos:
    Sounds like you have things assembled properly...
    Additional question: Is the thrust washer that sits between the two thrust bearings made as a plain washer or is it made with a shoulder on...
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    Some thoughts: First off the ball thrust...

    Some thoughts:
    First off the ball thrust bearings, B and D are directional. I am mentioning this because you have had his assembly apart i assume to grease the spindle....

    If the ball thrust...
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