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  1. Well you just set the stops buy trial and error...

    Well you just set the stops buy trial and error and leave them about .100 short of your goal then set up a dial indicator, then you can wonder around the shop until the feed kicks out then go advance...
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    I wouldn't trust a bale, the dirt back stop would...

    I wouldn't trust a bale, the dirt back stop would be much better.
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    By the looks of that sub I don't think I would...

    By the looks of that sub I don't think I would trust it for any dims. I'm interested in seeing what the API gurus say.
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    Might list model or year at least if you know it....

    Might list model or year at least if you know it. The older ones are driven from the main motor and newer ones had a motor on the apron.
  5. Mine is 4A2U1V-7 I don't have the back lash...

    Mine is 4A2U1V-7 I don't have the back lash compensator and for some reason the vibration dampener in the over arm is missing.
  6. Blackrainstorm what is your serial number? I...

    Blackrainstorm what is your serial number? I have the same mill and would also like arbor supports, I have one factory support and one home made one. I would like a vertical head but I'm to cheep to...
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    You change your inserts as often as you clean...

    You change your inserts as often as you clean your coolant tank.LOL
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    WAZP I wonder if your part is designed to grab...

    WAZP I wonder if your part is designed to grab and hold a part when a sleeve is threaded on it, if the sleeve was made with a slight taper.
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    If you watched the video I was also impressed...

    If you watched the video I was also impressed with his management skill and work flow, this is why I posted to the shop management form.
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    Pierson Workholding video

    Here is a u-tube video of Pierson work holding, some of you might use his products. I like how he has his machine set up to self load at the 16 minute area. This is a very efficient operation. YouTube
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    what length is your 50 taper milling arbor in 1...

    what length is your 50 taper milling arbor in 1 1/2 diameter?
  12. They are to big for my #2 high speed, the way...

    They are to big for my #2 high speed, the way they are serial numbered without a model prefix makes me wonder if they where used on a production machine.
  13. I had a sargon on a lathe and had work done a...

    I had a sargon on a lathe and had work done a couple of times by the people in the link. I have adaptors going from the sargon unit to new scales I no longer need if they would work for you. Welcome...
  14. I have seen holes close up a slight amount after...

    I have seen holes close up a slight amount after heating then and cooling them quickly, not sure if the heat would cause you more problems or not.
  15. Thread: Oliver 300HD

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    I was hoping for some one who has run one and...

    I was hoping for some one who has run one and knows what it looks like, and it's capabilities. Oliver thinks they ae great but I'm having trouble seeing how they would be very handy to run.
  16. Thread: Oliver 300HD

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    Has no one run an Oliver 300?

    Has no one run an Oliver 300?
  17. Thread: Oliver 300HD

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    Oliver 300HD

    Can anyone relate how an Oliver 300HD would work as far as grinding horizontal milling cutters, I've never seen one in person and would like to know how handy they would be.
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    Machining grease grooves in bushings

    I thought he had a very innovative idea, kind of scary with the chain going around but one way to gear it together. YouTube
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    I done much the same thing for an International...

    I done much the same thing for an International pickup, I used steel and a shrunk the drums on the liner I made. I bought material just a little longer than needed and used a lathe to finish ID and...
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    The spindle has to be running for the feeds to...

    The spindle has to be running for the feeds to work.
  21. Thread: Long Reach work

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    Do you have blue prints for that or do you have...

    Do you have blue prints for that or do you have to reverse engineer it?
  22. Thread: Reamers & Gauges

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    I would like the 22LR finish reamer.

    I would like the 22LR finish reamer.
  23. If you have the sump filled with coolant you can...

    If you have the sump filled with coolant you can elect to machine dry or with coolant buy engaging the two gears you show. Once you have the pump engaged it will pump when ever you turn on the...
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    Way to many variables to give a set answer. Just...

    Way to many variables to give a set answer. Just the temperature of the rail, reaction time of the operator, reaction time of the air system, last the weight of the train plus many more.
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    that's a poor design for a vise. I would try to...

    that's a poor design for a vise. I would try to put in a couple of reinforcing pins first, then grind out the cracks and silver braze it.
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