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    First thought is that this is the wrong sub...

    First thought is that this is the wrong sub forum, this is for rigging and lifting. Might need to be in general really.

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    The first version of my lathe, an EE clone by CVA...

    The first version of my lathe, an EE clone by CVA (later Kearney trecker UK) didn't have 19 but the later machines do, changed sometime pre 1964.

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  3. Not all taper attachments require a compound, if...

    Not all taper attachments require a compound, if it has a telescoping screw no extra dro stuff is required.

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  4. The only thing about newall that I found out is...

    The only thing about newall that I found out is that the scales are not immune to being driven over with a forklift. The replacement scales are pretty cheap though, only cost me 160aud for a 600mm...
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    I am happy to, like I said above PM me. Sent...

    I am happy to, like I said above PM me.

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    You aren't very far from me if you are near...

    You aren't very far from me if you are near standaco, I'm happy to give you a lathe tutorial if you can come to me in Mentone. Sounds like you don't have anyone to show you the ropes. PM me

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    Normally you use tools lower than the centre...

    Normally you use tools lower than the centre height (ie 1/2") and shim them up, other option is to mill the bottom off your larger tools.

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    I think the backlash is only a big problem if the...

    I think the backlash is only a big problem if the linear free travel is greater than the flute spacing of you cutter travelling over that distance if that makes sense, basically it's okay if it can't...
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    I climb mill all the time on my aciera F5, it has...

    I climb mill all the time on my aciera F5, it has about .004" backlash in X, I haven't had any issues. I don't know about a deckel but on my aciera the feed engagement and axis lock are mutually...
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    Sorry bud but this really isn't the forum for...

    Sorry bud but this really isn't the forum for this. Read the rules.

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    I think the newall may even be basically the same...

    I think the newall may even be basically the same price as your Easson, I paid $1200 aud delivered

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    For only about 35% more I went for a newall with...

    For only about 35% more I went for a newall with microsyn scales for my aciera, and I had to ship it from the UK. The unit is way better than the sino ones to use and the scales are immune to dirt...
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    Sticky: Looking for a 40 taper (Preferrably SK40 with M16...

    Looking for a 40 taper (Preferrably SK40 with M16 drawbar threads) Boring and Facing head. Willing to ship to Australia from wherever. Also have unused in box mizoguchi UPA3 clone if that helps as...
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    My F5s are the same as rklopps, all are...

    My F5s are the same as rklopps, all are aluminium, Y has a crank and the RHS X has a crank but Z and LHS X do not.

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    Thanks for the answer! Googling punch forming...

    Thanks for the answer! Googling punch forming tables reveals that is indeed what it is! I almost definitely won't use it so up for sale it goes.

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    Help identifying small XY table

    Hi everyone, apologies if this is an obvious one, it's 41 degrees C in my shop right now.

    With my aciera F5 came this tiny XY table, I think it's Aciera made but can't be sure as it has no brand...
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    Thanks for that, I was adjusting the gibs in the...

    Thanks for that, I was adjusting the gibs in the wrong order then. The gib adjusting screws are an absolute pita to adjust. Just when you think you've got it right the lock screw changes it again.
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    I now have the gearbox finished and the machine...

    I now have the gearbox finished and the machine is reassembled. Not yet powered up though ( need to rearrange everything ) I'm just working on getting the table trammed and I'm having great...
  19. Gary can you post a photo of the read head, I...

    Gary can you post a photo of the read head, I might have something but need to ID it.
  20. There is a forum metalworkforums.com that is...

    There is a forum metalworkforums.com that is Australian and afaik has some Sheraton owners. I see them come up often. Sounds like what you have is a parts machine and what you need is a decent...
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    All good, actually got a great deal from a gear...

    All good, actually got a great deal from a gear joint two streets from me. I make the blanks and he will hob them. Should have them back by friday.

    In case anyone needs to know the worm is 2-start...
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    Thanks so much for the manual snapshots, thanks...

    Thanks so much for the manual snapshots, thanks to then I got the feed gearbox out tonight. Issue turned out to be the bronze worm wheel inside is anihillated, absolutely no teeth! Should make...
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    Apologies i didn't get many, or good photos in my...

    Apologies i didn't get many, or good photos in my last go working on it (don't get more time until friday). A few things to note for the next person; getting the apron and Z axis off is not the fun...
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    Thank you so much for the thorough reply, that...

    Thank you so much for the thorough reply, that helped me get all the apron off and z axis carriage as well.

    I'm now left trying to get the feeds gearbox out, all that's left is the Y axis feed...
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    More photos. 241937 241938 Is it normal...

    More photos.

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    Is it normal for the control panel to have absolutely no markings?
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