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  1. Let me know if you want to sell the tooling...

    Let me know if you want to sell the tooling separate, I have a friend who just bought a mill, dont know if he needs more tooling or not. Located near you in Stone Mt. Good luck selling the mill, I...
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    Haas video on leveling a turning center

    There have been many posts about leveling and checking for twist in machinery. Haas has put out a video showing how their techs do it on a turning center.

    https://youtu.be/eeJu_9KP7hQ

    Enjoy...
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    done, sticky is at the top of the page. Thanks...

    done, sticky is at the top of the page.

    Thanks Richard.
  4. Sticky: links about leveling a lathe and alignment

    I copied this post and the links so they can be referenced in the future. Thanks to Richard King for posting them




    I think this Lodge & Shiply Lathe manual show how to properly align a lathe...
  5. Paul, good advice has been offered and I think...

    Paul, good advice has been offered and I think you should take it to heart. Taking some time to get used to what you have will be more useful than you might think. More than one person has put more...
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    Not as important when taking apart as when...

    Not as important when taking apart as when putting back together.

    Charles
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    Richard I would like to copy your post as a...

    Richard I would like to copy your post as a sticky to maintain the reference material you liked to. Let me know if that is ok with you.

    Charles
  8. Doh...missed that one, I guess I should have read...

    Doh...missed that one, I guess I should have read the whole thing. Hope whatever you decide works for you. Let us know how it all turns out.

    Charles
  9. This is a playlist I have of Japanese videos,...

    This is a playlist I have of Japanese videos, many are from TV programs focusing on manufacturing. There are many that may find interesting, one of them shows one of these large surface plates being...
  10. Japanese video about production of large cast iron surface plates 480P

    I posted this several years ago but thought it would be of interest to those who may not have seen it. Dont expect a thrilling action film, this is a documentary for a Japanese TV program. But it...
  11. You may want to watch this video, just for your...

    You may want to watch this video, just for your information.

    https://youtu.be/CFAkb93_V3M

    Charles
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    I like the hammer in your photo, looks like a...

    I like the hammer in your photo, looks like a cobblers hammer to me? Good luck with your repair. Frankly it would be nice to see how you solve the problem and if you take any steps to improve the...
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    Just in time for the heat of summer, a forge...ha...

    Just in time for the heat of summer, a forge...ha ha have a great weekend.

    Charles
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    Been getting worse the last few years here also. ...

    Been getting worse the last few years here also. Good luck with your project, share when you have time.

    Charles
  15. Fredrik, thanks for posting, I had to look up...

    Fredrik, thanks for posting, I had to look up Aland Islands. Getting machines can be hard in some places, I imagine an island is even harder yet to find good usable machines.

    Charles
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    going to close this thread, I hope everyone has a...

    going to close this thread, I hope everyone has a great weekend. Ill be working...

    Charles
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    Thanks, I didnt know that, I will have to give it...

    Thanks, I didnt know that, I will have to give it a try.

    Charles
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    That is ok Richard, I know you try, and it isnt...

    That is ok Richard, I know you try, and it isnt easy to change the habits of a lifetime. An off color remark said in person with a grin can be accepted. When all you have is words it is easier for...
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    I think that is supposed to be the norm anyway. ...

    I think that is supposed to be the norm anyway. Someplace I remember seeing that posted by Don. Of course I cant find it now. I dont think I can make changes to the layout of the forum. I only...
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    On another note, while I do check this forum out...

    On another note, while I do check this forum out from time to time my life does not give me the time to read every post or look in every day. I have a business running a machine shop, I have a life...
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    message from forum moderator

    Just a few quick notes, I urge all new members or any existing forum members to review the two sticky notes at the top of the page that deal with acceptable content and forum posting rules.


    Some...
  22. It is always so easy to get our panties in a...

    It is always so easy to get our panties in a twist now and then. I am as guilty as anyone else, but over the last several years I have worked hard to get a bit better at watching what I type. ...
  23. Well more teeth should let you run it faster. I...

    Well more teeth should let you run it faster. I dont do that kind of production work so I have to admit I try for best surface finish and leave it at that.

    Charles
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    Just dont suggest that to someone doing a reveal...

    Just dont suggest that to someone doing a reveal party, those people seem to loose all the good judgment they had. But if you try it successfully, film and share it please.

    Have a good spring,...
  25. Thanks Denis, I agree with you completely, if you...

    Thanks Denis, I agree with you completely, if you are worried about it then dont take the chance. And save yourself the cost of the concrete. What you are doing works well for you and I certainly...
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