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  1. I’ll take them Keith in ct I’ll call Sent...

    I’ll take them
    Keith in ct
    I’ll call


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  2. It’s pretty hard to evaluate a lathe from...

    It’s pretty hard to evaluate a lathe from pictures, but better pictures would help, buyers like seeing the ways near the headstock and good pics of the dials and the cross slide. Some close ups of...
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    So does my MT4 16” Kerry (Namseon) Sent from...

    So does my MT4 16” Kerry (Namseon)


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    The green bear folks have an electric draw bar,...

    The green bear folks have an electric draw bar, could by two pneumatic ones for the price ,$1175


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    I don’t recall the last time I saw a knee mill in...

    I don’t recall the last time I saw a knee mill in a shop without a power draw bar, quicker tool changes and eliminates the need for a stool :)


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    I have used a drive dog on a large drill before...

    I have used a drive dog on a large drill before to keep that from happening, would work on smaller stuff too if you have a small enough dog


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  7. Should be no problem, just be sure that you get a...

    Should be no problem, just be sure that you get a drive rated for your application, most need single phase 220v input, but they do make 110v input


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  8. I don’t think you have to change star/delta...

    I don’t think you have to change star/delta unless you have a different voltage drive??


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  9. Bridgeport milling machine VFD Installation

    http://manuals.chudov.com/TECO-FM50-Manual.pdf

    Confirm this is your drive and look on page 17.
    I forgot to mention the fed/rev switch in my post above


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  10. So not to be a wise ass, but did you buy it new?...

    So not to be a wise ass, but did you buy it new? Did it come with a manual? All the ones I have bought has nice wiring diagrams . Even if you bought it used you should find a manual so you can change...
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    ^^^ not sure what kind of idiot would send almost...

    ^^^ not sure what kind of idiot would send almost $30k to someone without a pretty detailed conversation, how would you even get the PayPal email address? Myself and most others I know use a separate...
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    The problem with struts on the knee is you have...

    The problem with struts on the knee is you have to make sure the knee is loaded downwards so that backlash is not an issue, so don’t go with too big of a strut


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    My username double up?

    Gordon is saying “Richard B” and “Richard-B” are two completely different users

    Edit- I see you typed it a couple different ways, the caps vs lowers matters
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    The idea is for members to sell to other members,...

    The idea is for members to sell to other members, not for people to join for the sole purpose of selling something ( often after asking us what it’s worth) then disappearing.

    It happens all the...
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    I just recently found a great chart that shows...

    I just recently found a great chart that shows how much grease per bearing by bearing size. The bearings on my 3hp knee mill 6205/6206 need
    .12 and .15 oz . I weighed the grease on a 150gram...
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    I saw this softjaw locator, thought it was a neat...

    I saw this softjaw locator, thought it was a neat idea

    Soft Jaw Locator 47-000 - Edge Technology


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    It’s possible the OP means without swapping to...

    It’s possible the OP means without swapping to another machine, vice an actual tool change in a mill??


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  18. I also turn up a quick center in the chuck, but...

    I also turn up a quick center in the chuck, but you do lose (sometimes needed) many inches of center to center distance


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    Those coffee tables are cool, I couldn’t place...

    Those coffee tables are cool, I couldn’t place them until I read the engraving, but I knew they looked familiar!


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    If you spend your day working in a machine shop,...

    If you spend your day working in a machine shop, and have no reason to be in one at night, then I’d rather go do something else, rather than just make up a project to keep you in the shop.

    On the...
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    So I guess we are expected to believe that you...

    So I guess we are expected to believe that you joined just to respond to a dead thread?


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    That’s what the 6061 I recently got was stamped ...

    That’s what the 6061 I recently got was stamped


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    I priced a 24x24” 7075 1” plate (58#) is $200 at...

    I priced a 24x24” 7075 1” plate (58#) is $200 at Midwest Steel and aluminum = $3.44/lb


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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190809/9737b10facaea8965aa200b979aaa130.jpg

    Curtis (exkenna here on PM) sells these
    His site
    Lathe inserts .com



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    Pretty sure the comment was referring to...

    Pretty sure the comment was referring to “shadowfigure” who has been here a few days


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