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    Shoot me a PM I have a friend in MI that may want...

    Shoot me a PM I have a friend in MI that may want it.
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    Ours has air nozzles for blowing on the screws....

    Ours has air nozzles for blowing on the screws. We never hooked them up from what I read here, not a great idea. Ours was built in England.
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    Right on Greg thanks man ! Will start looking...

    Right on Greg thanks man ! Will start looking into it this weekend. As for the spindle drive settings I'll bounce it of the tech when he comes in next visit.
  4. My machinist turned it when he got back on the...

    My machinist turned it when he got back on the 7th. Coach painted it and installed on his fat-bike the next day, PERFECT fit and set-up right off the bat. No thank you's nothing. ( only do favours...
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    "And just like with the spindle accel/decel,...

    "And just like with the spindle accel/decel, slowing the turret's hydraulics down will create no noticeable difference in cycle times....because the machines are so damn fast to start with!"

    Good...
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    We have the QT8N sold to us by LamdM1 above, love...

    We have the QT8N sold to us by LamdM1 above, love it. Can't go wrong with T-Plus solid little work horse. You'll need someone with experience to go in and set-you up with on hands training, it's...
  7. I've seen their single lip cutter grinders around...

    I've seen their single lip cutter grinders around up here. Nice solid looking little machines.
  8. Nailed it Mhaj, my thoughts exactly. Being I...

    Nailed it Mhaj, my thoughts exactly. Being I received the RFQ on a Friday late morning I didn't bother responding, as I was doing quotes the Saturday with view to send over the weekend, which I did....
  9. Yikes man you posted this before so I'm guessing...

    Yikes man you posted this before so I'm guessing it really happened, holy s**t ! In this day and age there would of been jail time. Up here in wonderful Québec Canada we have the CNSST ( sort of like...
  10. Wow Dan, thanks man. You too buddy hang in there...

    Wow Dan, thanks man. You too buddy hang in there we'll eventually get a better batting average. Thing is I used to expect better customer loyalty or at least a head's up like "Hey you're way high are...
  11. True that, sorry about the millennial quip haha....

    True that, sorry about the millennial quip haha. Buyer in question is a young girl and I simply got the feeling she's fast paced. We got an order from her before and her emails tended to be hard to...
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    Sticky: PM sent ! Machine still available 2019-04-18

    PM sent ! Machine still available 2019-04-18
  13. Average quote turn around time for custom tooling ?

    Hello friends, curious to know how long it should take to turn out a quote on custom tooling and or job shop work ? Many of our present accounts seem to require quotes back within a couple days ( 3 )...
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    foil wrap it, HT at low end of temp curve and air...

    foil wrap it, HT at low end of temp curve and air harden by slight air flow. temper it down as much as possible. I'd say go on small end of tolerance at lathe it mat very well grow bigger. hit or...
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    Sticky: Deckel FP-1 early in Montreal Qc, they are asking...

    Deckel FP-1 early in Montreal Qc, they are asking 3000 canadian.
    I haven't seen the machine run but can put you in touch with the seller.
    It's advertised in local to Montreal FB marketplace....
  16. Wanted : Myford MG12 cylindrical grinder, manual feed model would be fine

    Looking for a Myford MG12 in Canada or North East USA let me know what you have thanks ! 514-817-7232 Hugh
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    Sticky: There's a sweet S-1 at ABMachinery in Montreal...

    There's a sweet S-1 at ABMachinery in Montreal right now, think it's on ebay
  18. OK will do Ballen ! I'll get to it in next couple...

    OK will do Ballen ! I'll get to it in next couple days when I service the rear panels and belt area, thanks for the tip. In retrospect doesn't seem to be getting the volume of oil it should.
  19. Here's the oil being slung around in the upper...

    Here's the oil being slung around in the upper spindle speeds gear box after having topped it off from recent oil change. It's now at 2 litres in, doc. says 1.5 litres. I wonder if it'll drain back...
  20. Thanks for your support guys ! Here are some pics...

    Thanks for your support guys ! Here are some pics followed by a short clip. All is fine in the Z feed bevel gear area so I'll be moving to the rear of machine for panel removal, cleaning and lubing...
  21. Update all is good for now will post up pics and...

    Update all is good for now will post up pics and video tomorrow leaving for the day is late over here.. I'm suspecting the lower knob simply wasn't clipped in and it moved off centre ( really hoping...
  22. OK will do Ballen ! On a aside note that upper...

    OK will do Ballen ! On a aside note that upper oil level standing still is at half mark and shoots up in the window when spindle is run, guess it's just being slung. Will keep an eye on that as well.
  23. OK will do Ballen thanks again. I'll get to it...

    OK will do Ballen thanks again. I'll get to it possibly tomorrow if not Monday evening. I was also hoping someone would chime in and say that our mishap has been experienced before but it seems that...
  24. Will do Ballen thanks ! Yes I remember lifting...

    Will do Ballen thanks ! Yes I remember lifting that cover a few years back but I didn't go as deep as in your picture, will check it out and report back !
  25. 01 will not readily work harden like an air...

    01 will not readily work harden like an air hardening steel will, just keep your tools sharp and all is good. When I first started out we'd machine it with HSS, so no problems at all using carbide...
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