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  1. I do not think they would be the same. Could be...

    I do not think they would be the same. Could be wrong. Ask your doc if a trifocal contact lens is three bands going across or is it concentric circles of different focal lengths.
    I got this link in...
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    And this after the section moderator gave...

    And this after the section moderator gave approval by saying it looks good for being a box of parts. Seems like Gaskill gave it approval.
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    I have a number of programs where we do this, and...

    I have a number of programs where we do this, and it works well for us. Other times it is the auto peck cycle. Sometimes the noise the drill makes tells you something different is needed.
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    It has been a while since I have disassembled a...

    It has been a while since I have disassembled a collet closer but every Hardinge closer I have worked on had 3 fingers that are actuated by a cam surface and push against the collar with the notches....
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    Ask yourself what took out the rear bearing. If...

    Ask yourself what took out the rear bearing. If something about the collet closer/tube was hammering the bearing? If so, you need to fix that also. If the tube is squirming because it is bent or the...
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    Just a couple of 4G 5G notes. Reception at my...

    Just a couple of 4G 5G notes. Reception at my house was very spotty needed outside antenna like the shop which is a couple hundred yards away. Talked to Sprint and got tower locations and cut down...
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    Looks like the 2 screws with the 2 lock nuts on...

    Looks like the 2 screws with the 2 lock nuts on the link could allow you to raise or lower the yoke. Besides the tube being bent, the 3 collet closing lever/cams could be unequal in size and cause...
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    In case 9100 does not see this thread, you might...

    In case 9100 does not see this thread, you might PM him. He made and rebuilt contacts for locomotives. He may know other shops in the industry.
  9. Sometimes it seems that threads get closed...

    Sometimes it seems that threads get closed depending on what kind of mood the moderator is in that day. Not saying that is bad, just the way life is. One day you are a grouch and you see a borderline...
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    Another point or 2 on the box tool. The last job...

    Another point or 2 on the box tool. The last job I ran with one the rolls were on the bar diameter. If you are doing that make sure they are not too tight or loose. My Machinery's HAND BOOK SAY THE...
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    "1) 1-2 thou of radial play on spindle nose 5c...

    "1) 1-2 thou of radial play on spindle nose 5c taper (3 high spots (1-2 thou) that I believe correspond to overtightened 5c collets maybe?)"

    Worn spots on the taper and radial play are 2 different...
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    You pulled a very old thread and I do not think I...

    You pulled a very old thread and I do not think I have seen PsiMan here in the last 10 years. I you are adjusting a 3 roll head I would assume the distance between the rolls would be a little smaller...
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    Anyone else remember the account about the chuck...

    Anyone else remember the account about the chuck coming off and switching to forward to stop it? If it was here on PM it was nearly ten years ago.
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    Pretty sure I have done it on fine threads also....

    Pretty sure I have done it on fine threads also. I have done other things that I questioned later and asked "was that smart"? What ever torque you apply to tighten the chuck it will take more to...
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    I learned the right way to open a feed,...

    I learned the right way to open a feed, fertilizer, or ag chemical bag from the show. No, it is not with a pocketknife. That is how the bad guy did it. Still use the knowledge to this day. Can't say...
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    Don't buy a pile of them till you find out what...

    Don't buy a pile of them till you find out what works best on a long running production job. I too like Guhring for most work. Cross drilling 1/8 stainless tubes with 1/32 drills Cleveland and now...
  17. Yeah, that is why I asked if he had a boring bar...

    Yeah, that is why I asked if he had a boring bar holder that could be removed and the eyeball with an insert procedure could be done on a bench then the holder reinstalled. Never ran a turret machine...
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    Your 426 oil will have antimisting and other...

    Your 426 oil will have antimisting and other additives that promote cutting. If hydraulic oil makes a mist at those RPMs it could pose a fire danger. Any way of getting a full drum hauled in...
  19. I am also using gang tool machines. I set an old...

    I am also using gang tool machines. I set an old insert on the flat and eyeball it level before locking it down. Do not know if you have a tool holder in the turret that can be pulled and this done...
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    Yeah, what SM said. Any cutting oil you use needs...

    Yeah, what SM said. Any cutting oil you use needs to be nonstaining. I have seen some real problems with plating when cutting oils with sulfur or other reactive additives were used on copper alloys....
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    Try the term "Plug chuck" from Hardinge. I have...

    Try the term "Plug chuck" from Hardinge. I have one next to me that was purchased off the shelf. Mine has an extended nose but I think they are available in standard 5C configuration. The one in hand...
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    Just looked in the manual on changing the belt....

    Just looked in the manual on changing the belt. They do have a photo of the motor pully. It is a multipiece unit that could be assembled incorrectly and give you problems. Easiest way to check is...
  23. To prevent this thread from going off the rails...

    To prevent this thread from going off the rails like almost every other covid thread, we might want to direct it at the coolant sump and all the nasties growing in there. If they nasties in there...
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    JohnMartin in post #80 mentioned the 2 chips...

    JohnMartin in post #80 mentioned the 2 chips coming together, also mentioned in other posts. It is not just an issue of pressure on the leadscrew but of thread quality. Cutting on one edge and just...
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    Time for another joke maybe: 338624 A friend...

    Time for another joke maybe:
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    A friend told me one about Corona beer.
    Fellow had to do a mandatory drug/urine test and substituted Corona beer in the vial.
    Drug test Technician gave him...
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