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  1. I wonder who bought the gear hobber- much of the...

    I wonder who bought the gear hobber- much of the tooling was not for that machine. Funny how stuff gets mixed up. Good deal for the right job though.
  2. If you are still struggling, call KB- I've found...

    If you are still struggling, call KB- I've found them to be very helpful.

    Dan
  3. Mill the ribs off of one side of the web and bolt...

    Mill the ribs off of one side of the web and bolt a splice plate across the crack. Its just a lathe.
  4. Make a spud to fit in the bore, zero on the...

    Make a spud to fit in the bore, zero on the centerline of the spud. Bore throttle shaft holes thru from one side. Done.
  5. Biggest issue with all that on a low end machine,...

    Biggest issue with all that on a low end machine, if the drive trips and the machine goes into eSTOP, you have no idea why it stopped until you play detective and find the reason because at that...
  6. Pinions with low numbers of teeth are often cut...

    Pinions with low numbers of teeth are often cut on an enlarged operating pitch diameter in order to avoid excessive undercutting. These types of gears are referred to as long addendum. The number...
  7. Not for thin walled parts, but I have found that...

    Not for thin walled parts, but I have found that Kant Twist clamps in various sizes work very well for holding parts in the hone. Let the screw portion sit on the work rest, use the clamp throat...
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    You can call it what you want, but that's a...

    You can call it what you want, but that's a Vidmar all the way. Handles, lock location, dimensions, slide design, drawer interior etc
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    Are you already using G50 for your tool geometry...

    Are you already using G50 for your tool geometry offsets? If so just edit your G50 return move to shift position the amount you shortened your bar from the last part and rerun the program. Then on...
  10. Probably a stuck home switch. IF the machine is...

    Probably a stuck home switch. IF the machine is an SL series Mori, the X home switches are behind a sheetmetal covers on the right side of the turret down near the saddle/bed. You have to pull these...
  11. Regardless of what it is or who is going to tune...

    Regardless of what it is or who is going to tune it. Tell your friend to find a shop with a chassis dyno and tune the engine on the dyno. It may seem expensive up front, but in the long run you...
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    Regarding centering the cutter. Our old B&S had...

    Regarding centering the cutter. Our old B&S had a machined shoulder on the cutter slide that could be used with a parallel or straight edge to align the side of the cutter to. There was a graduated...
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    AS I stated before, I'll take 20 each. ...

    AS I stated before, I'll take 20 each. dmcgearsatyahoodotcom or pm.

    thanks.
  14. I'll take 20 each. let me know or...

    I'll take 20 each. let me know or dmcgearsatyahoodotcom
  15. Be aware that if you weld on one side of the...

    Be aware that if you weld on one side of the crank nose, the weld will shrink and the nose will not run true due to the weld pulling. We "rekeyway" lots of crank noses and never weld them for that...
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    Might well be a parameter that allows axis motion...

    Might well be a parameter that allows axis motion with M05- have you checked your parameter table?
  17. And if you turn a shoulder on your new center, it...

    And if you turn a shoulder on your new center, it won't push back in the chuck when you put pressure on it with your tailstock.
  18. One caution on crossed helical gears, they have...

    One caution on crossed helical gears, they have point contact as they roll together so they are ok for transmitting motion but not so good at transmitting any amount of power. Spiral bevels would be...
  19. Why do you need cutter comp? - just let the cam...

    Why do you need cutter comp? - just let the cam program calculate the path based on the tool width and corner radius- you're not going to comp the tool anyway are you? Are you controlling the radius...
  20. Also- put a tray of mothballs in the bottom of...

    Also- put a tray of mothballs in the bottom of the cabinet- mice don't like the smell.
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    This is not an auction site- post your stuff,...

    This is not an auction site- post your stuff, state a price up front, early bird gets the worm. Buy it when you say you will- keep your word. Ship it when you get paid. Simple.
  22. Regardless of how the OEM cap was made- probably...

    Regardless of how the OEM cap was made- probably with a surface broach, what aligns the cap in the crankcase?
    Looks like possibly the dowel sleeves and the flat surfaces at both ends? Profile the...
  23. Nope! dooin just fine here.

    Nope! dooin just fine here.
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    pass the popcorn please!

    pass the popcorn please!
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    And they better be dead sharp for anything other...

    And they better be dead sharp for anything other than SAE660 or CDA93200. If they have been used on steel or CI prior, you better have then touched up, or you stand a good chance of sticking them.
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