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    I had all sorts of vibration issues with a...

    I had all sorts of vibration issues with a cabinet-mounted 10K with a relatively new .5 hp single phase motor, motor sounded fine, fiddled with belts, tensions, etc etc. Swapped that out with a .5hp...
  2. Ha, ha, that behavior is standard operating...

    Ha, ha, that behavior is standard operating procedure, and actually included in all "Manager's Handbooks" in companies of over 50 people. (Another variation, among many, is to just snatch prototypes...
  3. Thanks Gbent. I looked around for a small compact...

    Thanks Gbent. I looked around for a small compact motorized 5c spinner and didn't find anything. Most were big contraptions (the grinder table and workspace are pretty small on that KOLee B360). The...
  4. It's a confirmed tested fact that the most...

    It's a confirmed tested fact that the most respected and "well-liked" people, in social and business environments, are ones that know how to keep their mouth shut, and listen more than talk--I...
  5. Hi Marcus and All, Thanks again for your...

    Hi Marcus and All,
    Thanks again for your suggestions. Indeed, many of the issues have been operator error/ignorance, combined with *starting* with a sort of persnickety small job on a "new"...
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    couple of additional pictures

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  7. Update: Pilot Grinding 3/32 Bits); KO Lee Autofeed Addition

    Figured I'd start another thread on the pilot-drill tip grinding saga.

    Thanks everyone who helped with suggestions. After getting everything set up and experimenting with different 5c spinner rpm,...
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    Back to the question at hand, ripping lots of...

    Back to the question at hand, ripping lots of 1-1.5" thick stock. Sounds like the best solution is a medium to heavy duty tablesaw, period. A portable saw is not something that will work well for...
  9. I have it angled at about 30 degrees (tailstock...

    I have it angled at about 30 degrees (tailstock end nearest wall); sometimes you need to get behind it to clean out chips, fiddle with taper-attachment, etc. and if opening the rear cabinet-cover is...
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    I've seen some really good deals on upright track...

    I've seen some really good deals on upright track saws over the years, but you need 10+ feet of clear space for them--and they ain't portable (IMO the main benefit of track saws)

    Po-Man's...
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    One possibility to consider is a track-saw, and a...

    One possibility to consider is a track-saw, and a portable tablesaw. That combo is truly portable and space-saving. I have an older General (canada) 10" cabinet saw (very good saw) with robland...
  12. I'm about finished totally (more than I had...

    I'm about finished totally (more than I had planned) refurbishing a KO Lee Tool/Cutter grinder. It only has one motor, the spindle which is the original oem 1/2 hp 230v 3-phase. A 120v single-phase...
  13. Change Your Perspective: Upended SB 14 "Alignment Fixture"

    South Bend Model Fourteen Vertical Lathe Optical Lens Alignment Machine | eBay

    PhD to Engineer: I have this optical widget that I need to test. The widget needs to rotate on a turntable, and...
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    Face Mill: Iscar F45 ST (emphasis on ST series,...

    Face Mill: Iscar F45 ST (emphasis on ST series, there are several F45xx series), polished positive-rake inserts, up to 2.5" dia works very well, when used within the machine's capabilities (.1+ inch...
  15. Thanks very much for the help Marcus. I'm fairly...

    Thanks very much for the help Marcus. I'm fairly familiar with with toolpost, bench, t/c grinders, basic wheel grades, dressing, and have a healthy respect a chunk of ceramic spinning at 3000 rpm. ...
  16. Pilot Tip Grinding on HSS 3/32 Drill Bits Advice (KO Lee B360 grinder)

    Not being a grinding expert, I would appreciate some advice from the grinding experts regarding proper wheels and techniques for grinding pilots on 3//32” HSS standard drills. We are grinding...
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    And, aside from cheapo eccentric edge-finders...

    And, aside from cheapo eccentric edge-finders that won't work, a microscopic nick or any abrasive on the sliding edges/faces will make it inoperable and/or unreliable. If the faces get scratched,...
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    The "pin" is just for registration (seldom...

    The "pin" is just for registration (seldom needed) and/or to keep the collet from turning during tightening (seldom needed). Same with other types of collets and similar pins--they are not an...
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    More likely, this is the same principle as...

    More likely, this is the same principle as management at IBM used to (not so tacitly) tell exempt employees to stay (as opposed to work)overtime, even if nothing to do, such that they could say ...
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    That may not be an OEM arbor and/or spindle nose,...

    That may not be an OEM arbor and/or spindle nose, if it is, both will probably be very hard, and ground with a good surface finish. A collet alone will not resist much torque from horizontal...
  21. Titanium is easily "anodized" into about any...

    Titanium is easily "anodized" into about any color except red. An insulating container with a stainless electrode, electrolyte ( for example water with a few drops of sulfuric acid, borax, etc.),...
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    OT; Outdoor Utility/Workbench Plans

    I do a lot of dirty, stinky, and/or large work outdoors whenever possible (cleaning parts, painting, cutting down plywood with track saws, sanding, grinding, etc), and for years have had various...
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    Spindle Mystery Solved

    Found a drawing for the spindle included with info on another grinder-model. This is the CL heavy-duty model.
    The spindle is tapered, and the arbors have a 15/16-? internal thread for a puller....
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    K.O.Lee 300 Series TC Grinder Spindle Help

    I'd appreciate if anyone has a drawing of the K.O.Lee spindles (I have the "parts" manual which does not have spindle drawings).

    Also, I've been unsuccessful in getting that wheel lock flange off:...
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    I have a 1951 (it has asbestos cutting speeds on...

    I have a 1951 (it has asbestos cutting speeds on the brass engraved plate),Grob NS-18. Paid $400 for it, it was pretty ratty looking, but all it needed was new bearings in the wheels and jackshaft...
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