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    Another option (if TR20x4 is the right...

    Another option (if TR20x4 is the right size/thread): buy an inexpensive TR20x4 nut from Ebay, and epoxy or solder it into a suitable body:
    Trapezgewindemutter Tr 20x4 Rg7 Rotguss Rechts DIN 103 |...
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    I think the 2mm is because they are worried about...

    I think the 2mm is because they are worried about distributing the viscous liquid material to all of the slides and interfaces. If your slide is 2 meters long you need a couple of mm gap to push the...
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    Hi Thanos, here's a link to some...

    Hi Thanos,

    here's a link to some English-language instructions: http://www.skc-technik.de/content/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/antifriction_coatings.pdf
    The photos on page 19/20 are worth looking...
  4. Thread: Painting my FP2

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    I'm using the machine again, most recently with...

    I'm using the machine again, most recently with the Wohlhaupter for slightly enlarging the ID of a cover from my grinder. Having the FP2 cleaner and run quieter really does make it more fun to use....
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    I'm impressed by the nice job you are doing to...

    I'm impressed by the nice job you are doing to bring this machine back into good shape. It's funny how you "discover" things like the motor not properly attached and meshed to the gearing, or the...
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    Actually better to leave 1 mm around the epoxy. ...

    Actually better to leave 1 mm around the epoxy. So put the nut in a lathe, and turn off most of the remaining thread. Then rough it up with a file inside. Clean carefully with solvent. Spray...
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    There is another good solution if you don't want...

    There is another good solution if you don't want to spend the money on a new nut. "Mold" a new nut around your lead screw using SKC-60:
    Slideway Coatings – SKC Gleittechnik
    Basically you remove...
  8. Some of the abuse that my FP2 endured before I...

    Some of the abuse that my FP2 endured before I got it is documented here:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/deckel-maho-aciera-abene-mills/advice-help-my-new-deckel-fp2-build-1965-a-275599
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  9. This is how it works on my 1964 FP2...

    This is how it works on my 1964 FP2 (500mm-X-travel, motor in base):

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=303136&d=1603960666

    You can remove the shaft by driving...
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    I was looking at the picture as well as at the...

    I was looking at the picture as well as at the text. Perhaps I should have said "pipe" or "hollow cylinder" not "tube".
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    Looking at the picture, I think the idea is that...

    Looking at the picture, I think the idea is that you put a short hollow tube over the end of the support, then you thread the lead screw inside the tube and into the lead screw nut. Then, by...
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    Here's a translation of the instructions provided...

    Here's a translation of the instructions provided by Peter in the previous post. See step 9. It looks as if the lead screw nut is retained by a locking screw. Perhaps that has come loose? From the...
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    Here is what the X-axis nut looks like for FP1...

    Here is what the X-axis nut looks like for FP1 mills built before 1950. I wonder if the hole in the side is for a retaining or locking screw?

    X-Achse Spindelmutter 2100-213 80 FP1 bis Bj.1950 fur...
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    Are there threads for a steel ring nut? Please...

    Are there threads for a steel ring nut?

    Please see the photos in the post I link below, that show an FP1. Note that the entire thread should be of interest to you. I do not know if this machine...
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    Hi Johan, Welcome to the Deckel club! In the...

    Hi Johan,

    Welcome to the Deckel club! In the area that you are pointing to, there should be a bronze lead-screw nut, which is cylindrical in shape. That is held in place by a ring-shaped nut. ...
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    Here is my thread about cleaning Heidenhain LS803...

    Here is my thread about cleaning Heidenhain LS803 scales and replacing the lip seals:...
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    Hi Siggi, This should be helpful to you and...

    Hi Siggi,

    This should be helpful to you and others, a list of what you should have on hand before getting started. Note that you'll need to clean a number of the tools as part of your final...
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    In the next day I'm going to post a list of all...

    In the next day I'm going to post a list of all the tools and bits needed for my horizontal spindle, which might be helpful.



    I think it's enough to post a clear photo of the back end of the...
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    I think that's right. I recently pulled out...

    I think that's right.

    I recently pulled out the X and Y gibs from my FP2, the first time in 6 years, after I had new oil pockets scraped in them and installed a hand-pump for way. There was one...
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    Dear Alan, well done! Smart to rescue the...

    Dear Alan,

    well done! Smart to rescue the cracked bevel gear, since it's on the hand crank it will probably be fine for the next century like that.

    What's the collar with the two copper...
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    Karl, that's a beautiful drawing, kudos! ...

    Karl, that's a beautiful drawing, kudos!

    Anyone who is planning to work on one of these spindles should download the drawing and study it carefully. Once you have understood that the...
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    A couple of days ago I ordered a new nut from...

    A couple of days ago I ordered a new nut from Singer. It arrived along with an unexpected gift - a slightly dinged but functional brass replacement for the bottom stub on the spindle:
    ...
  23. Thread: Painting my FP2

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    When it was finished I sent Franz Singer a photo....

    When it was finished I sent Franz Singer a photo. The next day he called me. Loosely translated from Barvarian what he said was, "Nice job -- but you could have matched the colors better. You left...
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    There are two cases. (A) If the spindle SK40...

    There are two cases.

    (A) If the spindle SK40 end is sitting are a hard solid table, and the quill is "hanging in the air" then you are right. The force is transmitted from the inner shell of the...
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    Wouldn't the following procedure be better? ...

    Wouldn't the following procedure be better?

    (1) tighten the inner nut and bellville washer
    (2) remove the inner nut and bellville washer
    (3) put a length of brass pipe over the rear of the...
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