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    Think for a puller/press you would be better...

    Think for a puller/press you would be better served to make the tool in double shear.
    Use the square tub as you have done already, but make it longer...long enough to reach the outside of the...
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    Seems a bit of circular logic going here.......

    Seems a bit of circular logic going here....
    would think a controls engineer would be up for upgrading the control of an older Deckel NC.....or making the original function.

    I am with DeadMaho i...
  3. Thread: Storing Heads?

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    Those heads are for a Deckel FP3 (the original...

    Those heads are for a Deckel FP3 (the original version) later renamed "FP33" and indeed the machine was fitted with an arm for lifting...
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  4. Some quick notes: Vactra #4 (ISO 220) for the...

    Some quick notes:
    Vactra #4 (ISO 220) for the ways.
    Both feed and spindle gearboxes: good quality "AW" 46 . (anti wear hydraulic oil) although for an older machine would guess that ISO 68 would be...
  5. Romi.................Real flat bed lathe with...

    Romi.................Real flat bed lathe with real ways....Real tail stock with a proper cam lock clamp..
    Have an M17 and love it...Easy as a manual to run, dead reliable....Makes good parts, full...
  6. Should be relatively free to move the quill using...

    Should be relatively free to move the quill using the hand feed when things are at normal room temp and the machine has not been running
    at higher RPM's.....

    Likely there is crap behind the clamp...
  7. No resolution, i believe he sold the lathe ...

    No resolution, i believe he sold the lathe including the post.....
    Moving along....
    Cheers Ross
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    Best if you can remove the shaft intact. That way...

    Best if you can remove the shaft intact. That way you will have a accurate model to make a replacement if needed.....
    Linear features will need to be accurately reproduced if replacement is needed....
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    Front cap threads are in a sleeve that is pressed...

    Front cap threads are in a sleeve that is pressed into the casting and secured via one small grub screw (4mm?)
    Not a viable anchor point to use for a press tool.

    Wondering at how easily the #3...
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    Monarch site offering Kunzmann

    As title says. I might be late to this party, but just saw this.
    Kunzmann milling machines are offered on the Monarch lathes site...Wonder how that is ?

    CNC (Milling Machines) | Monarch Lathes
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    Well the OP question was "best"... If i could...

    Well the OP question was "best"...
    If i could not pull the bar (should repeat)
    I would go with this gauge.....Part of the kit for my "BC4 Berco" line boring machine.

    Adjustable for different...
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    Dennis: I make long drills all the time.....Some...

    Dennis:
    I make long drills all the time.....Some round stock of the appropriate size (slightly larger than the drill) drill the end maybe 8mm deep using the drill you need to extend,
    then slip the...
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    This is undoubtedly the result of using a large...

    This is undoubtedly the result of using a large (face) cutter and having some accident.(rapid into the work)...Should cause some cause for reflection for those that want to run 4"+ face mills on...
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    You can remove much of the exposed key by...

    You can remove much of the exposed key by drilling down through the key.
    A drill just the width of the key will literally cut the key in half if you are careful in the starting position.
    If you...
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    If you can get the gears back together, might try...

    If you can get the gears back together, might try refitting the bearing at the front end (spacer) and then re-install the retaining nut.
    That will keep the forward gears form moving, and then apply...
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    Can you tell which part has moved? I would add...

    Can you tell which part has moved?
    I would add some form of penetrating oil to the joint (lots) and remove the jacks and see if you can tap things back together....
    Then spread the gears again.......
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    Gears are undoubtedly case hardened. Minimum...

    Gears are undoubtedly case hardened.
    Minimum tempering temp would be above 400*f so anything up to that will not affect the heat treatment....In reality the only place that needs to be hard is the...
  18. Thread: Labour of love

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    Impressive! Thanks for sharing.... Plus 1 on...

    Impressive!
    Thanks for sharing....
    Plus 1 on more pictures...
    Love to see a listing of the work preformed....
    Cheers Ross
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    My experience suggests that generally twin key...

    My experience suggests that generally twin key shafts like this are often tight with the parts retained.
    Also, a wedge between the gears may not be the best way to move things. single point wedge...
  20. My statement above is correct.... Has to do with...

    My statement above is correct....
    Has to do with the smallest value that is displayed by the machine....not a direct math conversion....
    In inch mode the control displays 4 places to the right of...
  21. My experience is similar to yours....sometimes i...

    My experience is similar to yours....sometimes i give the slides a shot from the lube pump and that helps get a more consistent move on the tenths setting.
    Cheers Ross
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    Good work! Here in the states we would call that...

    Good work! Here in the states we would call that good old "Yankee Engineering"


    Getting the job done with what you have at hand...

    Cheers Ross
  23. John: One can make the MPG move in tenths, by...

    John:
    One can make the MPG move in tenths, by de-selecting the move increment buttons.
    Those buttons that give "10" or "100" when the MPG is moved one click...

    Well if you select say the "X"...
  24. Well, might indeed be the switch...but i think...

    Well, might indeed be the switch...but i think rather its a logic fault.
    The switch toggles form current position to distance to go (delta) which looks as Rich says like its going between the two...
  25. Some tricky little things in that Old/Stupid...

    Some tricky little things in that Old/Stupid control.....
    Pretty advanced i would say for a design this old....
    Assuming that everyone here knows how to move .0001"(.001mm) increments when using...
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