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    Any chance of getting a picture of the index...

    Any chance of getting a picture of the index plates if you have the opportunity?
  2. Thread Mill- not threading insert.

    Thread Mill- not threading insert.
  3. Build the skid with 4 x 4 cross bars and 2 x 6...

    Build the skid with 4 x 4 cross bars and 2 x 6 runners running length wise. dump the caster idea and use pipe rollers (you will need at least 3). Those lathes are not that heavy and the 2 x 6...
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    Find your local Clark dealer- they have mast...

    Find your local Clark dealer- they have mast seals for just about any lift that Clark sold- all the way back to WW2. Just replace the cup seal and put it back together.
  5. bar of paraffin canning wax from the local...

    bar of paraffin canning wax from the local grocery store.
  6. What do you have in the way of collet chucks or...

    What do you have in the way of collet chucks or end mill holders? Good luck on your test!!!!
  7. My advice would be to keep things at 220V. The...

    My advice would be to keep things at 220V. The chances are you will never load a machine tool to full capacity, or if you do, it will be for very short periods. You may already be aware of this,...
  8. Consider posting them here on PM in the tooling...

    Consider posting them here on PM in the tooling for sale forum. The would go in flat rate boxes with no hassle shipping. Just double box them and drop them at the post office.
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    Those patterns are not old original patterns if...

    Those patterns are not old original patterns if that is what you are wondering. Those core boxes are cast epoxy, which has been used in the pattern business for probably the last 30 years- lots...
  10. Thats just plain incompetence! They might have...

    Thats just plain incompetence! They might have pulled that stunt off on flat level hard ground, but given the condition of the ground in your picture, it was also stupid.
  11. You might contact these guys- they are pretty big...

    You might contact these guys- they are pretty big around here and are always busy. Good luck!
    Koffler Electrical is the Premier Electrical Mechanical Apparatus Repair & Motor Sales Facility, Very...
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    OP is not using the G50 position preset for the Z...

    OP is not using the G50 position preset for the Z axis. He is using the Z offset for the tool stored in the offset table.Pretty sure there is a parameter that will change the display position. I...
  13. opened fine for me- just FYI.

    opened fine for me- just FYI.
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    IF you can drill it from solid (assuming your...

    IF you can drill it from solid (assuming your part is not too long, sometimes its a better way to go. 4140 round bar is about $1/lb or less now. Obviously I don't know what your part looks like so...
  15. Hi William- I walked around the old one on the...

    Hi William- I walked around the old one on the floor for about 6 months and it finally went to the recycle place. Garwood is smarter than me so I just fell on my sword bought the high priced...
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    did you bore your jaws?

    did you bore your jaws?
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    If you are lucky, the problem is dirty switch...

    If you are lucky, the problem is dirty switch contacts. Open the control panel and look at the backside of the switch. Pretty sure those are an open switch and not enclosed. Cleaning the contacts...
  18. It may be that there are chips packed in behind...

    It may be that there are chips packed in behind the drawbar at the chuck end, preventing the drawbar from moving its full travel. If there is corrosion between the length of the drawbar and spindle...
  19. Mike C- if the output is 240 volts to neutral how...

    Mike C- if the output is 240 volts to neutral how can you split it to get 110V?? You would have 240 volts on ONE leg- no way to split that! Or, am is missing something?


    On another note- looks...
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    Showing my age here, but I still remember Bill...

    Showing my age here, but I still remember Bill Gibbs sitting at Westech at the LA convention center doing his demo presentations for anyone that was willing to listen. We ended up buying several...
  21. Looking for the ones with the plunger in the side...

    Looking for the ones with the plunger in the side of the collet to engage the whistle notch in a cutter shank? Odd there are none on e-bay.
  22. 1st question would be does it repeat a setting...

    1st question would be does it repeat a setting well? You should not be seeing a bore difference when changing tools from one style to another. Is your tool sharp? How deep a finish cut are you...
  23. "Ol Billy was right" "kill all the lawyers"...

    "Ol Billy was right"
    "kill all the lawyers"
    "kill em tonite!"
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    Most all piston knurling machines or fixtures-...

    Most all piston knurling machines or fixtures- either manual or motorized have a roller support of some type that supported the skirt from the inside during the knurling process. This support is...
  25. You might get away with the VNMG. If it rubs...

    You might get away with the VNMG. If it rubs coming in or out of the center you might have to relieve the side of the insert to keep it from rubbing, but that is no big deal.
    Same if you use a...
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