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    The only ones I have seen from Europe, RC...

    The only ones I have seen from Europe, RC machines and some far east providers are metric. I have not seen any new manufacture imperial sizes. I got my imperial sized ones from ebay (had to wait a...
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    I had the same issue on my Maho MH 600. It has a...

    I had the same issue on my Maho MH 600. It has a main motor (real easy to change) and a feed motor buried inside (harder to change). I already had 3 phase 240 from a rotary converter for the other...
  3. Thread: Maho MH600

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    There are a few oil guns to choose from...

    There are a few oil guns to choose from (depending on how much you want to modify things). Here is a link: Adapters for European oil fittings?

    The photo link doesn't work for me. Good luck with...
  4. Thread: Maho MH800

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    I posted the MH 600/700 manuals (applicable to...

    I posted the MH 600/700 manuals (applicable to the round head machines). The 800 machine looks very similar (the lube chart near the end says it is applicable to the MH 800A/B machines . There is a...
  5. Thread: Maho MH600

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    Those funky looking grease fittings are used for...

    Those funky looking grease fittings are used for injecting OIL. The lubricant you put into the fitting is based on what the machine needs, not the type of fitting. YES, those are the original...
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    Those are pretty good sized machines. If you can...

    Those are pretty good sized machines. If you can manage the space, weight and power requirements- then having the work envelope will be nice to have. You said you wanted to make gun parts - which are...
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    How about you start a new thread, introduce...

    How about you start a new thread, introduce yourself and tell us the story of how the machine came to you? How is it kitted out? What spindle do you have? Did you see the manuals that I posted...
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    Posted manuals

    It sort of looks like when you post a manual here, other sites (specific to providing documents) will pick it up and repost it (sometimes for an access fee?)?
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    I posted copies of all the documents that came...

    I posted copies of all the documents that came with my MH 600 (much of it is described as being relevant for the MH 700 and 800 machines as well).

    Is this the same information that was copied over...
  10. Hi Bob, I think you are off to a good start. Run...

    Hi Bob, I think you are off to a good start. Run a few more practice threads and work out your dial reading for the final cuts. You may need to play around more with the tool geometry, what lube...
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    I have sent the manual out to quite a few people....

    I have sent the manual out to quite a few people. I finally posted it on line. If you search "Enterprise 1550 Lathe Manual" you should have no trouble finding it.

    Please leave me a comment for...
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    Yes, I am interested in what you will use the...

    Yes, I am interested in what you will use the spiral unit for.

    I have used mine once:...
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    Could you post pictures? Was that the MT4...

    Could you post pictures? Was that the MT4 machine on ebay in Las Vegas quite a few months back? Glad you found the manual. David
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    Nice job on the table feed. How about some pictures of the rest of the mill?
    That table stop looks like the ones from a Cinci #2 T&C grinder.

    A nice feature of the original table feeds is that...
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    I thought the main gear box specified an ISO 68...

    I thought the main gear box specified an ISO 68 oil? The EQUIVIS looks like a suitable product, but you should try to match the viscosity that they recommend.

    As far as that mid-sized 80's...
  16. Hi bwb, Welcome to the world of Cinci. I have a...

    Hi bwb, Welcome to the world of Cinci. I have a bit newer Tooly 1D (square ram Milacron version ...
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    I keep an eye out for Maho attachments in...

    I keep an eye out for Maho attachments in general. I have not seen any of the items you are looking for on e-bay in the past 4 years (or any other lone attachments). About 4 years ago I say a high...
  18. That will be a 3 phase machine. It does not show...

    That will be a 3 phase machine. It does not show up very well in the pictures you posted, but if you go to the pictures in the original advertisement, you can see that there are 4 wires plus a...
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    I'd go with Ross' assessment of the flat surface....

    I'd go with Ross' assessment of the flat surface. Nothing mounts there. The "angle plate" needs to be quite long to the left, to support the dividing head & drive assembly, while placing the work...
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    I've actually used the spiral milling set up. I...

    I've actually used the spiral milling set up. I figured I better take a picture as I may never see it used again (even though I own the thing). Anyway, I am recutting the ramps for a Reeves type...
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    I've had an MK 1550 for just over 30 years. For...

    I've had an MK 1550 for just over 30 years. For my use, it has been a good machine - no issues. I have a pretty good copy of the manual (photos were not in great shape, but all text and line...
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    Take the whole machine. The time invested will...

    Take the whole machine. The time invested will be similar - load it, tie it down and drive away (compared to unbolting a few things). Are you able to park it out back of your place? In 6 months,...
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    Cincinnati #2 Tool and Cutter grinder

    Picked up a #2 T&C. A bit spare on attachments, but enough to get started. Has anyone attempted regreasing the wheel head? The manual states that the wheel head bearings are "lubricated for life"....
  24. Thread: FP1 headroom

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    I have the equivalent size in a Maho (MH600). ...

    I have the equivalent size in a Maho (MH600). Yes, head room is an issue. Go with direct fit collets (U2 with an adapter, I think you can get MT4 collets as well). Bolt your work piece to the...
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    Glad to hear of another Toolmaster being brought...

    Glad to hear of another Toolmaster being brought back to life. You'll have to post pictures and share the rest of the story. David
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