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    Time to make some chips!

    Time to make some chips!
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    I know electronics but am very weak on this part...

    I know electronics but am very weak on this part of electrics. So I can not answer your question. What I am sure of is the following in the modern German/European system:

    A - There are five...
  3. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: I have a Hilma hydraulic vise mounted on a...

    I have a Hilma hydraulic vise mounted on a rotating base for sale for 400 Euros. The vise has 125mm wide jaws and was the standard size for Deckel FP2 and FP3 mills.

    The vise generates about...
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    Mark, I added a shim to the tapered gib of my...

    Mark,

    I added a shim to the tapered gib of my Studer cylindrical grinder, because I did not want to go to the trouble to make a new gib. Details are in this post. The experts don't do this, they...
  5. good compact storage system for grinding mandrels?

    I've picked up a haphazard collection of about 100 grinding mandrels, ranging in size from 6 to 40mm (1/4" to 1 1/2"). Is there a decent way to store these that keeps them organised but doesn't use...
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    I have a J&S 540 with power up/down feed. It's...

    I have a J&S 540 with power up/down feed. It's important because the handwheel on my machine is 0.2 mm per revolution. That's 50 turns to go up by 10mm. Since the vertical travel is about 400mm,...
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    Many thanks to all who responded: Franz: that...

    Many thanks to all who responded:

    Franz: that looks like a great set. I have the Phillips (PH) ones. What I need are exactly the five flat ones, especially the larger sizes.
    I will see if I can...
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    Wow, your machine is looking really good and it...

    Wow, your machine is looking really good and it seems that you are taking good care of the internals as well. Should be in action soon. Please post some photos of "first chips".
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    Rich, this is one of the things that really...

    Rich, this is one of the things that really impresses me about you. I looked at the photos, just like you did, and I saw the problems with the ways. But I didn't even know that the handle crank had...
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    Ross, Always nice to see the interesting and...

    Ross,

    Always nice to see the interesting and creative work that you do. It makes me feel nervous to see what must be a few hundred pounds of engine apparently sitting half over the edge of the...
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    I've worried about that same point. Next time I...

    I've worried about that same point. Next time I see Franz I will ask again about this. I suppose the logic is that the points which are reached by the oil will get lubricated by the oil, and the...
  12. Thread: Wanted ! ! !

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    Sticky: Hi Andy, Yes, I saw your reply to me...

    Hi Andy,

    Yes, I saw your reply to me "embedded" in the quote. Just be careful with the tags in the future to avoid that.



    There may be no parts manual for your machine. So you may also...
  13. Thread: Wanted ! ! !

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    Sticky: There are two styles. Search PM for "Deckel...

    There are two styles. Search PM for "Deckel Drive Ring". If you are looking at German Ebay search for "Deckel Mitnehmerring".



    Here it the multi-lingual parts list (I just checked that the...
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    Where to get "thin" flat screwdrivers

    Sorry this is not really a suitable topic for this forum, but I trust the people here and am sure someone will know the answer.

    From time to time when working on precision things (high-speed...
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    Hydrogen is the smallest, lightest, and...

    Hydrogen is the smallest, lightest, and fastest-moving gas molecule. It's very very hard to keep it confined, even if you want to. So no, the paint (even good quality epoxy) won't stop them from...
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    Yours has a black plastic "cover" wrapped around...

    Yours has a black plastic "cover" wrapped around the bearing/gear assembly that transfers power from the headstock below to the long shaft above. I don't remember seeing that on my long-reach head. ...
  17. tilting universal table for Schaublin 13 mill on Germany ebay

    What looks to be a brand new tilting table (described as a tilting universal table) for a Schaublin 13 has turned up on German ebay. I have no knowledge or connection with the seller but thought that...
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    This sounds like something I could use. But I...

    This sounds like something I could use. But I don't understand how it works or goes together. Could you provide a sketch or photo or a more detailed description? I have a dremel and some engraving...
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    I ground three backplates yesterday. Here is an...

    I ground three backplates yesterday. Here is an action shot, you can see that I'm getting contact on about half of the area to be ground (where there is no blue marker left). As desired there is no...
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    Looks like a great find. Make sure that it's...

    Looks like a great find. Make sure that it's been oiled with oil not grease: the "grease nipples" are for oil.

    The Z bellows looks tired, but arguably it may not be important/needed. However...
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    If you make one yourself, make it from spring...

    If you make one yourself, make it from spring steel (Federstahl in German). I think you are supposed to start from annealed material, bend it, then harden it. But perhaps shortcuts are possible.

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    Sorry, of course you are right. I looked but...

    Sorry, of course you are right. I looked but don't have any better photos of the bent cover/wiper, but see it every time that I swap heads. I can take a photo the next time I swap the head, if no...
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    Sheet metal cover, you can make it yourself. Be...

    Sheet metal cover, you can make it yourself. Be sure to countersink the screws or they will interfere with the head:
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    Chain hoist: ...

    Chain hoist:

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=259938&d=1561800939
  25. Is this W20 collet closer from a Schaublin lathe? What model?

    This W20 collet closer came from Switzerland with my Studer RHU-450 grinder. It's not original, because I recently got an original collet closer and have fitted that to the machine. So I want to...
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