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  1. TOS VARNSDORF W100A Horizontal Boring Mill Electrical Drawing

    Morning
    I'm looking for electrical info for old TOS/VARNSDORF W100A mill.
    Any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you in advance.

    Chuck
  2. I like the idea of using a face mill cutter to...

    I like the idea of using a face mill cutter to plunge through the hard stuff before starting the single point cut. Do you have a series of cutters in 1/2" increment? Like 3", 3-1/2", 4", etc.....
  3. This is what we are doing presently...Thanks for...

    This is what we are doing presently...Thanks for your input!
  4. This is what we're doing.

    This is what we're doing.
  5. Thanks Bob.... So at this point, Opinion Only, do...

    Thanks Bob.... So at this point, Opinion Only, do you think, arbor support would allow for faster feeds and heavier cuts?
    FYI There are 2 bores that are about 50" apart and need to be parallel and...
  6. The goal is to do the job in house. I'm just...

    The goal is to do the job in house. I'm just trying to become knowledgeable about the process so we can get er done efficiently as possible.
  7. The weldment is made up of 2 to 3" thick plates...

    The weldment is made up of 2 to 3" thick plates welded down to a main base plate.
    Imagine a house with 6 parallel walls and the bore goes thru all of the walls and is parallel with the floor.
  8. Thanks for the reply.... I wish I had more...

    Thanks for the reply.... I wish I had more experience machining this big stuff. My goal is to TRY and make the process better and get the job done in as little time as possible with the equipment we...
  9. Talking about the outer arbor support. Update:...

    Talking about the outer arbor support.
    Update: It takes us quite a while to bore (1) 5" diameter hole for a distance of about 30".
    There are (5) plates that vary in thickness from 3" to 6" that...
  10. Using an arbor support on a large TOS horizontal boring mill for line boring

    My company builds very large mill equipment that utilizes large pin joints. The weldments weigh as much as 6500 lbs. For 40 years we clamped the weldment to the mill table (50" x 50") and then bored...
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    Machining A514 plate

    Looking for suggestions on good cutting tools for use on A514 steel? The machine is a large horizontal boring mill. Many of the parts are cut out on a burn table before machining so there are hard...
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    DOALL G10 Hydraulics Issues Repaired.....The...

    DOALL G10 Hydraulics Issues Repaired.....The table would move a little if I messed with the pilot valve and the manual in/out only worked when dressing the wheel. The problem was fixed by tightening...
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    Koett tool post grinder help

    I've acquired an old tool post grinder made by KOETT UNIVERSAL. Nothing shows up in GOOGLE searches. This thing is a very well made piece of equipment. I'm looking for a manual as well as any other...
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    MSC Horizontal Band Saw Repair Help

    I need some help.....

    My MSC brand (import) horizontal steel cutting band saw has been making some noise and I finally had to tear it down.
    After removing the cast iron gearbox housing from the...
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    I'm in Meadville. I'll find something that will...

    I'm in Meadville. I'll find something that will work.

    Thanks!
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    Yup, I suggest you remove the handwheel, and go...

    Yup, I suggest you remove the handwheel, and go down to the local hardware store, try some chain
    and find one that drapes nicely over the sprocket.[/QUOTE]

    Was at HOME DEPOT last night with the...
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    The hand chain is not load bearing

    O.P. said "Hand chain"...I bought a H.F. cheapy that the hand chain wasn't even welded....just bent closed.

    Works just fine.[/QUOTE]


    I need the hand chain, not the load chain.

    Chuck
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    CM CYCLONE 646 1 Ton Chain Hoist

    I picked up a used CM CYCLONE 646 hand operated chain hoist. I need the hand chain (CM # 85808). Found it online for $10-$20 per foot, yikes......
    It's 15/64" diameter chain. Anyone have a...
  19. Thread: Rust is bad.....

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    Rust is bad.....

    Hi
    I live in NW Pennsylvania and have a pole building shop. I keep it warm in the winter with wood and waste oil heater. I have problem with my grinding vises and squaring block rusting. I had them...
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    Yes, it errors when it's moving, in about the...

    Yes, it errors when it's moving, in about the same place all the time. I figured it must be dirt on the scale, but nothing changed after cleaning.
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    1989 ACU-RITE MillMate Problem

    The X-Axis on my old 1989 MillMate started blinking "E3" about a year ago. It may have errored once a day back then. The problem now happens constantly. I removed the aluminum extruded scale...
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    Harrison M600 lathe haeadstock alignment

    I need some help!
    My Harrison M600 lathe is cutting about .001" taper per inch of carraige travel. I have tried cutting depths from .001" to .125" and I get the same taper everytime. I'm not using...
  23. Thread: Sets of Vise Jaws

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    Sets of Vise Jaws

    Hi
    I'm looking for someone that can use some new vise jaws. I have a few sets. They are marked with a "38 MAX 12" and a "1", "2" or "3" and what looks to be an "S" that looks like a snake. The jaws...
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    Large Bandsaw Tires????

    I need some help with an old Tannewitz bandsaw. The original wheels are 24" OD x 1-1/2" wide and are flat. There is no crown. Someone has added rubber tires in the past. The problem is blade...
  25. A bit more J Head Info

    I just rebuilt the upper half of my J-Head about a month ago. The belt had been cutting into the cover for quite a while. After re-assembly, the new belt continued to rub the cover. After about 3 hrs...
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