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  1. If the thickest portion of that retaining bolt is...

    If the thickest portion of that retaining bolt is inside the bore for a bit it is in far enough


    Peter
  2. Exactly Some kind of dowel pins with a treaded...

    Exactly
    Some kind of dowel pins with a treaded hole in the side and then a threaded rod attached
    You measure how far the dowel goes in with a tape measure as acurate as possible
    If you want it...
  3. Ross That is from about 20 years ago No...

    Ross
    That is from about 20 years ago
    No pictures
    What part is foggy
    The measuring or the sett up (Or both:))

    Peter
  4. I used to glue turcite on gibs for horisontal...

    I used to glue turcite on gibs for horisontal lathes
    As I only had a vertical mill I had to do it differently
    I measured the gib by blocking up the head Remove the old gib
    Pushed in a piece of...
  5. Also a properly sharpend file would work great...

    Also a properly sharpend file would work great on bronze No need for carbide

    Peter
  6. To me it seems that that gib does not fit The...

    To me it seems that that gib does not fit
    The scraped area you see is lower ,does not bear
    Only the non scraped area you see bears againt the mating surface
    That thing needs to be scraped to...
  7. If you are afraid of that just push the gib out...

    If you are afraid of that just push the gib out with a piece of plywood and leave that plywood in
    You can always push the gib back in while pushing out the plywood

    Peter
  8. This could only happen if the thrust bearings...

    This could only happen if the thrust bearings were loose as far as I see it
    Or after the end cap gave away

    Peter
  9. I think there is a problem with your machine that...

    I think there is a problem with your machine that you have not found yet
    Perhaps it is a idea to fix your old end cap temporaraly by bolting on some sheetmetal with epoxy between casting and...
  10. How did you got this gap closed???? When there...

    How did you got this gap closed????
    When there was something wrong here that the endcap could not close easy and then the nuts were just tightened you can get some serious tension on the casting ...
  11. Ask Singer if he has something He has plenty...

    Ask Singer if he has something
    He has plenty scrap machines

    Peter
  12. John Yes 10 min But that included coffee:) I...

    John
    Yes 10 min But that included coffee:)

    I have a scrap machine that is partly disassembled So the whole knee is off and I can lay it down
    Here is a picture of the tooling I used ...
  13. Oke With the right tooling t took me10min to get...

    Oke
    With the right tooling t took me10min to get the end cap off
    I left the hex rod for clamping in place You can pull it right out that way
    To put the hex rod back in you have to get it in the...
  14. Breaking that endcap requires some decent force ...

    Breaking that endcap requires some decent force
    We saw a gap there previous
    How is that closed
    Just tightening the bolts on the inside to close the gap witout looking if the endcap goes into...
  15. I have a endcap from a FP2 500mm travel It...

    I have a endcap from a FP2 500mm travel
    It will probbably fit
    PM me

    Peter
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