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  1. Replacing the Phenolic Wear Strips on Lathe

    This coming week I'm going to help a company replace the Factory installed Phenolic under the saddle. The original wear strips have worn out plus the epoxy has failed. A member contacted me and...
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    You can buy that book from Moore Special Tools in...

    You can buy that book from Moore Special Tools in Bridgeport CT. I just bought 2 copies last February for around $200.00 each. That book is still in Print as is the Connelly book and I know the...
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    If you didn't see in the forum I will be teaching...

    If you didn't see in the forum I will be teaching a scraping / rebuilding class in the panhandle - Santa Rosa FL in January. We have room :-)
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    I agree, there must be a broken line or someone...

    I agree, there must be a broken line or someone removed the BiJur metering units and thought they were plugged by blowing out the metering valves inside the brass units. If that's the place, then...
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    Some people have other things to do besides...

    Some people have other things to do besides answer questions.
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    I use a soft 1" x 4" foam to spread it and wash...

    I use a soft 1" x 4" foam to spread it and wash in when dirty of put on a new one. You can buy them here at Home Depot of BIAX / DAPRA sells them too. The Biax ones are better then a foam paint...
  7. Had 2 sign up already :-) 6 to go

    Had 2 sign up already :-) 6 to go
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    A tip....run the tail stock and use it on those...

    A tip....run the tail stock and use it on those short jobs. As the others have said try snugging up the spindle bearings. We did a thread some where on here a few months back on how to do that. If...
  9. FLORIDA Scraping / Rebuilding class in January 2020

    I talked to the Host of the Santa Rosa Beach Florida class and we are doing it starting Wednesday January 15 - Sunday Jan 19. The class will be a Wednesday - Sunday so you only need to take days...
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    We have had some people who have way to much time...

    We have had some people who have way to much time on their hands and get their jollies by making up fake names and coming on here to feel important and pull our legs. For someone in Germany your...
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    What happened when it crashed? Did the spindle...

    What happened when it crashed? Did the spindle stop? You say your hand was on the feed handle or the on / off spindle handle? When I looked at the turned part I thought spindle bearing issue,...
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    We would lay the column and scrape it...

    We would lay the column and scrape it horizontally. The scraping on the column looks terrible. Hard to believe you scraped the flats and dovetail in 2 days with the straight-edge you showed us. Your...
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    Yes M head makes it limited. I would offer...

    Yes M head makes it limited. I would offer $500.00.
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    Have you looked inside the electrical cabinet? ...

    Have you looked inside the electrical cabinet? Many times there is a box where you store electrical prints on the back side of the door. Also you should take a picture of the electrical box inside...
  15. When I was in Germany teaching at a machine...

    When I was in Germany teaching at a machine rebuilder, they had an old worn out lathe that did straightened compound and cross-slide screws on. I shook my head as they did it but it worked. They...
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    Saginaw builds and has built "special machines...

    Saginaw builds and has built "special machines for the auto industry. I see inside the guards it looks like short camshafts. Who knows who it was built for. I believe Saginaw was purchased by a...
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    That is what's great about PM, we have several...

    That is what's great about PM, we have several people who can help. You know I was in Feynman spot when I was an apprentice, but I had several Journeyman showing me how. Like many of the...
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    A quik note to the readers

    First off I want to help the OP but This thread is being written by a first timer. He is in a hurry to show his work, which I commend him for his efforts.

    Please don't confuse this with a...
  19. He can call them and ask if they make specials or...

    He can call them and ask if they make specials or know someone who does.
  20. NEW YORK State Scraping Class - May 2020

    Going to do a class in Oswego NY - May 20 a Wednesday thru Sunday May 24. Inside a hobbyists shop. North of Syracuse on Lake Ontario..... I'll add more asap.
  21. call these guys and ask them how accurate Green...

    call these guys and ask them how accurate Green Bay Manufacturing
  22. To all who have asked about a 2020 Rebuilding / Scraping Class

    I have heard from several folks about a class in 2020: Many in private messages. I deleted them by mistake. Please write me again as I have to make a decision when as the wife wants to plan a...
  23. Are you in a BIG hurry? If it's a wood lathe I...

    Are you in a BIG hurry? If it's a wood lathe I suspect it is a thin casting and will probably crack if forced in a press. If your in no rush, looks at a post from , forgot his name, but he hosted...
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    That scraping belongs over on the hobby forum

    That scraping belongs over on the hobby forum
  25. Rebuilding Class in Austria next month / Oct 2019

    If anyone would like to travel to Austria in October 2019 I will be teaching 3 - 1 week classes for BIAX and we have a few openings.

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