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  1. It's possible to get inch arbors in Germany, but...

    It's possible to get inch arbors in Germany, but not nearly as easy as metric ones.

    Do you have a cylindrical grinder? It's easy to grind a 27mm arbor down to 1 inch (25.4mm). You could make up a...
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    Rich, did you do all of that in one day? You are...

    Rich, did you do all of that in one day? You are FAST. Cheers, Bruce
  3. I think the standard sizes are 16mm, 22mm, 27mm,...

    I think the standard sizes are 16mm, 22mm, 27mm, 32mm and 40mm. Which sizes do you want? I think I have one extra that you can buy from me.
  4. Could you be more specific about what sort of...

    Could you be more specific about what sort of horizontal arbor you need? If you are after some long arbors like this one Frasdorn lang SK40 ; D 32 ; S20x2 ; . fur Deckel Werkzeugfrasmaschine |...
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    Underneath the table is a gear which turns it. ...

    Underneath the table is a gear which turns it. That table gear is driven by a worm gear, attached to the handle. The worm gear is carried in an eccentric housing which can be swung into engagement...
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    Since you are in Sweden it might be easier to buy...

    Since you are in Sweden it might be easier to buy from Germany. If you look on German Ebay, just search for "Trapezgewindespindel" and "Gewindespindel". Some of the vendors list the accuracy of the...
  7. I am probably wrong but this picture makes me...

    I am probably wrong but this picture makes me wonder if the casting might be cracked under the paint. Or perhaps it is just "steps" from the casting pour. Is that a bead of silicone rubber or...
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    Please take care not to get your fingers caught...

    Please take care not to get your fingers caught in the gearing. Nasty.
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    Dennis, how is it going? We are all rooting for...

    Dennis, how is it going? We are all rooting for you. Cheers, Bruce
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    My Studer RHU-450 universal cylindrical grinder...

    My Studer RHU-450 universal cylindrical grinder has a similar bronze wheel bearing, also with a gear driven oil pump in the center of the housing. Lubricant is Mobil Velocite No 3, so light spindle...
  11. Thread: Wanted ! ! !

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    Sticky: I have a complete MT4 dividing head setup for a...

    I have a complete MT4 dividing head setup for a Deckel FP1. This includes an overarm, tailstock, 2, 3 and 4 jaw chucks, faceplate, and more. Problem is, I own an SK40 FP2. So if there is someone out...
  12. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: I have a complete MT4 dividing head setup for a...

    I have a complete MT4 dividing head setup for a Deckel FP1. This includes an overarm, tailstock, 2, 3 and 4 jaw chucks, faceplate, and more. Problem is, I own an SK40 FP2. So if there is someone...
  13. Seeing if you can blow air through the passages...

    Seeing if you can blow air through the passages is not so reliable, because there are "felts" in some passages to slow the flow of oil. These make it appear that the passages are blocked, if you are...
  14. If you look in the manual, one of the drawings...

    If you look in the manual, one of the drawings there actually shows how oil is distributed.

    Here is another drawing for an FP1, but the basic idea is the same:...
  15. Working as intended. It supplies the Z...

    Working as intended.



    It supplies the Z axis on the operator side, which is the most important Z side because that's where the Z gib is that controls the left/right motion. If you want to do...
  16. Congratulations on getting it off without any...

    Congratulations on getting it off without any drama. Building a proper pin wrench instead of improvising was smart.

    The gibs and other sliding surfaces look very good, much better than most Deckel...
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    I can also only see the first photo. Rather than...

    I can also only see the first photo. Rather than hosting the photos on Google as you are now doing, it will probably work better to upload them to an album here, and then link to those from your...
  18. I think what Teryk wrote is correct, but if you...

    I think what Teryk wrote is correct, but if you want to be sure, you could contact the UK-based manufacturer of these 7-pin Bleecon to 9-pin sub-D Newall converters: Newall Scale/Encoder Adaptor...
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    Your machine may have been modified, either to...

    Your machine may have been modified, either to make the sight glass more visible or to make use of a non-standard one.

    The standard Deckel sight glasses are 20mm diameter and can either be glued...
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    That's quite a construction! Be sure to grease...

    That's quite a construction! Be sure to grease the screw. Also would be good to lay a piece of plywood or carpeting over the table to protect it when the shaft finally does move, since the pusher...
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    I have taken Richard's class and done some simple...

    I have taken Richard's class and done some simple scraping work, so might be able to help. Where are you located? Write to me privately if you don't want to advertise your location.

    Cheers,
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    The fact that the 1mm drive ring is too thin is...

    The fact that the 1mm drive ring is too thin is not a problem. The opposite situation (drive ring too thick, preventing the taper from seating fully) IS a problem. So when I use drive rings I...
  23. Thread: Wanted ! ! !

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    Sticky: Hi Milo, Peter Veltman, who is active on the...

    Hi Milo,

    Peter Veltman, who is active on the boards here, has several FP3s in beautiful condition and fairly priced. He also has a sterling reputation (I and others here have purchased from him)...
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    Are you saying that the hole which goes into the...

    Are you saying that the hole which goes into the bushing does not pass all the way through the bushing with an oil groove on the inside? If that's the case, perhaps the bushing is a sintered bronze...
  25. Deckel FP2, drag in the Y axis slides, low oil in the (upper) speed gearbox

    I was drilling some holes yesterday with the FP2, and when I moved the Y axis there was a drag that I normally don't feel. I ignored it for a few minutes, while wondering if the Y gib needed...
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