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    The only thing missing is a 3' X 6' X 1' granite...

    The only thing missing is a 3' X 6' X 1' granite surface plate to provide real stability to your setup, along with superb vibration dampening to boot!
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    I consulted a thing called a Parts List, PL-7C to...

    I consulted a thing called a Parts List, PL-7C to be exact.
    Page 25 shows what Hardinge provided before yours got some extra features.
    The extra hole you have shown.
    The silver plug was a valve...
  3. Somewhere in the house I have a CHB-8220 drawing...

    Somewhere in the house I have a CHB-8220 drawing I can work with.
    The B in the drawing # is version B
    The nameplate on the door of the electrical enclosure gives the proper drawing number.
    Post...
  4. Before turning the screw to by hand, unplug the 2...

    Before turning the screw to by hand, unplug the 2 white relays in the lower right corner of the electrical cabinet.
    NEVER push the motor starters in by hand to change speed.
    There is no...
  5. I use the upper lever a lot. I work with collets...

    I use the upper lever a lot.
    I work with collets most of the time. There is lots more room for the micrometer carriage stop with the single lever.
    The adapter to sort of create the same amount of...
  6. I have one from a Hardinge on ebay now : Artisan...

    I have one from a Hardinge on ebay now : Artisan Repeat Cycle Timer Solid State 4600A-6-3-A 115v Free Ship | eBay

    On time 13 Sec, Off time 20 Min
    You can change times by changing resistors
    ...
  7. You also need to check the distance from the...

    You also need to check the distance from the surface the piston pushes against to the surface the wedge seats against the tool post.
    I have a couple that I bought used that were from a piston type...
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    I didn't have Jim Rozen around for this bit of...

    I didn't have Jim Rozen around for this bit of wisdom:
    "Other option: you have a lathe. You don't need the feed clutch to run the half nuts. Make it!"

    My 10L had a broken stub stuck in the...
  9. One thing that turns the blanket sharer OFF real...

    One thing that turns the blanket sharer OFF real fast is bringing chips to bed....
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    Just keep several shims around to put under small...

    Just keep several shims around to put under small tools to bring them up to center.
    1/8", 1/4" and 3/8" all 3/4" X 4 1/2" come to mind.
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    If you think CA tools are heavy, try the EA tool...

    If you think CA tools are heavy, try the EA tool post. 2 adjustment knobs on each tool! And a 2 hand lift besides, you want a chain fall to lift the 7" long block with a 24" long 2.5" boring bar...
  12. I have had my 10L for 45 years now. The last 30...

    I have had my 10L for 45 years now. The last 30 years I have made many 5 Gal pails of chips, sometimes 1 a week.

    I use a large 100 division dial on the compound, and a large 200 division on the...
  13. I would put some heat on the inside of the...

    I would put some heat on the inside of the retaining bolt by the threads.
    It looks like someone may have used a little green Loctite on the threads.

    My CNC lathe someone had put Loctite on both...
  14. I have had better luck with 6 pole motors with...

    I have had better luck with 6 pole motors with 1200 RPM speeds.
    They start with less inrush, and hold the output better than 4 or 2 pole pony motors.


    This guy may still have the 3 HP with a...
  15. Don't forget face plate work. You do have to...

    Don't forget face plate work.
    You do have to clear the ways.
    I have seen 1 or 2 lathes where the ways were cut out to allow a larger thin job on a face plate!

    Bill
  16. Replacing the 53T with a 24T will give you...

    Replacing the 53T with a 24T will give you .008823'
    replacing the 53 with a 16 = .00548"
    Then changing the 32 to a 16 gives you .0027"

    16/106 X 16/110 = .0219 X .125 = .0027"/turn

    So those 4...
  17. "still no luck changing parameter 006 bit 7 to 0"...

    "still no luck changing parameter 006 bit 7 to 0"

    Do you know how to set parameters? Your wording says you are not able to change them. If this is true, I can tell you how, but it works better...
  18. Check parameter 006 bit 7. 1=automatic drift...

    Check parameter 006 bit 7.
    1=automatic drift comp.
    Parameter 124 is the drift compensation for X, and 125 is for Z.

    If 124 is much larger than 125, set 006 bit 7 to 0 and 124 to 0 also. see if...
  19. 411 is following error. Our M4 with a 5T control...

    411 is following error.
    Our M4 with a 5T control had the encoder in the motor. and a shear pin between the motor and Z axis lead screw.
    Needless to say that when the shear pin broke, usually there...
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    A few years back I ran into a situation where...

    A few years back I ran into a situation where several small motors refused to run with all the run caps installed.
    I broke the ones removed into 2 groups and installed discharge resistors and a 30...
  21. What brand is the spindle motor and control?...

    What brand is the spindle motor and control?
    Fanuc or Mitsubishi.
    Fanuc motors and spindle controls have unique problems, some surface on a machine with no problems after a move.
    The Mitsubishi...
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    If this was my machine, I would take one of the...

    If this was my machine, I would take one of the 115 Volt coils and use a 10 Watt 2.5K adjustable resistor set to 2200 Ohms wired in series.
    Larger wire is less of a problem with long term...
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    I think they have improved a bit regarding...

    I think they have improved a bit regarding rigging after one of the employees was killed during a rigging accident.

    Bill
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    I have a fully functional inline exciter version...

    I have a fully functional inline exciter version EE where I replaced the exciter with a bridge rectifier. My DC Panel is square-dial type.

    All the resistances of coils are noted.

    Motor field...
  25. What is the drawing number of what you have, I...

    What is the drawing number of what you have, I will attempt to get a copy and walk you through it.
    What is your meter brand and P/N.

    Bill
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