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  1. Not sure i have the absolute answer here...but...

    Not sure i have the absolute answer here...but bear this in mind.....
    The only thing that touches the oil in that lower sump is the elevating screw....No gears, no bushings. The nut also sees this...
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    Might be of interest, here is my setup on the...

    Might be of interest, here is my setup on the Trav-A-Dial:
    Mounted to the mounting pad for the thread chasing dial.
    Overall length so that the dial remains in time.

    Window allows adjusting the...
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    Don't know how similar these might be, but here...

    Don't know how similar these might be, but here are the stops on my Dong Yang....
    Assuming you are referring to the hard stops that clamp directly on the ways, and not the auto trips for the power...
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    Take lighter cuts! Way too many variables to...

    Take lighter cuts!
    Way too many variables to make a realistic call here .
    Increase the friction between the part and the table...Soft sheet aluminum between the part and table. Make a fixture that...
  5. Good call on the HSS blanks. Totally blanked on...

    Good call on the HSS blanks. Totally blanked on that one...Guessing if you want to keep it on the cheap, you could sharpen up a used 10mm end mill (2 flute) to be a usable cutter
    Made me think...My...
  6. Fishy setup....no idea what tooling one would use...

    Fishy setup....no idea what tooling one would use on that bar in its current form....

    Perhaps you could turn the shank of a brazed square shank tool like an "AL6" style down to 10mm cylinder
    To...
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    Sandvik makes a set for driling out taps.......

    Sandvik makes a set for driling out taps....
    "Hard cut drills" HC 23456
    Covers M3 - M12. (#4-3/8)
    Cheers Ross
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    Nice find. Only issue finding a machine...

    Nice find. Only issue finding a machine disassembled from an estate sale is being sure you got all the bits....Stuff gets lost and put away sometimes separated from the base machine....
    Even small...
  9. Drop deck is the best IMO.....any time you can...

    Drop deck is the best IMO.....any time you can get heavy iron closer to the ground it is better.....
    Have literally moved 10's of Deckel mills, a number of small CNC lathes , grinders etc , all by...
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    Ops...totally missed that. Spindle "Quill"...

    Ops...totally missed that.
    Spindle "Quill" (the outside portion that can be moved and that fits into the machine casting) needs to fit the housing closely......
    Any differential heating such as...
  11. Harry Miller / Loo Goossen designed that setup in...

    Harry Miller / Loo Goossen designed that setup in the 20's
    Cheers Ross
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    There should be two thin lock nuts on the inside...

    There should be two thin lock nuts on the inside of the thrust bearings for your "X" axis lead screw.
    Sounds like they are too tight.
    The inner nut adjusts the play on the thrust bearing and the...
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    Saw the title on this and frankly thought it was...

    Saw the title on this and frankly thought it was posted as a joke....

    150, don't blink of someone else will have it!

    By the by, isn't that Colchester made in Asia now?
    Cheers Ross
  14. Send me a e-mail or clear your PM in box...can't...

    Send me a e-mail or clear your PM in box...can't send ya anything...
    Cheers Ross
  15. Must have missed the part about the material...

    Must have missed the part about the material being 175" long? Radius dressed wheel then you are running the stock across the chuck? Must be a pretty big grinder.
    Fly cutter or boring head....One...
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    WAG is that the settings will be the same as...

    WAG is that the settings will be the same as Dialog seeing as they used the same scales and the Bosch servo drives......
    So here are the settings for Dialog......
    This chart as supplied has an...
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    Those covers for the elevating screw seem like a...

    Those covers for the elevating screw seem like a good candidate for flash hard chrome. Makes a very hard wear surface that won't rust.
    The flash process applies a very thin coating that in most...
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    Pretty sure the grey item is not Deckel. Looks...

    Pretty sure the grey item is not Deckel. Looks to me from what is visible that its a overarm support for a machine that uses round bar style overarms....
    Could be Abene or early Milwaukee.....or...
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    I agree with Harri.... Looks like the seal from...

    I agree with Harri....
    Looks like the seal from a bearing....In all my years i have never seen a "real" oil seal with that OD/ID that was that thin.....Nothing to hold it into the housing bore.......
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    Better question is what would you do if the...

    Better question is what would you do if the answer was that the play was higher than "normal"?
    If the teeth look fine (not pitted or undercut) and the supporting bearings/bushings are good..then...
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    Dennis: Can you post a close photo of that seal?...

    Dennis:
    Can you post a close photo of that seal?
    looking through some parts books i don't see any seals on that shaft..but your setup might be different from
    the books i have....
    Looks more to me...
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    B Brat is spot on....All the top mounting...

    B Brat is spot on....All the top mounting dovetails on the manual Deckels (FP1,2,&3) are the same size. length and position of the installed
    accessory or head will be different from the FP1 to the...
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    Mount the boring bar in the vise instead of the...

    Mount the boring bar in the vise instead of the reamer....Set to center height and bore to size by moving the table in the "X"
    No centering needed...the hole will be cut on the center of rotation...
  24. Believe that pin is pressed in. Remove the oil...

    Believe that pin is pressed in.
    Remove the oil fitting (Zerk) from the face of the slide and use a drift through the hole to press the pin from the slide.
    Cheers Ross
  25. No gears "cut" on a milling machine by definition...

    No gears "cut" on a milling machine by definition are accurate no matter what the indexing method.....
    An accurate gear tooth profile with the exception of a rack can only be generated using a gear...
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