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  1. Thread: FP 1 Dismantle

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    Poyo: Your gear is obviously stuck...time and...

    Poyo:

    Your gear is obviously stuck...time and corrosion i suspect, or worse...a fretted key or shaft from running without the retaining nut...
    At any rate , you need to remove that gear.
    ...
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    There is a tool change hydraulic cylinder for the...

    There is a tool change hydraulic cylinder for the horizontal spindle. Connection is at the rear of the "Y" slide.
    Has a flex hose connected to a pipe that connects to the cylinder within.....The...
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    If you are shifting any of the original spindle...

    If you are shifting any of the original spindle gears (even if you are not using them all)
    You will need to impart some motion to the motor shaft to allow the gears to mesh .
    All the original...
  4. Don't have specific info on your machine but i...

    Don't have specific info on your machine but i own a Berco cylinder boring machine and have some knowledge on setting the tools...

    Your observation on the micrometer setting half of the actual...
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    Have worked around old cars too long....I always...

    Have worked around old cars too long....I always use sealer on paper gaskets....force of habit i guess.
    Gaskacinch is pretty good. The brush on Permatex for paper gaskets is good as...
  6. I have a similar chuck on my Romi M17 CNC lathe. ...

    I have a similar chuck on my Romi M17 CNC lathe.
    The one i have is made by Schunk. Very high quality and i love it!

    The one i have is like yours in that it is manual. Has advantages over...
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    Think its lots more practical to fit a more use...

    Think its lots more practical to fit a more use able collet setup to your existing MK4 tapered spindles.

    Changing the spindle i think would be very problematic....First off likely your machine has...
  8. So took a little time and looked at teh print for...

    So took a little time and looked at teh print for the tool change...bit complex.
    Looks like relays K12 and K10 are in the string...but look to be interlocks for spindle rotation.
    K10 seems to be...
  9. Dave: The action of the tool changer includes...

    Dave:
    The action of the tool changer includes relays and logic.
    All can effect the action of the tool release.
    Perhaps the solenoid was stuck and engaging the manual opening (rubber covered...
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    Don't waste your time! Engine shops almost never...

    Don't waste your time! Engine shops almost never hone to a blind hole, They are in general piss poor at doing while keeping the bore straight....They are familiar with honing where the stones can...
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    Pete: You are correct...i did not mention the...

    Pete:
    You are correct...i did not mention the aftercooler in my description and indeed there is one air/air cooler with a directed forced air setup...
    Thanks for pointing to this important...
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    My Kaeser "Air Center", self contained 10HP...

    My Kaeser "Air Center", self contained 10HP factory built screw with refrigerated dryer and tank. Has the dryer connected immediately after the pump .
    Dryer delivers air to the tank, the tank...
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    Its just cosmetic,yes? If it does not affect the...

    Its just cosmetic,yes? If it does not affect the function maybe mill out a window with a step to clean up the broken edges and glue in an appropriate piece of plastic.
    Cheers Ross
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    Don't know about Russian practice, but her in the...

    Don't know about Russian practice, but her in the US rules for wheel and axle work are very specific.

    What they are rebuilding is an "Axle Lathe"

    It has capacity to turn both wheels and axles. ...
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    Overarm fit up is the same as the other manual...

    Overarm fit up is the same as the other manual Deckel mills...Same size dovetail, so overarms are out there,
    Nothing special with the arbors. Just have to have a style of end bearing that agrees...
  16. Think the chain is used because its way less...

    Think the chain is used because its way less affected by chips and swarf.....A rack will tend to jam up if it gets even small chips and dirt down in the teeth......A chain has lots of open space for...
  17. Yes, but if he is going to heat and bend the...

    Yes, but if he is going to heat and bend the spokes for clearance, that would kill the LocTite....
    Personally, I would silver solder the spokes in position after the bending...Silver will give a...
  18. Remove the handle assembly. Heat the spokes close...

    Remove the handle assembly. Heat the spokes close to the hub and bend the handles out some and it will clear. It will be easier to use as well....
    Cheers Ross
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    Photo speculation....if you already purchased...

    Photo speculation....if you already purchased this machine then i suggest you wait till its in your hands before you guess as to what you have.....
    Can't do anything till you have it ....then you...
  20. If you are canting the head to eliminate the...

    If you are canting the head to eliminate the trailing side drag, the surface is not perfectly flat....it will be slightly concave...
    Cheers Ross
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    Thinking about this more. I think its more...

    Thinking about this more.
    I think its more likely that the fit of the front bearing in the headstock is a factor here....
    If the bearing fit was such that oil could leak past the front bearing OD...
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    Dave: Thanks for taking the time to share your...

    Dave:
    Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on this.....
    Some stuff here to consider.
    I do have the original single step slinger and i have already modified it to carry an "O"-ring on...
  23. Perhaps better than a number is the...

    Perhaps better than a number is the condition....Evaluate which is better, which one fits better on the bed ways and is the correct height, points level and has a quill that
    still fits the casting...
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    More EE spindle questions

    Working at fitting up the spindle (new bearings) on my 63' Modular drive. The head stock is the earlier style having three sight glasses.
    I have no operating history with this machine so there are...
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    Don't think there is any advantage here in...

    Don't think there is any advantage here in running C1 bearings.
    Nothing high precision here...just linear shafts running parallel carrying gears....which likely have greater run out than any class...
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