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    Yours and mine are slightly different but for...

    Yours and mine are slightly different but for mine: As far as I can remember you need to remove the knee gearbox in order to remove the lead screw that will allow you to lift that part out of your...
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    I'll try and find some 4140 PH and make one. The...

    I'll try and find some 4140 PH and make one. The travel stops stop the crash I think and I also use this thing like a couple times per year so they son't wear out. It is just nice to make things...
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    Looks like you found it. I have never read up on...

    Looks like you found it. I have never read up on that brand from Tony's site. Thanks.
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    There are more photos on the ad. Tour a metal ....

    There are more photos on the ad.
    Tour a metal . Metal lathe 15"x50" | Autres equipements commerciaux et industriels | Longueuil/Rive Sud | Kijiji
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    Lathe ID if possible please.

    This is for sale locally to me but I can't determine the manufacturer or model to know if it is even worth calling about.
    https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/Mzg4WDgwMA==/z/my0AAOSwEy1dkihc/$_59.JPG
    Thanks,...
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    What Material for Abene VHF-3 Feed Stop

    My machine is missing one of the feed stops, circled in image taken from Abene website. I have the other one already for dimensions. You can't cut it with a file and it seems to be black oxide...
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    Specific heat capacity of oil is approximately...

    Specific heat capacity of oil is approximately half that of water. I can't see why it wouldn't be fine for home shop work. Just flood it and if it smokes can't you slow down the metal removal rate a...
  8. Get the parts manual and find my thread where i...

    Get the parts manual and find my thread where i did a bunch of work to mine. If you can't find the manual pm me your email.
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    I've been watching the whole time and...

    I've been watching the whole time and congratulate you on your perseverance. I know it isn't all great but at least now you know what you have.
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    Is it reasonable to take a drawbar force chart...

    Is it reasonable to take a drawbar force chart and convert the force into a torque for the size of thread on the drawbar or is it typical to just go by feel as Ross describes? I'm guessing feel but...
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    Maybe the first 20 seconds of this video will aid...

    Maybe the first 20 seconds of this video will aid you in some way?
    YouTube
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    I've seen Millwrights use a bolt and a nut to...

    I've seen Millwrights use a bolt and a nut to make short jacks that could fit into 19mm. You custom shorten the bolt so it just fits in the space then thread a nut on. Place that in the space and use...
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    I'm not sure what sizes you are after but Wera...

    I'm not sure what sizes you are after but Wera has the sizes you list above.
    0.4x2.5 0.5x3 0.8x4 etc

    2035 Screwdriver for slotted screws for electronic applications - Wera Product finder
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    Wera and Wiha are both good names with quality...

    Wera and Wiha are both good names with quality precision screwdrivers. I have some Wera and am happy with them. Everything else I've tried seems to be too soft or as you say too thick. Download their...
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    You are cleaning up the internals so nicely, my...

    You are cleaning up the internals so nicely, my vote would to be to paint the parts that are easily done now, just don't go for a show quality finish and it won't take too long. The dilemma will be...
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    Mine is 17.5" long (tip of roller to tip of...

    Mine is 17.5" long (tip of roller to tip of roller) 17 to the outside of the steel uprights. Those uprights are built with swivels on each so it can run on curved monorails. In a home shop you could...
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    Your crane looks really nice. This link shows...

    Your crane looks really nice.

    This link shows the equivalent 1 ton model which is what my crane is rated for but I only paid $250 for mine whereas this one is trying for much more.

    IR 1 Ton...
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    With one of these hoists like i have in my...

    With one of these hoists like i have in my residential garage you will have only 7" from hook to bottom of beam. That might net you a few valuable inches. Watch ebay for them using low profile chain...
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    Alan, I didn't mean that as a threat, sorry if...

    Alan, I didn't mean that as a threat, sorry if you were offended. Regardless, as requested, you are now on my ignore list.

    Apologies to the OP for cluttering this thread.

    Chris
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    Alan, I have to admit, I really enjoy reading...

    Alan, I have to admit, I really enjoy reading most of the posts on here but I am considering blocking you. If you continue this trend I will have to. Nothing personal, I just don't wish to waste my...
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    All this activity on FP1 risers. Do I not see an...

    All this activity on FP1 risers. Do I not see an FP1 riser on your machine? If so that is the least expensive way to get one short of stealing it...
    Congratulations on your purchase.
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    What I would do is absolutely leave it alone but...

    What I would do is absolutely leave it alone but also check to see if it affect the usable travel of the spindle and if it reduces travel I'd put a note to myself on the spindle lever or somewhere to...
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    Did you buy it?

    Did you buy it?
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    Interesting problem. Do you think it got damaged...

    Interesting problem. Do you think it got damaged so someone cut it off? I'm afraid I can't help with lengthening that spindle unless you try to full penetration weld an end on it then turn down to...
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    I realize this goes against your plan but for my...

    I realize this goes against your plan but for my own parts like that one I wire wheel on a low power bench grinder with soft SS wheel. Only if it needs lubrication or cleaning inside would it be...
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