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    Done same here although not using a tap...Did new...

    Done same here although not using a tap...Did new nuts via thread milling , single point style on the FP4NC.
    My FP2,s have all been imperial....to get the correct move on the slide vrs. the dial you...
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    Not really...But i will tell you that i have had...

    Not really...But i will tell you that i have had some unpleasant experiences bringing Euro machine parts into the country, and folks hooking up for a "Group" buy
    should be aware that there are at...
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    Plus customs and brokerage fees.... Cheers Ross

    Plus customs and brokerage fees....
    Cheers Ross
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    Set the offset and tacho on the Bosch drive......

    Set the offset and tacho on the Bosch drive...
    Program using G64 to blend contours.
    You need .004" of stretch in the "X" axis lead screw.
    Cheers Ross
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    Did a posting of a similar problem that i had on...

    Did a posting of a similar problem that i had on my FP4NC...I was convinced that the issue was mechanical due to the severity of the vibration...
    Changed everything mechanical with no effect. Huge...
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    Seems importing something like a surface plate is...

    Seems importing something like a surface plate is a bit of an exercise unless its an item that you can't get locally.....
    Unless i am mistaken, a "AA" plate is an "AA" plate, no matter who's sticker...
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    Some talk earlier about removing the tool changer...

    Some talk earlier about removing the tool changer to get things low enough to clear the opening.
    Get some actual professional (Herco) advice here. Tool changers in many cases have critical...
  8. If ya got two piece jaws, just run some soft...

    If ya got two piece jaws, just run some soft jaws....Bored to the part size. Eliminate the stack up.
    Cheers Ross
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    Peter: Your real world experience is different...

    Peter:
    Your real world experience is different than mine....
    Not all bearing fits on the outer race are the same.....not all bearings are mounted into cast iron!
    Cheers Ross
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    Peter: Yes i have had issues with Loctite not...

    Peter:
    Yes i have had issues with Loctite not retaining the part it was applied to.....
    Given that most were applications that one might count as severe or tough...Like holding an axle bearing in a...
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    Rust color is actually the result of the...

    Rust color is actually the result of the fretting....Sorry for your troubles.
    Absolute solution: remove the shaft and send out to be hard chromed and ground back to original size....Slight undercut...
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    [QUOTE=michiganbuck;3553588]One can clamp a motor...

    [QUOTE=michiganbuck;3553588]One can clamp a motor to a plate and set the plate on a surface grinder with the long travel locked..shim the plate or motor to indicate flat.. Fire up the motor and...
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    Impact driver......... Cheers Ross

    Impact driver.........
    Cheers Ross
  14. Not really about the OP's original post, but...

    Not really about the OP's original post, but since you opened this......

    Quite happy with my Schunk "Rota-G" Thank you...
    No scroll here, but plenty accurate, and just gotta love them quick...
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    I am not a fan of sloshing machine sumps with...

    I am not a fan of sloshing machine sumps with solvent or kerosene.....
    Machine tool gearboxes in general rely on settlement to remove foreign substances from the machine.
    Varnish and the like tend...
  16. Something is loose or worn. Shift fork perhaps...

    Something is loose or worn.
    Shift fork perhaps worn on one side where the position of the gear is not fully engaged when moving to the left...Perhaps a shorn pin and the shaft is no longer in the...
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    Cringe............ If the replacement motor has a...

    Cringe............ If the replacement motor has a key way you won't be able to make the shaft run round....the grinder will dig into the key way and make that part of the shaft lower than the rest,...
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    Right off i would guess that the handle is...

    Right off i would guess that the handle is threaded to the shaft......Maybe sealed in place (Loctite?)
    Try a little heat to break any bond and give you some advantage.
    Pull the shaft out and grip...
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    Well, think that triangular lobed coupling...

    Well, think that triangular lobed coupling appears to be the inspiration for the "Sandvik" "Capto" modular tooling system....Difficult to make but oh boy does it work magic!

    CAPTO - Google Search...
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    For a short while i owned the conversion table...

    For a short while i owned the conversion table that made a standard FP2 or FP3 into an LK...What i mean is Deckel built the same table that you have on your LK except it was made with a mounting ...
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    I think you can replace the "Y" oil wicks from...

    I think you can replace the "Y" oil wicks from the top...Not done that on your vintage machine,have done so on a 1st gen FP2.
    I used un-waxed candle wicking (hobby store) Double the wick by folding...
  22. Yep, guaranteed that chuck comes apart on the...

    Yep, guaranteed that chuck comes apart on the back....gotta be a way to get the scroll in there you know.....
    Cheers Ross
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    some photos of the parts in question, and some of...

    some photos of the parts in question, and some of the table in general...
    I realize it might be hard , but not all tables are assembled or adjusted the same....Gotta know what ya got if you want...
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    Andy is correct. The movement chain engages two...

    Andy is correct.
    The movement chain engages two teeth that are stationary on the Y slide,
    The teeth are sort of shaped like a sprocket tooth with the top flattened.
    There are missing teeth (one...
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    Rich: The above photo i assume is pre motor...

    Rich:
    The above photo i assume is pre motor change,yes?
    Cheers Ross
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