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    machine needs to be adjusted several times and...

    machine needs to be adjusted several times and then let sit for days

    for at least a 30 day period

    not just let is sit and adjust it once


    or you damage the machine
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    I saw a large lathe, manual, installed in a...

    I saw a large lathe, manual, installed in a military shop.

    They let it sit for 30 days minimum, otherwise they could not get the precision

    4 days is nothing,

    and this has to do with the...
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    I took two semesters in college, lots of fun. ...

    I took two semesters in college, lots of fun. You get a better idea of what happens
    to metals and what you are working with. Helps your intuition. But 2 semesters is plenty for me. You get less...
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    always evacuate, this is all beyond human control...

    always evacuate, this is all beyond human control already

    if professional fire fighters can't help

    then who are you ?
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    great idea are they for sale anywhere ? ...

    great idea

    are they for sale anywhere ?

    Wolfhart Engine has 2500 hits on Google, so it is not unknown

    simple to build (no unusual tolerances like on a piston engine, the plastic (teflon?)...
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    must have V-belt (s) any old Hardinge that...

    must have V-belt (s)

    any old Hardinge that looks like you like to use it


    you can make almost any new complete part on a second op Hardinge when you have the tail stop and just the small...
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    made a mistake: now I have a quadruple pulley...

    made a mistake:

    now I have a quadruple pulley on the spindle as well as on the motor

    bought two identical pulleys of the same sizes

    and therefore I need only one belt

    (shows you how I pay...
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    don't bother with it setting it up the belt...

    don't bother with it setting it up

    the belt doesn't transfer enough power to be useful
    and the belt comes off when loaded, even a new belt

    i have a Logan 912 and took the motor and pedestal...
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    I ran 5axis continuous machines for 20 years ...

    I ran 5axis continuous machines for 20 years

    looks to me you an only do 5 axis within a range of
    degrees, unless you have a turn table as well, which then makes it 6 axis programming

    I assume...
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    people play games there is a book (or was) by...

    people play games

    there is a book (or was) by Eric Berne, PSYD
    with the title "Games People Play".

    Really good laymen/fun reading and totally valid and to the point

    some games people play...
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    i would do it with a short drill (or even end...

    i would do it with a short drill (or even end mill)mill in a BP and 6" vise

    rest the bolt against a stop that is within the 6" jaws

    lightly clamp, leaving the vise handle in a position so that...
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    swing shift is no good i worked nights for...

    swing shift is no good

    i worked nights for over 20 years, one gets used to that, but swingshift is not worth the money
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    when i worked part time i saw some work coming in...

    when i worked part time i saw some work coming in that subcontractors did, one man shop type guys. Brining the work them selves.

    I saw one brass machined part about 2" long for $2.60 a piece, and...
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    I would think you will have problems with the .002 step on the teeth


    so I would start with a solid bar 6" long, drill on a lathe and broach the teeth wherever

    then put it back on a lathe and...
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    we used to make them on a thread grinder in a...

    we used to make them on a thread grinder in a single path, works unexpectedly well

    run under oil, old grinding machine, used in metalizing spray guns

    you may have the wrong approach going the...
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    4 weeks out is good, why worry? it gets more...

    4 weeks out is good, why worry?
    it gets more time consuming the more you plan

    you are at the level of perfection already
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    Article from Pravda: slightly of topic, but then...

    Article from Pravda: slightly of topic, but then nobody reads Pravda

    it show the Russian tell more then the West: what a shame.............

    (not to glorify the Nazi war machine, but to show...
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    you can try some tools from a Hardinge second op...

    you can try some tools from a Hardinge second
    op lathe

    they work much better than they look
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    try some gun oil for small quantities and to help...

    try some gun oil for small quantities and to help you out, you probably have some at home anyway

    i even use it as a cutting oil at times at home
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    looks to me like the spindles from Hardinge Lathe...

    looks to me like the spindles from Hardinge Lathe
    compound. Only Hardinge has the big dials, I believe.

    Later models have it in white, 200 graduation


    compound goes for $800 with the white...
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    I should not even post here you guys are way out...

    I should not even post here
    you guys are way out of my league

    but i have done some concrete slabs for myself
    like a basement floor and outdors

    and common sense tells me that you cannot pour...
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    consider getting one of the old Hardinge Lathe...

    consider getting one of the old Hardinge Lathe
    single tool holders

    they look like crap, but they are great for small work, really................

    using a tool holder too large means your ...
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    you can center the hole better by using a small...

    you can center the hole better by using a small
    center drill (carbide?) or spotting drill of small
    diameter, and drill it open to a larger diameter,
    even in the field

    grinding the top flat...
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    on hardened taper pins only, you can try hitting...

    on hardened taper pins only,
    you can try hitting it with a hammer before trying
    all those removal techniques

    that may break it lose some from the atomic bond
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