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    Thankyou Bruce! Part ordered, hopefully get...

    Thankyou Bruce! Part ordered, hopefully get powered up next week.
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    Thanks, I appreciate it. It's a long term...

    Thanks, I appreciate it. It's a long term project, I want to get it right before I use it.

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    The left hand side of the panel feeds the sockets...

    The left hand side of the panel feeds the sockets for the high speed head and accessories. Does anyone have a wiring diagram for this style of cabinet? Struggling to work out what is going on in...
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    Still not fixed the dro issue but it is...

    Still not fixed the dro issue but it is percolating up the list. Today I thought I'd have a look at the fp2 (been waiting on getting power supply to it) opened the control cabinet and the motor had...
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    When I saw the thread title I thought it was...

    When I saw the thread title I thought it was going to be the one on eBay uk, where someone has grafted a pillar drill head onto a g1 engraver base!

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  6. I'm sure someone else will be able to answer but...

    I'm sure someone else will be able to answer but I think I have the support bearings for both of mine - I can measure them on monday.
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    Thanks Peter. I worked out the B was too big and...

    Thanks Peter. I worked out the B was too big and have ordered a size A set (that's dads birthday present sorted!) We had a bit of time this afternoon and cleaned it up - it looks so much better now!...
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    Well we picked it up on saturday morning and got...

    Well we picked it up on saturday morning and got it back to the workshop. First job was to grind the lock off and find out what was in the cabinet. Unfortunately no toolpost or toolholders but there...
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    Buying a Weiler Matador

    Hi all, I'm looking at buying (read: definitely buying!) a Weiler Matador. Some may have seen me in the deckel forum - I picked up a couple of deckel mills at auction recently. This lathe is from the...
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    Yes, the motor is in the stand, there were a lot...

    Yes, the motor is in the stand, there were a lot of bench ones though with the motor on a bracket on the right hand side.

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    That's a Centec 2a. I sold mine when I got my...

    That's a Centec 2a. I sold mine when I got my deckels as it was redundant. Good little machine for model makers but very easy to come up against it's limitations!

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    Brilliant news! The controls beneath the DRO are...

    Brilliant news! The controls beneath the DRO are working - I tried them and it all seems ok. I was in full on panic mode!
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    Hi guys. Problems in deckel land... I started the...

    Hi guys. Problems in deckel land... I started the fp1 for the first time properly today. Milled a small cast part, all good. Turned the motors off but didn't turn the machine off so the dro was still...
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    Thanks again guys. Really appreciate the help! I...

    Thanks again guys. Really appreciate the help! I thought the green bit with the holes could be a stop/start switch housing? I'll try to get some better pictures.
    I picked up a walter dividing head...
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    Another stroke of luck - since the auction we...

    Another stroke of luck - since the auction we have kept in touch with the daughter of the guy whose equipment it was, this weekend we managed to organise going to see what was left. I was hoping for...
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    I was actually looking for a small Richmond or...

    I was actually looking for a small Richmond or similar but then this one popped up for sale on ebay very local and very cheap. I did some research and most things were positive so I took a chance on...
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    Anything in particular? It's a fantastic machine,...

    Anything in particular? It's a fantastic machine, came with all the drawers chock full of tooling. We use it the most out of all the machines I've bought!

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    Looking at the M16-S20 pull studs that Singer...

    Looking at the M16-S20 pull studs that Singer sell - is there any practical difference to pick the one with the external spanner flats over the one with the internal hex drive? Or vice versa?
    I've...
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    Was that the one that finished on ebay this...

    Was that the one that finished on ebay this evening? Looked like a bargain to me!
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    Being a Weiler unit makes sense - there was one...

    Being a Weiler unit makes sense - there was one in the auction (I think it was a condor but I'm not totally sure). Pretty sure thats what the eccentric chuck fits as well. Someone had stolen the...
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    Hi Ross, yeah the grease is on the fp1. I guess...

    Hi Ross, yeah the grease is on the fp1. I guess 1984 makes it an early one?


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  22. We recently sold ours. Can't help with the...

    We recently sold ours. Can't help with the manual, or bearing replacement. Ours had a good oil leak as well that came down the quill and coated you when you fired it up after standing for a while....
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    It certainly wasn't my intention to crow over...

    It certainly wasn't my intention to crow over stealing these tools. It was actually a really touching moment when we were talking to the daughter - we were the only ones who spoke to her about what...
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    Thanks for all the help and advice guys - I...

    Thanks for all the help and advice guys - I really appreciate it. My old man reckons we need never go to another auction (this was the first I'd ever been to) as we'll never get this lucky again....
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    Thanks Erik. Peter was right - the high speed...

    Thanks Erik. Peter was right - the high speed head is on picture 4 on the same cart as the extra table. I actually got a lot more stuff for my money, but I didn't like to brag too much!

    Sent from...
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