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    Wow, what a thread. "just a bridgeport copy" is...

    Wow, what a thread. "just a bridgeport copy" is something I hear a dozen times a day. Aside from belts and bearings, I would say about 99% of the Jet is not compatible with Bridgeport parts. Buy...
  2. Demon, I have no idea how the pics changed that...

    Demon, I have no idea how the pics changed that way or how to fix them... hell, I cant even embed links. lol

    Thanks dude!
    Jon
  3. It sure was close on getting it in. :D My...

    It sure was close on getting it in. :D

    My Rockwell 46-525 is gonna be Marine Corps blue when I do it. I still gotta get some of the final touches on the mill for painting, but I kinda like the...
  4. Well, its done. And not just put together, but...

    Well, its done. And not just put together, but its in the garage.

    I did have 2 parts left over, they ended up being a capture piece for the Y axis power feed gear and then a brass piece for the...
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    Ya, they are just metal. Jon

    Ya, they are just metal.

    Jon
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    Ok so you mean right up against the main gear...

    Ok so you mean right up against the main gear housing? Ya, that hole is a taper pin that holds the coupler to the main shaft of the powerfeed. That coupler marries to the lead screw via a key.
    ...
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    Well, I have only ever done it one way. Tap it...

    Well, I have only ever done it one way. Tap it out the front, and in from the front. TBH I have never tried it the other way.

    Just like Barry saying you can install a Bridgeport belt upside...
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    Even my used stuff aint that cheap, you got the...

    Even my used stuff aint that cheap, you got the steal on Ebay.

    Jon
  9. Well, I am getting down to the final stages of...

    Well, I am getting down to the final stages of the rebuild. I got the gibs turcited and scraped in, got the X axis ways on the saddle turcited to get the centerline back to where it needs to be and...
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    Well, the head doesnt have that big of a...

    Well, the head doesnt have that big of a footprint. Its the table size that you need to consider.

    Not enough info for us to be able to answer the question.

    Jon
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    Those are typically coupled via a key and keyway,...

    Those are typically coupled via a key and keyway, but you already got that straightened out :D

    Jon
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    Just tap it out and tap it in. Super simple. ...

    Just tap it out and tap it in. Super simple.

    JOn
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    I dont recall talking to anyone recently about a...

    I dont recall talking to anyone recently about a cover for a 6F. That is the cost of a new one, however I have dozens of used ones I definitely would part for much less.

    Still, the Ebay one is...
  14. Thanks for the mention Rick. We got a few...

    Thanks for the mention Rick. We got a few motors.

    If the swap doesnt go through, feel free to get in touch with us.

    Jon
    H&W Machine Repair
  15. So I had to modify the Y axis gib to be able to...

    So I had to modify the Y axis gib to be able to actually adjust it. Also had to put 47 turcite on it so that I actually could adjust it. Anyways, here is the pictures of the Y axis gib with the set...
  16. Thanks, I really do enjoy old machines, their...

    Thanks, I really do enjoy old machines, their history, and keeping them going. I am quite fortunate to work for a machine repair/rebuild company so while this is all quite new to me, it is not to...
  17. Thanks. I am kinda dreading the next steps this...

    Thanks. I am kinda dreading the next steps this week of putting the table on and checking flat/square and everything else to see just how off my scraping was. Once I get that and verify if i do or...
  18. Hopefully next week I will get more pictures. I...

    Hopefully next week I will get more pictures. I ended up needing to modify my Y axis gib and turcite it. The modification came because the gib had no real adjustment. It was basically a capture...
  19. To my knowledge, Acu-Rite will only sell those to...

    To my knowledge, Acu-Rite will only sell those to the distributors. I will find out though. It is just a locknut socket, the only part of it is special is that it seems to be thinner than the set...
  20. +1 to Naru. The lead screw can be installed...

    +1 to Naru. The lead screw can be installed backwards. The longer bearing race on the end goes on the left hand side, the capture side, of the table.

    I am assuming that since you have the table...
  21. We get asked all sorts of things, so please dont...

    We get asked all sorts of things, so please dont ever hesitate to ask. Especially in this case, because what we have on our website is not the proper price. The cost of the pots is being changed...
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    Watcha got in mind? I have a small little...

    Watcha got in mind? I have a small little collection of older power feeds and DRO displays that are missing travadials. :D

    PM me or call the shop and we can talk about it.

    Jon
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    Old travadials. You are looking just to get rid...

    Old travadials. You are looking just to get rid of them?

    Jon
  24. They dont support Anilam. Call Jerry about it,...

    They dont support Anilam. Call Jerry about it, he is doing Anilam support on his own.

    716-490-1462

    Jon
  25. If you moved it and it stopped working, then...

    If you moved it and it stopped working, then something is loose. You could be on your limit switches too. Is your system a one box or two box system (look on the sides of the column, is there only...
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