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    The gauging part was interesting, the fella...

    The gauging part was interesting, the fella seemed to keep pushing till it went on.
  2. +1 ,the old school turner would have set about it...

    +1 ,the old school turner would have set about it with some emery and blended it in to make it look more presentable and ensure the fit is OK ,only thing is filing and polishing is a no no these days...
  3. Electrical Diagram for Jones Shipman 1011 grinder needed

    I am having problems with the main spindle motor contactor and can't make much sense of the wiring so it would be helpful if someone could share a diagram.


    My machine is mid to late 60's I think...
  4. Thread: Dating a J&S 540

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    I could give you a rough idea from a pic.

    I could give you a rough idea from a pic.
  5. If it is a universal machine you can swivel the...

    If it is a universal machine you can swivel the headstock to 90 degrees and then grind the chuck in place. That is what I did on my 1310 ,IIRC you can tighten the bearings up using the locknuts on...
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    Only problem with that machine is it will waste a...

    Only problem with that machine is it will waste a lot of your time drooling over it.
  7. Cable that is likely to have been stolen from a...

    Cable that is likely to have been stolen from a power company or railway is not tradeable at a scrap yard (other than by a power company or railway) but something like a SIP Jig borer would be quite...
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    Slightly off thread ,how do you stop the wheel...

    Slightly off thread ,how do you stop the wheel flanges rusting , I haven't found a way yet.
  9. Thread: Cincinnati 207MK

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    The 207MK did not have a very good reputation ,a...

    The 207MK did not have a very good reputation ,a nice machine to use but some had reliability issues. Hopefully you will have good luck with yours and at least you haven't paid a lot for it. It would...
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    Can you run the spindle ?`

    Can you run the spindle ?`
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    Does the head have tension and compression ,I...

    Does the head have tension and compression ,I can't see it working without.
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    The control pendant must be a retrofit ,they look...

    The control pendant must be a retrofit ,they look quite modern ,all the ones I have seen have two pendants with the buttons arranged vertically ,the early ones didn't even have pendant controls.
  13. I am not familiar with the 155 but Thiel machines...

    I am not familiar with the 155 but Thiel machines are excellent ,just make sure that the spindle isn't an odd fitting as getting more tooling for my 158 has been impossible so far. Although the going...
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    Does one have to wear a bow tie to operate one of...

    Does one have to wear a bow tie to operate one of these ?
  15. Thread: Collets V Chucks

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    The best chuck is the 4 jaw ,you do need to be...

    The best chuck is the 4 jaw ,you do need to be pretty clever to use one though.
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    A Vee block on a magnetic chuck would be my go to...

    A Vee block on a magnetic chuck would be my go to on this on a cylindrical grinder although I would just do centre punches "off hand".
  17. I bought one of those for £10.00 including a...

    I bought one of those for £10.00 including a height micrometer to set it with, nice thing to have but I could manage without it.
  18. Thread: Pinging Thermite

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    I bet he is lurking here somewhere under another...

    I bet he is lurking here somewhere under another name.
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    Those OMT tables were intended for inspection and...

    Those OMT tables were intended for inspection and jig boring use.
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    They have ,that is where I had mine from.

    They have ,that is where I had mine from.
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    Old thread alert ! What did the OP go for...

    Old thread alert !


    What did the OP go for and how did it work out ?

    Dave K2 doesn't seem to have posted for nearly 2 yrs ,up to that point he was a regular,hope he is OK.
  22. Defo looks like a repair ,sometimes (bad) people...

    Defo looks like a repair ,sometimes (bad) people cut chunks out of the bed to swing a larger part ,it could be that this is what happened here and then someone tried to fill it in again.
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    Could it be re homing itself ?

    Could it be re homing itself ?
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    I think I am right in saying that the Harrison...

    I think I am right in saying that the Harrison 390 is actually a re badged Colchester Triumph. It will be abigger taper than an M300 ,2.125 bore I think so MT6 maybe.
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    That is vibration ,I have seen it before off a...

    That is vibration ,I have seen it before off a 540 and I seem to remember the belt was blamed.
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