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  1. The English are mad for pets. I know a guy who...

    The English are mad for pets. I know a guy who started a pet funeral business, not much of a business you would imagine..... he retired in his 40’s and moved the whole family somewhere warmer! Now...
  2. That’s the spirit(s):cheers:

    That’s the spirit(s):cheers:
  3. Bloody hell! That sucks! Takes a break, get some...

    Bloody hell! That sucks!
    Takes a break, get some distance.
    Things will look better when the shock has had time to settle.
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    Hi Peter, Thank you very much, I'm punching...

    Hi Peter,

    Thank you very much, I'm punching out an email to the seller at this minute. your message came just in time.
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    Hi All, Thanks for the tips so far. I should...

    Hi All,

    Thanks for the tips so far. I should have given more information in my initial post. I have bought the machine from a dealer in South Africa, shipping destination is New Zealand. I’m...
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    Hi Ballen, I’m thinking along the same lines...

    Hi Ballen,

    I’m thinking along the same lines as you, I did mention bolting the machine down to the seller, that comment was met with a surprised silence. Think I might have my work cut out for me....
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    How to ship a FP2

    Hi All,

    Well I have bought an FP2. Very happy! The seller has arranged for a company to build a fully enclosed crate to ship it to me. I specified a full crate as it will be in transit for about 6...
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    Hi Peter, So long as it is just the gears I...

    Hi Peter,

    So long as it is just the gears I will be a happy man. I will contact you again at some point of line to talk about a shipment of parts and accessories.
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    A couple more pictures, I know everyone loves...

    A couple more pictures, I know everyone loves pictures.268526268527
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    Hi Peter, Yes, I expect that replacement of...

    Hi Peter,

    Yes, I expect that replacement of those bearings and some sympathetic adjustments and most of the Y axis problems will be gone.... fingers crossed. If not, want to buy a parts machine?:D
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    Well thanks to all for your help, today I pressed...

    Well thanks to all for your help, today I pressed ahead and bought the machine. A bit nervous due to the issues I have previously mentioned. when I have the machine in my hands I will start a new...
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    268375 Thats all the pictures at the moment.it...

    268375

    Thats all the pictures at the moment.it looks like the cap screws holding the Y nut are not all at the same depth, possibly loose?
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    So I finally have some pictures! A bit of a...

    So I finally have some pictures! A bit of a random collection.

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    It looks like some mods have been done to the feeds drive? I don't think the 2 wires going to the top of...
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    Hi Ross, You are most likely correct. although...

    Hi Ross,

    You are most likely correct. although it docent seem to be on every machine of the same MK. time will tell.
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    267771 Can anyone enlighten me as to what...

    267771

    Can anyone enlighten me as to what these holes are for?

    Thanks.
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    267768267769 First time trying to attach a...

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    First time trying to attach a picture.......

    Should be the 4 and 6 bolt heads, just to try and make clear what i was on about in the above post.
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    Hi Ross, Thanks for taking the time to reply....

    Hi Ross,

    Thanks for taking the time to reply. I almost never post on PM but have lurked here for years and am an avid reader of your posts.

    I came across a thread started by Peter regarding a...
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    Hi jz79, The backlash adjustment seems to be...

    Hi jz79,

    The backlash adjustment seems to be done with a pressure plate and 3 cap screws + grub screws, easy to check and easy to be wrong. All my knowledge on this specific machine comes from a...
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    Hi, Thanks for the reply. Harri89, ...

    Hi,

    Thanks for the reply.

    Harri89,
    Completely agree. will try and get some pictures up this week.

    Thanos,
    Going from the parts book it looks to be similar, except no taper pin. the screw...
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    Deckel FP2 questions.

    Hi all,

    I’m looking for some opinions on a machine that I’m thinking about purchasing.

    It is a Deckel FP2 Active, Square head. Spindle speeds up to 2500rpm serial number 2202-11203

    It is a...
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    Sticky: Hi ol’trusty. Have tried to send you a PM...

    Hi ol’trusty.
    Have tried to send you a PM regarding the TA120 but it doesn’t seem to go through. Can you please email me at Hedley . Pearce at g mail dot com
    Thanks.
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    I got fired once for running busses across the...

    I got fired once for running busses across the yard without oil....wasnt hurting them,owner went stark raving mad when I was ratted out by one of the drivers.[/QUOTE]

    You bloody idiot. I would...
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    Enjoy the machine and please keep us updated on...

    Enjoy the machine and please keep us updated on it. Not allot of info about it online as I found out during the auction.
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