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    I own an S11 and I can say it's THE machine for...

    I own an S11 and I can say it's THE machine for the kind of shop you have.

    I've owned numerous lathes and mills and everytime I bought a new mill or lathe, it was because it was a better / newer...
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    Yes, I think the title should simple be...

    Yes, I think the title should simple be "sharpening drills on the SO/ SOE".

    I don't even think grinding a split point is feasible on those machines, due to their general layout.
    Whatever you...
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    Browsing this thread again makes wonder why Bill...

    Browsing this thread again makes wonder why Bill choosed an angled mount for the microscope, and how he uses it.
    Seems to me that for aligning the tip of the tool to be sharpened or even only to...
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    Looks like your machine is not equipped. On the...

    Looks like your machine is not equipped.
    On the FP2/3 factory setup, the ways lubing system is located at the back of the base of the machine, just under the DC feed motor (pump and tank).
    On the...
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    Evidence of that can be found in the parts...

    Evidence of that can be found in the parts manuals, where the head casting and quill are listed as a set with the same reference number.
  6. How about showing your "worst of the worst" photo...

    How about showing your "worst of the worst" photo album instead of teasing us, Peter ? :D
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    I suppose "most" is the word in this situation......

    I suppose "most" is the word in this situation...
    But anyway, a tilting and swivelling table is a must have imho. Universal is the cherry on the cake.
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    The tooth profile on a rack is not the same as on...

    The tooth profile on a rack is not the same as on a gear.
    Much simpler in fact, since the tooth will have plain straight flanks, and not the involute shape found on gears.
    So no need to butcher a...
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    Machine porn

    With Ross getting lazy lately (;)), it seems like I don't have enough of my weekly machine porn fix anymore...

    I'm not too much of a social networks guy, but if you feel like me and you NEED to...
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    Still, let me point out that the vise I...

    Still, let me point out that the vise I mentionned would give you the benefit of a full range opération without fussing around with the screw anchor, and a much beefier screw to begin with.
    So...
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    Why not look for a swiss Fribosa or its german counterpart from EHS or Spreitzer (I think Röhm makes the same vice as well) ?
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    Yes John : the hex nut that secures the rod axle...

    Yes John : the hex nut that secures the rod axle on the "crankshaft".
    You will have to align it with the hole on the front of the sliding member, and loosen it as you will take both parts apart....
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    Doesn't look Heidenhain-ish at all to me.

    Doesn't look Heidenhain-ish at all to me.
  14. A well planned and executed work. Kudos !

    A well planned and executed work. Kudos !
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    Here's a first idea (from the manual for a later...

    Here's a first idea (from the manual for a later aktiv FP2)...

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    And here's the answer : 300kg

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    The very principle of a boring head is to offset...

    The very principle of a boring head is to offset the tool, so the centering aspect is irrelevant for the choice of such an accessory.

    Plus consider the added overhang of a bigger boring head will...
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    Contact Peter then... He's got what you're...

    Contact Peter then...

    He's got what you're looking for, and I'm sure he can work something out that will be much easier than trying to figure out what a machine that was prepaired for a machinery...
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    Stephen Thomas comes to mind also......

    Stephen Thomas comes to mind also...
    Michiganbuck, Carbidebob, John Stevenson, to name just a few others outstanding posters...
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    If I were you, I'd ask for a refund for the...

    If I were you, I'd ask for a refund for the Wohlhaupter nevertheless... :sulk:
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    Even more interesting would be to know *HOW* you...

    Even more interesting would be to know *HOW* you put it back in the right place...:D
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    Early generations FP1's only have 250mm of travel...

    Early generations FP1's only have 250mm of travel for x, and no separate electrical cabinet as well (among other differences).
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    Hi Grazio While it's always nice beeing able...

    Hi Grazio

    While it's always nice beeing able to take a look at the internals of a rather rare machine, some general pictures would probably give us a better sense of where you are with the 150...
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    Welcome back ! How about a few pictures of...

    Welcome back !

    How about a few pictures of the machine as it is now ?
    That surely would bring some interest here.
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    How to "straight wire" an Active Deckel to use...

    How to "straight wire" an Active Deckel to use regular DRO ?

    Scroll down a little, and let there be light... ;)
  25. Reminds me of older Kesel NC series vices, wich...

    Reminds me of older Kesel NC series vices, wich featured the same kind of "anchor" doubling the ways (except on the Kesel, the anchor was located between the ways).
    I think the theory was to...
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