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    Bruce: Yes table movement used to compensate for...

    Bruce:
    Yes table movement used to compensate for sag....This is generally how i do long or difficult work...
    This case was extra demanding just due to its overall size....the full "Erector Set"...
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    Bruce: Think i would start with something...

    Bruce:
    Think i would start with something fine...because using too coarse a grit might jam up the clearances and make rotating the gear difficult....
    If the fine grit works at all, it will increase...
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    So let me continue this... Some questions:...

    So let me continue this...
    Some questions:
    First off do you have any direct experience with one of the Deckel FP-NC's fitted with a Dialog control (preferably Dialog4)

    Here is the thing.....you...
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    OK as i suspected and wrote above , you want to...

    OK as i suspected and wrote above , you want to back the FP-NC down to a "manual " machine....

    So in your post above you deal with the servos...sort of.
    Several things to consider here..First...
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    Any chance that you could work some lapping...

    Any chance that you could work some lapping compound into the #3 gear/shaft interface.....
    I would try to work the gear with abrasive to see if i could get things to loosen up....
    Some fine...
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    Depends on what you are asking the machine to...

    Depends on what you are asking the machine to do.....This is not a simple one solution fits all.....New is great, but sometimes it is not the answer....
    Not everyone is focused on making runs of...
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    Not that it really matters, but i am still not...

    Not that it really matters, but i am still not sure what Paul is looking to do.....
    Seems some discussion here about upgrading an older euro "NC" machine....Modern control?
    There is also some talk...
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    Gears would be steel and carburized (case...

    Gears would be steel and carburized (case hardened) Likely made form something analogous to 8620...
    Surface hardness around 58-60 RCH with a core at around 30 Rockwell C.

    The gears will resist...
  9. Think the factory finish on the top surface of...

    Think the factory finish on the top surface of the rotary table was a "Blanchard style" ground finish.
    This leaves a finish with semi circular lines form the grinding stone...might be mistaken for a...
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    Think for a puller/press you would be better...

    Think for a puller/press you would be better served to make the tool in double shear.
    Use the square tub as you have done already, but make it longer...long enough to reach the outside of the...
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    Seems a bit of circular logic going here.......

    Seems a bit of circular logic going here....
    would think a controls engineer would be up for upgrading the control of an older Deckel NC.....or making the original function.

    I am with DeadMaho i...
  12. Thread: Storing Heads?

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    Those heads are for a Deckel FP3 (the original...

    Those heads are for a Deckel FP3 (the original version) later renamed "FP33" and indeed the machine was fitted with an arm for lifting...
    ...
  13. Some quick notes: Vactra #4 (ISO 220) for the...

    Some quick notes:
    Vactra #4 (ISO 220) for the ways.
    Both feed and spindle gearboxes: good quality "AW" 46 . (anti wear hydraulic oil) although for an older machine would guess that ISO 68 would be...
  14. Romi.................Real flat bed lathe with...

    Romi.................Real flat bed lathe with real ways....Real tail stock with a proper cam lock clamp..
    Have an M17 and love it...Easy as a manual to run, dead reliable....Makes good parts, full...
  15. Should be relatively free to move the quill using...

    Should be relatively free to move the quill using the hand feed when things are at normal room temp and the machine has not been running
    at higher RPM's.....

    Likely there is crap behind the clamp...
  16. No resolution, i believe he sold the lathe ...

    No resolution, i believe he sold the lathe including the post.....
    Moving along....
    Cheers Ross
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    Best if you can remove the shaft intact. That way...

    Best if you can remove the shaft intact. That way you will have a accurate model to make a replacement if needed.....
    Linear features will need to be accurately reproduced if replacement is needed....
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    Front cap threads are in a sleeve that is pressed...

    Front cap threads are in a sleeve that is pressed into the casting and secured via one small grub screw (4mm?)
    Not a viable anchor point to use for a press tool.

    Wondering at how easily the #3...
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    Monarch site offering Kunzmann

    As title says. I might be late to this party, but just saw this.
    Kunzmann milling machines are offered on the Monarch lathes site...Wonder how that is ?

    CNC (Milling Machines) | Monarch Lathes
    ...
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    Well the OP question was "best"... If i could...

    Well the OP question was "best"...
    If i could not pull the bar (should repeat)
    I would go with this gauge.....Part of the kit for my "BC4 Berco" line boring machine.

    Adjustable for different...
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    Dennis: I make long drills all the time.....Some...

    Dennis:
    I make long drills all the time.....Some round stock of the appropriate size (slightly larger than the drill) drill the end maybe 8mm deep using the drill you need to extend,
    then slip the...
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    This is undoubtedly the result of using a large...

    This is undoubtedly the result of using a large (face) cutter and having some accident.(rapid into the work)...Should cause some cause for reflection for those that want to run 4"+ face mills on...
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    You can remove much of the exposed key by...

    You can remove much of the exposed key by drilling down through the key.
    A drill just the width of the key will literally cut the key in half if you are careful in the starting position.
    If you...
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    If you can get the gears back together, might try...

    If you can get the gears back together, might try refitting the bearing at the front end (spacer) and then re-install the retaining nut.
    That will keep the forward gears form moving, and then apply...
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    Can you tell which part has moved? I would add...

    Can you tell which part has moved?
    I would add some form of penetrating oil to the joint (lots) and remove the jacks and see if you can tap things back together....
    Then spread the gears again.......
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