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  1. One of the most watched threads on metalworking...

    One of the most watched threads on metalworking is called EVANUT it deals with making a crosslide nut with Delrin. It’s easy to do.
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    Drill socket

    Drill socket
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    I just went to shop Hardinge and found the brand...

    I just went to shop Hardinge and found the brand new 12 piece set for $550. When you buy the set that’s less then $ 46 each.
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    I have a plain back 3J speed chuck that I’l sell...

    I have a plain back 3J speed chuck that I’l sell for $300. Plus shipping.
    Jim

    See reply #16 second page for dim.
  5. Thread: Tap extraction

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    Call Cammann inc. they make tap extraction...

    Call Cammann inc. they make tap extraction machines and ask them if someone near you has a tap extraction shop. 877 965-4051.
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    Call Harbor Freight parts and get a price.

    Call Harbor Freight parts and get a price.
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    I have heard that Harbor Freight grinder parts...

    I have heard that Harbor Freight grinder parts fit
    Baldors. And they are much cheaper.
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    You might look up rod ends and find something you...

    You might look up rod ends and find something you could use.
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    Power chuck I used to run a tracer lathe that...

    Power chuck
    I used to run a tracer lathe that opened and closed a power chuck and also did the same
    With collets. There is one on eBay now. It is a HES tracer lathe . I think the cylinder
    Is run...
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    Army machine shop truck.

    I had one in the late 50’s . Had a small lathe a shaper and a drill press. I made parts for the army trucks and jeeps.
  11. I have no problem using carbide or HSS tools or...

    I have no problem using carbide or HSS tools or grinding either. My take on the tools shown in his post are that they are so cheap he should buy them . They should be fine . And I think a hobby...
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    I have bored a lot of collets and I always try to...

    I have bored a lot of collets and I always try to bore them .001 smaller then size of stock. You should put pins in the collet before you bore them. And the collets should close down a bit and when...
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    I think I would do this a different way. I would...

    I think I would do this a different way. I would face and turn 6 inch. Then go to mill and drill and bore the center of 2 inch offset. Then using this bore to center the two inch turn I would chain...
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    And do not forget most Id collets are also dead...

    And do not forget most Id collets are also dead length collets. Look on you tube to see Rovi Id collets and how they work. And if you have a lever collet closer system you can load parts without...
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    Often used to check o-ring grooves in bores. I...

    Often used to check o-ring grooves in bores.
    I have some special depth micrometer rods that you can check Location of grooves and also width of grooves.
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    Sounds to me like an expanding collet would be...

    Sounds to me like an expanding collet would be the ticket. Look on you tube for Rovi collets. They go from about 5/16 dia to 6 inch dia.
  17. Thread: NSK Caliper?

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    You need a thin shim about 1/8 wide and 1 1/2...

    You need a thin shim about 1/8 wide and 1 1/2 long about .005 thick ,then you slip it down where the rack is and get it to skip another tooth. It may take a few tries to get it right. You can not...
  18. It would be easy to hold with an expanding...

    It would be easy to hold with an expanding collet. I have held thousands of parts that way with no damage to the finish. Runout should not be a problem. Go too you tube and look at Rovi ID collets ....
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    I have fixed two collet tubes by having my welder...

    I have fixed two collet tubes by having my welder friend build up the threaded area with weld. Then I rebored and retreaded the threads. It worked great”
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    I would call Royal and ask them . I think they...

    I would call Royal and ask them . I think they are in NY.
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    I have a power two jaw chuck that uses a drawbar...

    I have a power two jaw chuck that uses a drawbar to open and close jaws. I think it is about a 6 inch chuck.
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    When I was in the army I had a machine shop...

    When I was in the army I had a machine shop truck. And I ran many lathe parts with no problems . We had no way to do heat treating or grinding and we never knew what type of stock we were using. But...
  23. I split everything even centerdrills.

    I split everything even centerdrills.
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    Can you post the serial number ? It is stamped on...

    Can you post the serial number ? It is stamped on top by the tailstock.
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    I think Logan had their own taper. That is...

    I think Logan had their own taper. That is different from a Morse. Check with the Logan web site.
    Jimsehr
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