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  1. My take is this is there primarily for rigid...

    My take is this is there primarily for rigid locking of the "Y" axis when doing "plain horizontal milling" with and arbor an overarm support. ;)

    Cheers Ross
  2. Thread: Coolant leaks

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    Dave: First to establish is the liquid coolant...

    Dave:
    First to establish is the liquid coolant or way oil?

    Several sources for way oil....First off oil from lubing the vertical screw eventually finds its way into the base of the machine below...
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    20" x 63" lathe with 3 HP, really......was that a...

    20" x 63" lathe with 3 HP, really......was that a change by owner?

    Cheers Ross
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    No need to make something....single pass multi...

    No need to make something....single pass multi tooth single blade thread mills can be held like a boring bar,
    No making needed...
    Cheers Ross
  5. Thread: Mystery part

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    Pow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Totally missed...

    Pow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Totally missed that...Funny i was taking that photo right next to a set of those racke with their handles....
    Great call, John!
    Cheers Ross
  6. Thread: Mystery part

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    Mystery part

    Dug out a box of misc. Deckel parts today , blew the dust off and inside the box were a pair of
    these formed metal parts.
    Bent from round stock with 6x1.0 threads at the ends. Look to be cad or...
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    Be careful here. Stressed cap screws like this...

    Be careful here. Stressed cap screws like this are generally torqued to put the fastener in its elastic range.
    The torque is wildly affected by the medium applied to the threads and contact face. ...
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    Old timers refer to this as "Piss Hands" Cheers...

    Old timers refer to this as "Piss Hands"
    Cheers Ross
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    No FP1 experience. I owned an early version for...

    No FP1 experience. I owned an early version for awhile, but i gave it to a fellow worker as a house warming gift,
    Anyhow as "T" writes above one of the huge advantages of the later machine design...
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    Not done this, but there are DRO's (Heidenhain...

    Not done this, but there are DRO's (Heidenhain for one) that can use the output from a rotary encoder to output a linear move.
    The output is scalable so you can account for the relationship between...
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    The later high speed heads are already...

    The later high speed heads are already shortened....Did not see the HS head in your tooling storage, so maybe you can look for the later version.
    Issue with just cutting off the base casting to...
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    This is an academic question then.....Isn't your...

    This is an academic question then.....Isn't your machine made after a late Deckel design? As such the vertical head never leaves the machine. Other accessories like the precision boring head (which...
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    Sorry about your loss..... Try to contact...

    Sorry about your loss.....

    Try to contact "Wrench" here on this forum.
    He had some FP1 parts that were surplus to his needs...seem to recall he had an "X" axis leas screw.....
    Some questions:...
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    Believe that on your machine you can just extend...

    Believe that on your machine you can just extend the "Y" slide. rotate the vertical head 90*
    ...You can then slide the outboard support on to the dovetail of the" Y" axis
    The plastic piece shown...
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    Looks like the blade from a tangental threadding...

    Looks like the blade from a tangental threadding head, ie Landis...
    Is the shape of the "grooves" Vee shaped?

    Cheers Ross
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    Its like earthquake country..... Cheers Ross

    Its like earthquake country.....
    Cheers Ross
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    More or less...the area is the same, just a bit...

    More or less...the area is the same, just a bit different as the Deckel setup has a feature that prevents the "T" from sliding from the edge of the slot. A guy could replicate the factory setup by...
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    Yes noticed that they were gone as well...Those...

    Yes noticed that they were gone as well...Those photos were hosted here on PM...wonder if there is some photobucket esk plot going here....
    Cheers Ross

    On Edit: just looked at my photo albums...
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    Alan: There are a few details you have...

    Alan:
    There are a few details you have missed...maybe for brevity...
    Anyhow, don't forget that the driver motor brake must be cycled same as the drive motor to jog the gears.
    Also the drive motor...
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    Factory setup to remove the table (believe in the...

    Factory setup to remove the table (believe in the FP-NC manuals) has the table lifted using two "T" slots one at each corner (diagonal) using a "T" shaped piece that slips into the end of the slot....
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    Table looks Maho.... Cheers ross

    Table looks Maho....
    Cheers ross
  22. Mari Tools ER16M Collet Wrench - ER16 Castle Nut...

    Mari Tools
    ER16M Collet Wrench - ER16 Castle Nut Wrench MariTool
    Cheers Ross
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    T: If you wish to compare...Perhaps you could...

    T:
    If you wish to compare...Perhaps you could place an arm across the center of the hand wheel and extend it a distance from the rim....say 1 meter. Orient the arm horizontal.
    Then apply weight to...
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    Maybe.....Those socialist regimes had lots of...

    Maybe.....Those socialist regimes had lots of officials who got the position as a political favor or pay off...often didn't know squat about what their position
    was all about much less inspecting...
  25. My take is that for a "fresh" machine the "Super...

    My take is that for a "fresh" machine the "Super Tel" is for sure what the factory called for.....
    Nobody has a fresh Deckel anymore...all have time on them, some more than others.
    Believe for...
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