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  1. We have had 4 people tell me they are coming, we...

    We have had 4 people tell me they are coming, we need 4 more to let us know so we can definitely do the class. Ugessedit has some nice machinery we can test and do some Turcite on the gibs repair ...
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    Take a look at this website...look under...

    Take a look at this website...look under accessories Standard metrology products, accessories, surface plate calibration products, covers, cleaners, cases
    scroll down about 1/2 way and it shows and...
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    It will matter and tightening the saddle down on...

    It will matter and tightening the saddle down on a worn bed can give you a bad reference. I have seen this before, I am not guessing with this advice. A simple test you can make on the squareness...
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    Show us some photo please. Your tool bit you...

    Show us some photo please. Your tool bit you used do the facing, the face plate and the ways near the chuck. The way could be worn on bed and saddle - cross-slide. That lets us see what your...
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    I would look for a machine bigger then what you...

    I would look for a machine bigger then what you need as once you buy one, a bigger job would come in. I am not a fan of Chinese built lathes. Taiwanese Japanese built machines would be a better...
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    This is for another model but I would bet it is...

    This is for another model but I would bet it is close. Check out the bottom of page 16 where they are talking about shearing and page 12 talks about 1/32 clearance of punch and dies are set at the...
  7. Here is an opportunity for those who asked about...

    Here is an opportunity for those who asked about a Denver class. Email or PM me on here. We will need 8 - 5 days students signed up before invoicing and a deposit to reserve your spot. As of now...
  8. Thanks everyone. I decided for the future...

    Thanks everyone. I decided for the future classes I won't invoice anyone until we get 8 students signed up for the 5 day class. It is a pain if something like what happened when the pandemic hit...
  9. Go to Surplusrecord.com and look through their...

    Go to Surplusrecord.com and look through their for sale pages or you can do what many used machinery dealers do. Under their "wanted" section and put the model numbers you have and ask for quotes on...
  10. The belt is compressed with the rear pully...

    The belt is compressed with the rear pully spring, so the wobble can't be discovered unless you loosen the spring. That noise is not normal, can you imagine going to a show and listening to that and...
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    Flatten the ways to .00005" per 12" and then...

    Flatten the ways to .00005" per 12" and then lower the short side middle .0005" to .001". You will have to measure the table travel so the table does not fall into the relief. I would not scrape...
  12. Think about this. Your driving your Ford and it...

    Think about this. Your driving your Ford and it starts to make this engine noise. Ignore it and just drive the car. Like the TV commercial says "you can pay me now (cheap oil filter) or you can...
  13. It is probably the Nylatron bushings and keys...

    It is probably the Nylatron bushings and keys that are worn as the VS pulleys are wobbling as they spin. If it doesn't stop when you shift it into high low clutches which rattle when they are worn...
  14. Watch this. YouTube...

    Watch this. YouTube

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    Now that's Texan "Sweet Talk" LOL One of my...

    Now that's Texan "Sweet Talk" LOL One of my students told me MSC or it may have been McMaster Carr generic brushes that size.
    Pic's are of the sweet talker himself at the 2019 Steve Watkins...
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    I have never had much luck with those spiral taps...

    I have never had much luck with those spiral taps and if they break they are a real pain to remove. I like Jims info on the 2 flute tap as they are strong. I have had good luck using bee's wax too...
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    On parts that are not holding a lot of weight I...

    On parts that are not holding a lot of weight I also drill the hole bigger and get less % of thread. I am assuming your drilling the hole on a drill press? I "power tap" a lot and you can see that...
  18. I've never heard of magnetic aluminum???? You...

    I've never heard of magnetic aluminum???? You called it "aluminum heat sink". I have seen similar marks on steel when the mag chuck was not holding and the part slide a little. I am assuming you...
  19. These guys are great help. They have Engineers...

    These guys are great help. They have Engineers and work sheet with all the answers when it comes to plastics.
    Bearing Manufacturer | Bearing Supplier | TriStar Plastics
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    If no one wants it, donate it to Vintage...

    If no one wants it, donate it to Vintage Machinery and they will preserve it so it can be viewed on their reprint section.
  21. How are you holding it down? Is the bottom...

    How are you holding it down? Is the bottom surface flat? If not try setting it on 3 machinist jacks and indicate it in the best you can, then block it in. Or set a Kurt Vise on the magnet and mag...
  22. Matt please email me as we need more details to...

    Matt please email me as we need more details to give to the potential students. [email protected]
  23. I didn't see much about the spindle bearings, but...

    I didn't see much about the spindle bearings, but this is what I would consider one of the best detailed thread on rebuilding a Sag. SAG 12 Restoration Progress

    I'll keep looking for some info....
  24. Whats the difference when it was made? It's a...

    Whats the difference when it was made? It's a teaching moment. With your questioning why do schools teach American history? I taught classes in Austria last October for BIAX company. I taught a...
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    I used to scrap old machines and scrap. The last...

    I used to scrap old machines and scrap. The last time I took something there the guy I usually talked to the at the gate apologized saying that most of the scrap yards were bought by "the Russians"...
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