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    So I have sourced a company that is going to...

    So I have sourced a company that is going to resurface the head and tailstock bed along with the head and tailstock wear plates.
    One point that came up was the fact that any material removed will...
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    Spend 4 hrs yesterday with a crank grinder...

    Spend 4 hrs yesterday with a crank grinder operator (same machine as mine), except his has live centres while mine has chucks, this was time well spent.
    I realized on my machine traversing the head...
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    looking for a 6ft camel back straight edge Dave

    looking for a 6ft camel back straight edge

    Dave
  4. still for sale? Dave

    still for sale?

    Dave
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    WTB cast iron camel back straight edge

    Looking for a large straight edge 5 or 6 ft. Would like a finished tool ready to use rather than a casting.

    Dave
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    What kind of tolerances were you able to hold...

    What kind of tolerances were you able to hold (runout)in the headstock?
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    So if understand things correctly, in order to...

    So if understand things correctly, in order to correct the wear on the headstock / tailstock "table" it would first involve a large milling machine or grinder followed by hand scraping. As long as...
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    I get the concept of rotating the table to...

    I get the concept of rotating the table to counter a tapered rod journal.
    At this point I have turned two test surfaces on my test shaft in the headstock surfaces are 6" apart, which are .001"...
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    On the 15A special, which lever activates the...

    On the 15A special, which lever activates the tail spool rotation lock?,...the pin that is activated by a small air cylinder to stop the rotating assembly from turning? On my machine this is not...
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    Thanks again Turnaround007

    Yesterday I got the tailstock air cylinder freed up, it will retract the spring now with about 16psi.
    I think I understand what you mean about too much pressure, my passion is vintage vehicles,..I...
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    Thanks a bunch for your insight into crank...

    Thanks a bunch for your insight into crank grinding Turnaround007 !!
    You are correct, what I have is a 15A special. Your description of the wear and it's affect on grinding accuracy seems totally...
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    Storm Vulcan 15A operation

    Started up my new (to me) crankshaft grinder tonight,...a storm Vulcan 15A 1968 mfg date. Just got it wired and air supplied, so now I can start to figure out the operation. I have a line on a shop...
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    Crankshaft grinder steady rest

    Have recently purchased a Storm Vulcan 15A crank grinder.
    The unit came with two steady rests, however one of the rests is missing the upper contact arm, easy enough to make one, although I don't...
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    Yes a bit of a mystery,... mine does accept the...

    Yes a bit of a mystery,... mine does accept the Sunnen hones. The lube pump is a piston type. The Other discrepancy is the drive belt, the OEM flat belt for a model L-BM for example is too short,...
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    Sunnen bushing grinder

    I have recently aquired a Sunnen bushing grinder, obviously an older unit. The ID tag on the front of the machine says it is a model AHM. Serial number C7081
    I cannot find any mention of this...
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    myford compatible milling slide

    Any one had exposure to the vertical milling slides that are offered on Ebay, these are not the Myford manufactured, the adds say they are made in India. The price seem attractive, just wondering...
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