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    Hi pdhamm Believe it or not I just got the...

    Hi pdhamm

    Believe it or not I just got the spindle back on Monday. This took a ridiculously long time. I was able to view the "OKUMA BULLETIN" that was provided to the machine tool sellers. I was...
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    Thanks for the reply. Yes too complex for me. I have removed the headstock and sent it to a spindle repair shop. Will post updates on the spindle repair.
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    Will do OB. Thanks. Update: the machine...

    Will do OB. Thanks.

    Update: the machine headstock is at the spindle repair facility in the US and they informed me that they will be tearing it down in soon. I will post again when I know more.
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    Hi OB This labyrinth that you mention, is this...

    Hi OB

    This labyrinth that you mention, is this part of the bearing itself or is it a separate part? Looking at the OKUMA parts book, main spindle unit drawing there is a separate part called...
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    Man would I love to get a copy of that list. or...

    Man would I love to get a copy of that list. or even just post the machine serial# and someone can tell me if my machine is on that list. Does anyone out there have and is willing to share this...
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    just some weight info: I had the headstock with...

    just some weight info: I had the headstock with M140 spindle removed from the machine today and weighed it for shipping purposes. The unit weights 1640 pounds.
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    You are a good person and thank you for being so...

    You are a good person and thank you for being so honest. Customers have a right to know these things.Everyone has non-conforming product once in a while and that is why quality systems and the...
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    Hi OB. Yes i bought the machine new. It is...

    Hi OB. Yes i bought the machine new. It is several years old but only has 3000 spindle hours on it. Where can i find more information on this and these serial numbers. Please please please let it be...
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    Hi OB You mention that the front tapered...

    Hi OB

    You mention that the front tapered roller bearing was bad on every PREX spindle that you have rebuilt. Could you please elaborate. Would you say a design problem, pre- mature bearing...
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    Know when to walk away! Know when to...Ya I fold....

    Know when to walk away! Know when to...Ya I fold. I hired a local machine tool service company to remove the entire head stock. I am going to crate and ship this unit to a spindle repair shop in the...
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    Okuma lathe lb-3000 spindle repair

    Has anyone out there done a spindle repair on this machine? The spindle on my machine is ceased and its most likely bearings. I need to pull the spindle from the PREX motor in order to have a look...
  12. Okuma lathe lb-3000 spindle problem - machine down

    Hello everyone. I am putting this out there for discussion in the hopes that I can get my machine running again in the quickest and most cost effective manner possible. In 2013, I purchased a new...
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