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    Rich: Was there a reason you did not just use...

    Rich:
    Was there a reason you did not just use the Horizontal with the standard table?

    Cheers Ross
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    Don't know from squat, but thinking that the...

    Don't know from squat, but thinking that the yellow plunger is limited on travel so as to not over compress or damage the hydraulic portion of the unit above.
    Several thoughts:
    First you need to...
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    Any resolution finer than .0002" on a manual mill...

    Any resolution finer than .0002" on a manual mill is jive.....Moving by hand you really can't split a move finer than that unless you are using a hard stop and gauge blocks....In reality most users...
  4. Thread: mystery part

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    Has the look of a pantagraph part....No idea...

    Has the look of a pantagraph part....No idea which,
    Cheers Ross
  5. Thread: SurfCam Help

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    SurfCam Help

    Long shot here.
    I have a license copy of SurfCam. Let maintenance lapse years back because i just use the program for internal work so no need for the latest version.
    I have a legal dongle and...
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    Helical work defines the helix in terms of...

    Helical work defines the helix in terms of "Lead".
    The lead is a linear value that defines the movement parallel to the part axis relative to a single rotation of the work....

    You can compute...
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    W: Send me an e-mail..... left click on my sign...

    W:
    Send me an e-mail..... left click on my sign in name and a box will open allowing you to send me an e-mail
    Cheers Ross
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    Bob: Don't think that is correct. Section...

    Bob:
    Don't think that is correct. Section drawings clearly show a gasket....Is your machine a EE , if so what year?
    On my machine i could not get the cover to pull up tight against the face of the...
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    The gasket i have is made to clear the OD of the...

    The gasket i have is made to clear the OD of the flange, so it is part of the total height or clearance package.
    Mine has a hole in the gasket for the drain hole.

    Could be the wrong thickness....
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    EE Front spindle bearing fit up

    I have a 62' EE that i have had apart for some time (years)
    Started a rebuild and got distracted.
    I am back at it now and questions keep cropping up.

    If i measure the depth of the counter bore...
  11. Double lip seal designs help with dirt exclusion...

    Double lip seal designs help with dirt exclusion and oil retention....Often they can be substituted for single lip installations.

    With lip seals i always try to spec a full molded "rubber" body...
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    Nice collection of "kit" for sure...Too bad about...

    Nice collection of "kit" for sure...Too bad about the overall environment ...working there would make me feel like "Das Phantom" from "Das Boat"..I would gladly trade some of that for some...
  13. Think Peter is correct... See this done in...

    Think Peter is correct...
    See this done in applications where dirt and coolant intrusion is a problem...often done on grinding machines...
    Cheers Ross
  14. Inside the body of the head there is an annular...

    Inside the body of the head there is an annular groove that is to supply lube to the quill...
    Suggest you apply your solution to free up the old grease/oil to this groove....
    I would use "Gum...
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    Have the license copy of that exact lathe made in...

    Have the license copy of that exact lathe made in Korea (Dong Yang)
    Stupid name , gorgeous lathe.


    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=271782&d=1575566670


    Run...
  16. Don't know your specific machine,but my go to for...

    Don't know your specific machine,but my go to for a "light" machine oil is a good quality "AW" 46 hydraulic oil.
    The AW stands for "anti wear" Good for bearings and gears .
    In the Mobil product...
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    As i recall the cutting action is pretty...

    As i recall the cutting action is pretty smooth...Don't recall too much cut-n-pause...think its better than a lot of CAM generated code since it is all done with real linear and circular...
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    Here is a sample of how the program works: ...

    Here is a sample of how the program works:

    This program writes the name "JASE"

    %
    (&%1111/0012A0"JASE)
    N2000 G0 X-100 Y-100 Z100
    N2001 G17 T2
    N2002 G0 X0 Y0 Z2 F125 S+2000
    N2003 %*10
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    Dialog 4 lettering program

    So i spent some time over the weekend transcribing a program i had in hard copy.
    Had it on a disc, but that is gone years back.
    Works using peramiters to size and space the lettering.
    Each letter...
  20. I use a "Lyndex" tool setting block having an...

    I use a "Lyndex" tool setting block having an indicator to show "Zero" position....Can be used horizontal or vertical, or set off the side of an end mill ...what ever.
    Made to calibrate at a set...
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    Dave: If memory serves it goes like...

    Dave:
    If memory serves it goes like this.....060" for a "0" add .013" per step....
    So a #8 is (8 *.013)= .104" + .060= ..164"

    Cheers Ross

    Good move Sip..faster typing than i...
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    I have a nice binder sized chart (multi pages)...

    I have a nice binder sized chart (multi pages) that gives nominal decimal OD of screws in a progressive list...and it equates the sizes to standard screw sizes...along with pitch choices
    Metric, US...
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    The two screws work as follows: The outer one...

    The two screws work as follows:
    The outer one feeds oil on top of the worm wheel to get oil to the inner two faces of the table support bearings (flat sliding surfaces)
    Oil applied at that hole...
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    perhaps an 1100 or 1200 family steel....But if...

    perhaps an 1100 or 1200 family steel....But if push came to shove i would choose a pre hard 4140/4142 steel...(Rc 28-30)
    Machines well, will be strong and all...Be a bit rough getting a good knurl...
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    Betting Frantz has one of these in stock. Cheers...

    Betting Frantz has one of these in stock.
    Cheers Ross
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