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    There can be a lot of extractive force if you...

    There can be a lot of extractive force if you don't keep up with the way lubrication. If that gib end snaps off due to excess drag from lack of lube the gib will pull itself into the taper so tight...
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    I would remove just the return pump hose and pump...

    I would remove just the return pump hose and pump the oil out into a drum to start with. You're going to want to drain the oil you might as well make it easy on yourself and get most of the oil out...
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    This is overly confusing. One thread (pitch) is...

    This is overly confusing. One thread (pitch) is from one peak to the next. If it's a flat-topped thread like ACME measure from one edge of a top to the same edge of the next.
    Count as many full...
  4. I think that Granite is most appropriate. I'd be...

    I think that Granite is most appropriate. I'd be happy to have that label applied when I depart.
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    Ahh, I see, the accent. I would expect the VIN to...

    Ahh, I see, the accent. I would expect the VIN to be weighted if it were of French origin. Then again, the French might pronounce that Le-VAN.
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    I would say Leh-Vin naturally. You would say...

    I would say Leh-Vin naturally. You would say Lee-Vin?
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    I repaired the brake on my HLV AND added vfd...

    I repaired the brake on my HLV AND added vfd braking resistor. It stops very quickly on the VFD brake but the friction brake is not nearly as effective. I have two VFD's with DC braking (the HLV also...
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    That is very sad news.

    That is very sad news.
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    Hinge Whinge Binge Singe Impinge Ping ...

    Hinge
    Whinge
    Binge
    Singe
    Impinge

    Ping
    Fling
    Wing
    Cling
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    If that leather belt works, it works. Mine was...

    If that leather belt works, it works. Mine was badly perished so I swapped it for a small poly-vee belt.
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    He's London-based isn't he? If someone has his...

    He's London-based isn't he? If someone has his address I could do a fly-by and at least pass on our regards.
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    I pulled a load of those out last year using old...

    I pulled a load of those out last year using old feeler gauges. I got several different thicknesses of feeler gauge and ground slots in them ( for the drive screw shank) and a thin bevel on the edge....
  13. I have one of those and I would NOT part with...

    I have one of those and I would NOT part with it. Seems a pretty bargain to me.
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    This is in the files section of the Hardinge...

    This is in the files section of the Hardinge lathe .io group.

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    It's from the link in my post #5. I *know* only...

    It's from the link in my post #5. I *know* only the resistance and coil size - know nothing about inductance but the calculator lets you alter that figure until you come up with a coil size, wire...
  16. Same thing on my Android. New a couple of weeks...

    Same thing on my Android. New a couple of weeks ago and not had any updates applied but I get this big black banner about cookies that can't be dismissed.
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    If I were in your shoes I would turn a delrin...

    If I were in your shoes I would turn a delrin spool to the dims given by 10k:



    Then use the same method I did (in my link further up in post #5) to put 23,000 turns of your 39AWG wire on it....
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    There must be a good number of these tumbler...

    There must be a good number of these tumbler reverse gears floating around because ZK makes the silent gears so the originals would have been removed.
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    The DC coils in the 240v machines are about...

    The DC coils in the 240v machines are about 4.3-4.4 kohm
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    Poor thing's had a hard time. The bent pin in the...

    Poor thing's had a hard time. The bent pin in the leadscrew smacks of shoddy maintenance and the pics aren't great but there seems to be a visible ridge at the top of the vee way. The bent handles...
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    Winding a replacement will be no more difficult...

    Winding a replacement will be no more difficult than putting a mic on the conductor of the other coil to discover it's diameter then making a delrin bobbin and winding on the wire until it's filled a...
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    It was myself who had the 240v coil in my 115v...

    It was myself who had the 240v coil in my 115v machine. I had to wind a replacement coil and removed the 240v one to save for anyone who might need it. Kept it for 5 years and yet when the time came...
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    I'd fit the VFD and keep an eye out for a spare....

    I'd fit the VFD and keep an eye out for a spare. If there's insulation degradation it's bound to be a function of time and use so your lightly-used home shop mill motor will probably out-last the...
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    That's nice. I wonder what is the purpose of the...

    That's nice. I wonder what is the purpose of the 'horn' cast into the end of the sliding table?
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    Go back to the original RPC and ensure that it...

    Go back to the original RPC and ensure that it still powers the MG up correctly. If it does then check it's earthing properly and if it is then check the wiring arrangement on the bigger one.
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