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    And also prove that it is not a good idea, where...

    And also prove that it is not a good idea, where you might have the I don't want to attitude.

    I have and do work with owners who have that attitude, and workers just abide with a dumb way of doing...
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    You could give him a copy of "How To run A...

    You could give him a copy of "How To run A lathe"

    1919 How to Run a Lathe - South Bend Lathe Works - 1919 - reprint | eBay


    *But he may have a good idea so do consider what he wants to do.
  3. Back when my buddy was alive we would do that...

    Back when my buddy was alive we would do that just as an excuse for a road trip.
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    looks like an inverted V block holder. Perhaps...

    looks like an inverted V block holder. Perhaps for a dresser/diamond bar holder of sorts. (?)

    What does the lever do? raise the jack?

    The preset height could be the height of the wheel center...
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    Young people want to buck the rule and prove...

    Young people want to buck the rule and prove their something, often a high cost.
    We have that at the deer blind company, most every new guy makes the same mistakes because doing something seems...
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    Wade 8A SOLD darn...I will kick myself for...

    Wade 8A
    SOLD
    darn...I will kick myself for missing this one.
    Did a PM guy buy it?
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    This was a beautiful machine, equal to Rivett's...

    This was a beautiful machine, equal to Rivett's 8-inch Precision and 608 models for attention to detail and quality of fit and finish and an advance in terms of rigidity and capacity for rapid metal...
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    Taking a small part like a tool bit to the...

    Taking a small part like a tool bit to the comparator to check angle is Ok but a larger part perhaps on the mill can't be easily taken off, checked and then placed back on the mill with not taking a...
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    QI:Could you elaborate on the last two pieces for...

    QI:Could you elaborate on the last two pieces for me (checking squareness and screw threads)?

    Checking a part for it being square can be done with a surface gauge and an indicator. Even a...
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    Handy for setups is a set of angle parallels...

    Handy for setups is a set of angle parallels including a 1,2,3,4.5* along with the 5, 10, 15, and such.

    Students might make them. A surface grinder parting wheel can cut then from perhaps 1/4"...
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    Nice lathe: Wade 8A Toolmaker's Lathe...

    Nice lathe:
    Wade 8A Toolmaker's Lathe
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    Usually, you set a sine bar to the angle and the...

    Usually, you set a sine bar to the angle and the error is to your setup or the ability on your machine.
    JoBlocks are near exact, and if you don't have joBlocks then you grind your own gauge block to...
  13. Thanks, Mike, now we/I know what we are talking...

    Thanks, Mike, now we/I know what we are talking about.
    The RO would be a good choice for such work...better than a Surface grinder.
    Small footprint, easy to move about. motorized work head, swing...
  14. I still don't know what micro tools you are using...

    I still don't know what micro tools you are using or what alteration you need to make

    but here is The RO grinder.
    150599 SENECA FALLS (ROYAL OAK) FORM RELIEVING GRINDER - YouTube
  15. LBS...Length Below Shoulder does not tell much ...

    LBS...Length Below Shoulder does not tell much

    Is it the likes of an end mill that needs a reduced diameter somewhere along the shank or to the flute diameter?

    Is the reduced diameter for...
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    Having the mag set up being a mag in the machines...

    Having the mag set up being a mag in the machines taper I described in post 3, one might also want to have a center point, perhaps a good live center, a good 4 jaw chuck the fits the machine taper...
  17. I used to run a number of jobs with a mounted...

    I used to run a number of jobs with a mounted magnifying glass.
    Amazon.com : high power magnifying glass
  18. Very handy machine with its own comparator....

    Very handy machine with its own comparator. usually 4 to 10K for a decent one.
    Seneca Falls 25 RO TOOL & CUTTER GRINDER, ROYAL OAK, OPTICAL COMP., MTRZ'D REL. | eBay
    $1000 to $2500 with not...
  19. and If the bearings seem Ok you might blue up all...

    and If the bearings seem Ok you might blue up all the non-touching parts about the travel and then look to see if anything that should not be touch is touching.
    Check to see all your rails are...
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    I had a friend who used a mag chuck like a mag...

    I had a friend who used a mag chuck like a mag faceplate. He would mag hold flat-faced parts for OD and ID and mount a flat rear-faced center for a between centers job. He would bring me parts so I...
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    Is that an Allen screw on top? Perhaps that...

    Is that an Allen screw on top? Perhaps that removes a cap cover to expose the center shaft nut
    Just guessing...
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    Likely getting as close to needs with the mill is...

    Likely getting as close to needs with the mill is the best tip for grinding SS.

    Oh, did I say SS is a bugger to grind?

    Perhaps a toss-up between aluminum and SS.
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    All great ideas if you know for sure all the...

    All great ideas if you know for sure all the change from front-side forces to rear-side forces change is coming from the compound gibs only. likely much of it is, but some could come from spindle...
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    I like the white AO wheel...some wheels best for...

    I like the white AO wheel...some wheels best for longevity may tend to load up. The brown wheels seem to load.
    Can't remember trying a ceramic wheel on SS so no comment there.

    I have used a...
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    Study what you can until you understand this guy...

    Study what you can until you understand this guy and that will be a decent start, perhaps graduating kindergarten.
    I didn't listen to his whole video so don't know if he missed any key points.

    G...
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