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  1. Did you find someone to grind your bed?

    Did you find someone to grind your bed?
  2. Thread: Big Score

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    I see your new...if you read down the list in...

    I see your new...if you read down the list in here we talked about rust removal a few days back.
    Older Machine & Tools Cleanup and Recondition - Beginner
  3. Great explanation on What is Scraping

    There are several shows on You Tube, Here is a couple 2 of my students made.

    What is Metal Scraping? - YouTube

    Scraping basics - Scraping flat - Part 1 - YouTube

    Here is one that was not...
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    How about some more info. They ground the bed. ...

    How about some more info. They ground the bed. Does it have hardened ways? SB had both soft and hard... more were soft. Did they rebuild the machine after the bed was reground? Take some...
  5. Call Haas and ask them. Move the saddle down to...

    Call Haas and ask them. Move the saddle down to the ends of X travel and see if he can get the same movement. If not the ball screw is probably worn in the middle. If the travel or backlash is the...
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    You get what you pay for. These guys still make...

    You get what you pay for. These guys still make drills in St. Paul, MN and they make drills and taps. I've rebuilt machines for them and it is a heck of a GREAT operation. Viking Drill & Tool |...
  7. If welding isn't an option, you maybe able to buy...

    If welding isn't an option, you maybe able to buy a "Pully Drill" as they are long. Or call these guy's they have people standing by to answer these sorts of questions. Plus their drills are made...
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    You should ask this question in the following...

    You should ask this question in the following forum as those guys see a lot more Babbitt in those Vintage Machines. You could also buy a Machinery or Machinist Handbook as those sorts of answers are...
  9. I prefer zig zag in the middle and the T on the...

    I prefer zig zag in the middle and the T on the ends about 1" from the ends. Have to make sure the new grooves don't run off into open air, is about it. Be sure to check to see if those small...
  10. Here is something I helped Keith Rucker with. ...

    Here is something I helped Keith Rucker with. Machine Rebuilding: Measuring Wear in a Lathe Bed and Building up the Saddle - YouTube
  11. In my 55 years of being in the rebuilding...

    In my 55 years of being in the rebuilding business I have cleaned up many machines. I have discovered the best way to clean up machine paint is Super Hot Water in a 5 gallon bucket and an industrial...
  12. I used to be a Moglice (Devitt) rep and have used...

    I used to be a Moglice (Devitt) rep and have used it and Turcite. VetteBob did a great thread on it on his Monarch EE a few years ago. I prefer Turcite or Rulon as it is more forgiving because if...
  13. Ballen You may have meant mill the saddle, It may...

    Ballen You may have meant mill the saddle, It may not translate to well. From German to English. But I agree with Lucky. Don't grind the bottom of the saddle, mill it. I would put .047"or .062"...
  14. OCTOBER 20 - 24, 2021 Rebuilding Class has a room

    I thought I had mentioned this before, but can't find the info. I have a Cottage Grove, Minnesota Scraping class in 9 days and I have room for 1 or 2 more students. Message me or email me for more...
  15. It may have been a design change to increase the...

    It may have been a design change to increase the coverage of the way oil. I suspect the cross-slide never never travels past that section of the bed so it isn't exposed to the air. I also suspect...
  16. Here is a thread we did a few years ago on...

    Here is a thread we did a few years ago on grinding shops. I see there is one in Massachusetts. If you find someone new please add it to the list. Large capacity grinding company in USA
  17. Check local grinding shops who have a Blanchard...

    Check local grinding shops who have a Blanchard Rotary Surface Grinder. It would take longer to set them on a chuck then grind them. Grind one side and flip on the chuck. To make it affordable, buy...
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    When I taught in Taiwan in the late 80's I was...

    When I taught in Taiwan in the late 80's I was assured no one would copy the King-Way ( I took one) because even in the good old days, We my Dad & (Sheer Tumico who had a license to make 200, and...
  19. A friend of mine in Springfield has several...

    A friend of mine in Springfield has several scraped straight-edges. Maybe you could barter with him. Also Warren Jones who is a member here and lives in New Hampshire has several straight-edges. ...
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    It's sad to say all of that and I suppose I...

    It's sad to say all of that and I suppose I ticked off a few, but it's the truth. I stopped making them years ago when I quoted them to people and that would say...That's to expensive, I can make...
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    mail [email protected] I am going...

    mail [email protected] I am going to sell a drawing on parts and place to buy thm. Also how to make the specialized parts. I will sell kits too. I should have things ready by Jan 1....
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    Contact Don Shaduck and ask him. He is a Gear...

    Contact Don Shaduck and ask him. He is a Gear machinist and an expert:
    Gear Works, Inc.
    Machine shop
    Website
    Directions
    76 Pearl St, Springfield, VT 05156
    (802) 885-5039
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    Shapers in Iowa

    I see there are some bigger one in this auction in Iowa. Excess Equipment of Tinker Tooling & Estate of William A. Cole- SMC Auctions
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    I know 2 CA hobby groups near Sacramento and the...

    I know 2 CA hobby groups near Sacramento and the Bay area who might be interested in it. I'll PM you for my email.
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    What brand, size, does it run, have some photo?

    What brand, size, does it run, have some photo?
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