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    The best way to find out about the issue is to...

    The best way to find out about the issue is to clamp the work axially for a change. I know there are too few manually driven axial clamping chucks around for conventional equipment. If you have a...
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    There are no tolerances on a part. For everyone...

    There are no tolerances on a part. For everyone to know.
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    I heard one needs an internet for a website. Can...

    I heard one needs an internet for a website. Can I create that myself?
  4. Sometimes you can drill into the narrow sides,...

    Sometimes you can drill into the narrow sides, need not be deep. There you can apply downward force. While we’re waiting for the invention of the aluminium magnet
  5. Why not? Tony went there. Two Piece Machine...

    Why not? Tony went there.

    Two Piece Machine Vise Build - YouTube
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    There were/are center grinders that swivel around...

    There were/are center grinders that swivel around a conical stone. Can’t tell the name off the cuff.
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    Why not liberate the miserable inhabitants of...

    Why not liberate the miserable inhabitants of North Korea for a change? Vaporise Kim and the rest of the nomenclature there

    Near to middle East is nothing but a hole. An Israeli whom I asked once...
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    Stirling, I’m taking some resistance with the...

    Stirling, I’m taking some resistance with the volume you cut off. Why so complicated? Make one form and have the parts cast. To be frank, I have something against the worldwide CNC craze, too much...
  9. I’d try to use one tool, a form tool. May be HS,...

    I’d try to use one tool, a form tool. May be HS, ground to what’s needed, resharpened or exchanged, if you have two. Just approach the tube, cut, flip, same again. Might want to do one side all...
  10. Roller burnishing is another method that might be...

    Roller burnishing is another method that might be appropriate. You can reach down to almost full depth of the bore which is not the case with balls and honing stones which actually need to overrun...
  11. Typical hone job in my understanding Proper...

    Typical hone job in my understanding

    Proper hone oil and air gauge. Of course will a Sunnen find room, if the job runs well on it.
  12. Engineer comes from ingenius or genius, the one...

    Engineer comes from ingenius or genius, the one who generates, invents. Most to all of the engineers I have met in my life are mere calculators, equipped with some knowledge about finite element...
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    Another waterjet case?

    Another waterjet case?
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    Kern, Aarau, was the largest optical plant here...

    Kern, Aarau, was the largest optical plant here ever. A family member, Peter Kern, has sold shares to Schmidheiny, the owner of Wild and Leica, clandestinely with a bonus for himself. One of the...
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    Switzerland has lost big parts of its metal...

    Switzerland has lost big parts of its metal industry. We even had a few blast furnaces but that was a century ago. Deindustrialisation, more and more office chair farters. Tramways are bought in...
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    Mil-lennial, Mil-dred, mil-kman, and 325661

    Mil-lennial, Mil-dred, mil-kman, and

    325661
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    Had I known how many morons screw around in...

    Had I known how many morons screw around in machine shops in this country I’d never have learnt that trade. Last job, four days, was a school book example of how not to do things from A through Z....
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    Misalignment of main collet and guide bush, stock...

    Misalignment of main collet and guide bush, stock not round good enough, guide bush adjusted too tightly, too big forces from front causing stock to bend in an S. BTDT
  19. Refurbishing is always good, if it’s only to...

    Refurbishing is always good, if it’s only to learn something. We have to stop the throw away mentality of the 20th century.

    Srow him to se floor!
  20. Agree on that. Get rid of all water in there by ...

    Agree on that. Get rid of all water in there by

    emptying the entire gearbox,
    drying the sump completely,
    rinsing with petroleum for a two minutes run.

    Dump the petroleum-dirt mixture,...
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    Softer brushes with a shot of alcohol (into the...

    Softer brushes with a shot of alcohol (into the bore, not your throat). Why metal wires.
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    0,45 mm is too much. Play between cog wheels does...

    0,45 mm is too much. Play between cog wheels does make noise because the force transition from tooth to tooth becomes stepped where it should be as uninterrupted as possible. 0,2 mm seems to be the...
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    I have read mil with measurements in optics but...

    I have read mil with measurements in optics but most predominantly in conjunction with the thickness of photographic films, their base or coating, and magnetic recording tapes. A 1.5 mil base is a...
  24. If an OD hone can be applied, you’ve got the best...

    If an OD hone can be applied, you’ve got the best solution with it.

    Second best is revolving grind disc, part between centres. Third best is centerless which is principally useful with serial...
  25. You can switch to horizontal milling. Large...

    You can switch to horizontal milling. Large helical cutter in full contact with work, no angles. Perhaps angels, if you do something wrong. Face milling is sooo overrated.
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