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    The holes in the base for bolting it down are...

    The holes in the base for bolting it down are clearance for M16 (about 17.2 on mine). They were never threaded as it used to be the norm to bolt machines to the floor after leveling on shims. I just...
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    If the packer was any good it should not be a problem. The silver foil bags are heat sealed and should contain dehydrator bags or cartridges. In my day job I work for a company rebuilding gas...
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    Thank you, I have sent an email to you. Neil

    Thank you,

    I have sent an email to you.

    Neil
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    That would probably sound right but not what...

    That would probably sound right but not what Andreas from Singer has quoted in his email. Does anyone know Franz well enough to ask him directly?
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    I contacted Franz Singer as I wanted some other...

    I contacted Franz Singer as I wanted some other parts as well. He has actually quoted Kluber LDS 18 on his quote. Looking at the spec it is also listed for machine tool spindles.
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    I have just had the following back from Kluber...

    I have just had the following back from Kluber via the Agent

    Hello Neil,

    Please see below from Kluber engineer.

    Yes the product was cancelled some years ago, with no direct replacement
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    Kluber Super TEL discontinued?

    I had placed an order for a 50g tube of Kluber Super TEL with one ogf the UK distributors but they came back with the following response after waiting 6 weeks.

    "We have just chased up on this...
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    Why Can't I see images anymore?

    Last week I stopped being able to see any images in posts. Initially thought it would be browser related but the same with both MS Edge and Google Chrome. Any thoughts.
    I know it is odd but a...
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    With Heidenhain or for that matter any DRO of...

    With Heidenhain or for that matter any DRO of this age the first thing to check is the power supply to make sure all the rails have the correct voltage. A goodly percentage of the issues I saw in the...
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    Now resolved. I spent an interesting...

    Now resolved. I spent an interesting (frustrating?) couple of hours looking at it. I removed the cover plate with dial to have a good look. I guess the previous owner had done this to clean out the...
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    A very interesting write up, but is it my browser...

    A very interesting write up, but is it my browser or something but I see not pictures?

    Neil
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    Deckel FP1 feed gearbox

    I have started to work through the twin knob FP1 I purchased a month or so ago. The first issue to takle was that both the feed and speed knob scale were misaligned. THe speed onw was easy to sort...
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    Thank you for confirming that. I will have a look...

    Thank you for confirming that. I will have a look later in the week.

    Neil
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    Hello Peter, Thank you. I can see there is a...

    Hello Peter,

    Thank you. I can see there is a hex grub screw in the outer (high / low) knob. Nothing on the inner speed change. Looking at the parts cross sections it looks to have a circlip and...
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    Thank you for the advice Peter. I agree that for...

    Thank you for the advice Peter. I agree that for home shop use annual changes are not required the machine maybe does 40 hours ina year not 40 hours a week.
    I do need to look at the gear changing...
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    Hello Karl, Thank you very much for the...

    Hello Karl,

    Thank you very much for the translation and other help. I am thinking of dismantling and checking it as there is a slight knock related to spindle speed.


    Neil
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    Hello Karl, Many thanks. lots of usefull...

    Hello Karl,

    Many thanks. lots of usefull information. If only I had paid more attention to languages in school! The correct manual is in there, the '73 version. It would be nice to find it in...
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    Deckel FP1 Literature

    Hello,
    I recently bought an FP1 with the later style knob type speed changes. It came with the illustrated parts list and publicity brochure but not the much more useful operators manual. I can...
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