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  1. I have several versions. They are pretty basic...

    I have several versions. They are pretty basic and do not provide anything on troubleshooting it.

    I can scan and send them if you send me a PM with your email address. It will be a few days...
  2. I've never used the taper function, but mine...

    I've never used the taper function, but mine appears to be the same as labeeman's. Mine in a Newall DP700, two axis, carriage and cross slide. I am curious how the "touch"ing is done to maintain...
  3. Thanks, TheOldCar. Nice to see what it is...

    Thanks, TheOldCar. Nice to see what it is supposed to look like. Makes me want to get mine fixed. I seldom cut precision tapers, so being able to set the TA by the lense reading would suffice for...
  4. I managed to get the TA set to a taper I wanted...

    I managed to get the TA set to a taper I wanted and found the same sort of backlash. My lathe has a two-axis DRO, carriage and cross slide. I was fussing with a dial indicator on the cross slide...
  5. Thanks. I'll be on the watch for that. I wonder...

    Thanks. I'll be on the watch for that. I wonder what could be causing that.

    Rick
  6. Thank you, Donie. That is progress. A little...

    Thank you, Donie. That is progress. A little more information would be very helpful. Is adjusting the vernier just a matter of removing the cover? By what means is the vernier adjusted? And how...
  7. I appreciate the info on how to set up the TA...

    I appreciate the info on how to set up the TA very accurately and have implemented one method.

    But... there are times when "spot on" is not needed and attempting to make it so is just a waste...
  8. Thanks. That is interesting. It was only a...

    Thanks. That is interesting. It was only a short while ago that I started using that same type of technique for precisely milling angles and have not used it on the lathe, until now.

    While...
  9. 10EE Taper Attachment Angle Adjustment Troubleshooting

    I have a 1946 10EE with taper attachment. I have had the lathe for a little over two years but until now have not had a need to use the TA. In getting behind the lathe and dusting off the TA,...
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