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  1. What did you use to do the peening Marcus? Do...

    What did you use to do the peening Marcus?

    Do you have any photos of the peenee area?
  2. The link doesn't work for me Richard.

    The link doesn't work for me Richard.
  3. Thanks for you input Marcus, could you report...

    Thanks for you input Marcus, could you report back with your findings on how it relaxes after machining? The Cincinnati table is roughly the same length as mine although mine has slightly less bow.
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  4. Thanks for the information Richard, the only...

    Thanks for the information Richard, the only thing that I haven't read in any article about peening is the layout and spacing of the "hits", are these done at random all over the underside or as you...
  5. Thanks for the information Hbjj. What are you...

    Thanks for the information Hbjj. What are you actually checking with bar and indicator setup?
  6. I don't have a photo to post and I doubt it would...

    I don't have a photo to post and I doubt it would show much anyway, I just sat a long straight edge on 1mm gauge blocks at each end of the table and measured the gap in the middle with feeler gauges....
  7. Would you care to explain your thoughts regarding...

    Would you care to explain your thoughts regarding why "it will not work"? Even if partial correction is gained by peening surely it is worthwhile.
  8. What happened to Orbital77 or AlexO or whatever...

    What happened to Orbital77 or AlexO or whatever he calls himself, he had 90 posts in a few weeks, now nothing, I hope the Aussies haven't upset him, again.
  9. The Archie Cheda posts where he documents his...

    The Archie Cheda posts where he documents his theory and findings on this subject are very interesting, thanks for posting the link Paolo.
  10. Maybe Orbital77 can list the items that were "Not...

    Maybe Orbital77 can list the items that were "Not the best Materials and Workmanship" and "Not Accurate from New" that he saw when he walked past a Beaver Mill in Africa.
  11. Thanks to those with experience in this type of...

    Thanks to those with experience in this type of work for all the suggestions.
  12. Thanks for the detailed reply Forrest, a lot to...

    Thanks for the detailed reply Forrest, a lot to think about there.
  13. wtf???????

    wtf???????
  14. Peening the Underside of a Milling Machine Table.

    I have a Beaver Milling Machine made in England in the mid 70's with a 56 inch table that is suffering from the dreaded table sag. The ends of the table drop about .020" over 20 inches from each end...
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