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    Similar to Crabtree-Use a tool with a radius...

    Similar to Crabtree-Use a tool with a radius ground on.Drop your feed and increase your feed-Keep increasing the feed untill you hit the sweet spot
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    Try swapping the jaws around it can make a...

    Try swapping the jaws around it can make a difference maybe its just my worn 4jaw-Loosen the same 2 jaws each time.Quick way initialy measure across flats and put a round bar in-easier to dial in.But...
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    The thing about the plano Mills obviously had the...

    The thing about the plano Mills obviously had the planer attachment and that could be used along side the milling head massive jobs could be machined.As a young lad who passed by these machines in...
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    Great to see there has been a growing club of...

    Great to see there has been a growing club of 10ins owners of varying ages.Mine was sold as when I moved had no suitable space for it.She ran super quiet and feed along smoothly after I replaced...
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    Didn,t notice he mentioned he was using...

    Didn,t notice he mentioned he was using inserts,Must have been when he said "No this boring bar did not accept inserts"Still handy for the lad to get himself a refrence book as you will know...
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    Your young your new to lathe work so you need a...

    Your young your new to lathe work so you need a book on How to run a lathe not expensive it will show you how to grind your boring bar and the does and dont,s on boring hole.So spend a few bob and...
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    These old workhorse,s are a good cheap addition...

    These old workhorse,s are a good cheap addition for anyone who has the space cant beat the value you get and like yourself a lot have a load of tooling thrown in if you have the space keep it
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    Bit pushing and pulling you should see where the...

    Bit pushing and pulling you should see where the problem is agree with some earlier comments you say .022thou backlash.I measured the gap I had with slips/feelers put a thrust washer in think someone...
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    Some of these small blades as said accomadate...

    Some of these small blades as said accomadate tapered blades which is a good thing only negative you will find you have to run them in the backpost as the tapered holder accomadates the blade upside...
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    If I noticed any run out on the stub arbor theres...

    If I noticed any run out on the stub arbor theres no way I would continue as its going to result in heart ache.Hate it when you start a new job go looking for a a holder and they all run out a mile...
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    Got everything I needed when younger didnt mind...

    Got everything I needed when younger didnt mind spending the cash as mainly worked on piecework systems the more you did the more bonus you made so it was not uncommon to spend 10mins looking for a...
  12. Having read thro some good advice you have been...

    Having read thro some good advice you have been given,and that you have clocked the fixed jaw in the vertical plane.Have to admit myself personally have never seen a back jaw flex.If your convinced...
  13. Vertically I would use a 3/8 coated 3flute slot...

    Vertically I would use a 3/8 coated 3flute slot drill plenty coolant dont know why you say it took too long power feed it thro on at least a 2.5ins feed and increase if your happy with the...
  14. I prefer a good quality toolsteel for flycutting...

    I prefer a good quality toolsteel for flycutting not cheap stuff and then you grind it by hand loads of examples on youtube how to grind a flycutter then try a cut might need a bit more clearance...
  15. Dont panic its not a race your aiming to be the...

    Dont panic its not a race your aiming to be the best as you can be and it often clicks into the brain after after practice/practice/practice theres loads of ways of learning things most made up by...
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    Dont know the exact stroke of quill on a Huron...

    Dont know the exact stroke of quill on a Huron you could easily look it up but its more than your asking for it a feature that a lot of them were bought for
  17. Thread: Loud gears

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    Throw a handfull of powdered graphite in-Used to...

    Throw a handfull of powdered graphite in-Used to work at a place that machined graphite and you cant stop the graphite dust getting into the gearboxes everything ran smooth and it was the quietist...
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    The first straight cut thro the center is known...

    The first straight cut thro the center is known as the "Primary" slot its normally slightly deeper than the finished depth of the dovetail if the depth is not stated on the drg make it .010 deeper to...
  19. Thread: Used CNC Lathe

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    Good luck why dont you hire an experienced guy on...

    Good luck why dont you hire an experienced guy on a short term contract say 3mths that has worked/programed the control you buy,be honest with him telling him its purely for 3mths as you cant afford...
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    A lot of my friends worked for a local guy who...

    A lot of my friends worked for a local guy who worked on laying tarmac he employed about 20guys he had a partner who.s wife was in charge of rents for the council her name would be on any eviction...
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    I experienced the same as Iwananew 10k mentioned...

    I experienced the same as Iwananew 10k mentioned the company was struggling so they obviously decided to reduced the head count but a lot of the guys had been there since they left school and were...
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    Think its common for companies to try and get rid...

    Think its common for companies to try and get rid of people for any reason to save redundancy payments.Having said that a clock is not only there to record the time you started work its there to...
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    Ask for a demo or guarantee the cnc control works...

    Ask for a demo or guarantee the cnc control works sell your Atlas if you need the space sell your lathe milling attachment good make of mill the Lagun,top quality vise its easy on the eye looks to be...
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    Think maybe you would be better off showing a...

    Think maybe you would be better off showing a sketch of what your doing as its got me confused probaly Im not the only one.A sketch and the way the job is gripped then you will get a better...
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    Intresting thought this was a common problem but...

    Intresting thought this was a common problem but it seems by what Im reading here apparently not few yrs ago wanted a new hardened/ground one piece 40m/t short arbor think it was about 8ins long....
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