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    Come over to my Replacing Phenolic thread on here...

    Come over to my Replacing Phenolic thread on here and see how a real pro does it.
  2. Finished the scraping of new Phenolic today. I...

    Finished the scraping of new Phenolic today. I used the Chardonel red ink as a highlighter diluted with acetone
    I will have many more photo's on my King-Way Scraping forum on Facebook.If any of...
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    Your also wrong. I have been doing this my 50+...

    Your also wrong. I have been doing this my 50+ years plus my Dad learned the trick from a German Journeyman who taught him. I am known as an alignment expert as he was beczuse he invented am...
  4. My helper is a 30+ year Journeyman machinist who...

    My helper is a 30+ year Journeyman machinist who is cleaver as hell. The owner also went through the trades after college so they get it. Off to work, one more day and I should be finished and they...
  5. Here are a few more pic's. I'm tired, will add...

    Here are a few more pic's. I'm tired, will add captions later.
  6. I had help, but we had it glued with new ones in...

    I had help, but we had it glued with new ones in a day. They removed the old ones, and did some of the milling before I got there Monday. Today I removed it and cleaned off the squeezed out epoxy, ...
  7. 50 years ago we only used what we called back...

    50 years ago we only used what we called back then, Industrial Formica, used the same 3M epoxy. My dad had used it during ww2 at Defense Plant called Northern Pump in Minneapolis. We used it on...
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    Again we see amateurs giving advice. I have...

    Again we see amateurs giving advice. I have leveled and aligned machine tools for over 50 years. I have been paid to do. I have taught mew machine builders in Europe (Denmark, Norway , Sweden,...
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    Tail stocks can be adjusted over to compensate. ...

    Tail stocks can be adjusted over to compensate. The machine is worn and you have to do a happy medium to make the machine better. If he was rebuilding the machine he could scrape the headstock and...
  10. Used it as a release agent so the squeezed epoxy...

    Used it as a release agent so the squeezed epoxy doesn't stick to the bed. The customer does a lot of welding and had cases of it. It dries as a wax and later we can wipe it off with acedtone.
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    If you don't find something member VettBob - ...

    If you don't find something member VettBob - Robert Gosin from KC makes taper attachments that can be adapted to different lathes. If you can't find him on here as I know he said he was going to...
  12. More pictures: I will add captions tomorrow.

    More pictures: I will add captions tomorrow.
  13. More pictures.

    More pictures.
  14. I Started the repair of the machine today. It...

    I Started the repair of the machine today. It was a productive day as we removed, tested bed twist with home made KingWay, removed the old Phenolic, milled new oil grooves in the new material and...
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    As Forrest Addy say's everything is made of...

    As Forrest Addy say's everything is made of rubber. Nik, You are mistaken as I have twisted machine beds my entire 50+ years of rebuilding.
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    Most lathes have this issue. Many times you can...

    Most lathes have this issue. Many times you can twist the bed out of level / alignment so the lathe cuts true. You need to look up "The 2 Collar" test and measure it with a micrometer as that is...
  17. Why not buy a new one from ACER? ACERonline...

    Why not buy a new one from ACER? ACERonline

    Also you may know what your asking and the photo means something to you, but it's difficult to understand what your asking. A stud puller? Can you...
  18. I don't have a crystal ball. Hard to guess /...

    I don't have a crystal ball. Hard to guess / estimate with 1 photo. On a machine that vintage I would think you may want to cut and flake it and assemble it. A wild ass guess if it doesn't have...
  19. Replacing the Phenolic Wear Strips on Lathe

    This coming week I'm going to help a company replace the Factory installed Phenolic under the saddle. The original wear strips have worn out plus the epoxy has failed. A member contacted me and...
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    You can buy that book from Moore Special Tools in...

    You can buy that book from Moore Special Tools in Bridgeport CT. I just bought 2 copies last February for around $200.00 each. That book is still in Print as is the Connelly book and I know the...
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    If you didn't see in the forum I will be teaching...

    If you didn't see in the forum I will be teaching a scraping / rebuilding class in the panhandle - Santa Rosa FL in January. We have room :-)
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    I agree, there must be a broken line or someone...

    I agree, there must be a broken line or someone removed the BiJur metering units and thought they were plugged by blowing out the metering valves inside the brass units. If that's the place, then...
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    Some people have other things to do besides...

    Some people have other things to do besides answer questions.
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    I use a soft 1" x 4" foam to spread it and wash...

    I use a soft 1" x 4" foam to spread it and wash in when dirty of put on a new one. You can buy them here at Home Depot of BIAX / DAPRA sells them too. The Biax ones are better then a foam paint...
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    Had 2 sign up already :-) 6 to go
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