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    Its not clear which "grinding head" the OP is...

    Its not clear which "grinding head" the OP is referring to....If its the high speed spindle unit, don't think the NBU 15 is what one should use.
    Gotta be careful here as the terms can get a bit...
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    Used to own a series 2 BP ...40 Erickson QC...

    Used to own a series 2 BP ...40 Erickson QC spindle..nice spindle arrangement if you have the tooling to fit.
    Did some conversions to std NMTB # 40 holders to work in the Erickson....
    Don't...
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    On the larger machines (FP2+) the gib adjusting...

    On the larger machines (FP2+) the gib adjusting screw is locked with a set screw that intersects the adjusting screw at a right angle through the casting....

    As to making the adjusting screw...
  4. Nice machine, maybe...Couldn't watch the...

    Nice machine, maybe...Couldn't watch the video....way too much moving in and out made me motion sick.
    Buy a tripod and keep the darn picture still...
    Cheers Ross
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    Yep, as noted earlier, that is the first gen...

    Yep, as noted earlier, that is the first gen FP3.later designated as the FP33 when the smaller manual FP3 was produced (as in Peters photo)
    Easier for folks to know what you are talking about if...
  6. Don't think i would bother testing the scales at...

    Don't think i would bother testing the scales at this point....Resistance ,diode test etc....
    Highly unlikely that all three scales have failed...
    Might not have the supply voltage to the lamps...
  7. Check that you have the correct voltage for the...

    Check that you have the correct voltage for the lamps at the box...LS 803 pins 3 and 4 at the connectors should be 5v +- 5%.
    Cheers Ross
  8. Bug: Got your private message, sorry for not...

    Bug:
    Got your private message, sorry for not responding until now.
    Have had some exposure with the AMC drives, but in no way am i comfortable with all the ins and outs of them.
    They do have...
  9. Plus 1 on Peter. Cheers Ross

    Plus 1 on Peter.
    Cheers Ross
  10. Also be aware that scales "could" have LED light...

    Also be aware that scales "could" have LED light sources.....Those will not be visible to your eye.
    Cheers Ross
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    Think the FP33 was originally issued as an FP3....

    Think the FP33 was originally issued as an FP3.
    Cheers Ross
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    Betting that you can get under the surface...

    Betting that you can get under the surface hardness....Don't believe that they would through harden that shank....
    Grind a little undercut at the start of the taper to get below the hardened outer...
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    Angle plate and Vee block/blocks and chain clamp...

    Angle plate and Vee block/blocks and chain clamp will allow part to be down hard to the mill table, or hang it off the side or front or back ....
    Can't get more head room than that....Me i would run...
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    Done lots of Boxer style engines on my Berco with...

    Done lots of Boxer style engines on my Berco with a center/steady rest.....just have to turn the case on its side and run the support in through one of the cylinder liner bores.....
    Best to come up...
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    Not exactly sure what you are trying to...

    Not exactly sure what you are trying to accomplish....If its holding a 3" round vertical with a 6" flange at the top.....
    If this is a dedicated job and the 3" is the same for all the parts....I...
  16. Looks a match to my eye.... Cheers Ross

    Looks a match to my eye....
    Cheers Ross
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    these machines are pretty straight...

    these machines are pretty straight forward....Just mechanics....Investigate, document and disassemble with the parts book as your guide. You will discover any problems....
    Logic will be the...
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    Sorry ,no clue, but i would wager that they are...

    Sorry ,no clue, but i would wager that they are German.....
    Cheers Ross
  19. The ram on the Deckel slotter is made for thrust...

    The ram on the Deckel slotter is made for thrust (cutting forces) applied front to back. ("Y"plus/minus)...Less rigid working sideways (X plus/minus)

    There are factory slotting tools in a variety...
  20. Alloy part is new (some years beck) construction...

    Alloy part is new (some years beck) construction for the blower on a Miller 122 racer....Circa 1924

    Material: 7075 Aluminum. Diameter aprox 8.5" FP4NC contouring.......
  21. Here is a single piece bar.... Again note the...

    Here is a single piece bar....
    Again note the stop shoulder at the end of the square.
    Also note the shadow around the tool bit....Square tool hole in bar made by boring round hole and pressing in a...
  22. You want the length of your holder or tool to be...

    You want the length of your holder or tool to be long enough to completely pass through the clamp so that the shank of the tool is working in double shear.
    If clamped short , you will only apply...
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    Dave: No I did not use any optical alignment ....

    Dave:
    No I did not use any optical alignment . Stuck with things i felt more comfortable with.
    Did all alignments mechanically. Test bars, indicators plus purpose built fixturing....

    An...
  24. If that 525 includes on and off loading , portal...

    If that 525 includes on and off loading , portal to portal seems pretty reasonable to me.
    Around here ,can't get a rigger to move anything "local" for that kind of money.
    Cheers Ross
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    Kind of nice to be able to move the "X" slide...

    Kind of nice to be able to move the "X" slide manually when removing/cleaning the linear encoder scale....
    Cheers Ross
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