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    Forklift question

    I have an old Cat Towmotor (462S) from 1964 with 4000 capacity and runs fine. My friend is going to buy it from me and I was considering a new to me used forklift in the 5k capacity and under 5000$...
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    I have the CD Manual. There is no explanation of...

    I have the CD Manual. There is no explanation of how to take the column off a FP3L. It is cranked up to the max height. Is there anything I need to know to dismantle the FP3L?
    Has anyone done this...
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    Has anyone here taken apart a FP3L to get to this...

    Has anyone here taken apart a FP3L to get to this vertical powerfeed shaft? I have a forklift but it looks like a huge task.
    Steve
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    NEW PROBLEM I managed to break off the lower 12...

    NEW PROBLEM
    I managed to break off the lower 12 inches of the 20mm vertical shaft next to the elevation screw in the base of the column of my FP3L. I had left a block of steel undre the base and hit...
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    Peter, It is the verical drive shaft from a...

    Peter,
    It is the verical drive shaft from a FP3L. Ideally I would like to remove it but it appears very tough to get it out. Is this correct?

    Welding would indeed need cleaning, chamfering, and...
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    The shaft needs to slide up the bearing with...

    The shaft needs to slide up the bearing with keyways as the column rises and falls so the sleeve unfortunately won't work. It is a brittle fracture and isn't bent. The shaft is vertical under the...
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    Welding a broken power feed shaft

    I am bummed to post this. I snapped off a 20 mm shaft under my Deckel mill when it bumped against a block of steel I left under it. The shaft is keyed with two keyways 180 degrees apart. It slides in...
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    Sticky: WANTED: 40 taper collets 1/2", 3/8", 1/4"

    I am looking for a few collets for my Deckel FP3L 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2"
    Thanks.
    Steve
    [email protected] or PM
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    Thanks Ross. I found the pin and put it in...

    Thanks Ross.
    I found the pin and put it in opposite to your advice so I will fix it today. It works at least now. Thanks Chris and Ross!
    Steve
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    Thanks, I will look at it tonight. I appreciate...

    Thanks,
    I will look at it tonight. I appreciate your help fixing with my stupid error.
    Steve
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    FP3L powerfeed issue

    I have a FP3L. I was using it to mill 3/4 mild steel and the workpiece loosened from the vise and jammed the spindle. After that the powerfeed which was engaged no longer works in any direction. Did...
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    Deckel FP3L Vertical head wobble

    Hi guys,
    I have an issue with my FP3L's vertical head (not high speed). The spindle doesn't run true with any collets or attachments. It is 40 taper. The attachments are a mixture of Deckel and non...
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    2MI is great

    I have one and mostly use the horizontal function. It is rigid and excellent for an inexpensive mill. Although less flexible than a Bridgeport, it mills circles around it literally.
    Tooling is cheap...
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    I finally got the power feeds to work to all 3...

    I finally got the power feeds to work to all 3 directions. It was a combination of the correct ISO 46 oil and cleaning the filter screen, as well as pressure adjustment in the motor compartment. I'm...
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    The older HLV has a purpose 3 position switch on...

    The older HLV has a purpose 3 position switch on the motor feed box. It runs with that motor switch all the time independent of the spindle. Perhaps that is the confusion? The HLV H is as Jim says....
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    There's one for sale nearby. Are these any good?...

    There's one for sale nearby. Are these any good? Does anyone know what type of tool shanks they take?
    Steve
  17. It's the cast iron box indeed and never clogs as...

    It's the cast iron box indeed and never clogs as you say. I think I'll follow your advice. Thanks, Steve
  18. I have a tractor-blower for the driveway. I use...

    I have a tractor-blower for the driveway. I use the walk blower on the walks. My wife only would use it when I'm away on business- 3 7 days a month. I kind of doubt it would be used but she says...
  19. It's a 24" snowblower. I was considering Honda vs...

    It's a 24" snowblower. I was considering Honda vs Ariens.
    Steve
  20. I need a new walk behind snowblower. My 30 yr old...

    I need a new walk behind snowblower. My 30 yr old Ariens is functional but simply too heavy for my wife to move around even with it's self propel. It doesn't turn easy. A 24 to 28" machine should be...
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    The machine is local to me. Unfortunately the guy...

    The machine is local to me. Unfortunately the guy only told me where it is and no offer to look at it or anything. I have no idea how to test one anyway. I'm stuck in the manual era of machining.
    I...
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    I replaced the piston and rings. I cleaned and...

    I replaced the piston and rings. I cleaned and honed the cylinder with a cylinder hone. I reassembled it with new gaskets and it runs great now. I'll richen the mixture with a little more oil in the...
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    Awesome guys. I recently got the saw with this...

    Awesome guys. I recently got the saw with this surprise so I'm bummed. I'll try cleaning it up this week and see how it goes. The cylinder appears to be nikasil. The piston is spanked. Can I clean it...
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    I know this is OT. I have an old Stihl 090...

    I know this is OT. I have an old Stihl 090 chainsaw and the saw seizes up after running 5 mins. It can be freed with penetrating oil in the cylinder. I took it apart and this is the view. There is...
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    Mine has a straight rod handle that is a...

    Mine has a straight rod handle that is a replacement.
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