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    There’s a plastic tube that runs the crossfeed...

    There’s a plastic tube that runs the crossfeed and takes care of the table movement. When I bought mine was it noisy because the previous owner had steam cleaned the machine before it was put up for...
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    If your plan is to run multiple machines on a...

    If your plan is to run multiple machines on a single power source consider a RPC. If you have access to an electric motor you can put together RPC reasonably cheap. On my BP I have been running it...
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    On the Delrin bars I will take 3 or 4 depending...

    On the Delrin bars I will take 3 or 4 depending on how many will fit in a flat rate envelope.

    Thanks,
    Mark
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    Thanks for the info everyone. Currently there 4...

    Thanks for the info everyone. Currently there 4 different parts that I’m machining on my BP. Look at the TM series, it would be nice to have a larger table since I need to run a rotary indexer. It...
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    Mini Mill Known Issues

    I’ve had my mill for several years and it just over 2 years since I purchased a lathe. Now I am at the point I need to switch to cnc. Reading posts on different forums about the Mini Mill and TM,...
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    Nice setup. Looking at the Hardinge follower, is...

    Nice setup. Looking at the Hardinge follower, is there one that guys have been using to modify, or plans to make a better one.
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    The taper I am able to cut using my dro and...

    The taper I am able to cut using my dro and compound. The problem is chatter turning the 5/8” to down 3/8”. One of nice things on these lathe is being able to change feeds and speeds under power. I...
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    HLV Turning Tapered Shaft

    I’m working on turning 9 1/2” long shaft. It made out of 416 stainless steel. It starts 5/8” and tapers to 3/8”, the 5/8” portion is just under 2” in length and bored to 3/8”. Using HLV and I don’t...
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    Robin set up is nice and being the machinist he...

    Robin set up is nice and being the machinist he is, it well thought out modification. I prefer to keep my compound, I think it part of what makes the lathe work so well for my application. Granted...
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    Have you check to see if the top of your compound...

    Have you check to see if the top of your compound top is flat? Robin sells some really nice stones that you can use to clean up surfaces and make things are flat and square.
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    Typically I use 45 degrees unless I’m threading....

    Typically I use 45 degrees unless I’m threading. Reading that one post got me wondering if using the compound all the time at an angle can speed up the wear factor. I already resurfaced the bottom of...
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    HLV Compound Angle for General Turning

    With NSPowerlifter post on eccentric pins breaking, I found myself wondering about wear on the base of the compound. And how angling the compound might cause the wear factor to increase on the bottom...
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    Larry, My apologies, I misunderstood your post.

    Larry,
    My apologies, I misunderstood your post.
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    Larry, Thanks for the offer, however I have no...

    Larry,
    Thanks for the offer, however I have no Miller parts. The only tool for knurling I have is from Dorian that has the flex head. It takes a load of pressure to make it work.
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    It took some scraped part but once you get a feel...

    It took some scraped part but once you get a feel for telescopic gages you can get repeatable measurements. It not only the feel inside the bore, it also measuring the telescopic bars. There are 2...
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    I’ve used number 4 on my mill ways since 1998, it...

    I’ve used number 4 on my mill ways since 1998, it works great especially if you have some wear. If you don’t have a hand oilier H&W sells them just don’t drop it.
  17. WD40 works also.

    WD40 works also.
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    Thanks guys it might a good option.

    Thanks guys it might a good option.
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    Dorian MTANL 16-4D Tool Holder New

    Dorian negative MTANL 16-4D Triangle Toolholder left hand cut TNM 1/2” I.C. It new in the box with the anvil and overarm holder. 1” square shank.

    $25 plus $8 Priority Shipping
  20. Anodizer Recommendation in Denver/Boulder Area

    Can anyone give me a recommendation for an anodizer in the Denver, Boulder area. Reading the local reviews it seems pretty discouraging for any of them.
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    Radius Attachment HLV-H Ideas

    Looking at radius attachment options, I just don’t have the funds for the version Hardinge made. Looking at other options most seem based on the small import lathes. Anyone have others opinions they...
  22. From what I have read the contacts on the “black...

    From what I have read the contacts on the “black cam” have had problems with the contacts failing. And at some point someone has come up with an alternative wiring design using the Allen Bradley...
  23. Try the Lenox bandsaw blades.

    Try the Lenox bandsaw blades.
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    Knurling HLV-H

    Just wondering if others have been knurling on their lathe. I tried it once and didn’t like the idea of putting that much pressure on the crossslide and carriage.
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    271809[ATTACH=CONFIG]271810

    My cabinet is also mounted on the back. I have only seen a couple of other that had the rear mounted electrical cabinet. The side looks similar and has the stop and...
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