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    The correct way is it take the lathe apart. When...

    The correct way is it take the lathe apart. When you reassemble you will learn a lot and have a very true lathe.
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    If I had to do this job I would; drill hole, bore...

    If I had to do this job I would; drill hole, bore to .0005" - .001" of size to achieve location and perp. Making sure my tool retraction does not drag the tool along the bore, which may be why your...
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    Great!! Thank you for the help.

    Great!! Thank you for the help.
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    Thank you!! Any others?

    Thank you!!

    Any others?
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    6" Vise Jaws Like 5 Axis

    Hello,

    I'm looking for a source for 6" milling vise jaws that are similar to 5 axis jaws. They have a shallow holding ledge that is at an angle so the jaw bites into the material being held.
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    Thank you everyone for the helpful replies. ...

    Thank you everyone for the helpful replies. Sounds like an insulted box with some kind of heat element will be the way to go.
    I also like the Heatso Heaters that run off the vehicles fuel supply.
    ...
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    OT How to Keep Paint Warm in Service Truck

    Hello,

    Getting tired of removing the 10 paint cans form the service truck every night in the winter. Does anyone know of a heated 12 volt solution so the cans can stay in the truck and still be...
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    Gun Drill..

    Gun Drill..
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    WOW this got off track, which isn't to unusual...

    WOW this got off track, which isn't to unusual around here. We have been using Fusion since the beginning. Works good, like anything else you need to learn it. No big deal. Cost next to nothing,...
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    Looks like you need about 2400 pound of thrust. ...

    Looks like you need about 2400 pound of thrust. The biggest thing to remember is buy the rotary broach holder. It holds the broach at a slight angle and really cuts down on the amount of thrust...
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    Find a Centerless grinding shop. They can do it...

    Find a Centerless grinding shop. They can do it quick and cheap.
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    Check here Internal Rotary Broaches | Slater...

    Check here Internal Rotary Broaches | Slater Tools, Your Source for Rotary Broaching and Screw Machine Tools they have all the info you need.
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    Please post pictures.

    Please post pictures.
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    Thanks Frank. I should have checked with you all...

    Thanks Frank. I should have checked with you all first. Just ordered 1.
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    Recommend Torque Wrench For Collet Nuts

    Hello All,

    Please recommend a torque wrench to tighten collet nuts in a Cat40 fixture. I would like one with interchangeable wrench ends.

    Thank You for the help.
  16. Been C Grinding for many years. Like that no. ...

    Been C Grinding for many years. Like that no. With a spring loaded holding device yes.
  17. Thanks for the pics and info.

    Thanks for the pics and info.
  18. The range is small. Size it is made to plus...

    The range is small. Size it is made to plus .015". If you push it up to far they start to become slightly out of round.
  19. EmanuelGoldstein please elaborate on which hone...

    EmanuelGoldstein please elaborate on which hone you mean. I thought you where talking about the hone with 3 spring loaded pads.
  20. You can buy a 2" Internal Lap and Arbor to drive...

    You can buy a 2" Internal Lap and Arbor to drive it for about $250.00. Will do an excellent job and no fussing around. Try Helical Lap co. or American Lap Co.
  21. Oh that what it is. The attached pics show what...

    Oh that what it is. The attached pics show what we did.272325
  22. What is a stop block? If I had one and needed...

    What is a stop block? If I had one and needed one I would measure and make it my own.
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    "That kind of accuracy" is only achieved when...

    "That kind of accuracy" is only achieved when conditions are perfect. If you have a long diameter to length ratio that changes quickly. Your decision depends on how many parts are being processed. ...
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    The thing that concerns me the most is the...

    The thing that concerns me the most is the segmented idea. Lapping works by wearing the lap and work piece therefore making each very round and straight. Cast Iron is the best material to make a...
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    In our shop and with all of our customers the...

    In our shop and with all of our customers the print is still king. Yes we do have models for CAM purposes but documentation still seems to rule.
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