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Re: Installation of qc feed gear system

Tom, You're welcome. But keep posting your questions to the list. I'm not always around and much as I hate to admit it don't always know the answer. Plus
wa5cab
12:50 PM
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91475

Re: Installation of qc feed gear system

THANK YOU MR. DOWNS, I found it right where you said . I am tickled pink and warm fuzzy feelings.This will be very useful. Next time I have a question I think
Thomas Powell
12:40 PM
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91474

Re: Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings.

... I've done it with a mag base on the QCTP and the indicator on the end of the cross slide dovetail (one of the few flat areas on the saddle.) Have also doe
Scott Henion
12:23 PM
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91473

Re: Installation of qc feed gear system

Tom, Log into this Group on Yahoo and go to FILES. Under Actions, click Alphabetical. Scroll down the page and click on Manuals, Atlas or Atlas-Craftsman
wa5cab
12:21 PM
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91472

Installation of qc feed gear system

I have finally found all the parts for a quick change feed gear system. I want to turn my Atlas 10f th54 into a qc54. I have looked through all the files and
tpmurcon
11:12 AM
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91471

Re: Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings

That is very easily fixed by using the "side" of a round post as the "target", and a flat bar or disk as the indicator "point". Agree that it may be difficult
jtiers
9:40 AM
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91470

Re: Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings.

When I removed my carriage to drill and tap for the ways wipers on my MK2, I also drilled and tapped for a cross slide lock, and two tapped holes on the back
ksierens
9:13 AM
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91469

Re: Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings.

Love, If you want to indicate total Y-axis tool post travel combining cross-feed movement and compound slide Y-axis movement, you need to mount the indicator
wa5cab
8:03 AM
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91468

Re: Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings.

Some dial indicators have up to two inches of travel. Sent from my iPhone5s. On Jul 30, 2015, at 4:48 AM, cliveadams23@... [atlas_craftsman]
Ctb11365@...
5:49 AM
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91467

Re: Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings.

Sounds interesting, but limited in practical terms - my plunger-type DTIs have a range of travel of about 3/10 of an inch. You could profitably convert a
cliveadams79
1:49 AM
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91466

Dial Indicator mount on cross slide for Y-axis readings.

Hi! I'm trying to think of a way to use my mighty mag and a dial indicator to track x-axis cross-feed travel on my 12" Atlas lathe (indicating off the tool
geoffrey_in_siam_atlas_12in_3991
12:27 AM
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91465

Re: Hello

Hi Robert Welcome to the group. check in the library files for the Atlas lathe parts list which has a drawing of the lathe in exploded view so you can see how
Pete Mclaughlin
8:13 PM
#91465
 
91464

Hello

Hello everyone. I am new to metal working in general. I just assembled the Atlas TH54 ser no 071660 my father gave me. Unfortunately there was no paperwork
Robert L Sr
6:35 PM
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91463

Compound and Tailstock (Was Re: Travelling steady?)

Alan, More info on the compound slide please. Except for the possibility that the slide is bearing on the top of the T-slot cross slide, I don't see what
anthrhodes
Jul 29
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91462

Re: Travelling steady?

I am interested in your tail stock modification. How does the rack extension hook to the tailstock? Having trouble visualizing it. Do you have any drawings of
ml_woy
Jul 29
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