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Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Threading dial on a 10f update....it really is working. but my brain hurts

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  • Curt Wuollet
    Thanks to all, since I just got a job again, I may spring for the $25 or so on e__y to get one in celebration. Need to check the metal places down the road for
    Message 1 of 14 , May 3, 2013
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      Thanks to all, since I just got a job again, I may spring for the $25 or
      so on e__y to get one in celebration. Need to check the metal places
      down the road for some stock as well. I haven't had much to play with.
      Money or time, seems like I never get to have both.

      Regards

      cww

      Doc wrote:
      >
      >
      > just keep the 1/2 nuts engaged & reverse the lathe ( electrically )
      > best wishes
      > doc
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Curt Wuollet <wideopen1@...>
      > To: atlas_craftsman <atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thu, May 2, 2013 11:28 pm
      > Subject: Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Threading dial on a 10f
      > update....it really is working. but my brain hurts
      >
      >
      > Don't feel bad. I got set up to thread and my 618's threading dial is
      > missing.
      >
      > Regards
      >
      > cww
      >
      > jrw wrote:
      > > Thanks for all the help.
      > >
      > > It still does not feel good to see the carriage moving and the lead
      > screw turing and the threading dial not moving:) I understand but it
      > still hurts my wee brain:)
      > >
      > > Now to pratice threading!!!!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks again,,
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Randy
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:atlas_craftsman%40yahoogroups.com>, "jrw" <suncat33770@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >> Hi,
      > >> Thanks for all the info on the list.
      > >> I am trying to learn to thread on my 1951 Atlas 10f. I finally got
      > everything operational and now have a threading dial/gear problem.
      > >>
      > >> The threading dial seems to work fine as long as I have not engaged
      > the half nuts. When I engage the half nuts every thing moves as I
      > think it should but the dial stops turning. Have tried to loosen the
      > bolt holding dial and reposition the dial as the half nuts are engaged
      > but can never get the dial to engage and turn.
      > >>
      > >> Could it be as simple as the dial gear being worn?? I found a
      > supplier of new threading dial gears on eBay. Before I throw another
      > 20 dollars I thought I would ask if there is something I am missing
      > about threading dials and their use.
      > >>
      > >> Thanks,
      > >>
      > >> randy
      > >>
      > >>
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    • Chris Gilbert
      ________________________________ https://post.craigslist.org/manage/3726843975 any one interested I can do better for small trading Reply via web post Reply
      Message 2 of 14 , May 4, 2013
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