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38781

Re: X axis taper gib movement

Another option: http://rick.sparber.org/GR.pdf This approach eliminates all movement of the gib relative to the apron. Any slop can cause binding. Rick From:
Rick - yahoo
May 16
#38781
 
38780

Re: X axis taper gib movement

There is a very simple solution that has been used by a number of people on this forum. Just add a custom washer to the gib adjustment screw so that the slot
internal_fire
May 16
#38780
 
38779

Re: X axis taper gib movement

Terry, When you get a chance post some pics. I've noticed the same problem on my RF-45 as well and would like to see your solution. I've seen the double screw
qirk007
May 16
#38779
 
38778

Re: X axis taper gib movement

Good job Terry. cheers, c http://www.thesaltedearth.com/ Blog: http://coreyrenner.tumblr.com/ YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/vandal968 On Mon,
Corey Renner
May 16
#38778
 
38777

X axis taper gib movement

I noticed that the X axis gib was moving in and out with direction changes. Bridgeport uses the taper gib but they have a stop screw at the far end to
tedplata
May 15
#38777
 
38776

Re: Spindle bearings

OK, I now understand that the drive sleeve bearings may be the issue and am considering also replacing those.
ibsenafshar
May 9
#38776
 
38775

Re: Spindle bearings

The spindle bearings in my Mill/Drill used to run very hot, quiet, but hot. I removed, cleaned and relubed with a better quality grease Mobilith SHC 220 as
Corey Renner
May 8
#38775
 
38774

Re: Spindle bearings

Not sure if the quill lock would have affected the sound. I pulled the machine apart and ordered new bearing, easier than I thought. Maybe 2 hours max
ibsenafshar
May 8
#38774
 
38773

Re: Spindle bearings

Does it go away when you tighten the quill lock? Mine ( a CNC conversion ) had a buzzing, thrumming sound to it that would go away when I locked the quill
lx50nut
May 7
#38773
 
38772

Spindle bearings

I have a Rong Fu brand RF-31 in good condition, doesn't appear to have all that many hours on it, well taken care of. I am experiencing an intermittent sound
ibsenafshar
May 7
#38772
 
38771

Re: Who Invented High Speed Steel?

Be very wary amazon dot com dot uk is not the correct address for amazon.co.uk !!!!!! Richard On 04/05/2017 17:33, Pete Mclaughlin
Richard
May 5
#38771
 
38770

Re: Who Invented High Speed Steel?

Hi Daniel I am happy to report that On The Art Of Cutting Metals is now available world wide. I just checked it on amazon.ca and amazon.com.uk. Thanks for
Pete Mclaughlin
May 4
#38770
 
38769

Re: Who Invented High Speed Steel?

Hi Daniel If you in the USA you can get it at this address
Pete Mclaughlin
May 2
#38769
 
38768

Re: Who Invented High Speed Steel?

I tried to buy it on Amazon but it says itbis not for sale. When will it be? Daniel
burgoynedaniel
May 2
#38768
 
38767

Re: Who Invented High Speed Steel?

Hi Ian I mourn the loss of Lindsay's old books. It was sad when they went out of business. "On The Art of Cutting Metals" is remarkable because it is the
Pete Mclaughlin
May 1
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