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Re: [mill_drill] Re: Replacing Spindle/Quill Bearings - OK so far

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  • Druid Noibn
      Indeed - be it one piece or one step... ... From: gmiller4396 Subject: [mill_drill] Re: Replacing Spindle/Quill Bearings - OK so far
    Message 1 of 10 , Mar 3, 2012
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      Indeed - be it one piece or one step...

      --- On Sat, 3/3/12, gmiller4396 <gmiller4396@...> wrote:

      From: gmiller4396 <gmiller4396@...>
      Subject: [mill_drill] Re: Replacing Spindle/Quill Bearings - OK so far
      To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012, 8:27 AM

       
      Left over parts? Have you ever heard the Johnny Cash song, "I got one piece at a time"?

      Mark

      --- In mill_drill@yahoogroups.com, Druid Noibn <druid_noibn@...> wrote:
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      > Hi Derek, OK, I understand...but - what do you do with the left over parts from the tubine?  Good to hear it all worked out. Kind regards,John
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      > --- On Tue, 2/28/12, dereklola <derek@...> wrote:
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      > From: dereklola <derek@...>
      > Subject: [mill_drill] Re: Replacing Spindle/Quill Bearings - OK so far
      > To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 6:11 PM
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      > I think I now understand psychological warfare! Having read all the articles that have been written over the last decade I was convinced that disassembly was going to be so difficult that I was about to face the devil.
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      > Not so - although I do thank all those that helped me, on the forum and by email. Basically disassembly is straight forward - if you can disassemble a jet engine without any reference books you'll have no problems with a round column mill-drill.
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      > I like simplified instructions so here goes -
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      > 1 - make sure the downfeed is all the way up and the quill lock released. Crank down the head until the spindle rests on a bit of wood on the table.
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      > 3 - release/remove the spring return. Remove the screw for the spring from the shaft.
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      > 4 - remove the entire downfeed mechanism from the RH side - two cap screws hold the casting on to the main head casting.
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      > 5 - the quill/spindle is now free - crank up the head on the column and it will emerge from the bottom.
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      > Inspection and reassembly to follow.
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