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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #75 on: September 03, 2017, 10:52:43 PM »
Sounds great!!! It was just waiting for someone to give it a little  TLC and a nice home :)  Will be a great addition to the shop.  Still worried about those electrical cords though  :zap:  :LittleDevil:

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #76 on: September 03, 2017, 10:56:22 PM »
OK....that's a 0.050 Jo block.     Center height is spot on!

I have a M42 HSS drill blank that will be a drilling quill.    I need to put a 1/8" set screw chuck on it with a fine knurl and then we're in like Flynn!

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #77 on: September 03, 2017, 10:57:49 PM »
What I found, was that the varnish was on the front side of the bearings, and not the back...I theorize, it was stopped with belt tension on it....for a very long time!!!!

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #78 on: September 03, 2017, 11:16:16 PM »
Here's some photo's
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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #79 on: September 03, 2017, 11:23:22 PM »
I'm going to mount the motor on an oak board with a slot so that I can move the motor side to side to line up the pulleys...though with the pedal, it is variable speed so I only need say a 2/1 ratio.

The motor will stay on the bench, but the lathe gets put in it's box when not in use.   I put 1 5/16 hole in the bench top to let me clamp the lathe to it.   

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #80 on: September 03, 2017, 11:24:22 PM »
Now I need a good light right there...

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #81 on: September 03, 2017, 11:32:38 PM »
I like it, just perfect for the Levin. Those storage drawers should be very handy too!!  Is there any finish on the wood?

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #82 on: September 03, 2017, 11:38:00 PM »
I like it, just perfect for the Levin. Those storage drawers should be very handy too!!  Is there any finish on the wood?

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Nope not at least that I can see....

Could put a coat of varnish on it....but probably not.

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #83 on: September 05, 2017, 04:04:14 AM »
Making a new drill runner with integral 1/8" chuck so I can run TC pcb board drills.     The runner is a m42 HSS drill blank of 0.3125" diameter which matches the Levin runner diameter.

The chuck itself is bonded on, and will now be finished machined in place on the runner while in SB driven by a collet but supported at the far end by a steady rest.

The error will then be, assuming I have it set up correctly, only attributed to the highly reduced runnout from the collet at the far end, and the roundness of the blank itself.   Which appears to be within a couple of tenths.

The objective being to get the 1/8 bore dead concentric.   To do this I'll drill undersize and then bore to exact size.....

The fine knurl feels great in the fingers and will be the means by which I feed the drill in...as seen below.

The next to last picture shows the clamp I'll be using to tighten the chuck, which will be a split collet type closure.


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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #84 on: September 09, 2017, 12:11:01 PM »
I just got a 3/16 Levin collet...and it was still in the oil paper!... :whoohoo:

Now for that elusive 1/4...and I think I'll have the collets I need going forward

I have the horological  face plate.....could use a tapped face plate I may wait for one, though I suspect I'll end up making one

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #85 on: September 09, 2017, 01:09:44 PM »
What, no pictures Dave?  We need eye candy  ;)

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #86 on: September 09, 2017, 02:14:12 PM »
What, no pictures Dave?  We need eye candy  ;)

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Tonight....I'll get some work done on her, and I'll take a few snaps

Gotta work today......My Daughter is coming with me though....she gets to use the 80" HD conference room monitor for her computer art....she's pumped!...

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #87 on: September 10, 2017, 01:39:32 AM »
My 1/8 collet showed up today....building up my supply of Levin collets..

This little girl deserves good collets that's for sure

Pictures to come

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #88 on: September 10, 2017, 01:43:35 AM »
Yep, what's the use in having a precise lathe if the collets (or chuck, or other accessories) just subtract from that precision  :headscratch:

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Re: I did a bad bad thing......
« Reply #89 on: September 10, 2017, 03:12:27 AM »
OK  all I'm going to do for tonight.....any particular drill has a shank run out of about 0.0005" in the runner......that's about all I think I can expect.

Dave
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