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    04-17-2019, 08:45 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    Guys i need help. Im buying a vice for this mill (table dimensions 600 mm x 210 mm). What dimension should i look for? Serious vices with 200mm jaws...
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    04-15-2019, 06:02 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    Yes i saw the tilting table on the site but will be hard to find one. For first emergency the head can be tilted - 45, 0 and + 45. For all other...
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    04-15-2019, 12:24 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    me to :) but you need to press Ctrl + F and put in variomat its faster and more affidable :)
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    04-15-2019, 10:05 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    http://www.lathes.co.uk/hahnkolbvariomat/
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    04-15-2019, 10:01 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    Yes i meant one to go on the top but maybe i will buy a tilting vice so i will have 2 in 1.
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    04-15-2019, 12:13 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    The table is 600 x 250. I was looking for somethig smaller first but than i saw this for a funny price + free delivery 220 km away from my place and...
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    04-15-2019, 12:05 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    I will have to buy a tilting table and a solid vice in future but lets focus first on restoration that i like so much :) The photos are taken in...
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    04-14-2019, 11:28 PM
    don123 started a thread Old Vertical Miller in General
    A new acquisition (Hahn & Kolb Variomat Vertical Miller) http://www.lathes.co.uk/hahnkolbvariomat/
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    04-04-2019, 10:22 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Home made cover block...but i made the pics befor polishing the part
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    04-03-2019, 07:36 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Nope
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    04-02-2019, 07:02 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I know i know but the lathe is still missing the motor so i can afford mistakes like this. :)
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    04-02-2019, 04:34 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Should be enough for a lathe swing like this.
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    04-02-2019, 02:26 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I think the lathe is an unicate as someone sayd or its made in a garage shop or by students at college and there were just a few like this. There is...
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    04-02-2019, 02:16 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I used motul chain spray of my dirtbike and it works great.
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    04-01-2019, 10:49 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Almost finished just a few small details are missing.
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    03-25-2019, 09:39 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Around 300 hours till now and its not over yet.
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    03-25-2019, 12:14 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Hey guys, today i learned a lesson...never buy stuff before you know what you exactly need :D looks like i can use max 12x12 tip holders. Any advice...
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    03-23-2019, 03:01 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    The slowest gear will now have around 25-30 rpm
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    03-21-2019, 10:50 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    You are right, that lever is the backgear lever. Im impressed you figured all this out just by looking at the fotos, even the mechanism to unlock....
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    03-21-2019, 04:06 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Maybe in future i will be scraping it, depends of how usefull it will be.
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    03-20-2019, 10:39 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    After 80 days of restauration looks like someone will have a new vintage lathe. 9 hours of painting today, 3 layers of paint . this one...
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    02-18-2019, 10:25 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Yes its a pretty small lathe but i dont have alot of room and 95% of the things that i need are small and need to be very precise and for the big...
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    02-18-2019, 08:42 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I found someone in our country who made it, it costed me 120 eur.
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    02-18-2019, 05:41 AM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    New quill and new slide screw nuts so there will be no play!
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    02-17-2019, 08:55 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Thank You! I made a new quill photos coming soon.
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    02-17-2019, 07:28 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Thank You. I alredy know what was on the plates. On one it was the rpm of the belt in different speeds and on the other one was which gear goes with...
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    02-17-2019, 06:32 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Meanwhile in my work shop the things are slowly moving forward. Here are some photos befor and after painting. Filled up all the holes of casting...
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    02-14-2019, 10:03 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I have alot of room but since im looking even on estetics i dont like the idea of having a 20 inch "rim" behind the lathe and i will sacrifice some...
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    02-14-2019, 03:53 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I have a jackshaft with a 3 step pulley on it 110mm 90mm 70mm the same 3 step pulley is on the head axle putted on reverse and i cant change this....
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    02-14-2019, 02:51 PM
    don123 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Thank you very helpfull, i figured out that i need a large pulley of 400mm to make my head rotate at 100 rpm thats a lil too big i think that at the...
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