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by TheReck
Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?
Replies: 7
Views: 5029

Re: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?

Torch,

Thank you for your input. I will check into the notch to make sure the second set screw is engaging it properly. Don't shut up, because you never know, it just might be you who has the "been there done that" that someone needs.

TheReck
by TheReck
Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?
Replies: 7
Views: 5029

Re: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?

Thanks Mike, that does help. Should I assume that after the set screws are adjusted properly, the gibb should no longer move in an out of the carrier? My lathe is not in mint condition by any means. It seems to be tight and all the gearing is good, but the ways have some rough marks, and the worst p...
by TheReck
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?
Replies: 7
Views: 5029

Re: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?

I haven't disassembled it, but I don't believe it is tapered. This has only one cap screw pressing on the side of the gibb, not the end. It also has a series of small set screws along the length of the gibb parallel to the cap screw. I believe the cap screw is supposed to keep the gibb from sliding ...
by TheReck
Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?
Replies: 7
Views: 5029

Newbie - How to Adjust Gibbs?

Hi Everyone, I've been reading this forum for sometime since I got my Maximat V10-P. I'm in the process of adjusting it so that everything is reasonably tight. The Gibb on the cross slide moves in and out of the keeper when I move it in and out. It is harder to move one direction than the other. Can...