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- Thu Jun 12, 2008 8:28 pm
- Forum: Lathes
- Topic: Replacing Timken Bearings on an Atlas 12"
- Replies: 23
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Hello Ryan. I owned and used an Atlas 12" in excellent shape for a number of years. It will swing large chunks of metal, but won't cut ferrous metals worth a darn. The best I got was .020" DOC, and I fought vibration at every turn. The Atlas uses half nuts to drive the carriage feed as well as for t...
- Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:02 pm
- Forum: Milling Machines
- Topic: Grease fitting on mill head?
- Replies: 11
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If you have the means, pump oil into it until you can see where it comes out. Oil will not be harmful for a short time where grease was intended, and grease can be pumped in afterward if that's what you want to use. Some shafts and bearings are better off with grease. Gears, in general, are not. I s...
Hello everybody! I just signed up on the recommendation of D. Thomas from the PM forum. I don't make any money from machine work, but I spend a fair amount doing it. I live in southwestern Utah, about 100 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada, and keep my equipment (and the car) in a very small garage. L...