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Old 10-11-2020, 06:52 PM
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I tried some collets from a different set and they worked much better.
There seems to be some sort of a ridge up inside the spindle which catches and drags on the upper part of the collets.
I'm thinking maybe a break cylinder hone to smooth this area.
Take a O/A torch and just turn on the acetylene on low and coat a collet black, install and remove, and you will see where it is sticking.
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Old 10-17-2020, 12:18 PM
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ok , Mine has the find downfeed which you guy's doesn't . do either of yours have a reversible motor ? Mine is just a forward direction . Mine alos has a one shot oiler , looks to be factory . this one here https://www.kbctools.com/itemdetail/6-380-002 Looks the closest to mine except mine just has a on-off switch located on the left side of the head .
Mine does have KBC tag on it , if I get up to the new shop tomorroow I'll look for a pn
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Take a O/A torch and just turn on the acetylene on low and coat a collet black, install and remove, and you will see where it is sticking.
I want to try that this weekend but have to change out neighbors furnace.
Hope I can get some time in shop.
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Old 10-25-2020, 06:41 PM
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How did you lift the mill to unload ? did you lift with straps ? If so where did you place them ?
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