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    joco-nz replied to the thread AL320G - Threading Dial.
    Lead screw is 3mm pitch. had a look at the gears for the dial and they look to be Mod 1. That is based on a visual inspection against...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread AL320G - Threading Dial.
    Thomas - I sold the AL320 a while ago and replaced it with a larger and more capable AL346V. Its still a metric leadscrew lathe but I...
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    Been working on a little clapper clamping block for this tool holder. I don't have any way to lock the clapper without taking to it...
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    Cheers Kerrin. Now on to the slotting attachment. Pretty self explanitary from the plans. Nice long M16 bolt (150mm long from...
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    After getting the little Alba 1A spruced up and working I decided to have a crack at making a tool holder that is based on the Armstong...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    lol - yup. Know that feeling! I suffer from decimal point envy. When I see 0.1 I'll start mucking about to get 0.01 etc. You can see...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    Ok - got home a bit earlier than expected so did some test cuts for measurement. Given the vice is not very good and getting metal to...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    No workshop time for the next two days. But I’ll do some measurement checks when after that and post what I find.
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    This should really be the last on this topic. Anything else will be net new content and I will post on a new thread. This is a little...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    Right the leveling feet are done and installed. I have some photos and will describe the key dimensions and parts. Pic 1: The main...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    Finished. A a fully assemebled and working shaper. The only thing to complete now is some leveling feet. I'll keep a track of progress...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    Just a little video of the travel:
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    Finally finished the leadscrew nut today. After a test fit I discovered there was no value to be gained by rounding the end over like...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    More progress on constructing the replacement horizontal leadscrew nut. Pics 1 and 2 show the prep work on the cast iron round into a...
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    joco-nz replied to the thread Alba 1A Restoration.
    Update on the acme threading - I had another look at the pics and thought I should clarify the topslide (compounds) position that can be...
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