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  1. M

    Hello from Canada.

    Thanks Dave
  2. M

    Hello from Canada.

    I hope to begin by making some knurled tool handles to start and then go on from there. I am a complete novice to metal working, although my dad was a tool and die maker (long since passed). Sure wish I had paid more attention while he was alive. Do you do a lot of lathe work?
  3. M

    Advice needed to dismantle ML7 Headstock spindle

    Thanks for your advice Charles. I never thought of a toolmakers clamp, and that did the trick. Thank you
  4. M

    Advice needed to dismantle ML7 Headstock spindle

    Thanks Charles. It does fit the keyway on the locking collar, but like a lot of parts on this 50 yea old machine it seems to be stuck. I’m new to this type of disassembly and am trying to be careful not to break/make things worse.
  5. M

    Hello from Canada.

    I am mostly a woodworker, but my dad was a tool and die maker. I recently purchased a 50 year old Myford ML7, and the forum posts have been most helpful.
  6. M

    Advice needed to dismantle ML7 Headstock spindle

    Very helpful advice, but I’m stuck further back in my disassembly of the headstock shaft. My Myford ML7 headstock shaft has a pin (70-1231) located just past the 25 tooth gear and locking collar, which prevents the thrust bearing and everything beyond from coming off. Can anyone suggest how to...
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