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  • barrabruce's Avatar
    08-02-2020, 11:23 PM
    Well finally got some p5 bearings from *** in Germany. I had manicured the spindle pretty good with the old bearings for fit as well as everything else. I had a sleeve made out of bronze for the non obtainable bearing seal to fit a normal stock...
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    07-27-2020, 08:21 PM
    Someone loaned me an ultrasonic cleaner. It did work o.k. The High pitched buzzy noise got in and really rung my ears and drove me insane. I thanked him for the loan Maybe they don’t all sound like that but I won’t be running out buying...
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    07-17-2020, 03:31 AM
    No I think you are right. I got a good size seal to go I the bush with the groove. Apparently it is a feature of these lathes they leak or they don’t. There is a small area between the chamfer on the inside of he bearing race and the key groove...
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    07-16-2020, 02:11 PM
    This shows the position roughly where it will be with the gear spacer must have a gap to provide take up and preload. There is a very fine surface on the sleeve and bearing to provide a seal. The other side has grub screws to provide pressure to...
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    07-16-2020, 01:14 PM
    Is it supposed to seal on the yellow machined faces. It would make sense then. The bearings are the same but the seals are slightly different size. Thnx
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    07-16-2020, 05:25 AM
    Well here is something different. I can’t see how this is supposed to seal the oil in. One side of the bearing chamber has. Slip over collar with set screws to hold it in place. There is an integral groove which maybe a o-ring should have...
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    07-11-2020, 04:48 AM
    I’m trying to sort out some of the possibilities to put this back together and get the spindle pre loaded and running true. I’m figuring a slow drying Loctite so one could assemble everything and hopefully tweak things into place. Or am I being...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check