hobbies wrote:is there a limit to how much sanding you can do on the way bars?
How much do you require? I see no practical limit because of the method of the clamps used on the ways.
Guys, the registration requires close tolerances on the way tubes.
Go easy on sanding them down too much. Get the surface rust
off, and don't worry about the "pits." Pits will hold oil to
OK, at a time in my past, I worked on a printing press.
Registration, is the numerous press heads hitting the
same point. (The red,yellow, black and blue inks line
Registration on a SS, is not that critical, but it is
important. If your way tubes are too small, you'll
have issues. Go gently there.
Also, Mark series way tubes are MUCH thinner, than
my Model 10 tubes. (I've got almost 1/4 inch tube
thickness to play with.)
Yes, Model 10 tubes WILL fit on a Mark series machine.
10 ER, stripped down.
Basic 10ER, Parts machine. Will be a semi-dedicated drill-press machine.
10 ER, a "survivor" of the trailer fire, in the back yard, needing restoration. Has a Mk5 headrest. Finally, stripped down.
Numerous parts, for Model 10 stuff. Except for lower saw guard, A and B adapters, I've got it.
Looking for one more, or some 9 inch extension table raisers.