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By Carl Cederstrand

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At this point I have removed the apron from the carriage to clean out the dirty oxdized grease that should have never been there. I am also quite happy as I have just used Van Keuren wires to check the 6 TPI Acme thread on the lead screw. The Acme thread was nicely within spec

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The door to the electrical compartment was recently spray painted. Observe the nylon skid washers under the two captive RHMS on the edge of the door. After this much work I am not going to allow screws to scratch the paint. The S.S. captive screws have turned down shanks, polished heads and are 5/16-18 x1"

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If you locate a Rivett whose cross-slide is fitted with the optional accumulator dial, feel fortunate. These dials have two engraved cylinders of 3-1/8" diameter that revolve at different speeds. The engraved thousandths lines are far apart and are easy to read. The rear cylinder displays the number of turns of the front cylinder - a DRO of 50 years ago.

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At this point I have removed the apron from the carriage to clean out the dirty oxdized grease that should have never been there. I am also quite happy as I have just used Van Keuren wires to check the 6 TPI Acme thread on the lead screw. The Acme thread was nicely within spec

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