I forgot to mention that i have the extra cap heads on the cross slide of my mk 1 super 7, and it only takes the lightest touch, less than 18th of a turn, to completely lock the slide. Part of that is due to wear on the mazak dial and the mechanisms behind it, but the feed nut is not too great either at least 0. The ford parts online purchasing website this website or is brought to you by ford motor company ford together with the ford or lincoln mercury dealership that you select as your preferred dealer dealer. Secondhand myford ml8 for sale on uks largest auction and classifieds sites page updated. I think this means the chuck is the problem that is the chuck jaw axis is at an angle to the spindle axis. Myford ml7, spares list, buy spare parts, carriage, top slide, cross slide, feedscrews. Im in the hvac trade, 14 isnt used as often as 516 unless your doing duct work, which i.
Please allow working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries. Mount the countershaft arm onto the back of the headstock, using the four b. Cnc conversion kit for myford super 7 lathes excluding power cross feed models castings will require painting. Super condition myford ml7 long cross slide with long screw, nut, gib strip, bracket, handle and wonderful home engineered large, readable, zero setting dial. The nut is made of high quality bronze, not from cheap zamak. The myford super 7 lathe arrived at nottingham hackspace in november 2011 thanks in part to members pledges. Online sales are open, with dispatches commencing tuesday 14th april 2020.
The crossslide tslots were spaced the same distance apart which allowed a standard ml7super 7 vertical milling slides to be used but the 4way toolpost and rear toolpost were unique to the machine. Saddle and cross slide assemblies myford ltd home page british. This adjusting collar screws on to the v0ery fine thread of the super 7 feedscrews. Use a good quality sae 20 or 30 grade of machine oil such as myford nuto, for all.
The previous owner had used it on a southbend lathe i think, that is why there is a large tnut on it. A set of metric wrenches are needed, and an assortment of metric hex drivers and. In line with government guidelines, our team has decided to restart working on a staggered basis. Dec 22, 2003 i was surprised to find that the cross slide nut needed to be cut. A small flat blade screw driver was inserted to the rear of the dial so the nut could be done up. The two myford components are new and unused, sorry if you are watching this. Myford super7 square head screws for cross slide, set of two pieces 38 6. It is used to take up slack in the thread to reduce backlash. Mar 02, 20 as the nut was not a full circle, and heat was used i think it has moved a bit like wood drying out. Please note, these are matched pairs that have been lapped together, for increased accuracy.
Myford super 7 top slide and cross slide feed screw and nut. I just measured the distance you asked for, it is 10mm from the hole centre to bottom of the cross slide. Hi joe, ive converted my super 7 to cnc with a ballscrew on the cross slide so far. I have a myford universal vertical slide,the old type,with the fixed micrometer dial.
Because the 4inch precision is a relatively rare lathe and very. In my second photo there are 2 bolt holes, these are used to. Myford ml10 topslide, cross slide imperial metric feedscrew. The tension on the dial, or resistance for turning, is adjusted by how tight this nut is. Myford 7 series aftermarket power cross feed model. Circa 1946 these are very difficult to find in the us myford is still in business and still sells parts for this lathe comes with a large assortment of original accessories in the first picture the base cabinet very rare on the table. Top slide and cross slide feed screw come with nut. Myford ml4 restoration, setup, upgradesimprovements. I was wondering if there is a conversion that someone has done to make the dial adjustable like on the cross and top slides of the s7. Can any body tell me who makes the myford 7series retro fit power cross feed attachment.
Of late, the backlash on the cross slide has become a real pain. To remove the cross slide carriage from the lathe bed, the leadscrew. The ml7 lathe was launched in august 1946, retailing at. Shop myford lathe 4 tee bolts vertical slide cross slide ml7 super 7 ml10. Feednut for the metric cross slides of the 254 lathes read more.
Restoring old lathes, backlash in leadscrews mycncuk. Topslide makes use of the existing myford feed screw, micrometer dial, handle and nut so your progress. I used a very small pulley barely bigger then the screw and t2. I received this nut driver attachment around15 april 2017 and it performed very well until late last week when it rounded out during an install. Myford lathe 4 tee bolts vertical slide cross slide. Feedscrew and nut metric cross slide power feed 30142 ref. For the first time left a myford was fitted with a replaceable cross slide feedscrew nut, similar to the 7s, but rather larger, and in bronze. So i have disassembled the apron and cross slide only to find that. Feedscrew and nut metric for myford ml7 cross slide 306. Ml10 feedscrew and nut for series 10 lathes only suitable for metric lathes with the long cross slide a cross slide with 5 tee slots length 834.
Seeing you have a lathe, this is an easy and sturdy way to mount a stepper and this is a noteasy but muchshorter way to do the same thing seeing as i was on cnc zone looking for other old pictures. Myford ml8 for sale in uk 51 secondhand myford ml8. We are a small caring family business specializing in second hand and new myford lathes, stands and attachments. Based on g h thomas design, this driving handle can be. There is a keyway in a gear which must line up so the slide had to come off to remove the gear. I havent taken a look to see if it can be done easily yet,the slide is. The myford gibs were recommended to be secured by pinning through by. Myford metric feedscrew and nut for super 7 cross slide with. The cross slide tslots were spaced the same distance apart which allowed a standard ml7super 7 vertical milling slides to be used but the 4way toolpost and rear toolpost were unique to the machine. Super7 feedscrew and nut metric for myford cross slide 30140. Jun 23, 2007 the myford gibs were recommended to be secured by pinning through by the late gh thomas when in his model engineers workshop manual, he. Full conversion kit cnc conversion kit for the myford super.
This is the part which rides along the lathe bed and connects to the main leadscrew. This is the feedscrew and nut for metric super 7 cross slides without power cross feed. The cross slide nut modifying the cross slide nut to get better adjustment has long been a popular mod on 7xlathes and one of the best splits the nut into two and pushes them apart to remove free play. The previous owner had used it on a southbend lathe i think, that is why there is a large t nut on it. Each rotation of the spindle gives 2 mm displacement.
I was surprised to find that the cross slide nut needed to be cut. Myford ml7 withwithout gearbox, also sometimes the trilever model. Cross slide feed revamp on my ml7 model engine maker. The handle was then screwed back on and the same was done for the cross slide. Plus how to use it on both the myford ml7 and the chinese mini lathe. Options available only for the myford super 7 lathe. However, thinking about it, it might not be that relevant anyway, as the minilathe has the nut on the crossslide, and the myford has it on the saddle. Myford super 7 top slide cross slide imperial metric. If you have room, make two new lead screw nut for each slide thread them on the od.
One improvement fitted to later examples was a replaceable crossslide feedscrew nut, similar to that on the 7s series but in this case larger and in bronze. Myford ml10 top slide and cross slide feed screw and nut. There are also a couple of small extras that are needed to complete the job, namely a thick clamping washer, four tnuts and m6 cap screws, four m5 cap screws for fixing and a small countersunk washer and screw to replace the crossslide nut fixing screw. In order to mount the nut i milled up an ali block which you can see at the back of the nut this is first screwed onto the saddle using the. Full conversion kit cnc conversion kit for the myford. Please be aware that the cross slide feed nut are not for the power cross feed models. In this respect the ops method is better because the bolt head is more. When i did this mod i made a small improvement to the system. In part 1, i described modifications to the ml7 leadscrew thrust bearings and the installation of a stepper motor to drive the myford leadscrew.
It was ok dry, but a little lube made it very smooth, i only lubed it once. As in the original mod the nut was removed and two 18holes drilled in line. Clean weekly and lubricate with oil of viscosity sae 30. One alternative is to replace the screw and nut with a myford ml7. Quality myford lathe accesories for sale myford lathes.
I need to fix the backlash on the cross and topslide on the lathe the 85y. I want to start using it and there are just a few things i have to do to it to make it useable. Myford lathe 4 tee bolts vertical slide cross slide ml7. Ive got most of the bits to convert the cross slide just one bit of ali to machine easy stuff to complete.
The carriage features cross feed facing, a teeslotted cross slide, and the top slide swivels 360 degrees. The above picture shows the difference between an ml7 and a super 7 saddle. Feedscrew and nut metric for myford ml7 top slide 308. Lathe maintenance adventures in watchmaking weebly. It is preowned so expect some wear on the nut screw.
The former means a new feed nut about a tener from myford. Shop myford metric feedscrew and nut for super 7 cross slide with power cross feed. Is it the feedscrew being worn ie front to back slopor the cross slide gib needing adjusting side to side slop. In this second article, i will describe modifications to the cross slide to install a stepper motor to drive the cross slide feed screw. Adjusting collar for cross slide leadscrew a2229 myford. Myford milling slide with vise myford 8 faceplate myford dog catch plate myford spindle driving handle burnerd 4 jaw chuck burnerd 3 jaw chuck myford steady rest i built the taper attachment from cast iron. Myford ltd home page british engineering at its best. The only drawback is it needs a long hex key to reach without banging knuckles. There are also a couple of small extras that are needed to complete the job, namely a thick clamping washer, four tnuts and m6 cap screws, four m5 cap screws for fixing and a small countersunk washer and screw to replace the cross slide nut fixing screw. Meaning the metal gave way and it no longer contacted the screw head.
Please be aware that the cross slide feed nut are not for. The myford company started in 1934, was based here in nottingham beston to be exact and only closed it doors due to liquidation back in july 2011. Notice also the width difference of the crossslide bearing surface. Clean regularly with a stiff brush and lubricate with oil of viscosity sae 30. Myford metric feedscrew and nut for super 7 cross slide. Milling with the cross slide gibs pretty snug may have put extra strain on the nut and forced it apart. I would be looking to mount the motor round the back, driving the end. All the castings except optional speed sensor housing, covers and fittings 2. The smaller one sits on the myford cross slide production work 2 in stock.
Ford is not the seller of the parts offered for sale on this website. So i set the dial gauge up on the cross slide to measure the freshly faced surface and it has no movement at all from the outside to the center, but go past center to the opposite side and there is a slope away from the cross slide. The cross feed screw thread was 10 tpi and of square section. My lathe is a 1947 ml7 apparently with less wear than a 10 year old myford according to the factory, so i think it may be worth investing in one of these. Myford ml10 malcolm myford page 4 mig welding forum. Super7 feedscrew and nut metric for myford cross slide 30. Be the first to get all the latest news, information on events and offers from myford tools.
In this second article, i will describe modifications to the cross slide to install. May 16, 2003 is it the feedscrew being worn ie front to back slopor the cross slide gib needing adjusting side to side slop. Replied by andypugh on topic myford super 7 lathe cnc conversion anyone. O hi guys as i have the power cross slide it was a bit more than just pusting it back. Hi all today i scored a myford super 7 lathe for free, i pick it up on thursday this week. Modifications needed cnc conversion kit for the myford. The zero setting dial also has a lovely brass locking ring. In the photo you can see the top of the saddle including the dovetail which mates with the cross slide, the milled slot that allows the cross slide gib adjusting screw nuts to pass along, and three tapped holes. A quick check a while ago showed 1mm 40 thou of backlash on the cross slide. Myford lathe wanted in any condition any distance cash waiting, small milling machine wanted, please get in touch if you have a lathe for sale all consider, these are unusual times, if you need cash for your work shop give me a call, traction engine good overall useable condition, this has been. I have noticed a couple of the tensioning screws on the slides have lost a side to the screwdriver slot, probably been an attempt at adjustment without slackening off the locking nut first, so will make a couple of those up too, not sure of the thread size thanks to not being able to remember who last borrowed my thread gauges, late night ebay. For the cross slide, both gib strips are located on the same side not.
The ones i have seen photos of fit between the cross slide and the cross slide handel and look a bit like a cast diesel filter housing. Hand traverse pinion shaft and counter pinion shaft. As the nut was not a full circle, and heat was used i think it has moved a bit like wood drying out. The saddle on the left is an ml7, the screw driver is pointing to one of the extra holes that are in a super 7 saddle. Please see other auctions for more myford accessories.456 1213 1294 1445 1446 813 681 759 1327 550 1343 1318 436 234 1371 1206 1082 391 20 356 434 1511 650 158 298 45 282 306 1014 1337 1421 1391 319 1010 1409 413 676 1355 1070 304