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Anayak "Exacto" Vertical Mill Rebuild, Part 9:
As we're rapildy closing in on the finish line, we're down to a short list of details to take care of.
The oil manifold needed a bit of attention and a new chunk of line, and I cleaned up and installed the
oil reservoir fill plug (on the right) and the sight glass window (second from right.)
Also note I cleaned up and reinstalled the saddle way wipers.
The oil pump had traces of two colors of paint left on it, so I hit that with some paint stripper.
Albeit gently, as I wanted to preserve the markings on the stamped ID tag.
Once that was cleaned and flushed, the flange was sealed with some oil-resistant
RTV, and installed with some new capscrews.
While the RTV was curing, I also stripped, degreased and painted the way lock handles.
Once those were dry and the other parts cleaned, it was a simple matter to install 'em.
And there you have it. All shiny and clean and almost ready to use.
A few of the last bits were the installation of some pipe plugs at the table drains. I doubt I'll
be using flood coolant any time soon on this machine, but I do use hand-applied cutting oils,
so I plugged these ports to keep stray oils from dripping on the floor.
Similarly I capped the two drain ports in the base- these originally had hose nipples with hoses connecting
to the table drains, but as I won't be using those, in order to keep chips out of the sump, I plugged them.
And there she is. There's still a few minor bits on the list to take care of, but apart
from those, the machine is essentially finished and ready to use!
Well, except, of course, for the head... :)
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