Harrison M300 Lathe ....

Hi
Having to correct some parts of my last posting.
I have a Harrison M300 lathe in my garage.
Having serious problems with the Feed gears ("ABC", "RST", "WXY");
as they do not engage. Does anyone have experience this ?
I get no 'feel' whatever when turning the "RST" knob.
While trying to see if I could do anything, I took off the "WXY" knob
intending to try and loosen the spindle.
The ball end of my alen key snapped off in the head of one of the
bolts. I do not want to drill it out, but all my efforts to get the
broken piece out have failed.
I am totally deaf, so my list of contacts is very small.
Can anyone advise me ?
I am in the Reading area (RG2 8JP).
cheers
Reply to
BobTheBowler
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"BobTheBowler" wrote
I have done the same.... I have now ground the balls of my smaller allen keys.
You can't even drill the.... the last one I dealt with by grinding off the head until the ball came out, then drilled the remaining bit far enough to use an eze out stud extractor...
I wish you luck, I don't know an easy way round this.
Reply to
Jonathan Barnes
Can you tap the head round to loosen it with a centre punch and fit a new screw?
-- Regards,
John Stevenson Nottingham, England.
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Reply to
John Stevenson
In article , BobTheBowler writes
Have you got access to a stick welder? Try touching the end of the broken off piece with a rod, then hitting the trigger (with the current wound way up).
You'll very likely knacker the screw, but at least you'll frighten the broken off allen key! :^)
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Nigel Eaton

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