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    Quote Originally Posted by Woodfish View Post
    Hi Laurent, I'm rebuilding a 260VMC, the electronics were replaced by Mach 3, but has been as its my first rebuild any other photos you have of it 'naked' would be of great help. Information on these things is as rare as rabbit horns and any that would help keep me from making mistakes would be most welcomed.
    PS I have just rebuilt all three ballscrews, Scott Sayers from GMS Ball Ltd (scott1711@hotmail.com, 01903 264601) was really helpfiul and extremely knowledgable.
    Hi Scott,
    Sorry for the delay... A bit busy these days. :-)
    I sold this machine a while ago... But I may have some pictures or maybe I can answer some of your questions ?
    What do you need? What's not working ?

    RNR

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    Really sorry for the tardy response, the end of last year and the start of this have been taken up with moving. For my retirement present I purchased a really nice 260VMC from a college in Essex. Following the retrofit of new electronics last year my winter project was to strip everything mechanical out and replace/rebuild all wearing parts.

    I was getting on fine until my workshop was broken into. The Boxford (and others) were vandalised and all my neatly labelled takeaway boxes containing parts were just opened and thrown on the floor by some moron who nicked only my 20 digicam and a 30 laptop.

    Unfortunately, these contained all of my stripping videos and photos. My memory is'nt as good as it was, so I'm just in need of photos or videos of the mechanical components to see which way things reassemble, as I seem to spend a lot of time doing things twice.

    The words Boxford and information are rarely heard in the same sentence so anything would be appreciated, hours trawling various sites have given me little to help.
    Regards
    Woody

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    Lives in Leeds, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 4 Weeks Ago Has been a member for 7-8 years. Has a total post count of 168. Received thanks 2 times, giving thanks to others 0 times.
    Quote Originally Posted by Woodfish View Post
    Really sorry for the tardy response, the end of last year and the start of this have been taken up with moving. For my retirement present I purchased a really nice 260VMC from a college in Essex. Following the retrofit of new electronics last year my winter project was to strip everything mechanical out and replace/rebuild all wearing parts.

    I was getting on fine until my workshop was broken into. The Boxford (and others) were vandalised and all my neatly labelled takeaway boxes containing parts were just opened and thrown on the floor by some moron who nicked only my 20 digicam and a 30 laptop.

    Unfortunately, these contained all of my stripping videos and photos. My memory is'nt as good as it was, so I'm just in need of photos or videos of the mechanical components to see which way things reassemble, as I seem to spend a lot of time doing things twice.

    The words Boxford and information are rarely heard in the same sentence so anything would be appreciated, hours trawling various sites have given me little to help.
    Regards
    Woody
    Hi mate,
    Sorry to hear about your troubles... We do have morons in this world unfortunately.... :-(
    Have you got an email address where I could send Photographs I have? (PM me, don't post your email address here it will be deleted)

    RNR
    Last edited by rnr107; 15-02-2018 at 08:48 PM.

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