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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Hi Okuma Wiz

    I had another person mention that too. I am not aware of any drain and the headstock is at a repair facility right now so I cannot verify. There was a know problem with a bearing on...
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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Just an update: the machine headstock is at the spindle repair facility in the US and they informed me that they will be tearing it down soon. Will post again when I know more.
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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Hi Deadly

    Yes well put. They are people too and I may have jumped to some conclusions but often when there is money involved it can get ugly. Thanks for the tips. The last thing I want to do is...
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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Hi Deadly

    No I do not have warranty on this machine anymore. I do not expect OKUMA to cover any costs. At this point I just want to get this machine fixed and back running. It sounds like OKUMA...
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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Thanks for the tips Deadly Kitten. I have recently learned from a very honest person in Michigan that some of these OKUMA LB lathes have a known front tapered roller bearing issue. Apparently there...
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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Hi DK

    I do not know what caused the failure. There is only 3000 spindle hours on the machine! I have hired a local machine tool service company to remover the headstock. I am going to crate it and...
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    Re: OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Hi OkumaWiz

    Thank you for your reply. I have been exploring this option while waiting for the the local machine tool distributor to get me the final numbers for what this rebuild will cost. I have...
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    OKUMA LATHE LB-3000 SPINDLE REPAIR

    Has anyone out there done a spindle repair on this machine? The spindle on my machine is ceased and its most likely bearings. I need to pull the spindle from the PREX motor in order to have a look at...
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    Okuma lathe lb-3000 spindle repair

    Hello everyone. I am putting this out there for discussion in the hopes that I can get my machine running again in the quickest and most cost effective manner possible. In 2013, I purchased a new...
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