1495Re: [GrizHFMinimill] A fan question...
- Nov 1, 2002Yes, I do. That question went around awhile back in the 7x10 group, and
speculation could never come to a consensus on the reason why. The LMS
conversion kit was 'created' because of the limitations of the
And yes, a mill holder will definitely get you closer. I have some o5
from Grizzley and the head length is about 2". That might be a quicker
and easier route.
Let us know what you end up doing.
All Hail Rube Goldberg!
> Does your mill have the air-spring counter balance? This mill uses a
> torsion bar counter balance. The supporting shank (so called) that
> stabilizes the head position on the column (fuselage) stops the head
> lower limit of travel before the head touches the position clamp, that
> is at it's lowest position.
> The air spring does not seem to impose this constraint on the head. I
> wonder why it was abandoned for the torsion bar?
> I'm thinking that installing a mill holder in the spindle, will get me
> lower to the table. I have a set of bushings that would allow me to use
> various size mill cutter shanks in a 1/2 inch holder.
> Leo (pearland, tx)
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