3144Re: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: minimill ?
- May 3, 2004Hi James:
Nope! I was way off base and have now learned to read
carefully before answering. My mistake. Sorry
--- james04 <james04@...> wrote:
> Are you guys on the same page. I ask because you say
> minimill G8689? and the remark was maid about the
> drill/mill G0517. However, I've seen fine results
> posted from both machines. I own the HF version of
> the minimill and couldn't be happier with it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Barry Young
> To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2004 11:51 AM
> Subject: Re: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: minimill ?
> Perhaps before you make such inflamatory
> you should see some of the things people have made
> with their minimills. While I agree that the
> largest drawback is not it's size but rather it's
> of rigidity, I do not agree that only big hogging
> with huge endmills are "serious".
> If cubic feet per minute of metal removal were the
> measure of "serious" machining, we would all throw
> away our Bridgeports and use nothing but the old
> Kearney and Trecker's, Cincinatti's and all the
> horizontals from pre 1970. The reality is that
> what is
> "serious" to one guy is silly to another. I know
> extremely "serious" machinists that take little
> itty bitty cuts when a hole simply must be correct
> within 50 millionths or so. I also know some
> modellers who do very "serious" work on live steam
> model locomotives.
> My point is, anybody who needs to do big lot
> production, work on large stuff or just needs to
> remove a lot of material wouldn't be looking at
> machines anyway.
> Oh, one more thing, I own a minimill and I am a
> "serious" toolmaker.
> Barry Young
> --- cikoolk <cliffyk@...> wrote:
> > If you want to do any serious milling this is
> not a
> > good machine to
> > buy, as it is essentially a drill press with and
> > table--in fact
> > the head assembly is identical to that of many
> > drill presses
> > sold by HF, Grizzly, Homier, and others.
> > I think you'll find that using a 1/4" end mill,
> > mild steel, will
> > be the machines real upper limit; and that a
> > face mill will
> > shake this puppy's tail...
> > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "Ron"
> > <ronpierce1@m...> wrote:
> > > I just ordered the Grizzly G0517, I noticed it
> > says the end mill
> > > capacity is 1/4 inch, does this mean the depth
> > as you mill ? but
> > > you can use wider endmills ? like 1/2 inch at
> > deep per pass ?
> > > Ron
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