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8995Re: 4" rotary table choice - need adviceUS

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  • houe2005
    Mar 1, 2007
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      Thanks for taking the time to measure. I appreciate it.

      Michael

      --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "gerry waclawiak"
      <gerrywac@...> wrote:
      >
      > Michael,
      >
      > the slots on the mini-mill are 12mm wide with a 10mm stud but are
      slightly
      > too large for the rotary table.
      > The table slots measure at 11mm so I think they will be a 10mm nut
      with 8mm
      > studs.
      >
      > My 4 jaw chuck came complete with backplate, studs and nuts so I
      didn't have
      > to buy any and I just knocked a few spares up out of ally flat bar I
      had
      > kicking about.
      >
      > Gerry
      > Leeds UK
      >
      >
      > >From: "houe2005" <mboyko2000@...>
      > >Reply-To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: 4" rotary table choice - need adviceUS
      > >Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 20:18:37 -0000
      > >
      > >Gerry,
      > >
      > >What size are the T-slots? Are they the same as the mini mill? I need
      > >to pick up some t-slot nuts for the table so I'm ready to go. Thanks.
      > >
      > >Michael
      > >
      > >--- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "gerry waclawiak"
      > ><gerrywac@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > No problem. I hope you have as much satisfaction using it as I have
      > > >
      > > > Gerry
      > > > Leeds UK
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >From: "houe2005" <mboyko2000@>
      > > > >Reply-To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > > > >To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > > > >Subject: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: 4" rotary table choice - need
      adviceUS
      > > > >Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 03:23:27 -0000
      > > > >
      > > > >Thanks for the reply. I decided to go ahead and purchase the 4"
      > > > >vertex. I'll post my thoughts on it once I get it (probably
      late next
      > > > >week) and have a chance to check it out. I've never had a
      rotary table
      > > > >so I won't really have a point of reference. Anyway thanks.
      > > > >
      > > > >Michael
      > > > >
      > > > >--- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "gerry waclawiak"
      > > > ><gerrywac@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I have had a Vertex 4" table for a couple of years now and have
      > > > >found it to
      > > > > > be well made, smooth and accurate. The handwheel is a good size
      > >with a
      > > > > > decent handle and the markings and vernier scale are well
      formed and
      > > > >easy to
      > > > > > use. The gear mesh is adjustable for backlash and can be
      unmeshed
      > > > >completely
      > > > > > for quick movement. The table has three slots but as you will
      > > > >probably be
      > > > > > mounting a chuck that is no great problem. There are 2
      quarter turn
      > > > >table
      > > > > > locks. The table has an MT2 taper in the centre. Oil ports are
      > >provided.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I have been pleased with my table, it was a reasonable price
      for the
      > > > >quality
      > > > > > and I would recommend it.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Gerry
      > > > > > Leeds UK
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > >From: "Cletus L. Berkeley" <cberkeley@>
      > > > > > >Reply-To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > >To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > >Subject: Re: [GrizHFMinimill] 4" rotary table choice - need
      > >adviceUS
      > > > > > >Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 13:41:59 -0800 (PST)
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >You may find this useful:
      > > > > >
      >http://www.littlemachineshop.com/instructions/UsingARotaryTable.pdf
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >Cheers, Cletus
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >houe2005 <mboyko2000@> wrote:
      I
      > > > > > >did a search on this forum but didn't really find much
      information
      > > > > > > on the vertex 4" HV4 (hv-4) rotary table. I've basically
      narrowed
      > > > >down
      > > > > > > my choices to the HV-4 and the little machine shop 1927 RT. I
      > >see the
      > > > > > > HV-4 is sold by a vendor on ebay (search for HV-4 rotary
      > >table). The
      > > > > > > HV-4 looks like a nice little RT, but two things bother me
      > >about it.
      > > > > > > 1) I have no user experience information on it and 2) I would
      > >rather
      > > > > > > have four t-slots than three. Any information on the vertex
      > >would be
      > > > > > > greatly appreciated. I've already decided against the grizzly
      > >h5940
      > > > > > > since most people recommend the LMS 1927 over it.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Thanks.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Here are the links to pictures.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > >
      >http://www.theengineersemporium.co.uk/catalogue-images/jpg%27s/HV4rotarytable.jpg
      > > > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >http://www.littlemachineshop.com/products/product_view.php?ProductID=1927
      > > > > > >
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