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Re: New mini mill knobs

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  • shuckersfan
    Of course, we re making our mills better! Those are very nice handles Adam. makes the mill looks good. Where did you get those lights from? I ve been
    Message 1 of 36 , May 6, 2008
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      Of course, we're making our mills better! Those are very nice
      handles Adam. makes the mill looks good. Where did you get those
      lights from? I've been looking for some good ones for mine.

      --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "Harry Eales" <harryeales@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > That's nice work Adam, Excuse me if I seem obtuse, but I read
      dozens
      > of posts relating to various 'modifications' and 'methods of
      > adjusting the machines', but I have to ask. IS ANYONE MAKING
      > SOMETHING? If so, Lets see it. Rant over. (Sorry).
      >
      > Harry
      >
      >
      > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "Adam" <adam.cherubini@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I added a folder in our Photos file showing my X2 and a couple
      mods
      > I just finished. Its
      > > called "Adam's mini mill mods"
      > >
      > > A friend of mine once advised me to buy the biggest computer
      > monitor I could afford. The
      > > monitor, he reasoned, is really our connection to the computer.
      > >
      > > I was at the hardware store and I found these round maple drawer
      > pulls for less than a
      > > dollar each. They were already drilled, maybe 1/4" or less. I
      > opened up the hole and
      > > carefully threaded them onto the three posts for the quill. Some
      > good drill presses have
      > > nice balls like these. I finished the bare wood with spar
      > varnish. The difference is
      > > amazing. The balls are so much more comfortable than those tiny
      > plastic black things.
      > >
      > > Buoyed with this success, I turned maple handles for X and Y (see
      > photos). Again, these
      > > feel so much nicer. I made the handles longer and fatter. If
      you
      > find its a drag spinning
      > > your table back and forth, consider making a set of these for
      your
      > mill. I know it seems
      > > very superficial but those knobs are our interface with the
      > machine. My wooden knobs fit
      > > the screws nicely and give the mill a good quality feel.
      > >
      > > Adam
      > >
      >
    • Barry Young
      Hi Ray: We are hoping too. Barry
      Message 36 of 36 , May 18, 2008
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        Hi Ray:

        We are hoping too.

        Barry


        --- Ray Livingston <jagboy1964@...> wrote:

        > Barry,
        >
        > As always happens, progress slowed to a crawl
        > once I had to go
        > back to working full-time in January. I have the
        > ballscrews done,
        > still have to find time to fab the double-nut
        > assemblies and motor
        > mounts. I'm still hoping for this year....
        >
        > Regards,
        > Ray L.
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, Barry Young
        > <barryjyoung@...>
        > wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Well thanks Ray, we like you too
        > >
        > > Did you ever get your mill CNC'd?
        > >
        > > Barry
        > >
        > >
        > > --- Ray Livingston <jagboy1964@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > > Barry,
        > > >
        > > > That's OK, we still like you! :-)
        > > >
        > > > Regards,
        > > > Ray L.
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, Barry
        > Young
        > > > <barryjyoung@>
        > > > wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > Hi Ray:
        > > > >
        > > > > Apparently Yahoo hates me. I have had more
        > > > problems
        > > > > than this. Still, I love Yahoo so it sort of
        > > > equals
        > > > > out.
        > > > >
        > > > > Barry
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > --- Ray Livingston <jagboy1964@> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > > Barry,
        > > > > > I think maybe Yahoo just doesn't like
        > you -
        > > > > > works fine for me!
        > > > > >
        > > > > > Regards,
        > > > > > Ray L.
        > > > > >
        > > > > >
        > > > > > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, Barry
        > > > Young
        > > > > > <barryjyoung@>
        > > > > > wrote:
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > > Hi Lee, maybe yahoo is having server
        > trouble
        > > > but
        > > > > > that
        > > > > > > link did not work for me.
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > > Thanks
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > > Barry
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > > --- Lee <captainleeward@> wrote:
        > > > > > >
        > > > > > > > Ok check out this site
        > > > > > > >
        > > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeShopMachine/
        > > > > > > > Cap..
        > > > > > > >
        > > > > > > > Don't Give Up The Ship!!!
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