Re: [SherlineCNC] Hello.
- HI Chris,
I too am a Ham, and was thinking of designing and machining my own key!
I'm sure you'll find the Sherline mill and lathe great tools for
pursuing your dreams!
I think I have some notes on a California QRP key if you're interested.
> Greetings everyone,
> This is my first post. I'm a total newbie, still learning the
> difference between a mill and lathe. Over the next 6 months I am going
> to be educating myself by reading, visiting local machine shops, and
> talking to other folks who have a similar interest. I figured I would
> go ahead and make contact with folks using the machines I am interested
> in to give you an idea of my dream.
> I'm a HAM radio operator and my ultimate goal is to build very nice HAM
> radio keys and paddles.
> When I started looking for machining equipment, I had no idea these
> desktop mills existed. Now that I know, I am very excited! I have
> learned so much just by reading the Sherline web pages, and I'm sure
> I'll learn more as a finish reading everything posted there.
> I am looking forward to learning how to build my dreams.
> Best regards,
> Chris Lilly