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Sherline Gibs

(26)
Thanks, Tim. Once my wife got that screw out, it was clear it was 10-32 and not 8. I got my machine between the times you introduced the extended XY and the
montanaaardvark
26
posts
May 27

Re: FW: Photos to upload

(4)
Actually the cap profile was cut as the setup in lathe mode. The rotary table setup was to drill air inlet holes. I needed 2 holes 180 degrees opposite each
Jasen G
4
posts
May 27

Getting My Mill Working Right Again

(11)
Bob, Your description ".... while doing rapids back and forth on X, the gib would be pushed out Or else it would jam so tight it was next to impossible to get
danieltbarber
11
posts
May 21

Optimal roughing feedrates and stepovers?

(13)
You mentioned plunge milling. If you are plunging into solid material then use a slot drill instead of an end mill as the flutes are offset across the face of
Bill Watts
13
posts
Apr 30

Re: Recommended feed rates and stepover

(3)
A good quality roughing end mill will help with material removal rates for roughing purposes, save the regular end mills for finishing. Martin  Bill Thomas
Martin Dobbins
3
posts
Apr 28

Stepper motor drive of lathe

(84)
Thanks for the update. Keep the group posted on your progress. I find the KL-11080 interesting in that it eliminates the need for a separate power supply. No
danieltbarber
84
posts
Apr 23

Not Round Holes with a Twist Drill

(11)
If anyone tries to find these drills, you will have better luck searching for “screw machine” length drills , rather than “machine screw” length. Andy
Andy Wander
11
posts
Apr 12
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