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46330Re: [atlas_craftsman] updated tool post / chuck / accuracy adjustments

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  • Joe R
    Apr 2, 2007
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      My Phase II tool post very plainly says "Made in China". I also have a Harbor Freight one that was made in India. Not so good.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Jon Elson
      To: atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2007 1:50 PM
      Subject: Re: [atlas_craftsman] updated tool post / chuck / accuracy adjustments

      Joe R wrote:
      > The Phase II series 100 is a very good fit. Even though it's Chinese it's of better quality. It's currently on sale at Enco for $89.95 for the piston type. Item NS505-2253 in the April flyer. Here's the free shipping code for purchases over $50. WBARN7 You will have to fit the "T" nut to your compound. A simple job on a milling machine but a circular one can be made on a lathe.
      I believe they are Taiwanese, not mainland China. There used to
      be a BIG difference, I think there still is at least a
      substantial difference in QC and "fit and finish". You won't
      find a pile of grinder dust in a Phase II tool.


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