22745Re: [mill_drill] Re: Completed Chuck Backplate for the Rotary Table.
- Jan 1, 2009Hi DenisThanks for the website link. Do you think it is worthwhile for US$50.00 ?I wish you a Happy New Year and succesfull chipsJean-Claude----- Original Message -----From: DenisSent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 2:49 AMSubject: [mill_drill] Re: Completed Chuck Backplate for the Rotary Table.
My Bison chuck is a 3 jaw. I like it very much, it is always dead on.
I bought it 2 years ago from Enco when it was on sale.
I bought a few TurboCAD Pro courses from:
Check out the free course at:
http://www.cadcours e.com/subscripti on/cadcoursemovi epass.html
Not all parts of the course work.
I ended up buying them, again on sale. They are worth it, gets you up
on the learning curve fast.
--- In mill_drill@yahoogro ups.com, "Ed" <ekadlec@... > wrote:
> I'm familiar with SpeedyMetals. That's where I've been buying my
> lately because living in Minnesota the shipping charges are
> and their prices are as good as anywhere else.
> I also have TurboCAD but haven't done much with it. It seems to
> steep learning curve. I've been using SolidEdge2D and love it but it
> does not do 3D like TurboCAD does.
> How do you like your Bison chuck? Is it a 4-jaw? I'm looking for a
> good quality 6" 4-jaw chuck for my 9x20 lathe and Bison is at the
> of the list. They aren't cheap but I think they are a few steps
> the China made chucks.
> --- In mill_drill@yahoogro ups.com, "Denis" <zapvss@> wrote:
> > Thanks Ed,
> > It took a while because with little experience, I have to think
> > before starting a cut. I also laid everything out using TurboCAD.
> > is great.
> > I bought a 6x2" piece from SeedyMetals in New Berlin Wis., about
> > minutes from here. I paid $30 for it. They also sell online:
> > http://www.speedyme tals.com/ default.aspx
> > I have a 9x20 HF lathe with a Bison 6" chuck with reverseable
> > It has no problems turning a 6" piece but 6" is the max. I pimped
> > the lathe with a DRO, variable speed DC motor and a QCTP.
> > Denis
> > --- In mill_drill@yahoogro ups.com, "Ed" <ekadlec@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Denis,
> > >
> > > Very nice job on the backplate!
> > > What lathe do you have that you used to turn that big honkin'
> > of
> > > cast iron? Where did you get that big honkin' piece of cast
> > Must
> > > have cost an arm and a leg, and maybe your first child. ;)
> > >
> > > Ed
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