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RE: [mill_drill] Omega Nut and Mill Selection

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  • dan@cycleworks.net
    Understood, thanks. What kind of mill do you use Rick, if you don t mind my asking? ... Subject: Re: [mill_drill] Omega Nut and Mill Selection From: Rick
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 19 9:36 AM
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      Understood, thanks. What kind of mill do you use Rick, if you don't
      mind my asking?


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      Subject: Re: [mill_drill] Omega Nut and Mill Selection
      From: Rick <rgsparber@...>
      Date: Mon, September 19, 2011 10:52 am
      To: "mill_drill@yahoogroups.com" <mill_drill@yahoogroups.com>

      I chain drilled for two reasons:

      1. On my mill it is faster to chain drill, saw, and finish milling than
      to hog with an end mill.

      2. There is still value in the sawed off piece. There is no value in a
      pile of swarf. I would not melt it down.

      Rick
      rick.sparber.org

      On Sep 19, 2011, at 8:44 AM, Arthur Marks <arthur.marks@...>
      wrote:

      > Naw... just two different ways to do the same thing. I noticed that
      > too and thought, "I woulda just milled it." No limitation, just
      > personal method. -Arthur
      >
      > On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 10:39 AM, <dan@...> wrote:
      >> Pages 6-9 deal with removing material from between the
      >> legs of the omega nut. They show Rick chain drilling the aluminum then
      >> cutting out the bulk of the material with a bandsaw and hacksaw. I
      >> assume that this was done because it would take too long on a mill/drill
      >> to just mill that material away?
    • Rick
      RF30. You can see many pictures of it on my site. Rick rick.sparber.org
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 19 11:04 AM
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        RF30. You can see many pictures of it on my site.

        Rick
        rick.sparber.org

        On Sep 19, 2011, at 9:36 AM, <dan@...> wrote:

        > Understood, thanks. What kind of mill do you use Rick, if you don't
        > mind my asking?
        >
        >
        > -------- Original Message --------
        > Subject: Re: [mill_drill] Omega Nut and Mill Selection
        > From: Rick <rgsparber@...>
        > Date: Mon, September 19, 2011 10:52 am
        > To: "mill_drill@yahoogroups.com" <mill_drill@yahoogroups.com>
        >
        > I chain drilled for two reasons:
        >
        > 1. On my mill it is faster to chain drill, saw, and finish milling than
        > to hog with an end mill.
        >
        > 2. There is still value in the sawed off piece. There is no value in a
        > pile of swarf. I would not melt it down.
        >
        > Rick
        > rick.sparber.org
        >
        > On Sep 19, 2011, at 8:44 AM, Arthur Marks <arthur.marks@...>
        > wrote:
        >
        >> Naw... just two different ways to do the same thing. I noticed that
        >> too and thought, "I woulda just milled it." No limitation, just
        >> personal method. -Arthur
        >>
        >> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 10:39 AM, <dan@...> wrote:
        >>> Pages 6-9 deal with removing material from between the
        >>> legs of the omega nut. They show Rick chain drilling the aluminum then
        >>> cutting out the bulk of the material with a bandsaw and hacksaw. I
        >>> assume that this was done because it would take too long on a mill/drill
        >>> to just mill that material away?
        >
        >
        >
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