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17580Re: [multimachine] Re: any hobby machinist in the same area

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  • David G. LeVine
    Aug 19 11:18 PM
      On 08/19/2013 10:03 PM, n9viw wrote:
      > Dave,
      > Good point, thanks for the heads-up. I think I was thinking of having an AC motor with digital drive for speed control and reversability, and never considered faceplate threading! D'oh.
      > Another idea I have is making what is essentially a copy of this:
      > http://www.use-enco.com/CGI/INSRIT?PMAKA=890-8924&PMPXNO=3527541&PARTPG=INLMK3
      > by just kitbashing a homemade lathe and a drill press together. Would it work? Maybe. Badly, most like, but in the immortal words of young Froederick Frahnkenstein, "IT.... COULD... WORK!!!" And be a bloody load cheaper than two grand!
      > Nick

      This is only an issue if you use a threaded mount. Taper mounts (where
      the thread carries no torque) and cam lock mounts (where there is no
      thread) are different, they don't loosen.

      Dave 8{)


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