On 01/18/2013 01:16 PM, David R Forrest
The most awkward part of the multimachine looks like machining the spindle. There's some about it in the instructions, but fitting the spindle pipe to fit the bearings seems as least as important as having the block bored to fit the bearings.
Does nominal pipe to fit the nominal bearings adequately, or does fitting the two together require additional machining?
Just as a thought, how big a deal would it be for your son to make a
few sets and sell them? Using a standard (like the SB 2 1/4-8 UN
setup) I bet he could turn them out in no time. Even with 2X taxes,
they would STILL be cheap!
Then make parts for a Yeomans capsule. The parts would be cheap due
to his CNC stuff and the low cost of materials. All he adds is a
hunk od Sch 160 pipe, possibly oil field scrap!
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