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Re: [taigtools] Nick's lathe motor mount

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  • larrys@teamlarry.com
    ... I m still of the opinion that the non-knob end could float in and out. The force in that direction is all at the knob end, and a float would still restrict
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 31, 2006
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      Rich Crook <richcrook9418@...> wrote:
      > What design error? Just use left-hand threads on one end...
      > It'll screw together just fine. <grin>
      > (What? You've never seen left-hand taps & dies?)
      >
      > Note that the drawing doesn't specify thread direction.
      > Those angled lines aren't an accurate thread representation,
      > anyway. Ignore em.

      :-)

      I'm still of the opinion that the non-knob end could float in and out.
      The force in that direction is all at the knob end, and a float would
      still restrict vertical/sideways motion. Maybe setscrews if need be.
      -ls-
    • Rich Crook
      What design error? Just use left-hand threads on one end... It ll screw together just fine. (What? You ve never seen left-hand taps & dies?) Note that
      Message 2 of 13 , Feb 1, 2006
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        What design error? Just use left-hand threads on one end...
        It'll screw together just fine. <grin>
        (What? You've never seen left-hand taps & dies?)

        Note that the drawing doesn't specify thread direction.
        Those angled lines aren't an accurate thread representation,
        anyway. Ignore em.

        = Rich =


        >It's a design error, or rather a drawing error....
        >There is no way to screw it all together as drawn...
        >Why do they let me near cad software?
        >
        >Anyway, use a nut on either side of a through hole, or tap the ends and
        >have them butt up against a screw clearance hole...
        >
        >I guess I better redraw it...
        >
        >
        >
        >larrys@... wrote:
        > > I have a q about the nifty little mount described in
        > >
        > >
        > <http://www.cartertools.com/momount.jpg>http://www.cartertools.com/momount.jpg
        > >
        > > I can't tap all four corners (in the angle stock) and still assemble it.
        > > I'm thinking like letting the support bars float at the front end
        > > and fix them to the rear, where pretty much all the force will be.
        > > Comments?
        > > -ls-


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