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Direct drive spindle

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Tom they were, They could also print pictures of the Mona Lisa as well as Christmas tree banners, you name it in addition printing checks, reports, billls,
campgems
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12:18 PM

Using a boring tool

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Cutting wood or foam is a good idea for testing your setup and feeds. Just remember that the boring bar and head will flex some under load. Very light cuts
campgems
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Jun 30

Consew Lathe Conversion

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Thanks Paul. Gaston On 15-06-30 11:20 AM, 'Paul J. Ste. Marie' taig@ste-marie.org [TAIGTOOLS] ... This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus
Gaston Gagnon
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Jun 30

OT Vibrator deburring liquid?

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Yes, it's really there for wetting and floating the detritus away, not for any actual washing action. You don't want suds! On 6/27/2015 9:25 AM, 'Paul J. Ste.
Nicholas Carter and Felice Luftschein
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Jun 27

coolant pump?

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A quick update on my pump and coolant questions: As suggested by Forrest I added a dual valve setup, a main recirculate valve and a second one to control the
Boman33
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Jun 26

close thread contact of x, y, & z lead screws

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Do you have a part number for the antibacklash nuts? If I am reading their catalog correctly, they are not available in 1/2-20.
david.brunell
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Jun 21

Micro Mill throat distance

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... Yes, but by convention zero is at the top, so the absolute value increases as the head moves down, same as with the manual crank. It's been decades since
Paul J. Ste. Marie
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Jun 20

Re: Taking motor off power tools instead of buying standalone motors

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Bertho, Your C130 sounds like a trip from Detroit to Dallas a few years back. It was a comerical flight and I doubt we flew for more that 5 minutes on one
campgems
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Jun 17

Noob Plastic Machining Help

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... Sorry - brain to finger error, I meant to say low helix. I'd just been searching for high helix bits and my predictive fingers typed it :) Steve Blackmore
Steve Blackmore
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Jun 15

Taking motor off power tools instead of buying standalone motors?

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Hi Don, Thanks for the reply. HF has some confusing numbers on that motor. The main catalog page says .4 amps for the saw but the pdf manual says 1.2 for the
mediumwavedx
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Jun 5

Tooling plate

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Thanks Tony, Unfortunately I am too busy to do my own tooling plate. Many years ago I made a 24” x 16” plate with ΒΌ-20 tapped holes on 1” centers. What
Boman33
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May 25

Mounting scales on Micro Lathe II

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In either case, the actual scale element in any of the cap type sensors is a PCB: http://home.comcast.net/~ajawam3/swarf/lathe_mods.html#readerheadmod
WAM
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May 24

DC drive for Taig lathe

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Actually the shaft hole was bored in place on the lathe so it is on center with the lathe spindle. The tool mounts to the front of the slide and cuts over the
Forrest A
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May 15

The Consew cs1000 motor weight

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The pots supplied with the KB controllers have plastic shafts and they also come a large insulating washer. https://www.galco.com/images/kb/pot,speed_p.jpg The
Peter Homann
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May 7
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