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boiade
06-07-2001, 11:30 PM
I recently purchased a Harbor Freight minimill which is similar to the Grizzly minimill product only a few bucks less and an R-8 rather than a Morse taper.

I bought it to fabricate small parts and modify parts for my two Yamaha vintage road race bikes. I need to mill heads, fabricate spacers, modify existing brackets. hopefully bore cylinders etc.

What tools should I buy???

Fred

Jon
06-08-2001, 03:05 AM
> I recently purchased a Harbor Freight
> minimill....similar to the Grizzly..
> only a few bucks less and an R-8

You might get some good feedback from the 1200+ member 'mini lathe/mill' discussion group at:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/7x10minilathe

> I bought it to fabricate small parts
> ... mill heads... bore cylinders etc.

I hope those vintage RR bikes are 125s or smaller.

boiade
06-08-2001, 06:21 AM
<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Jon:
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I hope those vintage RR bikes are 125s or smaller.</font>

Yamaha TD-3 (250) and Yamaha TR-3 (350) early 70s 2-stroke production racers. That's why I said "hopefully" bore. The cylinder bores are 54 and 64 mm respectively. It will take some imagination.

Fred