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    05-05-2015, 01:16 PM
    Hi, I've always just used a thin ruler and do it just like setting a lathe tool on center. When the ruler appears vertical to the eye, it's...
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    05-04-2015, 10:52 PM
    Hi, Used to have one. These are excellent heads. Even if you paid full price they are worth it. Dalee
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    04-29-2015, 11:15 PM
    Hi, Live just 70 miles from the factory. I've had a few for nearly 30 years. Still as good as day one.
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    04-27-2015, 12:11 PM
    Hi, I love Lagun mills. And $1900 is an excellent price! On the other hand, no machine can eat up more money in a shop than a mill. So hold on...
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    04-25-2015, 10:47 PM
    Hi, Made one many, many moons ago when I was learning to be a machinist in school. Might even have some prints around here some where. Dalee
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    04-21-2015, 06:52 PM
    Hi, That tool is ground for an Armstrong holder and rocker/lantern style post. Right hand type I believe. Dalee
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    04-21-2015, 02:29 PM
    Hi, Nicely done! Being able to adjust tool height is critical. And anything one can do to make it easier is a good thing. This design has been...
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    04-20-2015, 09:45 PM
    Hi, For speed? Stack as many tubes that will fit in the saw. Tack weld tail ends together. Set stop to correct length. Cut. Wash, rinse repeat til...
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    04-19-2015, 11:15 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Ballistol in General
    Hi, Ballistol has been around for a bit over 100 years. Originally developed for the German Army at the turn of the last century, it was meant to...
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    04-18-2015, 10:34 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Leather Belt splices in General
    Hi, I've bought them from Mcmaster-Carr and I think MSC once. Dalee
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    04-15-2015, 11:33 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Finished new tool post in General
    It's hard to keep track of all the things Sir John has done. I didn't know Hemingway offered a kit. Though it shouldn't surprise me. But the single...
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    04-14-2015, 11:44 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Finished new tool post in General
    Hi, Thanks for the compliments! The little bit of use so far has shown it to be very solid and easy to use. And it was fun to make. To answer the...
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    04-13-2015, 05:48 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Finished new tool post in General
    Added two more photos Close up of tool holder mounted Close up of tool post
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    04-13-2015, 05:46 PM
    Hi, I want to say thanks to those who commented on my question the cut off tool holder. Sadly, due to the size of the holder, I had to stay with a...
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    04-06-2015, 09:07 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Cut off blade angle in General
    Hi, I finally got some time to meditate on the tool. I currently use a 5/64"x1/2" P style blade. At 5deg positive rake I should be able to make it...
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    04-06-2015, 01:28 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Cut off blade angle in General
    Hi, Good point. I use a HSS cut off, (cheap and easy to modify if needed). Duh, most insert blades have the the rake built in. I should know that....
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    04-06-2015, 12:17 PM
    dalee100 started a thread Cut off blade angle in General
    Hi, I'm building a new tool post for my lathe. I'm at the point where I am ready to make a cut off tool holder. My old tool holder is zero rake...
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    03-29-2015, 02:00 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread X2 Power Feed questions in General
    Hi, I built a power feed for my G0704. The original motor I used was a 14.4v drill motor powered by a 12v DC power supply. Worked really well...
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    03-21-2015, 10:47 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Material choice in General
    Hi, I would use some 6/6 and call it good. Sometimes we can put too fine an edge on choices. Dalee
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    03-14-2015, 03:28 PM
    Hi, Bottom line, it's doubtful that many of you here own large enough and powerful enough machines to be concerned about whether you should use...
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    03-07-2015, 10:15 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Criterion Boring Head in General
    Hi, I think the Model 1 is an older version, at least the ones I see show a lot more use. I think the TMT-1 seems to be a current version. But the...
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    03-06-2015, 08:48 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread My tool post version. in General
    Hi, I've been using a more "classic" version of the round Norman tool post for a few years now. Very solid, fast, and easy to make. Mine has a 1"...
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    03-06-2015, 08:28 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Criterion Boring Head in General
    Hi, Not all Criterion Model 1 heads have a cross hole. The ones I seem to find don't anyway. And as far as I can tell, the cross travel can vary...
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    03-06-2015, 06:36 PM
    dalee100 started a thread Criterion Boring Head in General
    Hi, Does anybody know how much travel a model 1 boring head has? Or to put it another way, how big a hole will it bore? Thanks! Dalee
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    02-26-2015, 10:25 PM
    Hi, You may want to consider a paper cutter like this. Cheap and easily available. ...
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    02-26-2015, 07:33 PM
    Hi, No, but I've built a few 4' and 8' shears.:cool: How thick is your material? Dalee
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    02-26-2015, 07:30 PM
    Hi, I owned a Mit solar caliper. Sold it and won't make that mistake again. But my battery powered Mit Digimatic is rock solid. Dalee
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    02-15-2015, 09:31 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread machinist or idiot in General
    Hi, Some days it just goes hand in hand. You would think that I would always be very careful using air to blow the coolant off of the parts I...
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    02-11-2015, 08:59 PM
    Hi, Do you plan to scrape the ways for refurbishment? Unless there is active rusting and flaking, there probably is little reason to breakout...
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