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    There are good uses for a 1" R8 such as when the...

    There are good uses for a 1" R8 such as when the milling machine is used as a vertical lathe....

    Dave
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    Does anyone know if someone will be selling the...

    Does anyone know if someone will be selling the diamond toolholders there ? I looked at them on this HSM site ....there were so many sizes and options I didnt really understand.....I will if there...
  3. Weston , I like your concept. How about photo...

    Weston , I like your concept. How about photo voltiac cells on top and usb outlets for charging cellphones ?

    and perhaps a bench vise.....how about an electric pencil sharpener too ?
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    Ref Post 28 ...... SUMITOMO DCGT 070202R-FX...

    Ref Post 28 ......

    SUMITOMO DCGT 070202R-FX T2000Z 10 of em in a pack $37 + $7.99 that looks good to me !

    Has anyone figured out how to use the Sumitomo catalog ? The...
  5. Thats really interesting, I was wondering if...

    Thats really interesting, I was wondering if there is a possibility of going the other way........converting a D type chuck to usable on an A type spindle ?



    Thanks
    Dave Lawrence
  6. 17" Whacheon lathe spindle nose is not L or D what is it ?

    Some people I know bought a nice looking 17 X 40 Whacheon lathe ask me to look at it. The spindle nose is not L or D ....

    the only way I saw to get the chuck off seems to be the six bolts in...
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    That sounds like exactly what I need......What...

    That sounds like exactly what I need......What make of lathe is that ?
  8. Well, yes I just brought home a 8,500 lb 12" X...

    Well, yes I just brought home a 8,500 lb 12" X 36" Landis Cylindrical Grinder with swing down internal attachment. The workhead has a small through hole.... the workhead bearings are not very...
  9. Make a Large dia precision spindle using engine bearing inserts...with no scraping ?

    I have read and studied and read and underlined and studied Harpit Sandu's wonderfull book "Spindles" for years, and in my mind slowly worked through every step to construct each spindle......

    ...
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    What kind of toolholder would be used with DCGT ...

    What kind of toolholder would be used with DCGT insert ?

    So far the SDJC holder looks like it might work, but have not yet fond any thing specifically speced fot this insert.....

    Also...
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    Did you round or break the edge , where the two...

    Did you round or break the edge , where the two highly polished surfaces come together ?

    Thanks
    Dave Lawrence
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    I had never heard to a dovetail keyway ..... hats...

    I had never heard to a dovetail keyway ..... hats off to DSG legendary quality.

    Dave Lawrence
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    I want to find out about using hard stuff in a...

    I want to find out about using hard stuff in a shear capacity. After watching several youtube videos on "shear" some call tangental shear , finishing 1018 on light lathes , I thied it and was...
  14. Grizzley toolpost grinders any owners or opinions

    I have been looking at both of the Grizzley TP grinders rather seriously for a while, and keep coming back to them in their catalog.

    http://www.grizzly.com/products/Tool-Post-Grinder/T27400
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  15. Can a Barber Coleman #3 or 6-10 cut a worm gear

    I have seen these machines cut spur gears and a small helix , helix but I am wondering if they will cut an actual worm and if so is it effective and pratical. Also where can I find operating...
  16. I finally got to talk with the Mitutoyo Tech in...

    I finally got to talk with the Mitutoyo Tech in the Monroe Ohio service center, he soon pronounced the KA defective,

    MSC gave me a return authorization ,( for cash refund this time) and a number...
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    Edwin, I would like to find one that uses 5C......

    Edwin,
    I would like to find one that uses 5C... too.

    Did you get one yet?

    Dave Lawrence
  18. Well, my understanding was that the Mitutoyo tech...

    Well, my understanding was that the Mitutoyo tech was going to call me on the 4th after the holidays ......for followup. No call yet....so I will call him.

    Incidently this whole thing makes me...
  19. Haha . . . . I know the feeling ....of being...

    Haha . . . . I know the feeling ....of being deserted.......... when someone just disappears .........after many have

    contributed to the attempt of solving of his problem ....

    Well the...
  20. That manual is very similar, but it seems to be...

    That manual is very similar, but it seems to be for the older KA's like Ramsey 's KA picture in post 12


    Newer KA's have about 6 more function buttons. Also the older KA's parameter numbers go...
  21. Haha I needed to hear that ! Paul I think i...

    Haha I needed to hear that ! Paul I think i need a bit of your fire and boldness ! It is becoming more and more clear that the

    second one shares the first one's problem. MSC did give me...
  22. What i called 'reboot" the manual describes in...

    What i called 'reboot" the manual describes in section 4.3.5 as

    " Initializing the main memory (Parameter all clear) "

    1) hold down enter button on front panel and turn...
  23. KA counter just arrived is it screwed up or am I

    Finally decided to bite the bullet and put high quality DROs on the mill . Ordered the 3axis Mitytoyo KA counter and on the basis of the MSC catalogs description a starter linear rail the 715 .
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  24. Wow now thats interesting, what kind of rpm's do...

    Wow now thats interesting, what kind of rpm's do these turbines hit ?
    How much free space is left in a ring of bearings when it is classed as " full complement"
    According to what i remenber from...
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    Some thoughts on repair/ replacement

    18" X 72" = 9 sq ft area X 1.5" thick yeilds roughly 540 Lbs if it is rectangular. First street Recycling in Dayton Oh where I buy most of my steel will sell it at 50 cents a pound.

    Would a...
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