Realize that the milling in the lathe stunt is suitable for SMALL work only. You just don't have the rigidity.
That being said, for small work it can be really handy. I've got good milling machine, but I've also got a vertical slide for the lathe that I use about once every two years for some werid little job for which it's perfect.
An outfit called Metal Lathe Accessories http://www.statecollegecentral.com/m...the/MLA-5.html sells a casting kit for a lathe milling attachment. Andy Lofquist is a prince of a guy, his castings are absolutely top-quality, and his prices are reasonable.
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