Drill/mill tool, is the idea sort of to reduce number of processes?
Can you mill with the drill portion?
I am still working towards setting up an Atlas horizontal mill so am used to thinking "horizontal arbor" but there would also be application for holding other types of mills both in the spindle of that mill (MT#2) and the lathe spindle. I've come across what could be a good deal on a Morse drill-mill and its of a size, 3/4", that with the 90* drill angle, it should work for me to make various stops for the lathe (I would not need to go full depth to match the prismatic ways).
Part 2 springs from that and another deal, same guy selling. Do end mills cut on the "sides", ends, or both?
I assume "center cut" means they cut across the full width of the end of the cutter.
Reason: center cut mill has chips in a couple of spots on the flute edges going towards the top but the end edges are near perfect [if I only use the end to cut the intent would be to regrind past those chips when it would become necessary...its a high $$$ mill]