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  • Posted in thread: Arduino Rotary Table for Dummies on 04-26-2017 at 11:23 PM
    Doubt it.At only 4:1 the cutting forces may be too great that they will force the table to jump

  • Posted in thread: AL320G - Threading Dial on 04-12-2017 at 06:14 AM
    There are plenty of variations on the swing threading tool.John has shown his and I have seen
    some where they use index-able tips to achieve the same result.This is mine which has two tool
    holders. A ...

  • Posted in thread: AL320G - Threading Dial on 04-11-2017 at 09:11 PM
    Don't worry John.If is wasn't written by Hart, Cleeve, Thomas, Westbury then it's not worth
    considering. Or should be according to a few diehards who never had a unique thought in their
    tiny brains an...

  • Posted in thread: mach 4? on 04-03-2017 at 08:48 PM
    Newkye was the company that we bought from, OK to deal with, very prompt and if you want any
    manuals first to make a decision they will post you an English PDF file.I have had absolutely
    zero problems...

  • Posted in thread: mach 4? on 03-31-2017 at 01:15 AM
    It does require a hardware motion controller. There are several available in the hobby range. I
    have used the PoKeys, and the smart BOBs PMDX from PMDX as well as the ethernet smoothstepper.
    My mill u...

  • Posted in thread: mach 4? on 03-30-2017 at 07:51 PM
    Mach 4 is a work in progress.Problem is it's been 5 years in the
    works.........................Screens can be modified in Mach 4 but you need to be a
    programmer, nothing like as easy as Mach 3.Mach 4 ...

  • Posted in thread: Complete STRICTLY IC magazine for sale on 03-24-2017 at 01:56 AM
    Why not put your message in Serbo-Croat and make it even easier for us.

  • Posted in thread: How loud are 7x12 mini lathes? on 03-18-2017 at 05:24 PM
    Don't bother about it, just turn the TV up.People will accept loud TV's more than they will
    machine tools. With a TV you are normal, with a lathe you are a freak :D

  • Posted in thread: Indexing head on 03-15-2017 at 01:43 PM
    Having worked with RT's, DH's and simple indexers, When you try to square the end of a .625
    round to .500. you will find out what kind of forces are put into the work from the cutting
    tool. Both my DH...

  • Posted in thread: Toolmakers clamps on 03-13-2017 at 08:30 PM
    That's the problem with Joco design in that they can't be opened and closed fast with both
    knobs on the same side.Bazmac's design is the classic design that has worked well for

John Stevenson [ was JohnS the 3rd.] Nottingham, England

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