Last Activity:02-19-2017 5:39 AM
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Posted in thread: Buyng and fitting a dro to sieg sx2 mill on 02-19-2017 at 05:39 AM
If you mount the X axis scale on the rear of the table you gain two benefits:1 -Fitting is
easier2- adjusting the gibs is easier as the adjustment screws are on the front of the table
.You incur one d...
Posted in thread: Buyng and fitting a dro to sieg sx2 mill on 02-15-2017 at 05:28 AM
872728727387274872758727687277Here are some pics of my X2 with slimline scales from the DRO
store .Z axis is easy , just got to sort out the correct packers / shims .Y axis needed some
tapered blocks ...
Posted in thread: Unable to make predictable cuts on 02-13-2017 at 08:03 PM
I would be checking the carriage adjustments to make sure it s not floating around on the bed
and also check the compound / cross slide gibs .Try a lighter cut but .005 though is not heavy
so any mach...
Posted in thread: How to use a mill vise. on 02-09-2017 at 12:47 AM
I would love to see their translation of Machinery's hand book !
Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 02-08-2017 at 06:28 PM
I'm with Velocette on this one , i fitted metal gears to my C2 sieg along with a 3ph motor ,vfd
,vee pulleys and two things bug me - gear noise and belts that squeak .I will be re visiting
Posted in thread: How to use a mill vise. on 02-08-2017 at 05:55 PM
Would have been easier to understand if they left it in Chinese !I wonder what mind altering
drug they were on when they translated it ?
Posted in thread: AL-320 G Help on 02-06-2017 at 05:25 PM
I disagree with this statement, I always use power feed with carbide tooling and coolant. There
are other threads on this forum by more experienced than I which detail why. but the long and
the short ...
Posted in thread: AL-320 G Help on 02-04-2017 at 09:03 AM
Hi Kpar ,Just for clarity i went out and disassembled the handle and dial on my AL 320 and when
i tightened the nut up tight there was a little more drag but it didn't lock up .I think you
may have an...
Posted in thread: broken tap in aluminum cranckase on 02-02-2017 at 02:48 PM
And none of that will help the OP get the broken tap out !If the alum is not working maybe
there is some contamination stopping it like tapping fluid ?Is the tap carbon steel , chrome
steel or HSS , m...
Posted in thread: broken tap in aluminum cranckase on 02-02-2017 at 07:15 AM
I've answered this SO many times but the few times that I have been daft enough to break a tap,
I've either cracked the carbon steel tap or welded a stud on to the stump. NI would like to see