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  • Posted in thread: Problem with the new lathe on 04-13-2017 at 04:30 AM
    If they haven't asked for the faulty board back set it up next to the new one and check the
    solder joints on both boards , if any look dry or incomplete it may be worth re soldering them
    before fittin...

  • Posted in thread: Idea's for a Newbie on 04-13-2017 at 04:22 AM
    Probably the easiest and most forgiving first engine would be a wobbler engine and you can make
    them without a lathe or mill , i've even seen them made from wood !It was what i made in high
    school and...

  • Posted in thread: Problem with the new lathe on 04-12-2017 at 06:27 PM
    From what i can see it is a brushless motor so maybe the problem is in the switching
    transistors of the motor driver , it could be just a bad solder joint causing one of the dc
    phases to work intermit...

  • Posted in thread: Metric lathes in the US on 03-21-2017 at 04:46 AM

  • Posted in thread: How loud are 7x12 mini lathes? on 03-14-2017 at 08:37 AM
    Depends on whether you can hear their day to day noise like television , radio , speech or
    cooking dinner etc .If not then i would say no problems unless your like me and like to hurl
    your failures ac...

  • Posted in thread: Brilliant work, excellent video.. on 03-13-2017 at 02:00 PM
    I promise you that you will mesmerised by his work just like the thousands of other Clickspring
    fans !

  • Posted in thread: Buyng and fitting a dro to sieg sx2 mill on 03-02-2017 at 01:32 PM
    None of the three Dro's in my workshop have had any problems with the heat even the 47 deg C we
    had here in western Sydney recently and in my fibro shed it would have been pushing 50 C +
    easily althou...

  • 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...


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