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Posted in thread: help needed for ka counter on 10-19-2016 at 12:01 PM
just installed a mitutoyo ka counter on a lathe and the counter only reads in full thousands in
the x but in the y it reads half's so I would like to get into the parameters and see about
Posted in thread: how to cut DOUBLE LEAD left hand acme threads on 10-10-2012 at 08:28 PM
the thread is 5' long and i do not know of cnc equipment local that can turn 5' plus at one
time of that size. so from the answers i got so far: if i set the shaft up on a manual lathe i
would use a 5...
Posted in thread: how to cut DOUBLE LEAD left hand acme threads on 10-09-2012 at 09:58 PM
sorry for the time delay, but the job had got pushed back till next week. i will be using a
lebond servo shift lathe and i have avail carbide inserts available, but for the 5 thread
double cut what in...
Posted in thread: how to cut DOUBLE LEAD left hand acme threads on 06-19-2012 at 09:47 PM
i found out that the thread is 1 1/4" 5 left hand and it can also have a under cut at the end
of the threads which goes to the full dia. for a length of 6". but the job is in brass that is
4' long on ...
Posted in thread: how to cut DOUBLE LEAD left hand acme threads on 06-18-2012 at 11:42 AM
I need advise on how to cut double lead left hand acme threads on a manual lath. and the lathe
has electronic gear shift , so it will be hard to just index the spindle 180 degrees to start
the second ...
Posted in thread: new monitor and old video card ? on 01-17-2010 at 01:41 PM
ended up buying local because of the price. and if it would have had any dead pixels and had to
ship it back it would cost me more than local. and the one i bought is an acer h233h monitor
and i like ...
Posted in thread: new monitor and old video card ? on 01-14-2010 at 03:27 PM
i have a crt type of monitor right now and want to upgrade to a lcd monitor. and have narrowed
the search down to a 23" with a price of around $199.99. but i am noticing different
resolutions avail in...
Posted in thread: Complete project desired for me and my son to build togather. on 01-14-2010 at 01:31 PM
just a thought: when my son was growing up, i also wanted to teach him how a motor worked. and
also show him what to look for in getting a motor to run. so we went to a local lawnmower shop
that had j...
Posted in thread: Lifting a X3 on 01-12-2010 at 01:15 PM
i have to agree with gunboatba that the mill should be lifted by the head. as i have moved mine
several times. like out of the box to a bench for cleaning and then to it's final home of a
steel table ...
Posted in thread: Maytag 1/2 scale by B.Smith, looking for the Modeltec build article on 01-12-2010 at 12:29 PM
i just went and looked for the info you are asking for, and found it!the article is done by
brad smith in a 2 part article . with the first being nov. 1990 and the second being dec. 1990.
so i think t...