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  1. Thread: Victoria U2

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    There 's about 10 different ways to do it,and...

    There 's about 10 different ways to do it,and unlike a valuable antique ,it doesnt matter if you drill a few holes here and there.IMHO ,the easiest way to drive the spindle is by a long belt from a...
  2. Thread: Victoria U2

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    MIne is a #3 Morse,but it had a slot across the...

    MIne is a #3 Morse,but it had a slot across the bore ,so a dedicated arbor is poitively driven,and doesnt rely on the taper at all.........Im almost certain the Victoria head for both #1 and #2 is...
  3. Thread: Victoria U2

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    On mine ,its just a 10DP gear mounted on a stub...

    On mine ,its just a 10DP gear mounted on a stub arbor ,with the machine taper....as the head can slide up and down the mounting ,its only clamped ,the drive gear just needs to be 10DP/20PA...on mine...
  4. Thread: Victoria U2

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    Catching the wrong side of a cutter is a trap for...

    Catching the wrong side of a cutter is a trap for anyone .....I was milling out the square hole of an ally carb spacer with a big dia end mill in the horizontal spindle ,caught the opposite side and...
  5. Thread: Victoria U2

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    Climb milling,if you are not familiar with...

    Climb milling,if you are not familiar with horizontal milling.....find out what climb milling is ,and be very careful not to get into a situation where it happens .........even a chip on the work can...
  6. Thread: Victoria U2

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    With these machines,the Victoria is...

    With these machines,the Victoria is earlier,Elliott branded virtually same machine later,but it has the same internals ......the later Elliott squareline mills are a lot more complicated ...and prone...
  7. Thread: Victoria U2

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    Something that will bring a smile to the faces of...

    Something that will bring a smile to the faces of older poms........British and Best.....Elliotts spent a lot of money developing computerised machine controlls,and were involved in the development...
  8. Thread: Victoria U2

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    With respect ,there is no comparison...

    With respect ,there is no comparison ,desirability wise,between a B /port and a Victoria......Prices here (dollars similar value---or lack thereof.)....Viccy U2 -$500.....Nice later UK or Singapore...
  9. Thread: Victoria U2

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    I suppose the tooling boosts the usability...

    I suppose the tooling boosts the usability factor.......didnt see an overarm support....must be one IMHO for that price..........horizontals sell for very little here ,and Victoria is a simple ,very...
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