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  1. PM sent for gage blocks

    PM sent for gage blocks
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    Thanks Karl Going the sheet metal way...

    Thanks Karl

    Going the sheet metal way definitely seems faster and easier. I still want to mill a receiver out of 4140. I think it is somewhat difficult honing in on a specific receiver cad file is...
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    No not atf bait. Im planning on doing a legal...

    No not atf bait. Im planning on doing a legal form 1 build thats all. Anyways I found a website that shows the critical dimensions for the receiver.

    Thanks
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    AK47 3d models or prints

    Hello

    Im sure this has been asked before but I couldn't find it doing a forum search..
    Does anyone know where I can find prints or even better yet 3d files for an ak47 receiver? I might start a...
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    What do you plan on machining with it? Mostly...

    What do you plan on machining with it? Mostly aluminums, plastics? Large or small parts? Will the users be new to machining/cam?
    A prototrack bed mill may be a good fit for you. It offers a lot of...
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    I bought the motor and VFD from wolf automation....

    I bought the motor and VFD from wolf automation. They work very well so far its been two years. no complaints whatever.

    GP0024 Motor, 2hp, 1800rpm, 145T frame, 5.48 FL Amps (230V), Rigid Base...
  7. In fact you can overdrive your motor with a VFD....

    In fact you can overdrive your motor with a VFD. By adjustin the carrier frequency either speeds up or slows down your motor.
    You will also find that the VFD option will be the most cost effecient....
  8. Nice work on the fixtures! Thanks a lot for the...

    Nice work on the fixtures! Thanks a lot for the measurements.

    Thanks
  9. rem 700 action truing jig hole spacing

    Does ayone have a rem 700 action blueprinting jig that they can tell me the best hole locations for the 12 brass tipped set screws? Usually there are 4 holes for the front of the receiver and 8 in...
  10. Hello Yea I contacted SWI. Joseph gave me a...

    Hello

    Yea I contacted SWI. Joseph gave me a good idea but when I tried it it didnt do what he said. He said to program a simple pocket with irreg island and the cutter would start from the outside...
  11. prototrack SMX programming question

    Hello Everyone

    I have a prototrack dpm5 bed mill with the SMX controller and have a question regarding programing something that should be simple.
    When using the pocketing function with an Island...
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    Yea My lathe carriage has a flat spot with the...

    Yea

    My lathe carriage has a flat spot with the two holes the same as in the rear. The front dosent have a raised pad though. So I would assume that someone added them.
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    My 13" 1978 lathe had the same hole pattern on...

    My 13" 1978 lathe had the same hole pattern on both sides of the carriage. I dont know if someone put them in there or if they were there from the factory? I can mount it on both sides depending on...
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    more pictures of a follower rest

    Here are a couple more pics. one of a stock rest and one of the rest I made mounted to my lathe.

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    I made one last year for my 13" because I was...

    I made one last year for my 13" because I was tired of trying to find one off ebay for under $500. Attached are a few drawings and pictures. I made ll the parts quite easily without a mill. The knobs...
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    Tie a scale onto the bar and lift. When did mine...

    Tie a scale onto the bar and lift. When did mine I just guesstimated. You will probably find that the indicator will either move a lot or not at all.
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    Hello Jeff About a year ago I bought a 13"...

    Hello Jeff

    About a year ago I bought a 13" southbend and gone through the whole thing. cleaning/de rusting, replacing felts, fixing what need replacement. In the process I decided I wanted a jog...
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    Thanks Guys I didnt know about the scratch and...

    Thanks Guys

    I didnt know about the scratch and dent section on kurt's website. Nice way to save $200! Hopefully these vises are in the Minneapolis area so I can save a few more dollars by picking...
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    WTB Kurt Milling vises

    Hello Everyone

    I just bought my first cnc mill and I need a milling vise. I would prefer a kurt D688, D678, Dx6.

    I cant believe Fleabay!! People want way more than that for old kurts with holes...
  20. No just one motor. It has a electronically...

    No just one motor. It has a electronically controlled spindle so maybe thats why? dosent make much sense though??
  21. phase conversion for a 5hp bed mill

    Hello Everyone

    I did some searching in this forum to try to find someone that has a similar situation as mine but didn't find anything that was that close.

    Im buying a bed mill with a 5hp...
  22. Hello Bob I went through the same dilemma as...

    Hello Bob

    I went through the same dilemma as you about a year ago. If you dont have a bunch of 5c collets already I would go with a different set up. Instead of buying or trying to grind a nose...
  23. Thanks Everyone That makes me feel better I...

    Thanks Everyone

    That makes me feel better I was starting to get worried that my spindle oiling wicks weren't working..
  24. southbend 13 spindle bearing oil usage

    Hello Everyone

    I wanted to ask all southbend users how often they fill the oil cups for the headstock spindle bearings? I put a new felt kit in filled up the cups and saturated the wicks. That was...
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    Here is what first showed up in a google search....

    Here is what first showed up in a google search. Not a lot in terms of prices but some pictures of lathes and other machines.

    Rockford Lathe & Drill Co. - History | VintageMachinery.org

    You may...
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