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  1. All good feedback, thanks to all. My workpiece is...

    All good feedback, thanks to all. My workpiece is roughly 36" in length so not nearly as daunting as some of the examples mentioned. And ya, 0.001" is probably unrealistic, but I like to shoot for...
  2. I fiddled with this approach, but its kinda...

    I fiddled with this approach, but its kinda awkward
  3. That's actually quite an interesting idea, would...

    That's actually quite an interesting idea, would allow for re-registration against a known spot on the table....easier to do repeat parts.
  4. Holes too small for this approach.

    Holes too small for this approach.
  5. How would you handle this work positioning problem?

    My situation: manual mill (Deckel FP1/FPS 300M) with DRO, have a long narrow work piece to which I need to drill a series of randomly spaced holes accurately to 0.001" position along x-axis (y-axis...
  6. I have exactly the same issues, and no option to...

    I have exactly the same issues, and no option to go up into the rafters (flat roof). I would recommend Deckel FP1 or FP2, both will fit very comfortably in your space.
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    see this thread New Machine Day: Deckel, Weiler...

    see this thread New Machine Day: Deckel, Weiler and Brother
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    I purchased a Brother Speedio, perfect match for...

    I purchased a Brother Speedio, perfect match for my needs.
  9. While PM is focused on machinist issues, I'd like...

    While PM is focused on machinist issues, I'd like to point out that many threads pop up concerning sidelines including computer software and hardware, electrical, rigging, business management, and...
  10. I think Milacron's guidelines are perfect. Easy...

    I think Milacron's guidelines are perfect. Easy to judge whether a discussion is appropriate or not by simply filtering on machine type, no judgement calls, no ambiguity regarding professional versus...
  11. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and Happy Holidays

    I wish all the best for every one on this site and hoping for a great 2020 for all.

    I just want to thank the MANY folks that have been so generous with advice for the past several years since I've...
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    It seems to me based on my research that the...

    It seems to me based on my research that the Berkshire products are pretty close to lint-free. That being said, I'll give the Kim Wipes a shot and see how that works out. Lots of great advice here,...
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    What Lint-Free Wipes do you recommend?

    For wiping inside of spindle tapers, etc where lint must be held to minimum.
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    A lot of useful information, thx to all!

    A lot of useful information, thx to all!
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    I meant "tap"...be gentle, I may be ignorant but...

    I meant "tap"...be gentle, I may be ignorant but I'm not stupid ;)
  16. Really useful links !

    Really useful links !
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    How to Measure Tapping Cutters?

    So I inherited a large collection of taps of various sizes, most of them not labelled, and no marking. Is it possible to reliably determine the size of each? If so, what technique?
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    Vortex Cold Air system: anyone using?

    Anyone using the Vortex Cold Air systems, and for what, and has it been successful?
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    Yes, there are parts of California that actually...

    Yes, there are parts of California that actually do get rain once in a while, e.g. 100% outdoor humidity ;) I'm trying to hold my shop at 72 (F) degrees, less than 50 percent humidity 24x7. The...
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    Temperature/Humidity Monitoring

    So I'm in process of setting up tight temperature and humidity monitoring for the various rooms in my shop so I can get HVAC and Dehumidifiers dialed in, and I tried the following product out, its...
  21. Here's a photo of the tailstock DRO: 272317 ...

    Here's a photo of the tailstock DRO: 272317

    Here's a shot of the entire machine: 272318

    Here's a shot of the MQL (minimum quantity lubrication) system: 272319

    Here's a shot of the apron:...
  22. No real CNC features, but it does have some very...

    No real CNC features, but it does have some very nice digital capabilities like multiple programmable electronic stops, aids for doing threads, tapers, DRO, etc....you can think of it as still being...
  23. Also, you can see photos of my machine in this...

    Also, you can see photos of my machine in this thread New Machine Day: Deckel, Weiler and Brother
  24. I own a Praktikant VC Plus model year 2019. You...

    I own a Praktikant VC Plus model year 2019. You can expect about $75K for the base model, well over $100K with options.
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    It occurred to me that I have a little 9"...

    It occurred to me that I have a little 9" southbend lathe sitting around, maybe I could use that for occasional lapping and honing, takes up less space than a full honing machine....dealing with...
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