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    John K. Not sure why you think it is folly to use...

    John K. Not sure why you think it is folly to use a TP grinder in this application. This was an exercise to see what needs to be for a project in the planning. Tilting the grinder to the helix is...
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    First pass at .010 infeed left a fine line as...

    First pass at .010 infeed left a fine line as expected, second pass at .015 deeper and wider, two more .015 passes, and the vee groove was rounded like a .062 radius tool would leave. As stated, the...
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    Tool Post Thread grinder

    So I set up my TP grinder on the lathe, dressed a 120G P hardness wheel and tried out a 1/4 x 20 thread. Poor results were had. The edge of the wheel lost its form really quick. I expected helix...
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