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  1. Micrometer measure of the wheel mount shaft might...

    Micrometer measure of the wheel mount shaft might help in a search for a wheel mount adaptor.
    length of the shaft and flat may also be an aid.

    I agree it would be an easy lathe project, perhaps a...
  2. Here is an old thread about that machine....

    Here is an old thread about that machine.
    Posting Here Darex TR-70 (60 and 65) Tap, Reamer, and Countersink Sharpener Manual

    looks like using the OD of a straight wheel (type 1).
  3. Qt RC... Re: Benefits are extremely valuable...

    Qt RC...

    Re: Benefits are extremely valuable and will become more so as you get older.

    Qt Op: just easy life everyday and great pension and insurance
  4. Use the existing size drill in the hole to line...

    Use the existing size drill in the hole to line the existing hole up straight to the machine spindle when you clamp the part.

    You might try a 12mm spiral flute/ or straight flute if sucking is a...
  5. QT OP...[a big city's big university's research...

    QT OP...[a big city's big university's research institute as a machinist(doing everything)] So the Op is not making contacts for possible work/jobs. In the USA a broker will fund a machine and then...
  6. likely you won't find a home shop guy working...

    likely you won't find a home shop guy working for under 30 bucks per.

    better to figure a better process to make better numbers with your time.
  7. The answer is to do some other type of business...

    The answer is to do some other type of business which doesn't require a ton of capital investment. Creative thinking will likely reveal a better entrepreneurial idea.

    like hand cleaning house...
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    If nothing better and having a decent lathe you...

    If nothing better and having a decent lathe you might make a male gauge with considering .0002 for feel fit.

    OD is easier to JoBlock and surface plate check.

    JoBlocks try stack and a couple of...
  9. You might beg, borrow spend 100- 300K and then...

    You might beg, borrow spend 100- 300K and then make less money, and to go belly up in a hometown.
    buy a 20K clunker and go belly up in a hometown.

    Likely guys are bidding very low just to keep...
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    RE OX; [Hey, what happened to Michigan Buck's...

    RE OX; [Hey, what happened to Michigan Buck's post?]
    I'm not the CNC lathe guy so likely I thought to let all the sharper lathe guys tell first.

    ID and OD can have cutting forces come to the part...
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    One can wrap a wire around the chuck held end,...

    One can wrap a wire around the chuck held end, and put the out end on the tail to make a bent part run better at the ends.

    But the bend will still be in the part's center area.
    Ok for a...
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    Digger... Don't mention names or the thread may...

    Digger...
    Don't mention names or the thread may get closed.
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    Perhaps burning down the stores people don't like...

    Perhaps burning down the stores people don't like has replaced graffiti painting them.. Ops that would make more cans in stores.

    Paint can tip, only 5 100 counts left.
    Amazon.com: Graffiti Spray...
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    .020 descending in 20 inches is .001 per inch so...

    .020 descending in 20 inches is .001 per inch so that is poor, but still on a short part of one inch long or so not very much.

    *It Seems descending would not be the cause of that pattern.

    We...
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    Royals are very good, perhaps someone reground...

    Royals are very good, perhaps someone reground the point with the center locked and so put/ground some run-out in it from that grinding.

    As many said the part likey had more error that the tail...
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    Has the lathe ever cut a good finish? Can you...

    Has the lathe ever cut a good finish?
    Can you notch the material with a file?
    Is your insert/bit close to the part centerline?
    Is the part sticking way far out of the collet of chuck?
    Is it...
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    Drills ate so thin webbed it is not uncommon that...

    Drills ate so thin webbed it is not uncommon that they may not drill straight, Drilling a second size rarely will help.

    Reamers with a much thicker web and often may flutes make straight close...
  18. High chance of loading a wheel and so marring the...

    High chance of loading a wheel and so marring the finish grinding aluminum, but yes it would take a very good condition BP to surface heads.
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    I use masking tape for touch-off. it stays where...

    I use masking tape for touch-off. it stays where you put it and can be marked with a color marker it in poor light.
    Important to consider the mill tram and the length of your touch-off device...
  20. I would likely set a diamond at the end of a long...

    I would likely set a diamond at the end of a long bar and have a hole for a stripper bolt at center line 35" away at the opposite end if running with a type 1 straight wheel, with the diamond set...
  21. Running dressed in the OD of a type 1 wheel would...

    Running dressed in the OD of a type 1 wheel would give a true Radius related to the constant diameter and likely a better finish than the canted cup wheel. Most any grinder would do nicely..like a...
  22. Q: [Does not having any machine shop experience...

    Q: [Does not having any machine shop experience is a risk in buying and running a machine shop business?]

    Superbowl nailed buying a big machine shop/business because you are managing people.

    ...
  23. QT Mcgyver: In TO or Vancouver you are not...

    QT Mcgyver:
    In TO or Vancouver you are not going get a house on a wage. I was in Vancouver last week, family member is renting a house that just sold for $3.3 million - 3 bedroom on a 40' lot (but...
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    Q: Any advice would be much appreciated thank...

    Q: Any advice would be much appreciated thank you!

    Add the material, the limits of accuracy, and the quality needed.

    It would be a tough job to turn.... mill, wire EDM, cast, injection mold,...
  25. I think starting out cold turkey with a...

    I think starting out cold turkey with a shop/machine you better have a year's reserve extra money to back 50% of your time going out knocking on doors for a year trying to find enough work to support...
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