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Member postings for John Stan

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Thread: DRO on a WM18 mill
26/01/2015 19:21:24

I've got the ones in the OPs link fitted to a lathe. You need to look at the claimed accuracy of the scales, especially on the longer lengths. I've got the Sino glass scale dro on my WM18 size milling machine (Warco WM32) which I'm pretty happy with. Obviously not comparing eggs with eggs due to cost difference between the two systems. 

Edited By John Stan on 26/01/2015 19:25:48

Thread: What did you do today (2015)
11/01/2015 14:35:47

Screwfix had wet n dry VAC's on offer before Xnas, Titan brand. I got one for general workshop cleaning, sucking up swarf etc. Very powerful, but noisy but not an issue. Shifts everything off the miller and lathe. Recommended. ☺

10/01/2015 10:22:52

Machined the crankcase for the Nemett Lynx I'm doing at the moment. Decided to make the engine mounting bearers integral with the case.


Thread: Warco WM18 Power X Feed?
07/01/2015 21:07:23

I got an X axis power feed from Amadeal just before Xmas. Their WM18 size machine is the 32 type from memory, same machine, different colour. The power feed bolts straight on, works fine.

Thread: What Lathe Is Right For Me?
05/01/2015 12:40:37

I've got a WM280V. Very pleased with it, robust and accurate. Warco good company to deal with.

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