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Member postings for Oddlegs

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Thread: Chinese Mini Lathe
22/09/2013 19:41:04

Hi,

They are SCRs, S8020L might be a suitable alternative (Farnell etc)

Regards,

John

Thread: Forum Posts Obscured by Advertisments
21/08/2012 19:01:03

Hi

Has anyone using Safari on an iMac found a solution to

the problem?

John

Thread: Milling machine speed range
05/01/2012 16:28:00
How on earth can you produce a T slot without cutting
a vertical slot first?
Thread: This months MEW are 3 CNC features two too many
13/05/2011 16:26:19
You're quite right. CNC should have its own magazine.
Thread: Late delivery of magazines due to adverse weather
29/12/2010 14:31:17
I live in NE hampshire (Fleet) and am still waiting for ME and MEW.  I suppose I should consider myself fortunate however because EIM was delivered this morning.  Both ME and MEW were on sale in WHS but so far I have resisted the urge to purchase them.
 
Regards,
 
John 
Thread: Quick Change Toolposts
11/10/2009 14:39:13
Thanks Rob, I shall now order one.
 
Best wishes, John
11/10/2009 14:08:45
Hi, I have a question about using indexable lathe tools in a QCT on a Myford lathe.
 
The spec for a standard toolholder shows a thickness of 7mm for the lower clamping surface.  With a 3/8 sq shank the distance between the topslide and the tip ot the tool will be 16.5mm and this will increase to 17mm with a 10mm sq shank.
 
On my lathe the top slide to centre line distace is 16.25mm so does this mean it's not worth buying a QCT or am I missing something.
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