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Oompa Lumpa29/03/2015 22:18:50
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Lets be honest, who doesn't plot plan and scheme over a tool or machine purchase?

I look in the kitty and see how much is in the new tool fund, then plan my next purchase, I was thinking maybe to get a new, bigger Quick Change Toolpost, but that would cost - with all of the toolholders- about the same as a Scheppach bandsaw I have seen.

So then I reach a sort of mental impasse - so abandon that whole idea, I did see a really nice Micro-Boring head. Now I am not exactly sure what I would use it for, but boy does it look great. I would be able to bore really precise holes with that. In the end I have bought a couple of boxes of tool tips from APT. But I could do with a vertical bandsaw.

graham

John Stevenson30/03/2015 00:51:01
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Yes spring is virtually upon us and green paint fever is just around the corner.

I keep looking at gear hobbers, told myself I need to downsize and don't want one but how can you NOT look at a nice gear hobber ?

Clive Foster30/03/2015 09:22:47
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Posted by John Stevenson on 30/03/2015 00:51:01:

I keep looking at gear hobbers, told myself I need to downsize and don't want one but how can you NOT look at a nice gear hobber ?

Take some nice pictures and use it as your screen saver! The excitement will wear off after a year or so.

Clive

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