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Rannsachair09/04/2019 22:26:11
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i recently picked up a nice 1954 Centec 2A, it came with quite a few tools, one I cannot identify.

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The tool looks as though it should clamp into a dovetailed groove:

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Possibly an adjustable stop?

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Though I cannot see how it would attach to the Centec, The dovetail it should fit is about the size of my ML7 cross slide, though the knurled clamp wheel would obstruct fitting.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Yngvar F10/04/2019 08:27:20
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Maybe hold a ruler for marking out?

shop made.

Rannsachair10/04/2019 08:39:10
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Posted by Yngvar F on 10/04/2019 08:27:20:

Maybe hold a ruler for marking out?

shop made.

I just tried a steel rule in the dovetailed groove, it does hold but is not a nice fit..... so possible but am not sure.

Howard Lewis10/04/2019 10:18:13
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Wild guess, but would it fit as a stop on the vertical dovetail?

Otherwise, no idea, I'm afraid.

Howard

Rannsachair10/04/2019 23:07:24
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Posted by Yngvar F on 10/04/2019 08:27:20:

Maybe hold a ruler for marking out?

shop made.

Tried another rule and fits perfectly well, look's like that is it thanks.

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Simon Williams 311/04/2019 09:00:25
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Ah Hah!

At last someone's invented a gismo for correcting the effect of chopping a bit off the end of the rule in the guillotine.

Rgds to all

Simon

Michael Gilligan11/04/2019 09:08:54
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Posted by Simon Williams 3 on 11/04/2019 09:00:25:

Ah Hah!

At last someone's invented a gismo for correcting the effect of chopping a bit off the end of the rule in the guillotine.

.

laugh yes

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