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Mark Huskie03/05/2020 19:37:22
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Hello all,

My name is Mark and I live in Switzerland, fairly recently retired and getting into metalwork etc.

I have a Sieg Sc3 purchased from Paulimot in Germany, they seem to be a good company to buy from, my milling is taken care of by a Proxxon BFB 40/e although I am on the lookout for something a bit bigger, a SX2 from ARC is currently the favorite, hopefully they will get some in stock soon! I also have a pillar drill from Proxxon and several woodworking tools.

Projects for the future will include a first timer oscillating engine, just ot get started then who knows!

I am sure that I will have lots of questions so thanks in advance,

stay healthy, best wishes, Mark

Steviegtr04/05/2020 01:32:26
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Welcome Mark. Once you get set up then post some pics of parts made for us to admire. Regards.


Danny M2Z04/05/2020 04:16:59
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G'day Mark and welcome from Australia. This site has the whole planet covered

Amazing what can achieve with such basic kit as a well fettled C3 mini-lathe and an X2/3 mill

* Danny M *

Edited By Danny M2Z on 04/05/2020 04:17:34

Harry Wilkes04/05/2020 07:58:41
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Welcome Mark


Roger B04/05/2020 08:16:29
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Welcome from near Zürich

Mark Huskie04/05/2020 21:14:17
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Thanks all for the welcome!

BTW I live near to Lausanne in Switzerland so only about 2-3 hours from Zurich. Greetings to Danny in Oz! I guess model engineering unites a whole bunch of people

With regards to Sieg equipment it seems strange that the very first few projects are all aimed at making the lathe work well, glad we do not have to do the same with our cars! Lathe seems to work OK once the bugs are adjusted out, let us see for the mill.

Still must turn out the lights soon, too much time spent in the workshop, according to my long suffering wife

stay healthy, Mark

Dick H04/05/2020 21:55:25
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Gruetzi aus Bayern.

Vic04/05/2020 22:25:05
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Welcome to the forum Mark.

Neil Wyatt05/05/2020 16:03:42
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Hello Mark, good luck with your oscillator. Post some pictures!


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