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Peter Crown23/09/2020 12:16:26
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Hi everyone,

I am a semi-retired industrial designer based in Leicestershire. I am lucky enough to have a dry, heated and well-equipped workshop on my own property. The sort projects I undertake are quite a bit different to what see I on here - more prototyping rather than modelmaking or model engineering. Just before lockdown I added a new Sieg SX2.7 mill to my workshop. The first project was to fit a DRO system - if any members are interested I'll perhaps post details (including pictures) of how I did it. I found it difficult to find instructions for this specific machine on this forum or elsewhere so I had to make it up as I went along but I am very pleased with the result. Watch this space as they say.

Chris Evans 623/09/2020 12:38:46
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Welcome along Peter, I am no model maker but a motorcycle tinkerer. The 1920s/1930s stuff appeals to me. What sort of thing do you prototype ?

Brian H23/09/2020 13:14:19
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Hello Peter and welcome. If you have any questions the post them on here and someone is bound to have an opinion if not an answer.

Brian

mechman4823/09/2020 13:39:15
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Welcome Peter; look forward to your pics, enjoy.

George.

Harry Wilkes23/09/2020 13:49:02
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Welcome to the forum

H

Peter Crown24/09/2020 09:10:41
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Thank you all. I will post again when I have managed to work out how it all works!

Peter

noel shelley24/09/2020 09:33:30
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Welcome to the club, I'm not much of a modeller more a repairer - of almost anything. Sometimes very big, check out "wash monster" . If you have a question someone here will have an answer. Best wishes Noel.

Paul Lousick24/09/2020 09:53:52
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Welcome Peter,

I used to have a Sieg SX3 and fitted a DRO and did some other modifications (posts in the archives of MEW somewhere). I also joined a Yahoo user group to share information. Not sure if it still exists but metalworkforums.com have a Sieg group.

Also lots of good informationfor an SX2.7 on Youtube.

Paul.

Neil Wyatt24/09/2020 19:32:14
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Welcome to the forum, Peter.

I have one of the first X2s to reach the UK. Somewhat modified but still going strong after about 18 years!

Neil

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