|Rob Thomas 4||26/10/2020 17:07:11|
|8 forum posts|
Good evening all,
Has anyone fitted a Myford type milling attachment to a Mk1 Bantam? If so, I'd really appreciate some photos and hints on "how to".
|282 forum posts|
When you say 'Myford type milling attachment', do you mean a simple vertical slide or more like a Rodney?
If a generic vertical slide, a simple adaptor plate that bolts onto the cross slide using some of the many tapped holes Colchester provide (UNC threads) and having fixing provision for whatever design of vertical slide on its top face would do well.
If a genuine Myford, perhaps a Myford cross slide from a breaker could be thinned down and drilled to suit.
|1764 forum posts|
I made a Tee slotted table a long time ago for a Bantam, it used the 4 tapped holes that are designed for the rear tool post mounting plate and did not affect the top slide use. It was made from a 1" thick cast iron slab.
If you join the Colchester iO Group you can check in the Photo section for the fully dimensioned drawing.
Edited By Emgee on 26/10/2020 19:18:28
Edited By Emgee on 26/10/2020 19:27:44
|Rob Thomas 4||27/10/2020 13:24:52|
|8 forum posts|
Many thanks for that info, I'm very grateful.
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