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    PeterT replied to the thread Rotary Table Questions.
    I've come across a few links (including John's mentioned above). Here is one of them...
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    PeterT replied to the thread Rotary Table Questions.
    I was just going to suggest the same. The electronic systems I've seen installed on RT's are actually very slick. Enter any angle & it...
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    PeterT replied to the thread spot drill 135+ deg.
    Thanks for the video reminders. Making my own D-bit style like Stefan shows is on my to-do list.
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    PeterT replied to the thread spot drill 135+ deg.
    The best spotting angle is equal to or slightly greater than the drill point angle. So 120-deg is favored for typical 118-deg drills...
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    PeterT replied to the thread spot drill 135+ deg.
    I think you're probably right. CNC machines have the rigidity & rpm control (and budget). From what I can tell 80% of the screw length...
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    Has anyone come across a (lower cost) supplier of spotting drills with included angle of 135-deg or more? I've been hunting the usual...
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    PeterT replied to the thread Worthy project or piece of scrap?.
    Dumore is still around but I have no idea if they are selling replacement parts. https://www.dumorecorp.com/ The critical bits are...
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    PeterT replied to the thread Only In Calgary....
    I was Googling the wrong words, there are in fact, model snow blowers. Picture looks like about a 3 foot vertical arc. Pfft.... that'...
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    PeterT replied to the thread Only In Calgary....
    The universe is speaking to you, Pete https://www.techeblog.com/roboplow-will-terminate-snow/
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    Nice. I remember the name from Craftsmanship museum. https://www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com/Huxhold.htm It sure would be interesting to see...
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    PeterT replied to the thread What collet is this?.
    Just a personal opinion but I would add footnotes to #3 and 5 #3, pop can (aluminum / shim) of course can be added. I've done it...
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    PeterT replied to the thread Electric panel questions..
    When I dug my trench the electrician encouraged me to lay in a (I'll call it) communication cable. Not sure if this is completely...
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    Yes, you can see the quality in those parts. Look forward to the gear making
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    PeterT replied to the thread Motorized Plasma Torch.
    That is really slick!
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    PeterT replied to the thread New 10" X 54" mill ordered..
    Nice. Mine's the same. Brings a smile to your face. But the downside is you now look at cheaper tooling with a hairy eyeball LoL