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  1. trlvn

    FS: Milling cutters

    UPDATE: A member has committed to "one of each". That means there are still options where the original quantity was greater than one. Prices will now be slashed even further! Craig
  2. trlvn

    FS: Milling cutters

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  3. trlvn

    FS: Milling cutters

    I have accumulated some used end mills, via auction box lots, that either too big for my round column mill or are duplicates that I'd don't forsee using. So I'm looking to move these along CHEAP! Re shipping - I'd prefer not to spend the next couple of weeks going back and forth to the post...
  4. trlvn

    Hardinge TL/T10

    Have you checked out Vintage Machinery? They have a fair selection of Hardinge documents: http://www.vintagemachinery.org/mfgindex/detail.aspx?id=417&tab=3 Includes a 9 page maintenance and operation manual for the TL machines: http://www.vintagemachinery.org/pubs/detail.aspx?id=3967 Could...
  5. trlvn

    Hobby machine shop for sale( WILL NOT SEPARATE), $27,999, Norfolk County, ON

    BTW, this seller originally listed the shop for sale for $19,999 on March 5 (or maybe earlier). He then put the price UP to $29,999. https://canadianhobbymetalworkers.com/threads/hobby-machine-shop-for-sale-19-999-norfolk-county-on.10305/ Now he has come 'down' to $27,999. Presumably he...
  6. trlvn

    Brown and Sharp dividing head, $750, Calgary, AB

    Follow on question...what makes a dividing head "Universal" v. "Semi-universal"? Is it the external drive input? I got a crusty old BS-2 with the external input similar to the one shown on the left above. I may be seeking some group advice on it shortly. Since I'm asking, I know that the...
  7. trlvn

    Parting is such sweet sorrow

    @CWret Mark Presling did a video series on a rear mounted parting tool holder. I think he makes a good case that mounting the blade on the rear has a lot of benefits. The T-slots in your cross-slide would make it pretty simple to add such a system. In fact, you could also follow the...
  8. trlvn

    The shipping Boondoggle

    Hah! As if they'd ever deliver on a Friday!! Craig
  9. trlvn

    Craftex GEM500G milling machine--GovDeals.com, Lindsay ON

    Asking $2,500 on Kijiji but the one at auction in Lindsay went for just under $1,500 all in. The column on these things is really massive. I wonder how difficult it is to crank the head up? (Down has to be pretty easy!) Craig (BTW, there is a rusty anvil shown in the Kijiji listing. How...
  10. trlvn

    Links to carbide insert reference documents

    Travers has a nice 2-page pdf 'cheat sheet' for carbide turning inserts: https://solutions.travers.com/metalworking-machining/turning-insert-code-chart They ask for your name and email address to get access to the download but you can opt out of the emails at any time. Craig Thanks Craig -...