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  • Tom Kitta
    Thanks for the tips Tom. I'm located near Regina. I'll have to wait and see what price he comes back at. I'm in no rush and can...
  • Janger
    Janger replied to the thread Sine Plate Roll Pin Enagement.
    Look at all that CAD you did. Lots of good experience and practice there. Good posts and I like your screenshots. Can we see your...
  • Janger
    Wow. No comments at all? If this were the Machinist page on Facebook, I'd have 149 highly opinionated remarks, 17 put-downs, 6 guys...
  • Janger
    Janger replied to the thread Converting Mini Mill to CNC.
    So now that I can drill it's on to actual 3D milling. I modeled up this blue thing as a test part. It isn't anything really just a few...
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  • Janger
    Janger replied to the thread Converting Mini Mill to CNC.
    So after mucking about with configuration in Mach 3 I finally got it drilling. Amazing.... 36 1/4" holes for no particular reason. Half...
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  • Janger
    Janger replied to the thread Converting Mini Mill to CNC.
    Started working on the Z axis automation finally... I needed gears to work with the 8mm toothed timing autobelt. Naively just did some...
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  • Doggggboy
    Doggggboy replied to the thread Atlas 3986 lathe.
    Thanks for the tips Tom. I'm located near Regina. I'll have to wait and see what price he comes back at. I'm in no rush and can...
  • Doggggboy
    Doggggboy replied to the thread Atlas 3986 lathe.
    I thought it looked pretty good but no pics and it was kind of buried in the corner of the shop. If I go back I'll try to get one. Dan
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    kylemp replied to the thread Atlas 3986 lathe.
    What's the brake look like? Got pics?
  • Tom Kitta
    Shapers can be a versatile machine tool. I used one for bending millions of pieces of stainless wire (3/32" to 3/8") when I made...
  • johnnielsen
    Shapers can be a versatile machine tool. I used one for bending millions of pieces of stainless wire (3/32" to 3/8") when I made...
  • Tom Kitta
    Tom Kitta replied to the thread Atlas 3986 lathe.
    Pricing is heavily dependant on machine condition. Through I can tell you that unless it includes diamonds 8k is too much. Atlas lathe...
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    Hruul replied to the thread Anybody want to upgrade?.
    I have never bid on anything from a government auction. What is it like to get the item shipped to you? Do they help you with...
  • Doggggboy
    Doggggboy replied to the thread Atlas 3986 lathe.
    Thanks Craig. I have a bad feeling he is going to come back with some unrealistic price but I guess we'll see. He wants to sell the...
  • torinwalker
    I'm so ashamed... after all this talk of making my own sine plate, investigating different designs, drawing up CAD models, and even...
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