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    Saturday mods, Okluma

    Looking good, thanks for the info very reasonable price may have to order a set.
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    Saturday mods, Okluma

    Slick set up, is that a home brew collet ?
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    Component specifications, replacement parts & repair guides

    I also found mac's threads are all over the place on my 3 edc's. I cut a 2B major dia almost to the limit and still tight on old (16350) Ti light body sloppy on aluminum, then tried light engine and no go. Sounds like the same issue your having
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    +1 stop's are for manual feed only. drafter what model lathe you have ?, looks like my old MSC branded 12x24 trying to find parts with no luck
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    you can use a dial indicator with magnetic base as DRO As Gadget said face first so you can gauge off that surface and your center drill does not walk
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    You can use a dial indicator and magnetic base like a dro
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    Sometimes I cut stock long enough for 2 part's, machine one end flip it machine other end then saw in half instead of parting then face cut the saw cut ends to size and finish turning/milling
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    most likely the handle on your compound moved in the direction of the backlash and the slide never moved take up the backlash set dial to zero and watch to see direction dial moves. also when you take up backlash if possible keep the handle at the bottom the weight of the handle may help keep...
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    Also make sure your cutter is on center or a hair below center, never above center. easy way to do that is pinch a 6 inch steel ruler (or 030/ .035 feeler gauge) between tool and chucked round bar if the ruler stands strait up and down you are center if the top or ruler leans over bar you are high
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    Sorry :crackup:you don't need that to cut threads, you only need that to sound like you know what your talking about It's not rocket science, you will pick it up in no time the hardest thing is to remember what direction to turn the dial
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    I find mistakes are the best schooling just be safe do not rush into threading until your brain is in tune with the dials and back lash you will need the brain for controlling the 1/2 nut's without crashing your tooling you can back gear to turn slow until you get the hang of it (again utube...
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    Please recommend some places to get stock.

    search for 10% off codes with online suppliers. Speedy metals seams more reasonable with shipping charges but my last few orders not so speedy. Invest in good cutters I find HSS cuts better unless cutting med and high carbon steels and Ti little machine shop sells index cutter set in HSS for...
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    Makeing chip's Pic's

    lot of chip's thread milling polish bottom top side by side It's a clone, Mac tri head (on right Mac's SST 50 head)
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    Okluma TinyDC

    :twothumbs Very cool, look's like an old school micrometer box.
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    Sold/Expired WTB Cr2 Lights

    mk2 on right, pm me if you want
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    Component specifications, replacement parts & repair guides

    Re: Attn: READ ME Good idea but I'm not into bling, thinking giving a few away to those in need.
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