i did a little bit of research on a few machines before blundering down this rabbit hole.
my first task was to identify the electrical and physical limits for the piece of machinery.
my shop has a 60 amp 240 vac single phase service with a
buried entrance cable so that is my power limit. there...
weather forcast says 80% chance of rain today, i think 80% is more than just a chance.... right now its overcast and a cool 58 degrees.
the trails are in prime shape, a bit of standing water on the inner loop, everywhere else it is dry and fast.
hart flats road and grass lake road redwood new york 13679.
nearest gas station: felders gas
43497 NY-37, Redwood, NY 13679
i will also have a gas pump on site with methanol free gas for minibikes.
ham radio call-in 146.52 simplex
these two tools have 5/8" (lower) and 3/4" (upper) shanks. the 5/8" needs a 62 thou shim and i ended up making an adapter for the 3/4". problem with the adapter was the added leverage from the tip to the quickchange post. i couldnt get myself to defile a $100 kennemetal holder even though it was...
for the new lathe i ordered a new tool holder and carbide inserts. my other lathe wasn't too
good with the tool pressure needed for carbide. so this is my first tool holder that holds CNMG
inserts, kind of exciting!
These inserts have excellent chip management and produce small chips as a...