- posted 13 years ago
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For those of use with a lathe with a faceplate but without a
collet closer, a collet vise can be bolted to the face plate for
short parts. A square/hex tumble block fixture is also nice for
those of us without an indexer or rotary table.
Enco has these on sale w/ 17 collets from 1/16 to 1-1/16 for
With a right angle plate this is very flexable for compound angle
milling [although fussy to set up] but it is also economical for
most any size mill.
to drill/tap holes to mount stuff or use a slotted
You can go to 1-1/8 Ø with a short/shallow collet, and collets
are availabe with square and hex openings in addition to rounds.
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Better investment than Lehman stock....
Unka' George [George McDuffee]
He that will not apply new remedies,
must expect new evils:
for Time is the greatest innovator: and
if Time, of course, alter things to the worse,
and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better,
what shall be the end?
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English philosopher, essayist, statesman.
Essays, "Of Innovations" (1597-1625).