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by Tailspin Tommy
Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: My new Cannon
Replies: 4
Views: 3453

Re: My new Cannon

Sweet cannon and great craftsmanship.
by Tailspin Tommy
Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Show us your milling machine!
Replies: 278
Views: 104904

Re: Show us your milling machine!

Here is my JET HVM-1PFB horizontal/vertical milling machine. Bought it used in northern AZ and moved it to my shop. Contacted JET and requested an owners manual/info. All they could provide was a parts listing (but told me no parts are available). I have no idea as to age, but it appears in very goo...
by Tailspin Tommy
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Show us your lathe!
Replies: 411
Views: 101467

Re: Show us your lathe!

Frejoth 12X36.........both a 3 and 4 jaw chuck and steady and follower rests. The tailstock was abused and needed to be rebuilt (a friend machinist locally helped me and taught me some too). The tool holder was also hosed, so I just replaced it with a quick change one. Ammo cans are storage containe...
by Tailspin Tommy
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Show us your lathe!
Replies: 411
Views: 101467

Re: Show us your lathe!

New guy here and here is my "new"/used lathe
Just about got it up to speed after getting a friend to "rebuild" the tailstock due to prior abuse
by Tailspin Tommy
Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: 1/2 scale Gatling
Replies: 32
Views: 10180

Re: 1/2 scale Gatling

I recently completed Machine Shop class at Pima College in Tucson. Am seriously considering a building project (as I am retired) and have my own mill and lathe. I expect a learning curve, but is this within the abilities of a new machinist? When I order prints/DVD from company, would you consider em...