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Your stand looks plenty strong, but needs the cross bracing as noted by others. That lathe doesn't weigh all that much, maybe 350# or so? I would turn the bolts upside down and thread them from the bottom, up. Better yet, get commercial feet made for that purpose and place them inside the tube, not ...
The only problem with the vee shaped inserts is they cut off the piece, but leave a "tit" on the cut off piece that has to be removed by other means; (by filing/grinding, etc).
- Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:34 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Syil X5 Milling Machine
- Replies: 6
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In Chinese culture, there are many being considered "unofficial" uncles. I would refer to a Chinese friend of my father as "uncle", although of no relationship. I'm assuming Naomi Wu lives in Hong Kong, not mainland China. I'm guessing she works for a company that does reviews on products. She does ...
It has been a little bit more than 2 years since I installed my 2-axis DRO PRO to my 6x26 mill. I was able to mount the X axis encoder to the front of the table as there was not enough room at the rear of the table. I had to make new brackets to keep the table locks accessible, but all worked out gr...
- Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:45 pm
- Forum: Lathes
- Topic: Little Machine Shop 5100 lathe - opinions?
- Replies: 14
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Visit a Unimat users group and see what other unimat owners say. It has been around for a long time and has many followers. I understand that some tools have followings that border on being a cult; that's why unimats cost so much. Atlas lathes have a huge following, and compared to similar sized ma...