Indicating Carriage travel

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by Inspector » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:48 am

MrWoopee do you remember where it was actually made? China or Russia or a mix? At those prices one could almost by a second for spares.

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by MrWhoopee » Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:20 pm

Inspector wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:48 am
MrWoopee do you remember where it was actually made? China or Russia or a mix? At those prices one could almost by a second for spares.
China. The options are to ship from China or Russia, but they can't ship to the U.S. from Russia.

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by Inspector » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:29 pm

Thanks.

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by johnfreese » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:43 pm

How about making a deflector to keep chips from falling on the dial?

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by liveaboard » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:17 pm

I lock the carriage and flip the compound slide to 90; it has a graduated wheel.

Now I feel all inadequate.

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by John Hasler » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:31 pm

> I lock the carriage and flip the compound slide to 90; it has a graduated wheel.

I sometimes do that too but remember that 90 degrees isn't *exactly* 90 degrees (unless you have an accurately set detent). When you do that you are turning an unknown taper.

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Re: Indicating Carriage travel

Post by liveaboard » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:07 am

This is true; I do that to quickly get the desired depth, then switch to carriage travel and cross slide indexation to get required diameter.
Obviously, this is not adequate for high precision, but works for me most of the time.

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