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by kroll
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Wavy Parallels. What are they good for?
Replies: 8
Views: 3837

Re: Wavy Parallels. What are they good for?

Not speaking from experience but think they are for holding say thin pieces for milling on edge.As you tighten the vise wavy will still hold up the thin part but will compress as jaws close.
by kroll
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Coolant for the Mill
Replies: 20
Views: 4683

Re: Coolant for the Mill

Dang warmstrong that is some good information to know for either mist or flood.
by kroll
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Coolant for the Mill
Replies: 20
Views: 4683

Re: Coolant for the Mill

Guys it looks like that maybe a coolant system is not right for me but the squirt bottles and wash down bottles are.Wanting to work Stainless I was thinking that maybe coolant system would help with prevent case hardening and help increasing tool life.I also see that some looks like they using nothi...
by kroll
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Coolant for the Mill
Replies: 20
Views: 4683

Re: Coolant for the Mill

I'm new at this so have no experience at milling but I now have a mill wanting to learn.Been watching lots of You tubes about home made coolant systems and I guess store bought systems.Reason for coolant wanting to learn how to mill stainless steel and most say to use coolant which will help with lo...
by kroll
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Coolant for the Mill
Replies: 20
Views: 4683

Re: Coolant for the Mill

Dang I did not know or think about the mist all over my garage,thanks for the heads up.Any suggestions for a coolant system for the just for fun garage mill or maybe a home made type system?I watch lot of You tubes over last few days they are there by tons
by kroll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Coolant for the Mill
Replies: 20
Views: 4683

Coolant for the Mill

Guys I been watching lot of Youtubes on coolant or mist systems for the mill.Dang there is a lot of ideals out there some are store bought and others are home made.Some using the ventura method and others using a pressurize tank.So I was wondering what do you have for your mill or lathe or for both ...
by kroll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Storing End Mills
Replies: 22
Views: 6671

Re: Storing End Mills

I be dang,DIY it looks so perfect.Thank you jcfx,I have been looking for the source for long time and also on another forum they been looking for over a year.Thank you for taking the time checking into this.
by kroll
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Storing End Mills
Replies: 22
Views: 6671

Storing End Mills

Guys I have been on the hunt for a method to store end mills in my Sears tool box drawers along with my taps and drill bits.So what I am looking for is something that has slots that maybe a 3/4 radius or concave that would hold say a 3/4 end mill or drill bit of that size down to maybe 1/4.The Sears...
by kroll
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Rebuild a Heavy 10L or add a small lathe?
Replies: 12
Views: 4259

Re: Rebuild a Heavy 10L or add a small lathe?

All very good thoughts gang - I appreciate them all! I DO have an aversion to "junk" and find it frustrating when a tool wont do what I need to do. The Southbend, despite being a WWII product, is far from "junk" so for my own peace of mind (and blood pressure LOL!) I guess I am best off overhauling ...
by kroll
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Rebuild a Heavy 10L or add a small lathe?
Replies: 12
Views: 4259

Re: Rebuild a Heavy 10L or add a small lathe?

I don't know if you ever price bearings for the spindle which are precision bearing but they may be more than what you paid for the lathe.That would be a deal killer for me,if it is the bearings and not the spindle itself.
by kroll
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thru-Hole Tap for 316 SS
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Re: Thru-Hole Tap for 316 SS

Guys does this look like the correct one,at 34.00 I don't want to purchase the wrong one?
http://www.osgtool.com/Product-List-Det ... il/1738808
by kroll
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thru-Hole Tap for 316 SS
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Thru-Hole Tap for 316 SS

Guys what is a good tap that will work on 316 SS and last awhile?I won’t be using it every day but when I need it want it to cut and give me the best chance at tapping a thru hole on SS plate or rod?Links to what you have would be very helpful——— Thanks