Home built right angle head

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JimGlass
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Home built right angle head

Post by JimGlass » Sat Feb 12, 2005 12:05 pm

Made this right angle head for spot drilling from the inside diameter of a hard cast iron piece. The cast iron piece is part of an anti-theft device for semi trailers.

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As you can see the drive shaft screws into the gear box with a special 1 1/8 - 20 thread. I made 2 spindles to hold drills. One spindle for 1/4 in shanks and another for 5/16 shanks.
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Before doing serious drilling the gearbox will be covered. It worked better than expected.

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Re: Home built right angle head

Post by MikeG » Sat Feb 12, 2005 5:10 pm

Jim

Beatiful work!

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Re: Home built right angle head

Post by Patenteux47 » Sun Feb 13, 2005 12:31 am

Very impressive!!!!!

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Re: Home built right angle head

Post by Harold_V » Sun Feb 13, 2005 12:55 am

Very clever of you to use the mill spindle for alignment alone. A great idea well executed, Jim.

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Re: Home built right angle head

Post by icemaker » Sun Feb 13, 2005 1:43 pm

Jim,

Another great example of the fine work you do. Not to mention the creativity involved in coming up with the concept in the first place. Very nice.

Bill

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