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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2014, 03:27:26 PM »
One of them looks like the music box from Camberwick Green.
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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #31 on: September 19, 2014, 03:31:32 PM »
Jo will be hoping to get a different tune out of them, and I did leave some non metalic stuff with you and will return tose whan complete along with the third one(s)

You could always share a photo of your intended new addition.

J

PS Lovely pair of muffins :embarassed:

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #32 on: September 19, 2014, 03:32:55 PM »
I counted three wrappers!
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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #33 on: September 19, 2014, 03:39:00 PM »
A gentleman does not eat them all ;)

Forgot to say we also had a measure up to see who's was biggest.

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #34 on: September 19, 2014, 03:52:55 PM »
What's all this polluting my hi-tech thread with rough old castings, bits of wood and food items anyway?
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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #35 on: September 19, 2014, 03:59:22 PM »


PS Lovely pair of muffins :embarassed:

not heard them called that before :mischief: :mischief:

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #36 on: September 19, 2014, 04:04:24 PM »
Jo

the topaz head end is quite good but the new head end is about 700 and does just about the same a few more bells and do dahs
I have a microsyn setup on the mill with the latest head end they do have a 5 year GT though more info you can mix the scales micro and spherosyn and well as resolution with no problems and the rods are sold without the reader head


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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #37 on: September 19, 2014, 09:22:36 PM »
Got some plastic angle designed for flight case edges fitted to protect the scales - install pretty much finished!

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #38 on: September 21, 2014, 06:54:19 PM »
That's a nice tidy installation Simon  :ThumbsUp:

You'll enjoy the DRO system.

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #39 on: September 21, 2014, 07:01:14 PM »
It is pretty  :Love:

:thinking: It seems to be missing a power feed  :mischief:.

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #40 on: September 21, 2014, 08:51:19 PM »
It's not missing any such thing mischief maker  ;D  Have found a bug with the calculator function though  >:(

How did the potential purchase turn out?

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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #41 on: September 21, 2014, 08:52:30 PM »
Very neat Simon, we like neat.   ;D  But please, no more picture of the graphic display or I'm going to be feeling a pain in the wallet. 
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Re: Adding a DRO to my mill
« Reply #42 on: September 21, 2014, 09:13:23 PM »
How did the potential purchase turn out?

 :disappointed: It had a noisy head: the PTFE bushes had gone in the varispeed pulleys and the power quill feed was not engaging, so it will be 1250   :o for the parts plus the repair cost. Luckily I had someone with many years experience in the trade to take with me to advise on these things, so with the price he can keep it :ThumbsDown:.

And as making space in the workshop for it was going to be hard work when I find one it will have to be a really, really good one  ;)

Eric left me with the Feeney castings to make me feel a bit better, as well as the required bits of come in handy to make my Titan 60  :whoohoo: Just need to finish this Versatile Dividing Head

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