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Offline steamer

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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #75 on: February 25, 2019, 12:52:09 AM »
Alright.    Handles complete!

Here's a few pics of the process

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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #76 on: February 25, 2019, 02:48:24 AM »
Looks beautiful, Dave!
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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #77 on: February 25, 2019, 04:42:16 AM »
Sweet!! Those look just right...

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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #78 on: February 25, 2019, 01:01:27 PM »
Well done Dave. They look great!!

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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #79 on: February 25, 2019, 03:01:27 PM »
I can clean up the drawing at some point and post it if there is interest.
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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #80 on: March 04, 2019, 01:38:05 AM »
No engine stuff this weekend, but I did get a start on a micro drill chuck for the Levin. My goal is to get a chuck that has minimal run out on 1/8 shank carbide drills below 0.010". I've made 2 this weekend, and I've not been real happy with them..so I'm working on # 3 here. The drills are 1/8 shank PCB drills which are accurate, and plentiful, The drill will be held in with a small set screw. This one just might be the one! I've still got to drill and tap for the screw. Then I'll harden it, and draw it back to straw. It will be loctited in position on the Levin so that the alignment can be held....sub 0.0002"....this little lathe is pretty amazing....fun to get in the shop
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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #81 on: March 04, 2019, 02:15:57 AM »
Loctited to what Dave?

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Re: Outfitting the Levin.
« Reply #82 on: March 04, 2019, 02:45:32 AM »
5/16 drill blank tailstock runner
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