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Offline Allen Smithee

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ArcEuro Parting
« on: July 07, 2019, 05:46:41 PM »
A few weeks ago I put one of these insert part off tools on my birthday list, and today I tried it in anger. I have the 2mm one on the supplied holder with 10mm spigot (to suit my Myford S7).

I just wanted to say I found it an excellent piece of kit. It parted some 10mm dural and 25mm stainless (303) like a coolish knife through stilton. The cut was clean, accurate and chatter free, and quite unfussed about feed speeds.*

So thanks again Ketan - another useful item at an affordable price!

AS

* I normally find parting works best for me if I push the tool a bit hard - I find being gentle with it usually results in chattering
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Offline Firebird

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Re: ArcEuro Parting
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2019, 06:02:14 PM »
Hi

I have one of those too on my Myford ML7. I use it upside down in a rear tool post.

Parting off is no problem at all in all types of metal

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Rich

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Re: ArcEuro Parting
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2019, 07:42:39 PM »


So thanks again Ketan - another useful item at an affordable price!

AS


My 10mm x 10mm item came from Chinese Chinaland, c/w 4 tips for < 10  even MORE affordable  ..  :whoohoo:

They are pretty good though, no matter where they came from ...

Dave

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Re: ArcEuro Parting
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2019, 07:44:21 PM »
My 10mm x 10mm item came from Chinese Chinaland, c/w 4 tips for < 10  even MORE affordable  ..  :whoohoo:

Sounds good, give us the link then Dave so we can all share in your good fortune  :)

Jo
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Re: ArcEuro Parting
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2019, 07:52:56 PM »
My 10mm x 10mm item came from Chinese Chinaland, c/w 4 tips for < 10  even MORE affordable  ..  :whoohoo:

Sounds good, give us the link then Dave so we can all share in your good fortune  :)

Jo

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/122584333724

Not there any-more ....  :'(

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Re: ArcEuro Parting
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2019, 08:44:02 PM »
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Re: ArcEuro Parting
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2019, 11:06:06 PM »
Yuk............ :ThumbsDown:

I bought one of those recently from one of the well known suppliers that attend exhibitions, I used it yesterday for the first time and it is the worst bit of junk I have wasted money on for a long time.
Needless to say I reverted back to making a a grooving cutter from an old broken HSS milling cutter shank and held it in a bit of mild steel flat bar in the toolpost.  :ThumbsUp:

I was actually making bits for Agnes believe it or not, it's a year since I touched it  :-[

Phil