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tmac1956
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david:

I’ve seen alot of Rodger Smith’s videos but not this one. I can see why those Levin gear collets are so expensive. They were cutting about five at the time I think. I’d like to try that sometime. Heck, there are so many things that I still want/need – it gets depressing, but I just keep pluggin’ along anyway.

What I’m looking at now is a rotary table for my drill/mill. Based upon your recommendation, I looking at something like this one.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-ROTARY-TABLE-DIVIDING-PLATES-3-JAW-x-3-1-4-CHUCK-on-BACK-PLATE-NEW/370902634606?_trksid=p2047675.m1850&_trkparms=aid%3D222002%26algo%3DSIC.FIT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D17823%26meid%3D2056137225278117343%26pid%3D100011%26prg%3D8234%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D10%26sd%3D370881079513%26

With the 3 jaw attachement, it’s probably too tall for my machine. Also, the gear ratio seems a little high, but I could be wrong about that. I can’t find anything un $400.00 that has all of the attachements and isn’t junk.

The other thing I want to get into is building wooden molds and casting with aluminum. I could build the furnace, but buying a decent mulling machine is going to cost alot I think.

Pie in the sky at the moment I think… ;)
Thanks!
Tom

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