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PM Research Mini Engine Lathe Build

Got some work done on the tool post and lead screw components.


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Hey Tony,
To cut the slit in the lead screw I used the same fixture I used on the lathe bed. I just cut a pinching groove in the side of it and clamped the lead screw in and cut it with a slitting saw. I used a coping saw to cut the groove in the worm gear you made, for the worm gear key. It worked out good. Your only dealing with a 1/32 on each piece.


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Got the carriage clutch assembly done. I'm really liking the DRO functions!!


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