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  1. Yes, you're correct. I just reversed the tumbler...

    Yes, you're correct. I just reversed the tumbler position and I had what I needed.

    However, having no metal turning experience and learning as I go I figured out that the tumbler position will...
  2. That's what I thought too but it worked and I cut...

    That's what I thought too but it worked and I cut the threads no problem.


    Well it ain't perfect but with practice it'll be better, but it was workable.

    380825


    Since then I made an idler...
  3. I went from metric to imperial as I mentioned...

    I went from metric to imperial as I mentioned earlier. But this is how I used the gears I needed to cut 12g thread.

    Just thought it might help.
    I bought the "kit" - from Mal - allowing imperial...
  4. Kilohertz, You might find this helpful. I did...

    Kilohertz,

    You might find this helpful. I did when I was trying to teach myself to cut imperial threads with a metric leadscrew.


    https://youtu.be/HXt4TWa382Q

    I know it's not to do with...
  5. Yes, it has an accessory piece that sits on the...

    Yes, it has an accessory piece that sits on the back of the saddle and the lamp is mounted on/in it. The other hole was for a the coolant pipe, tap and nozzle which I removed. I don't have a need for...
  6. Here's the bolt for the AXA QCTP 380729 ...

    Here's the bolt for the AXA QCTP

    380729


    Yo can see the spanner flats to tighten it up on the compound. The thread for the compound is 12g and the end for the nut is 2.0. Had to learn to cut...
  7. 380342 I made the post with the 12g thread for...

    380342

    I made the post with the 12g thread for the compound and the metric thread to fit the nut - can't remember which size it is. Also milled spanner flats in the middle so I can tighten the...
  8. I've got the Chinese (BOSTAR) wedge type AXA and...

    I've got the Chinese (BOSTAR) wedge type AXA and it's a great modification. I also have 18 tool holders at an affordable price.
  9. New Quill

    G'Day fellas,

    Need some advice. I bought myself a new tailstock quill and it starts to go into the tailstock but after locating the key in the keyway on the quill it slides further about an inch...
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