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ken98k 09-15-2020 09:02 PM

Inheritance
 
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A good friend of mine passed away this past spring and left me his milling machine. I picked it up the weekend but I haven't got it of the trailer yet as I need to clear a spot for it in my already cluttered shop.

Here are a few photos.

ken98k 09-15-2020 09:04 PM

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here are some of the goodies that came with it.

ken98k 09-15-2020 09:07 PM

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Not sure what to make of these items

milomilo 09-15-2020 09:07 PM

Sorry you have lost a good friend. At least now you have something to remember him by.:)

Gadgeteer 09-16-2020 12:41 AM

Yup. He was a good friend.

toprecycler 09-16-2020 05:17 AM

Sorry about your loss of a friend, but the mill will be a nice reminder if him.

Very nice to have a rotary table and indexing head. Nice tools to drill holes in a circular pattern or machine features in a circle pattern.

I am not sure what the round plate is for though. I have not seen one of those before. Hopefully someone else will chime in with an answer.


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Ironman 09-16-2020 10:33 AM

I think this is a You Suck.
Nice to have this tool to remember him by. I think the circle with the machined track is to true up the spindle using a dial indicator.

Scotts 09-16-2020 12:19 PM

I wonder if the round piece is a lapping or flattening plate?

Is it all metal?

Scott

Rob65 09-16-2020 04:01 PM

I also think the round plate is a lapping plate.

Rob


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ken98k 09-19-2020 12:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Scotts (Post 761438)
I wonder if the round piece is a lapping or flattening plate?

Is it all metal?

Scott

Yes, cast iron. seams kind of like an unfinished lathe faceplate but the center is not thick enough for that.


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