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Old 01-04-2019, 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by MetalWolf View Post
...although my buddy from PM tells me it's overkill and I don't need it, an that I just need to tram the tables with my single indicator an spindle attachment...
If you don't need to tram the table of your mill very often or you have lots of time then you can certainly get away with a dial indicator. I did it for many years but I finally broke down about a year ago and bought myself one of the "Edge" spindle squares and I'm very happy with it. Makes tramming the table much easier and quicker. There are a lot of tools and gadgets out there that are just "gimmicks" but a spindle square is not one of them. I wouldn't be without it now...
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