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Old 05-09-2020, 11:18 AM
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As I’ve posted before, I have a 12” x 24” aluminum plate bolted to the Rockwell’s (model #21-100) table, with 253 drilled and tapped holes. I made it to do a series of jobs. Then decided to keep it on the mill, as I have 2 others, I remounted the vise and use the mill as usual, the additional table space is handy. The one drawback is the swarf gets into the threaded holes, making clean up a chore, so I roughed out a couple of lexan table covers. They cover the table, during normal use, when I remove the vise, they are easily removed to allow access to the the threaded holes. The lexan was scrap left over from another job.
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Old 05-09-2020, 12:11 PM
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Old 05-09-2020, 12:22 PM
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Seems like Jack is getting a little time for his own stuff instead of everyone else’s. Can be nice when it happens.


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Old 05-09-2020, 12:58 PM
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Looks good. Could you just put a couple small screws in the lexan to align up with the 1/2” holes, and just drop the lexan in when needed, but the screws would keep it from sliding around?

Correction, it looks like it is set up this way already. Just had to look closer.


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