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Old 04-18-2009, 02:36 AM
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My mill/drill is half that size and does better then I expected.
You should be fine.
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Old 04-18-2009, 03:03 AM
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I went back and ordered the drive for a power table. Cutter is right. Mrs OM does have limits.
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:03 AM
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Mrs OM does have limits.
The question is, are they resiliant limits where you can bounce off un scathed or is it a hard stop where you crash and burn:evil:
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:21 AM
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If you hit the limit she will explode and you will be in for a housecleaning, then it's over never to be brought up again. I really like that, I have to answer for mistakes of perceived mistakes or even a real fx#*up. But that is the end of it and it is never heard from again.

This used to happen when American Express bills came in. Then I found out I could pay it off on the computer and when the bill came and she did not owe anything she never looked at what I had paid for. It's all part of being a husband.

When you add the price of a 52" TV to a mill it seems kinda high but everyone comes out happy so it works out.
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Old 04-18-2009, 10:38 AM
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Don't know Jerry. To justify a 52"TV I think that I would want something worth watching. I do not watch any sports at all so that is out.
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Old 04-18-2009, 12:12 PM
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Some folks who use those Rong Fu/ZAY7045 type square column mills rig a pulley and counterweight device that helps lift the head. Makes it easier to raise the head if you don't have a motorized lift or want to use a smaller motor.

Here is someone who rigged up their own motor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxXnhlnAeQ4
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Jerry, I just saw this On Home Shop Machinist.
I thought it might be helpful for your new acquisition.
http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/showthread.php?t=34373
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Old 04-19-2009, 02:16 AM
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I will know more when I see it.
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:30 AM
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I ordered on Fri. hoping it would be on a truck for the weekend. However it was not shipped so I am hoping for shipping today. I ordered some tooling from Grizzly and it is on the way but it is UPS, so it is setting somewhere also.

Jack put me onto Victor in NY. They are very fast and I can get an order from them in 3 days. I ordered some 6" taps from them and I think you can get them to 18". I also ordered a big tap from them that I could not find anywhere else.
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:03 AM
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I just got a notice from Enco. They have recieved and are processing the second order for the table drive. I hope they get something on the truck today.
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