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Old 04-24-2019, 07:35 PM
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Default Hex collet block

Made a hex collet block from a large nut, bored out the nut and turned a slug and pressed it into the nut and finished turning and grinding
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How accurate do you think the hex is?
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And that scares me...
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Old 04-24-2019, 09:03 PM
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How accurate do you think the hex is?
From flat to flat it was a .002 difference, I centered it a four jaw (which was a pain) using the flats and bored it out. It will be close enough for anything I do and will save a lot of time not having to use the dividing head.
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From flat to flat it was a .002 difference, I centered it a four jaw (which was a pain) using the flats and bored it out. It will be close enough for anything I do and will save a lot of time not having to use the dividing head.
What is the size of the nut flat to flat?
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What is the size of the nut flat to flat?
Approximately "0.000" to "0.001" by the time he milled them flat.
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1 3/4" nut
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1 3/4" nut
I think I have one that big.
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