Thread: Mill/Lathe
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Old 12-18-2014, 05:37 PM
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Default Re: Mill/Lathe

I still hadn't tried to cut threads the right way with my lathe, but I do have all the change gears there so when I decide to learn how to do it and get some practice stock I'm at least ready... This little thing does come in handy here at the shop tho and I've used it a lot more for actual work than I thought I would at first... like when I had to special order a custom tie rod for a 65 fastback mustang with aftermarket rack & pinion steering and the tie rod they sent was about an inch too long but identical to the original, I was able to chuck it up and use a parting blade then put a new face on the part so it looked like the other side perfectly and fit like it needed to.
I've also used it a lot just to true up all my brass drifts and re face them after some severe abuse etc...
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