Author Topic: Cutting teeth on a rack  (Read 2987 times)

Offline Tinkering_Guy

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Cutting teeth on a rack
« on: September 20, 2010, 10:08:48 PM »
Given a minilathe and a minimill, how do I cut the teeth on a rack?  Simple circular spur gears, okey -- but a rack?

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Offline Davo J

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Re: Cutting teeth on a rack
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2010, 10:31:10 PM »
If you need a cutter for the job CTC tools has just got a range of cheap gear cutters in and his tools are always good quality.
As for the rack John Stevenson did a right up on it here.
You will find heaps of others here