Author Topic: How to indicate parts quickly in the lathe  (Read 5436 times)

Offline MadNick

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How to indicate parts quickly in the lathe
« on: March 15, 2012, 04:20:29 AM »
Morning!

I found this last night on the Tube of You -



Thought it looked useful...yet another tool to make ;)

Nick

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Re: How to indicate parts quickly in the lathe
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2012, 06:49:44 PM »
here we call that thing a "nudger" and yes they are quite usefull things to have on a lathe " I have even made a couple or five for the company I work for.
I trhink if you do a search, Bogs did a write up on one of the ones he made a while back.

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Re: How to indicate parts quickly in the lathe
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2012, 07:32:19 PM »
Nice use for cheap skates! I mean cheap skate bearings.

Oh, never mind :lol:

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Re: How to indicate parts quickly in the lathe
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012, 03:48:34 AM »
I can assure you it IS worth the time spend to make it !

I made one in an hour and it has saved me lots of hours indicating with a meter - make one RIGHT NOW ! :lol: :lol:
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Re: How to indicate parts quickly in the lathe
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2012, 04:59:20 AM »
Mine is a "bearing on a stick", like Doubleboost's, 1/2 way down the page.

Not recommending my method to anyone....... But I use it handheld, as a lever between toolpost and spinning component.

Works for me!  :thumbup:

David D
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Still drilling holes... Sometimes, in the right place!

Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!