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    HF t 5980 MOVIE check it out.

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    Hi Captain
    Many improvements made to your machine and it all looks like part of the original manufactures build, which is nice as some improvements can look like a real after thought. Nice job.
    The Home Engineer

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    Capt. It has been said many times that HF tools are often just a couple mods away from becoming great little machines. In the case of yours you have taken this to a whole new level. Good job thanks for sharing.
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
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    Hi Capt.,
    Thanks for sharing. Plenty very nice modifications. BTW, what happened to lathe part of that combo?
    Discarded as you already have another better lathe or something else?

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    Hello to my fellow tool makers, and thanks for the nice words and kind thoughts.
    to LMMasterMariner Hi Yea, I just put all those extra parts in my bearing drawer in the event I need them and yes I do have a HF mini lathe 9x20 cheers...:O)
    When I first got the 3 in 1 machine I found to change setups took a lot of my time better to have both lathe and mill separate. no more lost time setting up jobs.
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    Thanks Captainleeward! We've added your HF 5980 Mill Modifications to our Milling category,
    as well as to your builder page: Captainleeward's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Diyer Hello, you left out the "T" after HF. Thanks.. :O)


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