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    Machine Tool Dial Making Fixture Completion

    I've made several of Rossbotics tool plans but this one takes the prize imo. Very challenging as many dimensions are quite critical. Took me a couple weeks to complete, an hour after work and a few more on the weekend. Made a few mistakes but was able to adapt the plans to make it work and I'll say so far it all works except I've not made a dial yet. Rotates nice on the gear and the collet locks up well. Very pleased I bought these plans.
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    Thanks ddickey! We've added your Dial Making Fixture to our Machining category,
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    Nice work - these are some of our most popular plans! Since you posted a tool you built from plans you got on this site, you can choose ANY other plans you'd like for free (we buy them from the plans author and send them to you for free ). PM me and let me know which ones you'd like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
    Nice work - these are some of our most popular plans! Since you posted a tool you built from plans you got on this site, you can choose ANY other plans you'd like for free (we buy them from the plans author and send them to you for free ). PM me and let me know which ones you'd like.
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    Great fixture.
    Please make a lexan cover for the gear train. Would hate see them damaged but need the world to be able to view the work.

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    wow nice bro



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