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    Simple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...

    Here are some photos of the simple mounting arrangement, that I used on my RF-30 clone (mill-drill) for support of m y iGaging display heads. The materials are all commonly available from the local 'big box' hardware/homecenter...

    Simple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...-dros7.jpgSimple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...-dros3.jpgSimple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...-dros5.jpgSimple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...-dros6.jpgSimple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...-dros9.jpgSimple iGaging DRO support for mill-drill, lathe, etc...-dros12.jpg
    Materials list:
    3/8" dia mild steel round bar
    1/2" square tube
    Approx 3" x 8" scrap of Sheet metal...Can vary depending on personal preference...
    Flat washers to fit the round bar
    Wire (zip) ties

    The displays are arranged for the mill-drills three axis (i.e., X, Y, Z), from top to bottom in alphabetical order...
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    Thanks EclecticNeophyte! I've added your Mill DRO Support to our Metalworking category, as well as to your builder page: EclecticNeophyte's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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