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Thread: Spindexer and machining morse taper sleeves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypj View Post
    It's cos' your British, sarcasm and innuendo come naturally to us.
    Although born in Devon I regard myself as Australian which is worse of course.



    Quote Originally Posted by crazypj View Post
    I was interested in the grinder head you made but link no longer works?
    Do you mean the T&C grinder or the surface grinder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypj View Post
    Lucky you found an un-hardened adapter.
    Those you can buy on ebay for some$ are very frequently un/under hardened, a good one costs at least 15$ then at 5$ you have great chances to buy a soft one. ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okapi View Post
    Those you can buy on ebay for some$ are very frequently un/under hardened, a good one costs at least 15$ then at 5$ you have great chances to buy a soft one. ;-)
    Mine predates both the internet and eBay. It was probably military surplus from WW2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyfoale View Post
    Although born in Devon I regard myself as Australian which is worse of course.

    LOL, probably more honest about things in my experience


    Do you mean the T&C grinder or the surface grinder?
    T&C grinder,, I have a small Chinese mini mill base and box of parts

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypj View Post
    T&C grinder,, I have a small Chinese mini mill base and box of parts
    I just tried that link and it works for me. I don't know what else to say.

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    Thanks tonyfoale! We've added your MT3 To MT2 Sleeve Modification to our Machining category,
    as well as to your builder page: tonyfoale's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Would it not have been easier to use an inexpensive female MT2 holder with a parallel shank and hold that in the spindexer? And there's nothing wrong about being an Aussie!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bony View Post
    Would it not have been easier to use an inexpensive female MT2 holder with a parallel shank and hold that in the spindexer?
    Read the original post.


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