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    So.... just what was he trying to accomplish at 4:46? Am I missing something?

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    It's alright for thin wires. I barely rolled 10mm rod using 1 ton hand winch jig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rikk View Post
    So.... just what was he trying to accomplish at 4:46? Am I missing something?
    He's using dial indicator to set angle of compound to match taper of spud in lathe chuck, no doubt same as mount for the back side of chuck for spring winder.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    He's using dial indicator to set angle of compound to match taper of spud in lathe chuck, no doubt same as mount for the back side of chuck for spring winder.
    Ahhh, good catch, I didn't notice that it had a taper until you said it. Cheers



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