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Taig Super Micro-Mill

The 24,000 RPM water cooled spindle is now fully operational on the Taig Micro-Mill. This 1 horsepower spindle is certainly far more power than is required. Cutting my wax masters it is operating at 1/10 hp. Gosh, only ten times more power available than needed. Nothing wasted though, as the VFD does a great job at regulating power consumption. It ...
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123 Case

DSCN0446 A case for 1-2-3 blocks
Using 3D printing, I created a nice holding-case for precision components. This is a high quality plastic case for 1-2-3 Machine steel blocks. Machinist use these in set-ups and clamping arrangements for milling operations. Or any place a precision dimensioned steel block(s) can be used. They are accurate blocks of steel, perforated with holes, som...
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