NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2003 12:40:34 -0600
From: Barry Lennox
Subject: Re: Anyone Seen a Universal Coilwinder in Action?
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 07:42:43 +1300
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On Wed, 08 Jan 2003 13:32:09 GMT, Spehro Pefhany
>On Wed, 08 Jan 2003 13:06:11 GMT, the renowned Jack Smith
>>I'll finish the headstock and spindle motor mount this week. I
>>completed the spindle and bearings yesterday. My spindle uses the same
>>nose thread (3/4-16) and taper (No. 1 Morse) as the Sherline lathe, so
>>the inexpensive Sherline chucks and other tooling can be used for coil
>>form holding. The spindle runs in two SAE 841 bronze oil impregnated
>>bearings for both radial and thrust. The tailstock will also use a 1
>>Morse taper for Sherline compatibility.
>That's good thinking. BTW, for UK readers, that lathe is called
>the "Peatol" in Rightpondia. It's made near San Diego CA.
No, that's not correct, the "Peatol" in the UK, is actually the
"Taig" microlathe. See www.taigtools.com and www.peatol.com
The only difference is that in the UK, you pay for it in pounds, a
hefty premium! Rip-off Britain stikes again.