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New Machine

03-01-2017 01:55 PM by mikeacg | 12 comments »

Got a new toy for the shop and have been spending my spare time learning how to use it so haven’t been as active on the forum as I’d like. The new machine is called SideWinder and was designed and built by a friend of mine, Gary Campbell, over in Marquette. (He’s quite active on CNC forums). It is a CNC machine that uses a Jet lathe and has 2 functions. It can be used a a CNC lathe or as a recoil (or the combination of both). This gives me the ability to turn stuff really fast but also to do things that can’t be done on a lathe (Take a look at the juicer test to see what I mean. I turned the body using the lathe function and cut the grooves using the recoil fun...

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