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Frontal vertical base - my alternative

Started by jvh, November 24, 2019, 01:09:05 PM

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jvh

Quote from: Merx27 on March 23, 2021, 03:11:21 PM
I did something similar but used M12 200mm (partially threaded) bolts which turned out to be too long as they got in the way of measuring my USB height in the vertical base so I trimmed some off as I have never yet needed to extend the FVB away from the Tormek casing

Hello,

nice and simple version, doable with basic tools only.

As I wrote before, full threaded rod(s) does not make sense to me, because if you pull the FVB out of the Tormek casing, you must always measure the distance anyway. In addition, the typical external dimension of the M12 thread is around 11.8 mm, which causes the FVB wobbling during adjustment and you risc non-paralel setting of USB...


jvh