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rcazwillis
05-25-2005, 11:13 PM
Looking to get an Indexable boring head and saw this one on Ebay. Looks like a good price. I have asked about shipping. Any experience or comments regarding this item? The seller has them up for sale all the time.

The auction is
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7517698688&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1

2muchstuff
05-25-2005, 11:23 PM
They are a great tool to have. Wouldn't do a hole without one.

kong
05-26-2005, 02:10 PM
What is the ebay number?

rcazwillis
05-26-2005, 02:41 PM
What is the ebay number?

Oops! Awful tough to get responses without all the data.

Here is the auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7517698688&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1

CerveloRod
05-26-2005, 02:44 PM
His price seems high if you are in the US. I got mine for $80 shipped from someone advertising in HomeShopMachinist.

Rod

rcazwillis
05-26-2005, 02:50 PM
His price seems high if you are in the US. I got mine for $80 shipped from someone advertising in HomeShopMachinist.

Rod
Looking around I see that heads for R8 spindles are $30 or so. However, I don't see any other MT2 heads.

take a cut
05-30-2005, 08:29 PM
never liked boring heads myself i found that a homemade bar with a tool sticking out and a dial indicator works the best in most situations. you lose a lot of rigidity as you limit the tool size to whatever dia hole the head has. great though for boring holes larger than the head itself as the cross hole gives you alot more rigidity

CNCgr
05-31-2005, 05:37 AM
Make your own (http://homepage3.nifty.com/homeshop-tools/boring_head/boring_head-e.htm) :)

rcazwillis
05-31-2005, 10:01 AM
Make your own (http://homepage3.nifty.com/homeshop-tools/boring_head/boring_head-e.htm) :)

I don't have the skill sets or equipment (lathe). Besides, that is a lot of of work for a $50 piece.