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Bob La Londe
04-16-2009, 03:42 PM
I seem to have some slop/lash/variance in the X axis of my mini mill. Since I mostly use it for engraving it was not horrible, and I never really worried about it, but occassionally I machine a part that needs to be consistent. Also, recently I was doing some circle cutting in the process of making some commemorative coins for an event, and I noticed they had a distinctive off center bump near the extemes of travel on the x axis. Very visible. I could deal with a few thousands out of round, but this is a visible distortion of the shape of the coin. How do I adjust the mill to reduce this problem?

Hirudin
04-17-2009, 01:17 AM
Check out these pages on Nick Carter's web site...
http://www.cartertools.com/millset.html
http://www.cartertools.com/millset2.html

The 2nd page has a link at the bottom for another page.