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    Default Re: DIY Tension/Compression Tapping Head

    Quote Originally Posted by SCzEngrgGroup View Post
    The springs are P/N 9657K285 from McMaster-Carr. Six per head, they go on the three screws, one on either side of the "Spring Disc". I didn't put them in the model because I couldn't figure out how to get them positioned properly.

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    The commercial T/C head that you picture uses only two springs. What is the advantage of using 6?



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    Quote Originally Posted by SCzEngrgGroup View Post
    Video, drilling and tapping 6 1/4-20 holes in some 1/4" 6061 scrap:



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    Ray L.
    Ray, are you tapping on a torus pro or the pulsar? I wasn’t aware that the torus pro could reverse its spindle. I bought the demo machine John had for sale.
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