H-M Supporter - Gold Member ($25)
- Mar 25, 2013
I have a Nixie clock and I love it! Buy a coulple extra tubes if you can. They burn out occasionally.What did I get myself into this time?
Saw one of these in a tv series, sure it was placed there and panned many times as a subliminal sales ploy.
I bit !
Its a nixie clock kit. Hate to admit but I used electronics that had these for displays.
Interestingly none of these tubes seem to be available in North America, guess stock was purged when they became obsolete. Russia seams to have a good stock yet, this kit came from Lithuania with CCCP proudly etched in the glass. Guess they're like me and save everything.
Nice! I'd be interested in one. Could you send me the details? ThanksI got a pretty good price on an 8" dia bearing ring.
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It is precision ground and about 3/8" thick. I plan to use it as a mill tramming aid. I can mount an indicator in the spindle and indicate on this to avoid the Tslots. There may be more available if anyone is interested.
I can't count the number of times I wish I had this tool!Narex Vhu 1 3/8" (travel) boring and facing head with R-8 arbor. Not too often that you need a facing or larger boring head, but if the project is too large for the lathe, being able to bore/face/groove on the mill is nice. Checked to see what comes up occasionally over the years, most are usually too big, too expensive and often in not so good condition when the price is affordable. Wouldn't have minded getting the next size up, but the condition and price of this one was hard to pass up. It is also a more current style with replaceable carbide inserts. I have a 2" boring head, this one is 3" and with the extension you can bore to a 9" diameter.
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Narex Vhu 1 3/8" (travel) boring and facing head with R-8 arbor.
I sold a couple Enco B/F heads and all my regular boring heads over the years but kept the Narex and my smaller Wahlhopter head . I don't even own a mill but these 2 tools bring back many memories of past projects and are hard to part with . I did bring the small one into work and used it on a bearing repair job within the past year . They said it was the coolest tool they've ever seen . ( I now work in a maintenance role now with mechanics )I can't count the number of times I wish I had this tool!