Tramming A Vertical Milling Machine
Members in Attendance
Tom Davis Jerry Hine Neil Butterfield Brian Lamb Jim Wright Bob Sanders Tim Coppage Gerald Goldberg
Bill Townsend Marty Escarcega Doug Endrud Larry Carter John Lea Gene Lucas Tony Cassinat David Rabenius
Crowd starts to gather
John Lea, Tom Davis, Neil Butterfield. Jim Wright, Doug Endrud, Marty Escarcega, and the donut table (which your webmaster missed out on again!)
Installing the straight edge perpendicular to the table X axis
Tramming the alignment of the mill head perpendicular to the table X axis
The locking bolts for the mill head to be loosened to adjust alignment to the table X axis
Using a 123 block to check the head alignment zero for tilt left to right
Tramming the fixed vise jaw for alignment to the X axis
A model engine for show & tell brought by Jim Wright??
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