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Uncle Russ

Retired electrical contractor. Really always wanted to be a machinist so I am self teaching and having a great time.

Contributing Author Bio: Russ Harman

Skill Level: Amateur Experience: Electrician 42 years Shop Owner/Employer 32 years Master Electrician 12 years Serious hobby metal work 2 years Other Interests: Reloading/Shooting Old Iron-Tractors, Farm Equipment Computers/Automation, PLC work Cabinet Making Casting/Forging/Blacksmithing Machinery: Logan 820 lathe, my baby South Bend M13-14½-16 Lathe Bridgeport 2hp J Head Delta/Rockwell 24” Bandsaw Jet Horizontal Bandsaw Delta Floor Drill Press Rockwell Radial …

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Adjustable Tailstock for a 5C Collet Indexer

5c Collet Index Tailstock

Here’s a nice weekend metalworking project for you, an adjustable tailstock for a 5c collet indexer! I have noticed in several articles that there seems to be a lot of interest in an adjustable tailstock for a 5c Collet Indexer.  Over the years I have accumulated three of these handy gizmos and not a one of them came with a …

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