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Nice hosts there GBD. I have to ask though...

Why the extra dead centre in the pic in post #15? Issues about getting the tool to the workpiece?

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GBD post # 15, that is some chunk of aluminum, nice work.
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Nice hosts there GBD. I have to ask though...

Why the extra dead centre in the pic in post #15? Issues about getting the tool to the workpiece?

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Yes, the toolpost wouldn't make it, and I needed some extra room to work with. Was pretty stable anyways
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^ I thought as much. I've had similar issues but never thought to do that. I just ran without a centre and a very well tightened chuck! Thanks for clarifying.

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Going to install any tritium bling on it ?
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I might.. im experimenting with some glow powders (strontium aluminate) and clear epoxy... its a fairly cheap alternative to tritium... assuming I get anywhere with what im trying to do with it.

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I have some glowinc V10 green if ya want
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Thanks, but already got some
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That looks nice I like how you milled the fins, gives it a nice distinct look.
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