Owned by Velcro
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: On a Boat
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Re: Have a workbench?
It has payed for itself a few times over by now. I have a cross slide vice for it and a collet chuck, so I can use it for milling as well as turning. I have made a bunch of stuff for my boat instead of buying things with "Marine" written all over them. Things like prop shaft and bearings for the rudder etc. Just last week I refurbished a couple of winches from another boat where spares were not to be had for them anymore. Made a new bottom rudder support for a 42 Morgan and milled and turned a few bit for the Hatteras I am working on right now. My old 4 hp lite evinrude needed a new waterpump housing and the motor being that old, you cant get them off the shelf anymore. Made one out of a lump of bronze in an evening that I had left over from another project. Those a just a few of the bits that have come out of my little machine shop in the last couple of month.
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