Mini lathe tailstock flag

small device that mounts on the tailstock and provides a place to rest a dial indicator's business end, for drilling to precise depths



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What the short description says: mount on the tailstock spindle, put a dial indicator holder in a fixed place (I use the carriage because the tailstock slips sometimes) and enjoy drilling to precise depths (say, for 3d printer nozzles ;o) )

Print using your favourite material with reasonable infill and at least 2 perimeters / 0.8mm wall thickness; the thing is designed to be rigid enough without eating a whole lot of material, and it does the job for me.

Materials and methods

M3x12 cap screw
M3 nut



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C6052e09e01968b3c50dc96c1e355efe?default=blank&size=40Hermann Kalwa added this to the Metalwork collection ago
Mini poza cdn patrataSabin Iacob published this design ago