Gunsmithing Lathe Features Enclosed Gearbox
Grizzly Industrial’s model G0750G 12" × 36" gunsmithing lathe features an enclosed gearbox for quieter operation, longer gear and bearing life, and fewer oil changes.
Hunt and Hunt’s president says adopting turn/mill machines was one of the most challenging endeavors his 55-year-old shop ever undertook. He also says it’s the best thing the shop could have done to become more efficient at contract work.
This designer and manufacturer of Harley-Davidson aftermarket motorcycle engines and related components, is using PCD milling to finish engine cases, oil pumps, rocker boxes, inner and outer primary engine covers, and transmission cases and covers.
A system for turning oil-industry face grooves on a machining center uses an adjustable toolholder along with an NC code generator for creating the unusual path.