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 Post subject: Cool Notching Jig
PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:20 am 
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I found this searching for Lathe mounted tube notchers http://youtu.be/cqCq5v44V1c the price isn't that bad either and they have some nice and somewhat locost accessories too the webiste for them is http://www.notchingbuddy.com/ :cheers:

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 Post subject: Re: Cool Notching Jig
PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:02 pm 
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Location: Sunny-Okanagan, Canada, eh?!
This is how I do mine:

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You can shim the holder for offset notches.

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 Post subject: Re: Cool Notching Jig
PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:48 am 
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Nice setup SkinnyG, how does it do with a bent tube?

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 Post subject: Re: Cool Notching Jig
PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:02 am 
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I haven't needed to do any bent tube with it yet. I imagine a shorter angle-iron clamp piece would work, as long as you could still keep it secure. Or utilize some sort of shim.

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 Post subject: Re: Cool Notching Jig
PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:07 am 
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That could definitely do the trick, I might give it a go when I get home from Germany and get my lathe back together :cheers:

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