MicroMill

MicroMill from Chester UK

This was bought before I got interested in larger gauge steam locos and is sold by various suppliers under different names (X1 etc.).

It is really much too small for the work I need to do now although I did manage to machine a lot of the Kennet castings using it. This really pushed it to its limits! The main problem is that the vertical column and the actual milling head flex a lot under heavy cuts - it's just not rigid enough. I tend to use it mostly as a drilling machine and I am on the lookout for a more substantial machine for the milling operations.

 

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