Key Hole mills are awesome. I should have gotten one years ago.

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(y milord) #1

Key Hole mills are awesome. I should have gotten one years ago.

(Ben Delarre) #2

I got one recently. Not used it yet. Did you have any difficulties? Slow plunge then move along then back again before moving up?

(y milord) #3

Nope. Popped it in the collet and made a macro.

M03
Z-12.50 F300
Y-20.00 F400
Y20.00 F400
Z15.00
M05

Boom, No mounting hardware.

(Ben Delarre) #4

Nice. Will give that a go thanks!

(Marc Schaefermeyer) #5

They really are great! I actually used my drill press before my CNC!

(Frank Graffagnino) #6

interesting… i guess i need to learn about macros!

(Munsell Randall) #7

Can you give some details or pictures on the actual bit? I’ve been interested in doing this but not sure what bit to get or where to get it

(Marc Schaefermeyer) #8

@Munsell_Randall I just posted a picture of the keyhole bit.

(Nick Charlton) #9

noob (ish) here, how do I make a macro for repeatable operations like that?