This is a review of a very inexpensive Quick Change Tool Post (QCTP) set for 7x mini-lathes that can be purchased on Ebay for about $38 (including shipping). It is considerably less expensive than similar size QCTPs that you can find on LittleMachineShop.com and Amazon that cost about $135 to $155 plus shipping.… Read the rest
I just bought a 20-foot hose for my shop vacuum and I wish Iâ€™d done it decades ago. I never realized it before, but my shop vacuum is probably the tool that I spend the most time using and a longer hose makes it much easier to use.
The hoses and electrical cords that came with my shop vacuums arenâ€™t unreasonable short, but over the years Iâ€™ve spent many hours moving my shop vacuum from one electrical outlet to another in order to reach every corner of my workshop. … Read the rest