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Jhon P

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Covington
« on: July 17, 2017, 09:28:24 PM »

Look at what I put in My garage!
A two head sphere machine. Looks like it was used very little. I know that the last two owners
Never tried to make a sphere with it. They decided that it was too much work
And too messy
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Re: Covington
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 09:37:12 PM »

No image?
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Re: Covington
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2017, 01:07:22 AM »

i see the covington, to more and you have two three cups. welder needed.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 06:01:49 AM »

no image for me
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Re: Covington
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2017, 06:12:34 AM »

i see no image on my pc
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Jhon P

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Re: Covington
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2017, 11:52:33 AM »

Try this. Don't know what happened
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Re: Covington
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2017, 02:19:06 PM »

looks like a full set of cups.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2017, 02:56:51 PM »

Way to go Jhon!  You need multiple machines!  The lovely Susan and are should be at Qu as etc site this year to load you down with sphere material!!!
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Jhon P

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Re: Covington
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2017, 03:18:26 PM »

That's machine #4. Except one of the home built machines need motors.
The advantage of a two head is that you can use a bigger grinding cup
And you can have a rougher preform and still
Grind it round. They are a little slower than a three head
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Re: Covington
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2017, 03:23:50 PM »

i see the picture now, thanks.  nice looking machine.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2017, 06:18:25 PM »

Let me know how it works for you, I gave up on the one I had, it's in Daltons garage now.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2017, 07:24:26 AM »

Ok I have some diamond grinding cups on order as soon as they show up
I will give it a go. I have Chris (he has the same machine) that will come help if I run into trouble.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2017, 05:00:32 PM »

My cups and adapters are on back order.  I just had to run the machine! so it's back to Old school. SC grit. I have this rose quartz that I ground down and it had some deep gouges in it so I figured I would grind them out being I have rocks in the other two machines.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2017, 06:17:14 PM »

Looks like your going to have to retire and start a sphere business.
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Re: Covington
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2017, 08:10:03 PM »

what a beauty.  very nice to SEE how things are done.
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