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 ====== Manual Mill ====== ====== Manual Mill ======
-^ Status ​            | Operational as of November 2013                           |+^ Status ​            | Operational as of March 2020                           |
 ^ Training ​          | Required ​                                      | ^ Training ​          | Required ​                                      |
 ^ Hackable ​          | NO                                                              | ^ Hackable ​          | NO                                                              |
-^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only                     |+^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only, only after VHS training / orientation ​                    |
 ^ Owner              | (VHS or Name of proper owner) ​                                         | ^ Owner              | (VHS or Name of proper owner) ​                                         |
-^ If it Breaks ​      ​| ​(Panic procedure, usually involving emailing list and "broken" sign  |+^ If it Breaks ​      ​| ​Attach ​"Out of Order" sign / note. Post to Talk and Slack, contact area Champions ​  |
 ^ Loan Status ​       | Temporary ​                 | ^ Loan Status ​       | Temporary ​                 |
 ^ Arrival Date       | November 2013                                                                   | ^ Arrival Date       | November 2013                                                                   |
-^ Location ​          ​| ​(Location within VHS, eg Workshop ​                                     |+^ Location ​          ​| ​Machine Shop                                      |
 ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    | ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    |
  
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 ===== Safety ===== ===== Safety =====
  
-Always wear eye protection while using the mill. Do not use the mill if you do not know how to use this type of machine. If used improperlyworkpieces ​of pieces of cutting tools can be thrown around the shop at high velocity.+Always wear eye protection while using the mill. VHS-specific training / orientation is required. If used improperlyworkpieces ​or pieces of cutting tools can be thrown around the shop at high velocity.
  
 ===== Specifications:​ Mill ===== ===== Specifications:​ Mill =====
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 ===== Notes ===== ===== Notes =====
  
-To move mill head up and down (major vertical adjustment);​ you need to loosen two bolts on the right-hand-side of the head, and use the crank on the left-hand-side of the mill to raise or lower. Retighten securing bolts before use (when untightened, crank has huge slop).+To move mill head up and down (major vertical adjustment);​ you need to loosen two nuts on the right-hand-side of the head, and use the crank on the left-hand-side of the mill to raise or lower. Retighten securing bolts before use (when loose, crank has huge slop).
  
 ===== Axes ===== ===== Axes =====
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 - Fly cutter. Takes an HSS toolbit, ground to the correct profile - Fly cutter. Takes an HSS toolbit, ground to the correct profile
 - 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 collets. Used to hold end mills, fly cutters, and the small boring head - 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 collets. Used to hold end mills, fly cutters, and the small boring head
-- 2.5" face mill. Needs to be replaced, as all the carbides are chipped, and are not available for purchase. Still  +- 2.5" face mill. Needs to be replaced, as all the carbides are chipped, and are not available for purchase. Still works reasonably well
-  ​works reasonably well+
 - Drift keys. USe to remove the tooling from the spindle. See document (pending) for use.  ​ - Drift keys. USe to remove the tooling from the spindle. See document (pending) for use.  ​
 - (many more in varying condition) - (many more in varying condition)
 +- (Most) tooling is located in the red toolbox in the end of the (pending) work bench.
 ===== Speeds & Feeds ===== ===== Speeds & Feeds =====
  
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