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How to Mount a Wixey DRO to a JET/Performax Drum Sander

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Blog entry by NX1992 posted 03-17-2013 12:58 AM 3474 reads 2 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I have noticed a question come up in several online forums about how to mount a digital readout to an open-ended drum sander. I made a quick video to show one mounting solution on a JET 22-44 Plus, using a Wixey WR550 Remote Planer Readout. It really ends up being a rather straightforward mount, and though the DRO is not perfect, it is a very handy addition to the machine and it’s worth the relatively small investment, IMHO.

http://youtu.be/8J7QMwlT7eQ

-- Dan



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#1 posted 03-17-2013 01:21 AM

Here’s a picture of mine on my Jet/Performax 16/32.

Jet 16/32 with Wixey DRO

I really enjoy having a DRO on the drum sander. Actually on all my tools.

-- Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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