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Thread: Tear Drop Cutting Tips for Hollowing Bar

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Palm Springs, Ca

    Tear Drop Cutting Tips for Hollowing Bar

    Anybody know where you can buy the tear drop cutters for boring bars online ? I have been making them out of old saw blades but I did not see anything like them at Enco unless I am not seeing them
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    I haven't tried them, but these are the least expensive ones I've seen:

    Also, Randy doesn't list them on his Monster Lathe Tools website, but I'd be willing to bet he'd sell them for a fair price.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    I haven't used the tear drop scrapers much anymore since I got one like this from Randy. It just leaves a smooth surface.
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