[EMS Discuss] Lathe parts, & Eugene Fastener Membership

Thu Mar 21 09:33:06 PDT 2013

Man I still have not gone to Eugene Fastener.  There are a lot of cool
stores like that I need to go too.  It's just always hard to get there
since they are only open when I'm working.

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Austin McKimmey <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:

> I picked up some new nuts & washers for the lathes hand wheels. Along with
> a longer bolt for the end stock, brush to clean up, dish soap, and some
> citrus pumice soap.
> I made a nice modification to the chuck key, this was not my idea, Tom
> said people do this. I was just lucky to find a spring that worked in
> Eugene Fasteners spring box.
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/amckimmey/8575090771/
> The spring works great, & doesn't get in the way. The key pops out of the
> chuck perfectly.
> In other news I was told EMS can have an account at Eugene Fastener. I
> think this would be a great idea. A benefit is we can get some better deals
> if we are buying a lot of  products. I don't know how much that really
> matters, but it is just an idea. If you haven't been there they really have
> everything you could need for fasteners & lots more.
> The account can be set up so members will just be listed under the EMS
> main account. There is no need for a card with the account. The members
> will use their own money (added note, $5 minimum for credit cards). I have
> the paper work if the board & other members think this should be done.
> There might even be more benefits since we are a  NFP.
> Thanks,
> Austin
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