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Offline Rcampb6131

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Removing Cylinder Engraving
« on: December 31, 2016, 12:55:39 PM »
Have any of you removed the engraving from a Leech & Rigdon cylinder, and if so, how did you do it?  Did the cylinder still function correctly afterward?

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Re: Removing Cylinder Engraving
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2016, 01:16:08 PM »
I would mount it on an arbor and spin it on a lathe using a file to remove the engraving. However, I don't know what the thickness of the metal is on the outside of the chambers and if you go too far you'll weaken the walls.