Tailstock DRO Part 3

The tailstock DRO is now completed. The last element was a block to bolt to the existing end clamp, to hold another rare-earth 12mm magnet which keeps the end of the scale firmly attached to the tab on the quill. See part 1 and part 2 for details

DRO attached to the tailstock casting by the four magnets under the wedge and the one in the end block
DRO in context in the tailstock
Collar and magnetic block
The magnet block attaches using the original end bracket cap
I left the magnetr slightly proud of the block in case of any misalignment
Milled finish will have to do, this isn’t jewellery!

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