Forums Faceting Machines Dops for Alpha Taurus

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  • #3489

    kaeluan
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    @Kaeluan

    Hi,
    someone gave me an Alpha Taurus Faceting machine but without dops.
    This faceting machine use dop with diameter of 5/16.
    Does anyone know where I can get this kind of dop?

    Thank

    #3498

    QuailRiver
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    @QuailRiver

    I believe the old 5/16″ LEE brand dops are keyed the same and will fit the Alpha Taurus machine. Last summer Beckham’s Barn Rock and Gem Shop in Irma, SC had a used set of LEE dops for sale. If you can’t find a better set you may want to give Joan a call and see if she still has them. Here is a link to her web page: http://www.beckhamsbarn.com/

    And here is the image she emailed me of the set she has:
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    #3499

    QuailRiver
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    @QuailRiver

    Sorry but I was unable to figure out how to insert the image in the above post. So here is a link:
    https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipO3svi50pYQUNW6ox6CiWqKlwmiyhlro3JaxRdQ
    Larry C.

    #3588

    moregems
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    @moregems

    Same as facetron dops

    #3596

    QuailRiver
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    @QuailRiver

    @moregems – Sorry but no, not the same as the Facetron Dops. The OP states that his Alpha Taurus machine uses 5/16″ diameter dops. The Facetron Dops are 1/4″ dops. Also Facetron dops are keyed differently than the 5/16″ diameter Alpha Taurus dops. They are not interchangeable.

    Larry C.

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