Forums Beginner Questions TRANSFER GEM WITH TRANSFER JIG

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  • #4833

    chris
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    @Chris

    Hi
    I have a LEE machine with Dops which are slotted.Is there a TRANSFER JIG available whereby i can use the DOP SLOT to align ,before transferring gem ?

    Thank you

    #4835

    flfaceter73
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    @flfaceter73

    I havent seen anything like that on the aftermarket. Your transfer jig doesn’t
    have that provision?

    #4837

    Alan Balmer
    Keymaster
    @alanbalmer

    The only suggestion I have is to call Zane Hoffman at Polymetric. They have an excellent transfer jig, and Zane is very good at customizing them.

    The other observation, of course, is that you don’t really need to use the alignment slot for a good transfer.

    #4843

    chris
    Participant
    @Chris

    Good Day
    Thank you for the reply.My transfer jig dont have that provision.I will have to make a modification.
    Polymetric is a little far away i live in South Africa.

    Thanks

    #4933

    gemmakermz
    Participant
    @gemmakermz

    dont know about you folks out there i teach faceting. i show my students to cut bottom first and dop to expected table with a hobby crazy glue(cyno) and transfer to the green wax dopping. there are a lot of transfer blocks out there, you said for a LEE? i have 4 of there oridgional blocks and if chris of south africa will get in contact with me i may be able to make chris a block. i have made a transfer lock that can handled a faceted egg i did 45mm long X 35mm girth. and also did a 206.95 ct pink yag transferred in it. i sell the block at $35+shipping chris i might be able to make you one for your lee for less let me know the size stones your cutting. gemmakermz@cs.com

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