I bought three Kafer dial gauges in an EBay job lot with a view to making a dual gauge holder as per Clough42’s design.
After some thought I realised that a single holder would suffice by just flipping the orientation of the dial gauge in the holder. Rather than machining the holder I opted to 3D print as this would be sufficiently robust when gripped in the QCTP of the Myford.
Here is the Fusion image and a picture of the finished holder in place. The gauge is gripped in place by two nylon screws. A M5 cap head screw acts as the height adjuster in the QCTP.
The threaded holes are all M5 and 3D modelled in the print. They just need a run through with a tap to clean then up.
The following link has a ZIP file containing the Fusion file and STEP file along with the dimensioning sketch for the QCTP geometry.
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