Cheap chinese inserts for the budget minded

Mram10us

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You cant go wrong with kennemetal, iscar, etc, but if you are just getting into machining, these cheap chinese inserts are great for learning or turning down stuff you dont want to ruin your good stuff on. I use my good stuff for rifle builds, but for making go gauges, tolling, etc, I like these cheapos. The finish is even better with the 5/8 stuff on my lathe, but these 3/8 were on super sale and worth a try
 
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