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8x12 Lathe Second Impression

Taking a closer look at the pieces that make up this machine. Dimensions and backlash (out of the box) numbers.

some basics
notice the leadscrew lock lever. down is disengaged. up is engaged. i've seen it the other way around on other people's machines. quality control anyone?
here's the threading chart on the pulley cover.
more measurements showing compound/cross slide range
cross slide travel ~4.5"
compound slide out
compound slide in
width of compound slide and dia. of leadscrew
tool post dimensions
the qctp from the 7x10 on the 8x12. the post is a smaller diameter. top view
the qctp from the 7x10 on the 8x12. note the height difference. front view
the bottom of the stock turret tool holder
height of the post. it's 5/16"x20 thread. actually it's metric...
dia. of the base of the post
backlash (out of the box)
compound handle at 0.000"
compound handle at 0.004"
cross slide handle at 0.000"
cross slide handle at 0.014"
carriage handle at 0.000"
carriage handle at .040"

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