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Old 02-04-2006, 12:27 PM
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the bench grinder lathe works very well. its very easy to work with. i limmited the distance between centers to 12" for better stability, and kinda built up a box around the work space. i put a chunk in the unit many times very loosley and fired it up to make sure when it flew off it would stay contained within that box, oh yeah it does. so far i have turned about 25 or so bodies and am now practicing my hardware installing skills (weights, lips, you know.) and have others drying from the boiled linseed oil bath. as soon as i finish the prototypes i will post pics for everyone to pick apart and tell me what i am doing wrong and right.
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