Re: Large Dial for Your Lathe - DRO instead!


At some point I had Igaging DRO scales on both axis on my 10K. I never  really used the xslide scale as it is less accurate than the dial. THe Z axis is a must. I use it everytime the machine is in use.  It well worth the $70 cdn it cost me at Busy Bee store.
scale took less than 30 min.
Guy Cadrin

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From: "Ron Goodger" <lrgoodger@...>
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Subject: Re: [SouthBendLathe] Large Dial for Your Lathe - DRO instead!
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:23:25 -0400

I fretted about backlash and a larger dial until I ran across this idea.  I now have digital readouts on both axes and plan on putting one on the tailstock as well.  You can’t beat Harbor Freight when they run a sale on them for $10 each.  I can send photos of how I did it on my Heavy 10 if anyone is interested.



Ron Goodger


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