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    New Video Up on My "Complete Guide To Upgrading & Rebuilding A New 7X14 Mini Lathe"

    Hi Folks,
    This is Episode 11 in my "Complete Guide To Upgrading & Rebuilding A New 7X14 Mini Lathe" Series.
    In This Episode I take a look at the Cross Slide.
    Hope You Like it,
    Cheers.

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    baja (Jun 14, 2019), DIYSwede (Jun 19, 2019), Jon (Jun 20, 2019), Tonyg (Jun 14, 2019)

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    Thanks The Aussie Shed! We've added your Mini Lathe Cross Slide Modifications to our Lathes category,
    as well as to your builder page: The Aussie Shed's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Hi Folks,
    New Episode up.
    Episode 12, Carriage Lead Screw Alignment & More cross Slide Tuning.


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    -Aww, man - thank you for letting us all see some glimpses from "the Rewarding Life of a Mini Lathe owner"!
    Humor is an absolutely necessary (but not sufficient) trait in getting these "assembled kit lathes" in shape.

    I'm having a "Real Bull/ Big Dog/ CJ18A" myself, that just repeatedly surprises me -
    and your sharing the progress and setbacks along with your ideas and hypotheses is pretty unusual.
    Lots of other YT vids seem to have been doctored not to show any mistakes or mishaps,
    just as if machining was a walk in the park.


    Your attention to detail and straightforward explanations for how things (ideally should) fit together is outstanding.

    Good luck and keep up the good work!

    Cheers from Johan

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    Thanks Johan,
    Appreciate the kind words.
    Cheers Mate.



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