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    Simple Cross Slide Dial Indicator

    Here is a simple cross slide dial indicator system. It relies on Neodymium Magnets attached to a dial indicator and a piece of angle iron.

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    The magnets are available for very reasonable prices from the likes of Ebay.

    This design suits my lathe which has long cross slide travel and flat bed and cross slide.
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