I just installed a DRO from TPAC Tools and realized the X axis scale only had 38.5 inches of travel.
My bad - I didn't notice the travel of their scales was 39 inches - I just saw the 13 x 40 and ordered that for my Clausing Colchester 13 x 40 lathe.
I actually have 41 inches of carriage travel so I will have to be careful that I do not move the carriage too far and jam the reader against the end of the case.
This is the first time I've come across someone advertising DRO for a 40" lathe with scales shorter than the travel.
The ones that were $50 - $100 more all had 40.3" of travel on their x axis.
For most people this may not be a problem but I want to have use of the full length if I need it.
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