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  1. Briney Eye

    Too Much Sail

    So I'm in the process of reconditioning a 1968 Clausing 8520 mill that I picked up a few weeks ago. I remember hearing the saying (in a Dolly Parton-ish context) "That's too much sail for such a small boat." Well, I think I've found the machine tool embodiment right here: This Palmgren...
  2. HansWorks

    Mini Lathe Correct Cross Slide Setup?

    Hello All! I just purchased a lightly used Little Machine Shop 7x12 mini lathe, and this is my first post. Thank you in advance for any help sorting out my question/issue below. Could anyone tell me if the PO setup the cross slide correctly? He was turning only pen sized plastic material...
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