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asian lathe carrige feed rates

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ultralight

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I have a 7x12 mini lathe. As far as I have been able to find out the standard fee rate of the carriage is 256 threads per inch. I am doing some upgrades to the lathe. I changed the drive pulley from the stock 1.89 to 1 to a 3 to 1 setup with and an xl belt. I think ,but am not sure, that the new rate will increase to about 417 tpi. Can anyone conferm my figures or give me their own conclusions. Thanks Dave
 

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The feed is geared to the headstock, not the motor, so your drive doesn't affect the feed.
 
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