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Old 02-12-2013, 02:11 PM   #143 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tjd10684 View Post
Ok this is not relevant to the conversaion going on right now but of you guys who have QCTP on your lathes. how often do you adjust the post? I have been having a back and forth between my dad and I he says you spin that sucker around all the time. I say set it up dead nuts square and let the tool do the work.
at our shop, we turn ours all the time

i'd say atleast 5-10 times a week (60 shop hours)

yes there are days we set it dead nut square and dont move it for awhile, but givin a little clearance on a bore, or turning it to stretch your X for bigger tools is always an easy solution
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