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Old 02-27-2022, 10:45 PM
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Glad you got that sorted out. And now you know what you can trust.

It’s always good to periodically check your measuring tools against each other every so often. Now that I say this, I should check the dro I installed on the work mill and the lathe dro.

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Old 02-28-2022, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by clive View Post
I just tested the thing (X axis) over the entire length of movement and it was the same. As this includes parts of the screw I have never had occasion to use I think it is shitty Chinese manufacturing techniques, maybe the one dial fits several machines and they accept this as a trade off.
I was taught to run a worn out 9"South Bend in my 2 yrs of school, and they said the dial will get you into the neighborhood, the caliper will put you on the street, and the mike will have you right in the house.
So being 1 thou large is better than 1 thou undersized.
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