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    I bought a lathe, the workshop has just been finished in a serviceable way and the lathe comes on monday. I cannot wait. Is there anything i should know about setting up a new lathe other than get it as level as possible?
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    Congrats! Which one did you get?

    I'm a newbie to machining. All I can think of is that on mine, there's a process for truing the Jaws on the 3-jaw chuck.

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    This is the one i went for. I am really excited!
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    Default Re: So freakin excited!

    wow. Congrats. Besides leveling, make sure to secure it to a solid base.
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    Default Re: So freakin excited!

    Quote Originally Posted by Security_Man2k View Post
    This is the one i went for. I am really excited!
    That looks fantastic!! I am so envious

    Can't wait to see what you make with it.

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    Default Re: So freakin excited!

    Well it's all bolted down, ran it up to top speed and there is no movement in the machine that shouldn't be there. I cleaned it up and it will be ready for lubing up tomorrow when i get home from work. Then i will be in action. So excited.
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