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    Lathe Setup?

    I see alot of people with their lathe tool holder set at about 45deg to the work is there a reason for this or is it just preference?

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    Re: Lathe Setup?

    We put ours at 30 deg. because we find that it to be out of the way for most turning applications and also is ready for doing a 60 deg standard thread when we need it, and not having to bother with adjusting our quick change tool post.
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