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Dan Krager

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#1 posted 12-15-2012 04:42 PM

On small lathes vibration can be an issue, so ballast (accessory) is a good investment that does not come with the lathe. The craftsmanship of the lathe mfr has a lot to do with vibration, so you may need to tune it up a bit also. Secure it to a massive top and in a fit of overkill add some ballast (sand bags, cement blocks etc) to the base.
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DanK

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