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    So the Tailstock MT3 is not standard MT3 in a 16"?

    So the Tailstock MT3 is not standard MT3 in a 16"?
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    Just search for MT3 lathe test bars all the...

    Just search for MT3 lathe test bars all the choices are from India
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    My curiosity could get the better of me one day....

    My curiosity could get the better of me one day. For the MT3 ones off of ebay did you get one from India? Quality?
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    I do this often. Few spins as I eye the material...

    I do this often. Few spins as I eye the material in the chuck to see if I have a good starting point too.
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    Ahh, I too thought they were for debris! Some...

    Ahh, I too thought they were for debris! Some good engineering was done at the factory back in the day!
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    Re: the far right bearing. It's lead right? I...

    Re: the far right bearing. It's lead right? I seem to recall that it was soft like lead. I oil mine every use and the oil leaks out pretty easily. I am not running a felt in that oiler but have...
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    New avatar is noteworthy even at 50 x 50 pixels!

    New avatar is noteworthy even at 50 x 50 pixels!
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    I have seem some other large dials where there...

    I have seem some other large dials where there was an extension so that you could bring the cross slide back a bit farther before contact. This "looks" awesome but are you going to be limiting some...
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    That's the same one I had to drill out. It really...

    That's the same one I had to drill out. It really ticked me off too because it's so accessible I thought it would be no problem!

    Your apron work is exceptional!
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    I think you are right but that brass tube can be...

    I think you are right but that brass tube can be bent to whatever position you like. It's pretty soft or at least mine was.
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    I was thinking about some smart way to label...

    I was thinking about some smart way to label where to park the handle so I can remember to oil it. Maybe a cool looking plug that sticks out of the fill hole?
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    That hex head looks wrong in there! Are there no...

    That hex head looks wrong in there! Are there no other lubricant choices that would work in this application?
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