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    Wouldn't the quality of this lathe paired with...

    Wouldn't the quality of this lathe paired with some quality tooling solve this problem? If not this lathe, then what would a guy need to contour barrels properly?
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    Thanks for the helpful insights. I've decided to...

    Thanks for the helpful insights. I've decided to run the 4 station turret with the larger bore. No regrets, invest now, save later.




    I really do want to have the ability to contour barrels....
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    [QUOTE=AJ H;3559795] Yeah I figured being at...

    Yeah I figured being at the very end of the cutting length would be pushing it. This makes sense. Thanks.
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    I am wracking my brain trying to think of a...

    I am wracking my brain trying to think of a barrel/rifle that would need that kind of length. I was thinking the max length of barrel I would ever contour would be 30" so would the TL1 not be able to...
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    No howitzer barrels, but up to and including...

    No howitzer barrels, but up to and including 50cal. So I guess the standard 2.3" spindle bore will suffice then? As for the tooling turret, it can be added after the fact but it is double the cost so...
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    Help me spec/build my Haas TL1/2

    Good day gents. I'm about to pull the trigger on a Haas CNC lathe. This lathe will be used primarily for barrel threading, chambering and contouring. We will be using this machine to work towards...
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