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  1. I’m not in favour of peening the bottom of a...

    I’m not in favour of peening the bottom of a table either, but to be clear it was a professional with decades of machine rebuilding experience who taught me that technique.

    L7
  2. Curious why Orbital77 calls Beaver mills a...

    Curious why Orbital77 calls Beaver mills a rubbish design? I’ve never run one but have seen several. I do like the idea they use of two hardened pins to hold head nod and swivle in tram.

    L7
  3. Seems to me a guy would want castings as free of...

    Seems to me a guy would want castings as free of stress as possible for long term stability of his machine. Peening introduces plenty of stress. While I have peened tables (not as big as the OP)...
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