View Full Version : Myford lathe compound slide rework

KBs PensNmore
3rd Oct 2019, 09:14 PM
For those with a Myford lathe, https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/myford-ml7-compound-slide-re-grind-locking-screw-upgrade-video-75539?utm_source=new


3rd Oct 2019, 10:12 PM
Not a good idea without measuring the distribution of wear first, and correcting the geometry. He isn't regrinding but coarse lapping. All that will do is generate a new 'average' geometry which is unlikely to be either level nor axially correct.....
Scraping is by far the better option.

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