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    I bought my 1624 several years ago, and didn't...

    I bought my 1624 several years ago, and didn't have much a problem with the stepped pulleys. However, once I got the DVR upgrade a year or two later I seriously wondered why I had put up with the...
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    Gotta ask. Where did you get the holder for the...

    Gotta ask. Where did you get the holder for the dust system air intake? It looks well made and easy to use.

    ron
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    Randy, I realize you've corrected your problem so...

    Randy, I realize you've corrected your problem so that the mortise fits. I hesitated earlier because I didn't know if you could remove the bowl, recenter in opposite direction, and recut the...
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    Many thanks to Brad for the design and plans, and...

    Many thanks to Brad for the design and plans, and Dean for putting a link here.

    ron
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    I made mine out of oak. Gave it a little extra...

    I made mine out of oak. Gave it a little extra wood around the opening. Works like a charm.

    ron
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    After reading through all 12 pages of tips, I'm...

    After reading through all 12 pages of tips, I'm really looking forward to the PDF. Thankie a bunch.

    ron
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    I turn a lot of punky Aspen. Superglue is the...

    I turn a lot of punky Aspen. Superglue is the best thing I've found to make it turnable, but it can cost a relative fortune by the time a piece is finished. It works great tho. I'm going to try...
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    Sounds similar to my experience. Mine came with a...

    Sounds similar to my experience. Mine came with a broken terminal box. Finally got a response from customer service and they sent me a replacement. Meanwhile, I had repaired the original with...
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    1624 doesn't have a spindle lock button that I've...

    1624 doesn't have a spindle lock button that I've found. It does have an indexing lock but I understand it shouldn't be used for applications like removing chucks.
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    I had planned to do exactly what you're wanting...

    I had planned to do exactly what you're wanting to do. Someone said it was kinda tight between the handwheel and the motor. It is. There's room enough for a small increase in size but anything like I...
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    Lyle Jamieson has this four-step procedure. Do...

    Lyle Jamieson has this four-step procedure. Do all these with the grinder off.

    1. Set the Vari-grind jig angle so the nose angle matches the nose of the gouge you are sharpening (or duplicating). ...
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    I only see one post referring to using glue...

    I only see one post referring to using glue blocks for end-grain turning. Is this done with any regularity? End grain joints are the weakest joint I know of and I'd be concerned about flying wood....
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    Fantastic lathe, Michael. You did great work. ...

    Fantastic lathe, Michael. You did great work. Love home built tools!
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