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Funnyturn02/07/2009 17:59:51
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Having recently aquired a Chester Comet with reccommended stand, I am surprised to find the working height of the lathe is only 1metre(spindle height).
This seems a little low to me(I am 5'7'').
 
Are there any reccommendations for the correct height?
 
Brian
David Clark 102/07/2009 18:16:57
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Hi There
Elbow height to cross slide handwheel height.
Bend elbow, you should be able to turn cross slide with arm horizontal.
regards David
 

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