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Old 06-17-2008, 03:38 PM   #1
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I am looking at buying a hudy comm lathe and i would like to know the difference between the bearing guides and the steel v-guides. which one is better.
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I personally always liked using v-block lathes better
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Old 06-17-2008, 04:12 PM   #3
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V-block guides are better, because bearings roll over copper shavings and can cause vibrations, making a poor cut. Also, V-blocks never need replacing.
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