Head/tailstock Alignment

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Head/tailstock Alignment

Postby bpastor » Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:34 am

Greetings All,

I've just received my 4th axis kit and noticed that the center of the tailstock is 3/16" higher than the center of the head unit. I do a lot of turning and if my lathe tailstock was that far off, my pieces would be ruined. I have sent an email to NextWave but have not had any replies. Any suggestions?

Bob Pastor
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Re: Head/tailstock Alignment

Postby balbritton » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:49 pm

Hi Bob,

You may have an older tailstock with a new head unit or vice versa. Would you mind taking a picture of both and posting? We would know right away. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Brandon Albritton
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