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    The T slots can also hold a die head like you see on a pipe threading machine.
    Makes for fast one pass threading of shaft or pipe.

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  • panchula
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    T-Slots

    After removing the cross slide, the T-slots can be used for fixturing a job piece for line boring.

    About half way down are pictures: http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/sho...=milling+lathe


    -Mike

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    I have a Colchester Master 61/2" centre lathe. Can anyone tell me what the tee slots in the top of the saddle are for? I can understand tee slots in the top of the cross sllide being a useful addition to any lathe but in 60 years of machining, I have never found a use for the ones in the saddle. The lathe's official handbook makes no mention of them.
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