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Posted on Need Advice On What's The Most Desirable Low RPM Range On A Wood Lathe

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#1 posted 10-05-2014 07:49 PM

It’s only going to matter once you approach the 10 or 11 inch mark for unbalanced turning blanks. My lathe goes down to about 250rpm but that is super slow and I never use it for turning, maybe for applying oil just so it doesn’t slop it over the shop.

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