Thread: My new lathe
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Old 10-06-2020, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by JohnF View Post
... So wondering if your "Bst quality Stainless steel" has the same problems.
My calipers were made of "white brass" (copper alloy with zinc added).
When I was cutting them, the material behaved exactly like brass (it felt like slippery) - only it was silver-white colour.
Casting signatures are easily visible on attached images...
Those calipers were cheap ($10) but very easy to modify...
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