Over two minutes is an eternity on the internet.
Is LeBlond’s “Welcome To Your Machine – RKL Heavy Duty Lathe” video clocking in at 7 minutes and 52 seconds the micro-equivalent of “Sleep,” Andy Warhol’s 1963 “anti-film” of 321 minutes of a dude sleeping?
Not really … if you want an introduction to our RKL heavy-duty lathes. But we present a cheat seat below if you want to skip forward to certain topics.
Without further ado, here is the video:
Here is a cheat sheet of time markers for the noted topics:
0:24 How to Level Your Machine (leveling pads etc.)
1:47 Headstock Operation Controls (“All the levers” and dials on the headstock for spindle range, feed charts for cutting threads etc.)
3:16 Apron & Cross Slide Controls (lubrication for cross slide and longitude, apron lever, half-nut lever for cutting threads etc.)
5:20 Tailstock Controls (dial speed selector for two-speed tailstock etc.)
5:59 Lubrication & Oil Levels Throughout the Machine (controls for auto-lubricated carriage, bedway and cross slide lubrication etc.)
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