Turning Archive 2007

Subject:
Jet banjo irritating

Paul Waddle
>I move the tool post and banjo around frequently when I'm turning.When I loosen it and try to move it,it tightens up. Has anyone put a spring under the washer bolt that secures the assembly to the lathe bed? Or would that bind? How about along the axis of the handle bolt(nomenclature unknown) I did notice John Lucas's spring loaded improved tail stock 'holder downer'. I will do this fix. thks,pw

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