15 years ago
come up here before, general consensus has been it's not a real
My 'new' lathe has an RS fluorescent worklight, with one of those 2D
'square' tubes in it. I've used it a number of times & there's been no
Last night I changed the chuck, one 3-jaw for another, running at the
same speed as before, & for a few moments I could have sworn that the
spindle was running backwards. In fact I stopped it just to check
which way it was going! Tried running it backwards, it was then less
obvious which way it was 'running'.
Curious that changing the chuck should change the perception.
There was no way that I would have been fooled into thinking that it
wasn't turning, even if the jaws has 'seemed' stationary.