but does that require the entire depth of travel project to the rear of the lathe... and interfere with the compound stepper I plan to install?Here you go. @Xyphota blazed that Trail for us.
I've already laid mine out the same way and have about 90% of the design done. Just need to wait for perfect order timing to get the DRO and get it done.
Post in thread 'DRO install on Myford ML7R' https://canadianhobbymetalworkers.com/threads/dro-install-on-myford-ml7r.5963/post-88169