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 Post subject: Is this MDR head Left Handed?
PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:33 am 
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For any of you guys with MDR Faceting machine experience.

Is this a left handed machine in the Ebay listing?

All of our cutters are right handed.

Thanks for your help.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/MASTER-MDR-LAP ... %7Ciid%3A1


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 Post subject: Re: Is this MDR head Left Handed?
PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:00 pm 
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Yes, in my opinion. The slide rails were universal, as there isn't really a front or back.

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Thanks for the confirmation, I was fairly certain it was.

arn, still looking for 3 more machines.


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Please keep in mind that many right-handed faceters find left-masted machines easier to use.


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AlBalmer wrote:
Please keep in mind that many right-handed faceters find left-masted machines easier to use.
Very true, I purchased an old Stanley Mark VII Left hand version and found it quite comfortable to use as a right hander.

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I learned to facet on a left handed Graves Mark I in the early 70's. I bought a used right hand Ultra Tec last year when I wanted to get back into faceting. I'm on my second stone and I'm still not comfortable with it. I think you will be comfortable with whatever you learn on.

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Its always good to switch up, helps build up those other upper arm and shoulder muscles. :?

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