To be honest Dan it will likely be fine seeing as its a relatively light duty machine and you wont be taking massive cuts, I was just curious as I think I would have chopped the cross slide down by half and had all the trucks on it, in fact I probably would have just made up a sub plate as a cross slide and that would have given me the option to mount different configs of top slide on such as gang tool setups.
I see what you mean. Gang tooling was also in mind, so thought I could utilise the T-slots.
I have been toying with the idea of making a wee lathe style machine as I have some beautiful heavy duty roller slides that came from a scrapped Bullard lathe and I need to use them for something
Having them lying around is good enough a reason.