when measuring my lathe cut parts. Ya see.....I've been getting a rough measurement then subtracting the amount of feed to end up close to the desired part diameter, then sneak up on the finish diameter.
Well....today I was watching a YouTube lathe video and the operator set his digital caliper to the desired setting, then "zero'd out" the caliper and machined the part till the final measured diameter on the caliper was zero.
LOL......this process certainly bypasses the "measure & subtract method that I've always used till now!
Here is the video I found.......