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In search of lathe
« on: April 13, 2017, 01:13:57 PM »
For a long time ive wanted a bigger lathe.

preferred

at least 10 inch swing
3 and 4 jaw chucks, would perfer a 4 jaw
3 foot between centers min
aloris or similar tool post is a plus !


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Re: In search of lathe
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2017, 01:22:33 PM »
I'll put a bug in my fathers ear, he didn't end up getting that big lathe so he is still using his smaller one (which probably would have been the perfect size for you) but he worked as a machinist for 20 years, he might know of one that someone doesn't use anymore.
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Re: In search of lathe
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2017, 01:33:45 PM »
sounds good !
Sometimes I get to drive Becca's Jeep

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