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just picked this beauty up today, runs great, and looks cool
-- Jeremy D Pare, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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#1 posted 05-07-2010 03:41 AM
as far as review goes – anything else that warrants it a 5 stars? curious…
-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.
#2 posted 05-07-2010 04:10 AM
i just put it up cause its a total relic, its like a car guy finding a ‘57 chev, i just love it
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#3 posted 05-07-2010 04:16 AM
I can tell that you are very excited about this acquisition. May I suggest that a better place to tell us about this would be in the blog section.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
#4 posted 05-07-2010 04:25 AM
oh yeah, np, sorry rich
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#5 posted 05-07-2010 04:56 AM
bigjp looks like a realy cool old find. probaly works better than any newer versions
#6 posted 05-07-2010 05:41 AM
yeah, as soon as i got it back to the shop i pluggd it in and turned a little piece of walnut i had layin around, worked great, the guy gave me a set of gouges and chisels with it, they need to be sharpened but they did the trick :^)
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#7 posted 05-07-2010 06:25 AM
have the same lathe does a good job for me rigtht now. just watch the tailstock where the live center goes into the tailstock when i got mine the po had jammed it in and took a bearing press to get it out. good luck and happy turning
-- 20 year old new woodworker. advice and tools much appreciated.
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#8 posted 05-07-2010 07:37 AM
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#9 posted 05-07-2010 01:50 PM
cool, thanks jimmy, ill keep an eye out for that, do you mind if i ask what you paid for it, or if you know what its worth?
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#10 posted 05-07-2010 04:00 PM
Were Is the guard on the pully. Culd be hard on the fingers. Be careful.Chuck
-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com
#11 posted 05-07-2010 09:29 PM
yeah, ill be sure to keep my digits away from that end while the powers on
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#12 posted 05-07-2010 11:54 PM
yes be careful and do learn to sharpen those tools
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