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SCOTSMAN

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1535 days ago

Ok I finally worked very hard and the newish lathe I bought for bowlturning and the big lathe I have six feet + over the bed.My latest aquisition is a smaller but very nice denford woodturning lathe .I have converted them both to 3 phase and installed brand new invertors with full speed control to allow me to start turning some big pieces.I also changed in my woodshop a static transwave convertor to a rotary convertor lots of hard work and bending down to get into tight spots for motor changes I now have my woodshop capable of running three phase machines up to 7.5 horse power.Now I can get myself back to working with wood so am working on some shelves for my grandsons room which he has in our house.

Here is the viceroy details mine is the tds 6sb. with outboard inboard and tailstock these are beautiful little professional lathes mainly used in teaching establishments for training etc Alistair

http://www.lathes.co.uk/viceroy/page3.html

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease


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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2175 days


#1 posted 1535 days ago

Wow Alistar
sounds like your power neads are under control plus a new toy. congrats

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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hairy

1988 posts in 2130 days


#2 posted 1535 days ago

That’s pretty sweet! I have never seen them before, thanks for showing them.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1535 days ago

Sounds like you are set to do everything possible to do with wood and lathes. Let the chips fly :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Eagle1

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#4 posted 1535 days ago

With that much power. I agree with Topamax. Let the shavings fly..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Jim Bertelson

3622 posts in 1763 days


#5 posted 1535 days ago

........and I thought going to 240 Volts single phase was a big deal!

Sounds like you have all the lathe power needed for the big stuff. When I get the shop better organized, will probably get a medium sized lathe, that is all that will fit. Going home tomorrow, have been out visiting my children and grand children, and then on a road trip. Currently in southwest Michigan. Weather here is not good, Alaska will probably be better.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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ajosephg

1840 posts in 2159 days


#6 posted 1535 days ago

Wow – that’s some serious power.

-- Joe

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