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Forum topic by groland posted 08-10-2016 07:47 PM 742 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-10-2016 07:47 PM

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There’s one review in Lumberjocks on this lathe that was very favorable. I am wondering about one on offer I have locally for one of these, four years old, looks new, asking $1,400.00. He is including some tools and accessories in addition to the lathe. Is that a reasonable asking price?


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#1 posted 08-11-2016 03:01 AM

I’m on my second Jet lathe, and I’ve been very happy with both. The one you are looking at, if it has electronic variable speed, would be good to have. I just don’t know what the new retail price would be for it, but think it’s over $2000. I’m assuming it’s in good shape.

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#2 posted 08-11-2016 04:26 PM

If this is the one you are asking about that is a fair price if it runs okay!Suspect might be little older than four years could also be wrong but if operational should be a good lathe.

Have the same lathe, mine a lot older and have no complaints.

-- Bill

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#3 posted 08-15-2016 12:45 PM

Well did you go see and buy that lathe?

-- Bill

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#4 posted 08-19-2016 04:38 PM

Very good lathe. I bought the same lathe november 2015 on sale. 15% off at black friday. Bought local so I had to pay tax, so right at $2200 out the door with the 15% off.
$1400 sounds like a good deal. And with some tools too.
Wish I could have found a deal like that.
Good luck.

-- John

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