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Forum topic by DirtyMike posted 02-14-2017 02:23 AM 495 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-14-2017 02:23 AM

Hello all, a lathe came across my radar without any description or manufacture information. The auction house hasn’t got back to me regarding my questions. Any ideas or input is welcome, I have to decide tomorrow if i attend this auction. all i know is it looks old and heavy,which is how i like my tools.

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#1 posted 02-14-2017 04:28 AM

Hope there are more parts than is shown in the photo.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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#2 posted 02-14-2017 06:11 PM

If your intention is to use it as a wood lathe, I would pass. If your passion is restoring and preserving old machinery that is another matter. It looks too me like a very old multipurpose lathe with maybe an 9-11” swing.

-- Rick M,

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