Made in America mini lathe?

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Forum topic by NY_Rocking_Chairs posted 2177 days ago 3440 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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My next door neighbor is interested in purchasing a mini lathe for Christmas. I personally have the Grizzly G0624 which I find no fault with for the moderate amount of hobby turning I do. He likes to buy Made in America things as much as he can, sorry, no offense meant to our non-American brethen.

Was just wondering if anyone knows of any decent mini lathes that are MIA and can comment on them.

-- Rich, WNY,

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#1 posted 2177 days ago

i don’t know if the jet mini lathe is made here, but it is a really nice machine for the price.

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#2 posted 2177 days ago

That was my other recommendation to him. No where can I find Jet committing to it being MIA so that means it probably isn’t…

-- Rich, WNY,

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#3 posted 2177 days ago

Some General stuff is made in Canada.

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#4 posted 2177 days ago

I could be wrong, but I think I read somewhere that Delta is bringing back their manufacturing to the states.

-- Tony, Ohio

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#5 posted 2174 days ago

Lee Valley has the Taig lathe,330,50260 not sure where it is made.

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#6 posted 2173 days ago

Taig is American made. Add a wee lit’l Baldor motor and you’re in business.

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