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REO

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529 days ago

http://youtu.be/3GBvyQd4sb8

Yes i know I will never make it as a movie star! I have been working on this lathe for a couple months. I have the next couple days off and maybe I can turn something on it. I have several thoughts on attachments but for now this is a video of where I am in the build.


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#1 posted 529 days ago

Good grief man. That lathe can superceed any that I have seen on the market.
Very well thought out and executed.
Bill

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#2 posted 529 days ago

just to let you know I have never had a serious cut from any industrial equipment. The finger tip was bit off by a VW rabbit Diesel timing belt when a salesperson decided to start it while I was checking the belts and hoses.

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#3 posted 528 days ago

Looking good. What’s that thing hanging below the motor?

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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#4 posted 528 days ago

thats the slow range 8:1 reduction shaft it has a spare drive sprocket on it.

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