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Forum topic by woodman44 posted 08-16-2013 03:12 PM 915 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-16-2013 03:12 PM

Topic tags/keywords: lathe nova 1624-44

Anyone who knows of a Nova 1624-44 lathe, I am looking for my first lathe, please let me know. Willing to pick up within a reasonable distance from Michigan.


-- Ken, Michigan

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#1 posted 08-25-2013 05:38 PM

Why did you select the Nova 1624-44? I just acquired a 1940’s vintage lathe so am curious what features sold you on the Nova.

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#2 posted 08-27-2013 12:55 AM

Actualy I have changed my choice for a lathe based on the recommendations of members from my local turner group ythat have years of experience. I am going to wait until JET has a sale, probably Black Friday. Their model 1221vs seems to offer the best value with current technology (true variable speed not the older Reeves system), known quality, good customer service and 5 year warranty.

I hope this answers your questions. Good luck on your turning.

I just sold a Dunlap vintage lathe before I used it because lack of parts. features, and only a 9” swing.

-- Ken, Michigan

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