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Forum topic by Tommy Evans posted 02-27-2014 12:59 PM 715 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Tommy Evans

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02-27-2014 12:59 PM

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Just curious on the maker for this. I’m not really in the market for a lathe, but this is different than most Craftsman lathes usually posted for sale around here.

peace, T

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#1 posted 02-27-2014 02:01 PM

Taiwanese off brand. Too much money. Run!

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#2 posted 02-27-2014 02:37 PM

Looks like something from Harbor Freight, or the like, could be worth something, but less than $50.

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#3 posted 02-27-2014 02:48 PM

Thanks guys.
I was wondering about it mainly because it seems to have iron rails rather than the ‘tube’ type of most less expensive lathes. There is a Craftsman 12×36 Copy Crafter Wood Lathe with a copier attachment here . It was $175 and now down to $150.
But I am mainly looking for a planer and don’t have much room.

peace, T

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