LumberJocks

Is $200 too much for a used TurnCrafter Pro with stand and chisels?

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodturning forum

Forum topic by Sumdume posted 08-17-2014 09:57 PM 630 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
View Sumdume's profile

Sumdume

71 posts in 2297 days


08-17-2014 09:57 PM

Topic tags/keywords: novice lathe good buy question turning

I am considering purchasing a lathe for the first time. An ad in the newspaper reads like this:
”Wood Lathe, 4’, TurnCrafter w/ stand and chisels $200”
I played phone tags with the seller. His message indicated that it is a TurnCrafter Pro, variable speed.
My questions are:
Is this a good lathe?
Is it priced right?
What problems should I look for to avoid buying a tool that I am disappointed with?

I appreciate any assistance provided.

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!


1 reply so far

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

7172 posts in 2040 days


#1 posted 08-17-2014 10:05 PM

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/mini-lathes.html

Don’t own one but maybe the above link will provide

a little insight. HTH

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com