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Forum topic by 3285jeff posted 11-15-2014 05:45 PM 829 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-15-2014 05:45 PM

Can anyone give me some info on another mini lathe stand that is similar to the rikon but less expensive. I don’t want to appear cheap but 180.00 is a lot for it to just sit on. I can actually build it myself for a fraction of that cost;but at the moment I would like to start doing some turnings; ;rather than have to start building;;;thank you

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#1 posted 11-15-2014 05:51 PM

Bite the bullet and buy the stand or get to building. If time is of essence either of these options will have you a stand the same day or by the next and you can be turning.

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#2 posted 11-15-2014 09:44 PM

+1 for TravisH’s recommendation … any decent stand is going to cost about the same.

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#3 posted 11-15-2014 09:49 PM

Teknatool makes one that’s available for like $165 shipped on ebay, but I’ve read some less-than-glowing reviews. I plan on making my own as time allows.

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