What makes you think its better quality than a Jet? They are both
Though..just about anything would be an improvement over some of the
9x20s Ive seen.
If you are going to spend upwards of $1800..why not get a decent piece
of US made iron? A nice Clausing for example?
Or a Southbend
Btw...when you start getting in the 13-14" and up in lathe sizes..the
machines from China are pretty decent. They were made for industrial
use, not light hobby use and are fairly well made
The aim of untold millions is to be free to do exactly as they choose
and for someone else to pay when things go wrong.
In the past few decades, a peculiar and distinctive psychology
has emerged in England. Gone are the civility, sturdy independence,
and admirable stoicism that carried the English through the war years
. It has been replaced by a constant whine of excuses, complaints,
and special pleading. The collapse of the British character has been
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well mainly its new and free shipping. most of the tooling online is NOt in
florida. so either drive along way up north or get something reasonable. yea
i know its an import, but it looks like a bettter import, all the bolts on
the 9x20 are soft junk, you align it and several days later its cutting a
taper again...on and on with the problems. it was a good intro into
turning....thanks for the reply tony
I think you can get a better lathe for the money, but not a new one, and not
with the service you can expect from Machine Tool Online. I'm in
Pittsburgh, so, if you want a first-hand appraisal (bearing in mind that I
don't claim to be an expert), I've been looking for an excuse to stop by the
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