Arkansas sounds only slightly better than Wyoming for used lathes. 'Bout time to take a summer vacation to get away from the heat...maybe a trip up to the Great Lakes or East Coast and watch Craigslist ads along the way?
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07-11-2013, 05:11 PM #11Senior Member
- Join Date
- Sep 2005
- WY...armpit of U.S.A.
Miller DialArc 250
Lincoln PrecisionTig 275
Hypertherm 900 plasma cutter
Bridgeport "J" head mill...tooled up
Jet 14 X 40 lathe...ditto
South Bend 9" lathe...yeah, got the change gears too
Logan 7" shaper
Ellis 3000 band saw
Hossfeld bender w/shopbuilt hyd.
Victor Journeyman torch and gauges
3 Gerstner boxes of mostly Starrett tools
Lots of dust bunnies
Too small of a shop at 40 X 59.
07-11-2013, 07:28 PM #12
That type of LeBlond lathe didn't come with a compound. It is a rapid production type which was made for mass machining of parts that were all the same like brake drums for example. I looked at a newer version a few years ago but passed for the lack of a compound. My buddy here in NE Ohio has 3 South Bend heavy 10's if anyone is interested...BobBob Wright, Grandson of Tee Nee Boat Trailer Founder
Metal Master Fab Salem, Oh 44460
Birthplace of the Silver & Deming Drill
1999 MM185 w/185 Spoolgun,1986 Thunderbolt AC/DC
Spool Gun conversion. How To Do It. Below.
07-16-2013, 12:32 PM #13
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