Lathe/Drill/Mill [Archive] - Aussie Streetfighters

Im looking at buying a Lathe/Drill/Mill does anyone have some advice on what brand, size etc to buy? Its only for my own use so i dont need (cant afford) a full industrial job, but id prefer a bit better than a hobby one Ive done a bit of a search on the net and have found hundreds of brands and sizes ranging from $50000 to $5000000 I dont want to buy the wrong one and find out i cant buy ....

Should I concider a Combo Lathe Mill machines or separate ,

Jan 27, 2019· And if that should be a combo unit then so be it! However if it were a floor space issue i would most definitely buy separate "bench sized mill and lathe before a combo! I see a combo unit as a"Jack of All Trades but Master Of NONE" affair but if you learn to work within your means and tool limits you can master the tools use...

Decent lathe/mill all-in-one?

Mar 24, 2010· I had a Smithy Lathe and Mill combination machine for years, it was a good lathe for basic turning, threading on that machine was a joke! the mill was basically a glorified drill press, and changing the tooling from lathe to mill was a PIA Just go buy a used American made lathe and Seperate American made Mill...

Which lathe/Mill combo to buy? Any ideas? - Cloudy Nights

Dec 26, 2008· Page 1 of 4 - Which lathe/Mill combo to buy? Any ideas? - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I am interested in buying a Lathe/Mill combo and was looking at Thiss Grizzly I have been an amatuer woodworker for years and have aquired many power tools over the years but i have always wanted a mini metal shop Just for small stuff I want to start researching tools, books, techniqu....

3 in 1 lathe-mill-drill - The Home Shop Machinist ,

Getting rid of the old Atlas 10" lathe- Whats the opinion of the 3 in 1 lathes- I've got a small space and don't use a metal lathe very often, but when I do I need a reliable tool Your opinion of the Grizzly 9731 combo ( $1400 ), or the Smithy Line, or the Shoptask line - ,...

Opinions on Grizzly G4015Z Combo Lathe/Mill [Archive ,

My opinion of the Grizzly lathe is for the home hobbyist they probably are a pretty good machine I am not very impressed with them for a commercial machine If I was using one for a business and had to make money with it I would look for something much better...

Questions Regarding Combination Lathe Mills - The Home ,

The general consensus of opinion is that the limitations of these combination machines drive you nuts The combo you're looking at is the smallest, and therefore the most irritating, in the range And given that most Men's Shed denizens are at an age where reaction times are slowing a bit, the slowest lathe spindle speed of 150rpm is too fast ....

Smithy Lathe & Mill - ATM, Optics and DIY Forum - Cloudy ,

Jul 16, 2006· Page 1 of 3 - Smithy Lathe & Mill - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Anyone here have a Smithy Lathe & Mill combination? I am beginning to think I will need something like this in the relatively near future and its time to start looking around Ive had close looks at the Sherline and Harbor Freight/Grisly lines and was not at all impressed with these...

anyone use a Harbor Freight Mill / Lathe combo machine ,

Jul 21, 2006· anyone use a Harbor Freight Mill / Lathe combo machine? Thread starter Curtis Guise; , I have always wanted a big Bridgeport mill and a separate lathe but I am very limited on room now (and money) This is the $600 model , spacers and other small machine jobs Call him and ask his opinion Nothing better than asking someone that owns and ....

Smithy Lathe & Mill - Page 2 - ATM, Optics and DIY Forum ,

Jul 16, 2006· Page 2 of 3 - Smithy Lathe & Mill - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hi Gary,Yup,, Ill be needing something like this Ive been reading the lessons on the Smithy site as well Seeing it done in a video is what I will need thoughThanks for the help,Mark JD...

Bolton BT800 and AT750 difference? | The Hobby-Machinist

Nov 11, 2019· Accuracy should be better then the 7x lathes in my opinion I think that even though the lathe portion of the machine is pretty fair due the compromises to make the machine for multiple tasks it does have some issues with rigidity Once you learn the limits as far as cut depth and a bit of tool geometry it can work ok...

Lathe advise | Shooters' Forum

Oct 02, 2015· While I am in favor of buying American, etc I don't do it if it's going to hurt my methods of doing my work Buying American doesn't help much if you go broke doing it The 17" lathe is a good production type lathe and the quality is probably better than an import, but some of the imported lathes are pretty good purchases for the money...

Combo Lathe/Mill mainly for gunsmithing? : metalworking

Some of the combo units I've seen don't have a power feed either, which means single point threading is not an option, and that's a big problem for doing barrel work There's a reason there's a "gunsmithing" lathe - a 14" x 36" gearhead lathe will do for anything short of an anti-tank rifle....

NOVA 46300 Comet II Variable Speed Mini Lathe 12-Inch x 16 ,

Nova Comet II Variable Speed Mini Lathe 12" x 165" Versatile & Innovative Compact Lathe Portable and compact, yet delivers the capacity and rugged stability of larger machin With a super low speed, up to a super high speed, the Comet II Midi Lathe is the perfect choice for a variety of projects...

Amazon: Customer reviews: Grizzly G0516 Combo Lathe ,

May 16, 2014· Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Grizzly G0516 Combo Lathe with Milling Attachment at Amazon Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users...

Cental machinery Lathe/Mill combo? - SmokStak

Dec 22, 2012· Re: Cental machinery Lathe/Mill combo? I would try to get something with an R-8 collet system for the mill spindle and a D cam lock lathe spindle There is a ton of over priced beat to crap us made stuff and since virtually no machines have been made in the us for this decade maybe 2, on the other hand crappy Chinese isn't any better...

Shop Tools and Machinery at Grizzly

Grizzly Industrial®, Inc is a national retail and internet company providing a wide variety of high-quality woodworking and metalworking machinery, power tools, hand tools and accessori By selling directly to end users we provide the best quality products at the best price to professionals and hobbyists...

Smithy combo Machines [Archive] - The Home Shop Machinist ,

I am beginning to gunsmith semi-seriously (have been a tinkerer for years)and am concidering the purchase of Smithy Combo lathe mill drill Probably model 1324 or 1340 I have had some training in machine work in shops where I have worked and am going to take a basic machining course at a local junior college I would appreciate any feed back regarding the the accuracy and general usability of ....

Opinions on Grizzly G4015Z Combo Lathe/Mill [Archive ,

It's going to depend on what type of "gunsmithing" your planning to do on a routine basis For what it's worth, I've never used a combo mil/lathe, I have a friend that makes little hobby engines and small metal working projects and is fairly satisfied with his overall...

Smithy combo Machines - The Home Shop Machinist ,

I am beginning to gunsmith semi-seriously (have been a tinkerer for years)and am concidering the purchase of Smithy Combo lathe mill drill Probably model 1324 or 1340 I have had some training in machine work in shops where I have worked and am going to ,...

Grizzly G0768 - 8" x 16" Variable-Speed Benchtop Lathe

This 8" x 16" Variable-Speed Lathe is perfect for a sturdy workbench or as a stand-alone unit when mounted on the T26599 Optional Stand Features variable-speed spindle with high/low speed ranges, convenient quick-lock tailstock, reverse feed for cutting left-hand threads, and a great selection of included standard equipment...

Four jaw combination scroll and independent chuck - Best ,

Dec 16, 2003· My father's 22" lathe has a Union 3 jaw combination chuck On a lathe that size, it is nice to be able to use the scroll feature to clamp right down on something and then true it up with the independent feature I bought one for my 15 inch LeBlond because I liked his chuck so much...

Grizzly G9729, Mill / lathe / Drill with tooling ,

Dec 15, 2015· This video is about a visit to seller, first owner, of a Grizzly G9729 purchased at Springfield MO Grizzly showroom in 2009...

Advice on mill/lathe combos | The HAMB

Mar 03, 2009· i have never owned a combo machine, but have heard to steer clear of them for several reasons i agree with getting a r8 style on the mill is pretty important i bought seperate bridgeport style knee mill and jet lathe are you sure you won't need something bigger and with a little more umpfh if you are always on the cheap like me why not look around for some used quality units unless room ....

1 Grizzly Industrial G0492 Lathe Mill Combination Review ,

Apr 27, 2016· Grizzly Industrial G0492 Lathe Mill Combination review: Owner I bought a Grizzly G0492 lathe with milling head I used it for about 40 hours and then a plastic yea I mean a plastic gears teeth stripped off I called to get a new gear and they told me....

Shop Tools and Machinery at Grizzly

Grizzly Industrial®, Inc is a national retail and internet company providing a wide variety of high-quality woodworking and metalworking machinery, power tools, hand tools and accessori By selling directly to end users we provide the best quality products at the best price to professionals and hobbyists...

Cental machinery Lathe/Mill combo? - SmokStak

Dec 22, 2012· Re: Cental machinery Lathe/Mill combo? I would try to get something with an R-8 collet system for the mill spindle and a D cam lock lathe spindle There is a ton of over priced beat to crap us made stuff and since virtually no machines have been made in the us for this decade maybe 2, on the other hand crappy Chinese isn't any better...

Used Lathe w/Milling Attachment-Opinions?

Sep 06, 2009· Okay, I'm looking into the future towards retirement (no sooner than about 12 years, possibly as far out as 15) I've always been interested in making various parts and figured I ought to have another skill or two to fall back on in retirement, even if it's just hobby parts making, small parts machining, etc I have a cousin who has a lathe he'd let me buy for what he has in it...

mini lathe/mill combo Go or no go? | The Hobby-Machinist

Dec 27, 2017· Just wondering what your guys opinion is on these mini lathe/mill combo machines is The tipe that has the mill attached on the headstock side in particular Do you guys think it is worth it to look into I have a 15m between centre lathe and sizeable mill...

Amazon: Customer reviews: OTMT Combination Lathe ,

Jul 29, 2015· Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for OTMT Combination Lathe - Model: OT25531 at Amazon Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users...