This is a newer version than mine with 38mm spinle bore from factory.
The two new bearings of type 32912 will fit headstock without...
There is an old thread trying to explain the importance of the angles
Eventually start with a holder for round bits.
This one was in a shop and it felt of very good build quality relative to some others of same breed.
It followed me home.My plan is to make it worlds most capable within the original footprint and shall be able to be taken apart and re-ejected within to hours by two senior persons.
I have a new Weiss Machinery 180 lathe and have made a new,bigger and more rigid spindle.
I wonder if there would be need of a new Church to worship these chinese lathes?
First mention of old american or UK iron will...
I bougth this from Holland.
Tranport was around three days and 100€ to my living room in Denmark.
It was 999€ two months ago.
I have fallen deeply in love with it.
The toolposts are very different in design I think but send us a picture and correct me.
I think the SC2 hs a compound system where you have to wind the slide very ,very far aft before You get acces to two screws
This system can be improved by drilling two holes
And another picture
My new WM250 cheap chinese lathe is getting more and more adorable.
It sits on a piece og granite and runout and straigthness can hardly be improved.
What can be improved are those stupid EMCO designed/copied compound arrangements.
My toolmaker friend with more than 50 years expirience bougth...