List of home shop machines not allowed on PM classifieds
Note PM is a manufacturing forum, not a home shop forum....therefore, do not advertise the following-
2. Craftsman, Dunlap
3. Any horizontal shapers (ok in Antique Machinery forum however)
4. Any Chinese or Taiwanese home shop grade machines
6. Any antique machines or tools (ok in Antique Machinery forum however)
Originally Posted by Admin5
Where do you draw the line here? Could you be more specific?
Say for a lathe:
Swing, bed length or distance between centres
Say for a mill:
Actually I don't really draw the line, as there are gray areas in this. For most, like the 9 inch Chinese lathes, it's obvious. But once you get into 14 inch lathes for example it depends on a number of factors.
Originally Posted by Ciszewski
As a rough guide I'd say any lathe or mill that cost less than $4,000 new today is probably something that would not be allowed here. If in doubt, post the ad with minimal copy and see if it gets deleted after 48 hours. If not, repost with more elaborate description and pix if you want.