I hadn't even noticed the avatar! Thanks for the videos, as it's really what convinced me to go see the machine. Went and looked at it today, and the biggest problem right now is that we're moving to Ames in two months, and will be renting the lower half of a duplex. Which sucks, because that machine is perfect for me and what I want to do. Looks like it's been treated gently, and is certainly quieter than the two LeBlond Makinos at work (of course those are much larger). About the same as yours in the video. Currently running on a 20HP rotary phase converter. As you've owned one, and information seems to be sort of hard to come by, what's it weigh? Guy said it was ~6k but I think it's more. I'm sending a message to Makino on specs, but who knows if they even still have them.