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    The Promasters that MSC used to sell were Romanian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by machtool View Post
    Where do they claim that? Lathes | Manual Lathe | Manual Lathes I just spent 5 minutes looking. You would be hard pressed to find a country of origin for any of their lathes.

    I think you will find they are Bulgarian and Taiwanese.

    Phil.
    That's what they claim in the " CONTACT US" area on their web page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by traditional-tools View Post
    My friend's lathe is nothing like that. That looks like a cheap chiwan clone. My friend's looks more like a Sharp which is a copy of an HLV.

    His lathe looks more like this:

    That's a $16,000, 3,500lb lathe made by one the best manufacturers in Taiwan. It isn't a chi com home machine piece of junk.

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    I have to bite my tongue, I contact the people of SUMMIT and they admit that their machines are made on CHINA and KENT too.


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