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    Shouldn't we define professional shops I have made a bunch of money on an Atlas lathe, enough to buy a W&S #3, Rockwell 14 40, and a B&O turret lathe, And even make more money with them.

    Though I started with humble beginnings. an Atlas lathe, and a Mill/drill.

    No, none are for sale. LOL

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    This may not be the proper place, but I have a couple of NIB Nederman Fume Extractor kits that I want to sell. Please let me know if this is allowed or not.

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    Blake

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    Quote Originally Posted by IOWOLF View Post
    Shouldn't we define professional shops I have made a bunch of money on an Atlas lathe, enough to buy a W&S #3, Rockwell 14 40, and a B&O turret lathe, And even make more money with them.

    Though I started with humble beginnings. an Atlas lathe, and a Mill/drill.

    No, none are for sale. LOL
    Many years ago I did make some simple tools on a small Atlas upstairs in a manufacturing facility that had lot's of larger machinery downstairs. That did not make it professional grade by association.

    Website traffic costs money and the decision to exclude certain low end machinery certainly reduces traffic that is better served by existing HSM sites.

    "Hi, I'm new to machining and wonder what you guys think of the new HF 7 x 10 precision lathe?"

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    So anything industrial post '91 goes in this section then? I want to make sure to do this right. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Conrad Hoffman View Post
    Since we're talking about professional shops and not schlock houses, and since this is 2011, the list should be limited only to machines made after about 1991 (20 years is a good service life) and only to machines made in the USA. Oh... wait... never mind.
    Conrad, I don't disagree much about statements others make, but your statement of a 20 year service life as a criteria is just flat wrong. Although your 20 year number may be applicable to CNC machines, and in fact even that may be generous, it does not apply to manual machines. Manual machines can easily have a service life of 100 years.

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    Angry Well this stuff too:

    Quote Originally Posted by Admin5 View Post
    Note PM is a manufacturing forum, not a home shop forum....therefore, do not advertise the following-

    1. Atlas
    2. Craftsman, Dunlap
    3. Any horizontal shapers (ok in Antique Machinery forum however)
    4. Any Chinese or Taiwanese home shop grade machines
    5. Unimat
    6. Any antique machines or tools (ok in Antique Machinery forum however)
    7. Taig, Sherline
    8. Chinese bench vises that suck so much that you can't even turn the screw by hand and the casting is paper thin pot metal.

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