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  1. Thread: Showcase Lathe

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    Thanks Denis. I had heard of much lower...

    Thanks Denis. I had heard of much lower temperatures being a problem.

    What I like about the powder coat is that they now have powder coat primers. They go on thick, and then you can sand them down...
  2. Thread: Showcase Lathe

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    Nope, not planing to use inside. It will be in...

    Nope, not planing to use inside. It will be in the corner of my den.

    The machine ways are pretty worn as well, so it would not be my first pick for making parts.
  3. Thread: Showcase Lathe

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    There is no way I'm going attempt even 1% of what...

    There is no way I'm going attempt even 1% of what a master pinstriper like Von Dutch did.

    On the positive side at least it's small then a car. I'll also move it into the shop after a year and use...
  4. Thread: Showcase Lathe

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    I had no idea there was a thread for that...

    I had no idea there was a thread for that particular lathe. Thanks.
  5. Thread: Showcase Lathe

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    Showcase Lathe

    I have convinced my wife that a lathe can be art, and that art should be displayed in our home.

    Her standards are high though, along the lines of this restored lathe.

    I could acomplish this...
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