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  1. Ross, Your sentiments are inline with mine. An...

    Ross,

    Your sentiments are inline with mine. An FP2 with DRO and a nice spindle speeder would be a nice setup. Pretty rare to come at a justifiable price, but I am on the lookout. Once I get above...
  2. So the machine in the photos is 5 hours away from...

    So the machine in the photos is 5 hours away from me, so I haven't seen it in person. With machines like these, there is a huge advantage to showing up and looking around as sometimes what you need...
  3. That is an interesting point about the...

    That is an interesting point about the accessories.

    I like the idea of the stiffness and work envelope of a Deckel. The horizontal spindle seems like a nice complement to the small envelope....
  4. I've seen your FPS deckel (as well as the rest of...

    I've seen your FPS deckel (as well as the rest of your shop) and it is pretty much what I would love to have. I likely never will though because I am cheap! Machining equipment in my shop is really...
  5. Here are some photos of the FP1 in question. I...

    Here are some photos of the FP1 in question. I haven't purchased it and had mostly decided to pass on it, but thought it would be worth asking if was workable. I am aware standard heads on their own...
  6. Would you an FP1 with only a High Speed Head?

    I found a 1950 FP1 for sale. I haven't been able to inspect it, looks nice, but the big "issue" is that there is no standard vertical head, only the highspeed head. Is this workable?

    The pullies...
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