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    I manage pretty well at not single-pointing...

    I manage pretty well at not single-pointing ANYthing if I can buy the item (auto/truck/Diesel, and fasteners, in general), or a tap or a die.

    Saves time spent measuring, too, taps and dies doing...
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    Triumph 2000 happens to still be FULLY equipped...

    Triumph 2000 happens to still be FULLY equipped that covers inch, metric, and even a few "diametral" pitches. Used one may not be "fully equipped", you'd have to pay close attention.
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    I'll second the Triumph 2000 as it was what I was...

    I'll second the Triumph 2000 as it was what I was looking for after extensive research when I sidetracked to the first of now two 10EE and a Cazenueve.

    It is fully spec'ed "on paper", probably...
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    Pinacho are decent. LATAM target market. Spain...

    Pinacho are decent. LATAM target market. Spain lost them as colonies, gained solid trading partners.

    Similar with Jo'Burg and the African nations that claim to hate the Afikaans.. until they need...
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    Counter to that would be a Hardinge "office desk"...

    Counter to that would be a Hardinge "office desk" looking base that is both heavy AND stiff.

    The bigger issue with the lathe pictured is that classical dead give-away of lathes built to a...
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    Problem is "manual' lathes are a niche minority...

    Problem is "manual' lathes are a niche minority in a CNC // teach-in hybrid CNC world.

    So the next level up is a better-grade of "Taiwanese generic", maybe $18,000 USD, delivered in Oz, then up...
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    "Decorators" cost too much if nothing else. ...

    "Decorators" cost too much if nothing else.

    More usefully, it is NOT about status nor prestige.

    I WISH that more folks - reagrdless of their skills - would recognize the far more basic...
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