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Old 09-11-2004, 10:59 PM   #31
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why not just dish out the cash for a real lathe
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Old 09-12-2004, 12:22 AM   #32
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the integy x-mod lathe sp is a real lathe its not the best but its good for a begginer like myself
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Old 09-12-2004, 01:38 AM   #33
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In the Horizon Hobbies online catalog.

MOD Fashion Lathe w/Carbide V-Bloc* [INT1394C] $89.99
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Old 09-12-2004, 05:31 AM   #34
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This looks like very nice deal:

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Old 09-12-2004, 07:42 AM   #35
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Here you go, one of the best lathes ever made, up on ebay and pretty cheap

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Theres a twister lathe up on auction here on the forums.
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I've got that same twister at home, very nice and worth the money

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Old 09-12-2004, 11:01 AM   #38
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My advice: Try to save up some more cash it's going to be difficult to buy a lathe for that amount. You can get a Synthetic diamond bit from McMaster for about $51, You may find a used Cobra lathe for a decent price $45.-$50, if you are lucky it may come with the motor, and even a battery. But those are easy to come by, Iím sure you have and old pack that you can turn into a 4 cell, and an old stock motor to mount to it. Or you can just buy a 55t lathe motor from Integy and run it from your 12v power supply; this will run you about $19.95. You may get lucky and find one with all that you need but itís not going to be for the $80 you want to spend. Good Luck!
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