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You could always try to see if they have any spares in stock,

Hardinge Machine Tools
Address:
Silverton Road
Marsh Barton
Exeter
Devon
EX2 8NN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 208181

Still being made but probably a little different now

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I would be a good second operation lathe where a part is started in one machine and tranfered to another to finish other than that it wouldn't do me any good either. I am sure there are collectors out ther that would pay a good buck for it. Then have him get something nice...Bob

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Heck,My son-in-law built a Gingery Lathe out of car pistons, a 6' ladder and auto running boards.
His first threading setup used All Thread with a 10 tpi. He did use a bigger lathe to build the head, then used the head to build the tail. It was quite the project, and I would have spent the money to buy one, but by the time he had it built it he had a good idea how to use it.

Home-built Gingery Lathe

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keithh999

No you are right. That lathe can't do anything. Although it was probably the most precise lathe at the time for its size, it can't do anything without an operator that knows how to use it and set it up. Why don't you ship it out to me. I know what to do with it.

Jay

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