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Large Lathe

Discussion in 'Marketplace Archives' started by Ed Jarvis, Apr 10, 2017.

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  1. Ed Jarvis

    Ed Jarvis

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    Thayer, Houghton & co Sliding gap bed lathe. Will swing about 48" with the gap opened, 26-27 closed. Restored has 1.5 hp 3ph motor. Pictures on request, Best offer, has several face plates, #3 taper on both ends Jarvis89@Hotmail.com ph 214 728 2511. DSC00775 - Copy.JPG
     
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    What a cool lathe!
     
  3. Bill Boehme

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    I believe that this is the same lathe that Ed Jarvis had on display at SWAT a few years ago. It's impressive and bigger than it appears to be in the picture. Nothing is going to shake that big boy.:D
     
  4. Dave Delo

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    The only things I could get into my basement shop would be the tailstock and the banjo.
     
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    Ed, How long is the bed on that lathe?
     
  6. Ed Jarvis

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    Bill,

    The sliding bed is 75", total lenght is 96", The sliding bed will slide 14"and could be made to slide even more. It was made in the late 1850'sasking $2500 comes with vfd.
    Lathe has 4 or 5 face plates
     
  7. Mike Johnson

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    Along with the artistic design priceless!
     
  8. Ed Jarvis

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    Lathe has been sold.

    Ed Jarvis
     
  9. John Turpin

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    Might be overkill for turning pens though.
     
  10. John Torchick

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    John T. has a good idea..unless you are making real big pens. That is one big lathe!!! I noticed that it is on casters. How many would it take to move it? Guess I'll stick to my little Rikon.
     
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