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LeeMills

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#1 posted 11-13-2018 02:27 AM

I have had the cheap Nova (1624 belt) for 10+ years with no problem.
A main feature to me is the swivel headstock. I turn it out about 22.5° for all bowl, platter, box interiors. Saves a lot of reaching and the supplied tool rest is long enough without an outrigger.
I was going to check the price at Sears (linked above) but you have to go through all the “set up an account” c-rap to see the shipping. ToolsPlus is the same price with free shipping.
https://www.tools-plus.com/nova-lathes-55214.html

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