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#1 posted 11-22-2019 03:06 PM



The Powermatic 2020 is cheaper than the 3520c by $800. From what I am reading it is the same lathe on a smaller platform. I really want to turn big bowls, would a heavy outboard stand on the 2020 be more sensible than the 3520c. If Im not mistaken, the outboard stand is an extra accessory for both lathes. Powermatic is becoming a more appealing option now.

Btw are you all moving these things with a shop crane or something?

- blueridge


We got the 2020 (and some accessories) for my wife earlier this year during the 10% off/free shipping sale. The 2020 comes in a big box and we moved the parts around on a stool: head stock, bed, and legs. We purchased some 800lbs casters for it, but haven’t put them on yet.

-- I always knew gun nuts where afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.


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