Baileigh wood lathe owners; your opinion

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Forum topic by Julian posted 11-26-2015 12:52 AM 4800 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-26-2015 12:52 AM

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I am looking to up grade my old Delta 12” lathe to either a 16” or 18” capacity lathe.
I stopped by the Baileigh showroom today (in Ontario, CA.). They had several woodworking machines but only one wood lathe (18×40”). They did not have the 18×47 sized lathe that I am interested in purchasing. The little I found about Baileigh is that they are identical to Grizzly lathes. If you own a Baileigh lathe I would be interested in your review or comments. Thanks.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 11-26-2015 02:26 AM

I have a little one, maybe 22”?? Have had it for 2 or 3 years and I like it for small projects. So far, so good. It is made in China like everything else.


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#2 posted 11-26-2015 03:15 PM

Think have to check lathe specs when comparing Baileigh & Grizzly wood lathes. Actually think their 18” x 40” lathe looks lot better even though cost more. I did not see any difference between 1847 lathes giving both a quick scan. There are many reviews online for the G0733 lathe.

Baileigh 18” x 47”

Grizzly G0733

Good luck with either lathe.

-- Bill

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#3 posted 11-27-2015 12:07 AM

I have a Grizz 0733 And so far I love it. Comparing the specs Bill linked to above, I dont immediately see any difference except the color of the legs. That said, I’d save the $400 and buy other goodies you’re gonna want for it.

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