Noise is still a factor like any mill for apartments though. Sound proofing enclosure helps but then you might want to add a shop vac to the gig and that raises the noise again. With compressed air, the compressor is worse than the shop vac. If fly cutting steel, then its pretty bad on top that that mess.
But yea at least it fits inside the apartment and can be used during the day.
What is the runout of the sherline spindle?
But their high pitch leadscrews are an advantage though in resolution terms so its good for making small parts.