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  • Metal Cutting Lathe

    449 72.77%
  • Knee Mill

    335 54.29%
  • Surface Grinder

    122 19.77%
  • Metal Cutting Bandsaw

    363 58.83%
  • Drill Press

    494 80.06%
  • Wood Machines only

    138 22.37%
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    Lemme see ... here's what's in my hobby shop:

    - two Southbend 11x60 lathes
    - Bridgeport Series 1, 2hp 48" mill (with shaper attachment)
    - DoAll 16" ML vertical bandsaw with blade welder
    - Roll-in 14" vertical bandsaw
    - Wellsaw 7x14 horizontal bandsaw
    - Petrie 20" bandsaw (wood)
    - Boyar-Shultz Challenger 6x18 surface grinder
    - Jet 21" drill press
    - offshore 17" drill press
    - 3x89" FPS backstand grinder
    - 2x60 Burr King 600 3-wheel belt grinder
    - 2x73 Bee vertical belt grinder
    - 20" disk grinder
    - Rockwell dual head carbide tool grinder (with diamond wheels)
    - several dual arbor Baldor & other buffers
    - O/A torches, Lincoln 225 stick, MIG
    - 3 Snap-on tool chests
    - 2 Stanley Vidmar industrial drawer cabinets
    - two Wilton 6" swivel machinist vices
    - Snap-on 60 gal vertical 2-stage compressor
    - 20 and 5 gallon parts washers
    - large offshore sandblast cabinet with dust collector
    - 2 scissor lift tables
    - 2-ton portable hydraulic shop crane
    - 2 smaller 1/4 ton shop cranes (one is electric)
    - 24x36 granite surface plate
    - and a crapload of handtools and tooling

    - oh ... and a wall mounted urinal right beside the Duratub washup tub!

    Two things on my want-list ...
    1. bigger shop
    2. 30 ton hydraulic press (once I have the bigger shop so I have room!)

    Cheers, Bill



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    Bridgeport 12 X 48 currently being converted to CNC
    (2) Sherline CNC mills
    Jet 13 X 40 lathe
    surface grinder
    horizontal band saw
    vertical metal cutting band saw modified from Craftsman wood saw
    K2 25 X 14 CNC router
    drill press
    48" bending brake
    Heck Trace-a-punch nibbler
    Lincoln Precisiontig 185 TIG welder
    3 ton arbor press
    8" bench grinder
    6" diamond tool grinder

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    Quote Originally Posted by 70cyclone View Post
    Milltronics CNC mill, Monarch 18/96 lathe, esab 875 plasma, esab 250 MIG, Smith torch, Wilton 7x12 bandsaw, 14ft gantry hoist, tons of misc power and hand tools of course
    well the Monarch is gone(long story) but I added the Clausing lathe that I put the cent7 control on.
    also added the 2 rabbit co2 lasers, a small surface grinder, and a bunch of other stuff not worth posting

    Milltronics VM16 cent6, Clausing 1500 lathe with a Milltronics cent7, 80W Rabbit SE12090 laser


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    Those in my sig, plus a HF 4x6, Jet 14" Wood/Metal Bandsaw, Craftsman 10" Table Saw and Rockler Router Table.

    South Bend Heavy 10L, Burke #4, Van Norman #12, South Drill Bend Press
    A home machinist site you might like: www.Hobby-Machinist.com


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    12X48 metal lathe, Series1 36" Bridgeport,Pedestal grinder,Floor drill press, 14" Band saw, Delta Belt sander, 24 X 36 " CNC router, Thunderbolt AC welder, 60 galon compressor, and more.. All in 24X 40 ft shop.

    My 2¢


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    everything a man wished for but no cnc mill

    <img src="https://ivxo1q-dm2305.files.1drv.com/y4mENMmTr_Cabc7pR0FUdB6gtbADq2JbuG4_rGy0eBQvLJx19pTi6TqMUIJN0xgOyDIc0gWoxYhS38HpbSTFGdfaK-o42IOU6jczrhDpfpCOTNGL1X6hvZCbgj0y35gqmq1YGTrWwShYGV-C7lXA2esy0Pi_WfnBSyroDLSGXwce4uSr1U7op7srdi78rispHCa_K4aFlTlJPVkkNWMfgh_Tg?width=60&height=60&cropmode=none" width="60" height="60" />

    Being Disabled is OK CNC is For fuN


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    CNC mill, CNC lathe, CNC router,CNC laser, CNC foam cutter, Micro lathe and drill presses.

    Thank You,
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    Haas TM 1P (love this machine), hardinge cobra 42, band saw.



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    My workshop is also a spare room in my house and measures 4.2 metres - although I lose 1 metre for through access, by 2.4 metres.



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    Haas mimi-Mill and Haas SL-10 CNC Lathe. Had to set-up a Phase converter for the CNC Lathe though.

    www.WebMachinist.Net
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    just rearranged and fit a few more in

    Dean Smith and Grace 13x42 lathe (the rolls royce)
    Monarch 10ee
    Maximat MQ3100 (being reconditioned and will sell it)
    Stark Instrument makers lathe
    Unimat 3 with every acceossry
    Lorch jewellers lathe

    XLO vertical mill
    Elliot Horzontal mill
    Bport Boss CNC (brushless servo retrofit)
    BCA small jig borer

    Buffalo 18" drill press
    Electro-Mechano high speed sensitive dril press
    UPT with drill head
    Precise 45k rpm speeder
    old heavy horizontal bandsaw

    39" brown boggs sheet metal shear
    24" finger brake (shopmade)
    24" roller (shop made)
    Floor model Arbor press
    carts with every concievable peice of tooling for lathes & mills

    O/A welding
    Mig
    Stick
    Propane/air

    40' of bench space
    Lee valley maple woodworking bench
    26 tool boxes (well 4 are in the basement, and roller + upper = 2 etc)
    phase converter
    600V transformer
    surface plates
    central coolant system
    Leitz tool maker microscope
    2 comparators, one goes to 1/100,000"

    Norton Surface grinder
    Chevelair benchtop T&CG grinder with air bearing
    Chevelair floor model T&CG (ground up scraping reconditioning) - double as a cylindrical grinder
    Deckel lip grinder
    Christen (swiss) small drill grinder (does down to 80)
    Diamond wheel grinder
    rotary lap
    2 bench grinders
    Sunnen Honing machine
    Darex end mill grinder (proably will sell)

    ....somehow that is a ll stuck in a 2 car garage.....in the basement furnace room....

    probably 15 pieces of electronic test gear; scopes, power supplies, function generators, counters, spectrum analyzers, etc etc. Machining I'm good at, just learning electronics...the stuff just comes to me somehow!
    20 small parts drawer units

    Heat treating furnace
    vacum caster
    vulcanizer
    wax inject
    various high speed handpieces
    wax pen
    hermes engraver
    ultrasonic cleaner
    magnetic polisher
    traditional polisher
    tumbler

    kids are starting to head off to university....then i'll be able to expand


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    Cincinnati 10vc-1000 with Siemens retrofit and 5vc-1000



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    I have a 12x40 sheldon lathe, the large harbor freight mill, 7x14 mini lathe from HF, micro mill from HF, small bench top drill press from HF, 9x20 lathe fron HF, X3 mill from HF, CNC mill from littlemachineshop.com, a 8x12 lathe from HF(converting to CNC), and floor drill press. and that is not counting all the welding equipment, wood working and mechanic equipment, Oh, and tones of electronics too,(30 x 50 shop cramed full)!



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    Default Re: What machines are in your home hobby shop?

    Acer CNC knee mill, 16x40 Namsun gearhead lathe, 18” bandsaw, 12” disk/belt sander , cabinet saw with sliding table, jointer, planer, piles of hand and power tools.
    Really want a VMC, but just wrote first tuition check


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    Default Re: What machines are in your home hobby shop?

    BF20L mill, Sieg C6 lathe and a CNC router. Oh and a bench drill, Tig welder, and some hand tools.

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    Default Re: What machines are in your home hobby shop?

    Eagle 4-axis CNC Mill, w/ DawsonControls CNC controller
    Haas TM2-P CNC Mill
    Emco 4 axis Concept 55 CNC Mill
    Jet GH1340 lathe
    Hardinge Conquest 42 CNC lathe w/ DawsonControls CNC controller
    DoALL MTA-6x18 Surface Grinder
    Enco BM-450A tool & cutter grinder
    Various bench grinders and sanders
    Miller SyncroWave 250
    Lincoln 140 wire feed welder
    Lotos plasma torch
    Wells horizontal band saw
    Various woodworking machines
    Yale 5000 lb warehouse forklift
    Lull 8500 lb offroad reach forklift
    And a bunch of other tools

    Jim Dawson
    Sandy, Oregon, USA


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