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Heavy Lathe with Extra Capacity Forest City NC

The Maxi Lathe, model 25-100 M1, has step pulleys at 480, 1,270, 1,960, 2,730, 3,327 and 4,023 rpm for speed control. It's driven by a 1/2-hp motor. Two bed extensions are available. The 25-130 extension, $95, increases the spindle capacity to 35 in. between centers.

Forest City Ace Hardware
(828) 245-4412
171 E Main St
Forest City, NC
 
Lowe's
(828) 351-1023
184 Lowe'S Boulevard
Forest City, NC
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 7 pm

Hill Hardware, Inc.
(828) 287-4105
184 North Main St
Rutherfordton, NC
 
Fastenal- Shelby
704-471-0995
2245 Kings Rd Shelby, NC, 28150
Shelby, NC
 
Gibson Store Mall
(704) 480-2000
2001 E Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:13-18
Store Features
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:13-18

LOWE'S OF FOREST CITY, NC
828 351-1023
184 LOWE'S BOULEVARD FOREST CITY, NC, 28043
Forest City, NC
 
Fastenal- Forest City
828-287-2166
525 Withrow Rd Forest City, NC, 28043
Forest City, NC
 
Kmart 7060 / Cross Merch
(704) 482-8916
706 E Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

LOWE'S OF SHELBY, N. C.
704 484-9883
425 EARL ROAD SHELBY, NC, 28151
Shelby, NC
 
Lowe's
(704) 484-9883
425 Earl Road
Shelby, NC
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 9 am - 7 pm

Heavy Lathe with Extra Capacity

Heavy Lathe with Extra Capacity



So here's a dilemma: Mini lathes are designed to be portable, but when you get where you're going, it's nice to have some weight in the machine. At 106 pounds (more than a sheet of MDF weighs), the Maxi Lathe, $300, from General International outweighs other machines in this category by 20 to 30 pounds. Extra weight is good for damping vibration in a lathe; lugging it around is tougher. General International has set the mini-lathe bar a little higher with the Maxi Lathe's spindle capacity. At 15 in. between centers, it exceeds other mini-lathe capacities by up to 2 in., depending on the model. Its 10-in. bowl capacity is comparable to that of other machines. The Maxi Lathe, model 25-100 M1, has step pulleys at 480, 1,270, 1,960, 2,730, 3,327 and 4,023 rpm for speed control. It's driven by a 1/2-hp motor. Two bed extensions are available. The 25-130 extension, $95, increases the spindle capacity to 35 in. between centers. The 25-125 bed extension, $160, increases the spindle capacity to 45 in.

Source:
General International, (514) 326-1161, www.general.ca, Maxi Lathe, 25-100 M1, $300, Bed extension, 25-130, $95, Bed extension, 25-125, $160.


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