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Jason Annen

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Found a 12 1/2" x 36" Cincinnati hydrashift lathe for sale, it's in kit form. Guy wants $300, and says every thing is there. It's 45 min away. Any thoughts, good or bad? I don't really need it, but it could be a lot better than what I have.

Jason
 

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I had a few LeBlond Regal servoshifts and loved them . Not sure if they were similar to the hydroshifts but for $300 I'd check it out for sure .
 

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Look at the bed make sure everything is there . The price is not bad. Cinci made good stuff.
 

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I bought it.

It got dropped, the power feed gear box was broken in several pieces on the front portion. I think there are a couple of pieces missing, as well as a few broken parts. There is wear on the ways. It came with a 6 jaw chuck, 4 jaw Chuck, steady rest, coolant pump, and taper attachment.

Only paid $300 for it, so I guess I did OK, can always part it out.

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Jason
 

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The chucks and parts are worth the price of playing.
When you get her operable, she can pay off her debt to you.
Thank you for saving her!

Daryl
MN
 

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If there is enough left of the gear box you might weld it back together or youmigth find a compleat on somewhere. It is a project.
 

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Too many broken and missing pieces. Parted out and scraped. I hauled the bed casting off yesterday.
 
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