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benmychree

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the first one is a Regal Leblond, probably from the 1940s or '50s
 

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Can't understand why anyone with a conscience would store these lathes outdoors . :dunno: At one time that Regal was a sweet lathe .
 

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I dont see outdoors...........the first appears to be the WW2 Le Blond Regal 13x24.........great machine.....but what is the second?........raising blocks ,seems more modern .
 

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I got more detail... the first one is a LeBlond, no data plate, probably 1950’s, 16”ish swing x 51” long. 220volt three phase.

The second is a “Standard Modern Tool Company” Ontario, Canada. 26”x30”, series 4000, model no. 41570, serial 8133. 1975.

Both are bigger than I have room for, although, I’d love to have the Leblond.
 

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BTW, I was told they were both taken out of service and moved to outdoor (but covered) storage about a year ago. Apparently the NC Forest agency “thinks they are death machines.”
 

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Someone should get the death sentence for allowing the LeBlond to rust like that, grrr.
I can't stand mechanical neglect. Or animal abuse, :)
 

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Any idea how much that LeBlond weighs? It's bigger than I have room for, but I think it would be a fun restoration project. And when I'm done, I could sell it if I still don't feel it fits my space.
 

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We have a standard modern at work. Everyone who uses it says it’s a good machine. And more than one have told me they wish they had it at home.
 

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Standard Modern were in high school shops in Canada in the 60s and 70s. They are a good lathe. But I don't think a good lathe can stand being outside for very long. Sad.
 
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