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Richard Kennedy11/04/2010 10:41:29
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Has anyone got, or has anyone used a wivamac 801vario? 
 
If so could you let me know what you think of it. I have heard conflicting reports about wivamac in general but the size and capacity of this lathe are Ideal for my tiny workshop However I don't want to splash the cash without getting a little info first All thought are welcome!
 
Richard 
Alan T.12/04/2010 08:35:29
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Have you any pix of the machine Richard.  Alan T.
Sparky12/04/2010 15:06:31
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Hi Richard
 
 
I don't know about this machine but, after a little searching I did come across this comment...
 
"British Turner Allan Beecham who has been turning for 50 years said "the DB801 Vario bench top model was the best small lathe I have ever used".
 
There is a good write up on the Toolpost's website which can be found >> here << .
WivaMac Lathe Brochure DPF file downloadable >> here << .
 
Looks a good machine.
 
Marc



 

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