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Thread: sieg c2 motor
21/12/2018 15:39:02

Thank You for your cooperation, and i wish You all the best in the new year.


20/12/2018 19:15:26

hi Neil,

yes i have red this. i go trough the checkout, i select the card and i reach the "pay now 178gbp" button. as i understand, if i click, my card will be automaticaly charged the whole amount..?

i dont see any place for VAT registration details

20/12/2018 18:03:09

hello Ketan

i tried again to finalize my purchase. i reached the step where i have to agree with "pay 178gbp now". i suppose i will be charged the full amount. i have not seen any place to enter my VAT number???

thank You for understanding,


20/12/2018 16:36:37

thanks Ketan, for the clarification and data on my machine. i was sure that the number states for a date of manufacture. regarding the return policy, i have no problems with this and i fully understand Your practice. however, this is an ARC politics and it can be discussed if it is the best one or not... i personally think that a politic which is more customer friendly will result in greater profit for the seller in a long term. but we all know that there are a lot of strange customers You have to deal with them... lidel in croatia have a practice to put a 3 year guarantee on all hobby equipment they sell- bring the tool and bill back, you get the money. i am sure that this is a wise marketing practice!

regarding VAT free, it will be a pity for me not to use this ability. i run a business, and a state provided me with this ability to purchase tools used for servicing equipment i use at work. a mini lathe is a nice tool, but this is a hobby tool that is not intended for prolonged use in metal working environment. when you push it hard, you see what happen (a boroken motorsmiley). i bought i bigger lathe for harder work, and the mini lathe will be cleaned and used periodically, it deserve a new motor for the years i used it..

19/12/2018 17:47:54

i tought that the number was a year of production... all the spares from ARC fitted the machine (bearings, gears, etc... ) so i am sure the motor is the same too..


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Edited By npu on 19/12/2018 17:13:30

19/12/2018 17:08:53

i tried to post some pictures...

Edited By npu on 19/12/2018 17:13:59

19/12/2018 17:03:30

as i understood, my lathe is from 12month of 1978 year. (i will put a photo). definitely it is a usual chinese mini lathe and a motor from the arc site will suit..

hello Ketan, perhaps i lost Your reply in a spam somewhere, sorry. i tried to buy from ARC but firstly my card was denied (visa electron- the same used for paypal, so maybe this is a problem). i tried to enter somewhere my Vat number to get a discount (the shipping cost for croatia are high so this was an option), but i did not figure out how to do it. now i have a new visa card so i can eventually try again to complete a purchase. i bought some equipment and tools 5-6 years ago from ARC and all went well.

thank You

18/12/2018 19:40:28

thank You very much for a fast replay.

i tried arc euro trade( sent 2 emails in the last 2 weeks, no response, perhaps they are on holiday), warco said that they only support their products. i sent a mail to amadeal too (i see a motor on a web but the tech data are not the same as mine..), i tried paulimott too, the answer is the same as warco...

my mini lathe is from 1978....

perhaps You know some other dealer from europe, not only uk dealers...?

thank You

17/12/2018 09:12:11


can anyone suggest me a place online (europe) where i can buy a spare motor for a mini lathe?

thank You very much

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