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Tifa 857215/07/2020 10:30:21
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Hello all, been lurking for a while, so I thought I'd take the plunge and come and join you chaps (and chapesses!) I hope to be able to make a few contributions here maybe, and members permitting...learn a bit too! There looks to be a wealth of knowledge here!!

I am currently looking at buying my first lathe, but really restricted for space. So, looking at a Chester DB8? which seems to tick all the boxes? Initially a Warco WM180 was on the cards, but after comparing the spec, the Chester seems to be a smidgeon bigger....and with a little more power....

Really looking forward to making a start, and hopefully get involved soon.

Chris Evans 615/07/2020 16:21:53
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Welcome along, what is your interest to make on the lathe ?

Harry Wilkes15/07/2020 16:24:06
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Welcome to the forum from just next door in the west mids

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magpie15/07/2020 16:44:11
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Welcome Tifa. I have had a DB 10 for about 8 years now, and no problems with it. Go for it.yes

Brian H15/07/2020 16:52:21
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Welcome to the forum Tifa, What are you hoping to make with a lathe?

Brian

Neil Wyatt15/07/2020 18:57:00
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Welcome aboard Tifa, I'm in Staffordshire too.

Neil

Brian Howett 213/08/2020 20:34:01
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Hi Folks,

Altough I had "joined" some years ago, I had never taken the plunge to register my interest by placing "Posts".

I live near Newport, Shropshire, so feel a bit out in the blackwoods.

For several years I was resoring some WWII aircraft, have a useful range of machinery.

I am now looking to dispose of surplus tools and materials.

I have been in engineering most of my life - 16 years as an engineering instructor.

I have been a regular reader of MEW - and contributor.

Hope this will "pass" as an introduction.

Brian Howett

Neil Wyatt21/08/2020 10:17:18
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Hi Brian,

Welcome aboard the forum.

You should really have started your own thread not hijacked Tifas

Neil

Edited By Neil Wyatt on 21/08/2020 10:17:36

Tim Stevens21/08/2020 10:27:52
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Hello Tifa

I am just outside Shropshire in Knighton, Powys.

Tim Stevens

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