Are warco lathes any good?

Are warco lathes any good?

Warco quality is not great, but it’s getting better. You get a lot of machine for your money, and they are very sturdy which is one of the most important things you need in a machine. The detail finishing can be pretty bad, but the fundamentals like the ground bed and the headstock bearings seem to be fine.

Who makes warco?

Warren Machine Tools Ltd
Warco is the brand name for Warren Machine Tools Ltd, a British company established more than 45 years ago.

Where are Chester lathes made?

We are also suppliers of a number of exclusive brands including STYLE CNC Lathes – Made in Holland. The success and growth of Chester Machine Tools is attributed to customer satisfaction.

Where are Chester machines made?

Operating from its expanded Hawarden, Chester head office, the company also has a factory and new showroom in Burntwood, Staffordshire. It employs nearly 30 staff and has developed an extensive network of customers serving education, manufacturing and industry, mining and oil and gas sectors globally.

Where are Harrison lathes made?

A positive air is immediately apparent at 600 UK’s reconfigured and refurbished Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire facility (01924 415000), where Colchester and Harrison lathes, as well as Pratt Burnerd workholding products, are manufactured, assembled, supplied and supported.

Where are Chester machine tools made?

Operating from its expanded Hawarden, Chester head office, the company also has a factory and new showroom in Burntwood, Staffordshire.

Are Harrison lathes still made?

Over the years, one million Colchester and Harrison conventional lathes, Harrison Alpha combined manual/ CNC machines plus Colchester CNC lathes have been manufactured and sold, with an estimated 100,000 in operation today – around half of those employed in training activities.

Where are Colchester lathes?

Made in Yorkshire – Who Are Colchester Machine Tool Solutions.

Are myford lathes still made?

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Myford Ltd was founded by solicitor Jonathan Oxley with an original name of L & P 240 Limited. The name was changed to Myford Ltd on 26 August 2011 and continues to run from its base in West Yorkshire, where lathes are still built and refurbished.

Are Colchester lathes still being made?

Are Colchester lathes still made?

What happened to myford?

Over the years Myford’s small lathes – especially the Super 7 model – have been used loyally by enthusiasts to make models such as miniature boats and locomotives. But last weekend, the company announced it was in liquidation. They said due to the recession and cheaper foreign imports the business was being wound up.

Is this the same spec as the Warco ct-918?

It appears to be basically same spec as the Warco CT-918. The search function isn’t turning up anything in these forums on the lathe. Are there any issues or experiences I ought to know about before making an offer? Hello Stub.

What is an EMCO 918 lathe?

The 918 was based on the earlier Austrian made versions of the Emco Compact 8 lathe, in Emco language Compact means basic. So when I was a lad I was always impressed with the 918’s addition of a Norton type quick change screwcutting gearbox with 9 feed rates with a row of 9 little cup oilers sat on top.

What is the difference between the Warco WM 918 and Wm 240B?

The WM 240B still has the traditional belt drive system that the 918 had, meaning it will be just as familiar to many of our customers that started out on a vintage or antique lathe like a Myford Seven. In addition, there is also the rest of the Warco WM series to consider.

Where is the 918 lathe made?

Early version were made in Taiwan, but I’m not sure if yours at 21 years old is made in Taiwan or China. The 918 was based on the earlier Austrian made versions of the Emco Compact 8 lathe, in Emco language Compact means basic.