This machine is no longer a Shoptask! The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Hey man the lizards are kinda cute ya know They just buy the chinese crap and slap a label on it and sell em. The problem with that White paint, it looked nasty dirty all the time. Hi again Pete, and Hood, welcome.

Shoptask was running a special on the old Tri-Power machine from the old factory at that price. You’re going to make me blush!! Calculate Varies based on location and shipping method. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. I took delivery of mine last December and actually just got started to get it set up. Add to watch list Add to wish list. Anyway, I replaced the early 4 post system they sold me one post at each corner of the machine with a massive two post system I made myself at work and mounted it on top the the gear head.

I was able to see that by looking at some of the projects that have been done with it. I wanna see that bridgeport capable Shoptask man. It’s worth it if you have the patience. I’m learning, I’m learning. But there is no vibration in this puppy! Also making a Gang tooling setup for the lathe using the mill table would be a no brainer.

With the DRO and maybe without it I’ve been able to use this machine with crap hanging off it in all kinds of diassembled states Don’t moedl it anyway. Enjoy them with a magnifying glass.


I may decide to pass.

But man, does it work great Roughing cut marks were still visible on the ways when it was delivered!!! Just going to have to move into a bigger oldfolks home I guess. Shoptask had a raft of mods over the years but none are available now, except the CNC. The structure of your twin post design I like a lot. Hopefully the current version is much better. The machine wouldn’t hold.


The one I build was similar serles yours only it used four slightly smaller shafts. Hood Mach4 Alpha Posts: I want to go with even larger posts, 5″and heaver base, but I had a couple of questions, if you don’t mind sharing. Anyways, Nice work man and good luck with that heavily modded shoptask. Mosel Active Member Posts: For All the prayers and and the out pouring of good spirits in my time of need greatly appreciated!

I is a great starter machine and a real workhorse. I agree that the DRO will make my learning curve a little flatter.

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Maybe I should market these things? Originally Posted by GunPilot.

The lathe is totally independent from the mill, so I can turn things with the mill all torn down. Upgraded Motor Contactor Hey all. Does that shoptaks you are not really Turboman?


Bloy Active Member Posts: Did you miss your activation email? The projects by guys on this forum are a big inspiration to me. It came with mounted step motors and a shoptaks controller.


Dec 02, Now I’ll have to learn machining Good luck and take your time! Shoptask was running a special on the old Tri-Power machine from the old factory at that price. I was picky, have access to all of this and my rig has a spindle perpendicularity of.


Just had a motor contactor go on one of our machines. I really do not understand why they cannot make a GOOD 3 in 1 machine. It was a lot of modep learning to use it. I liked the swing but not the length. The stops and locks I used were actually purpose machined shaft clamps.

Join Date May Location north bay area Posts 4, I should be back from a trip on Tuesday. Matospeter on November 10, I actually work with turbo-equipment. Thanks either way Bruce. Ya know what they shoptasm on the net right The motor sheaves are friction fit, no set screws.

But you can see the twin poster head design, and if you look carefully at the moddl of them you can make out the VFD’s.

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