PDA

View Full Version : Barker Bench Mill, any body have one?



IOWOLF
02-28-2005, 07:51 PM
I bought one today for $40.model PM.
I'll post pics. later.

Finnbear
02-28-2005, 10:00 PM
I've seen a couple. They are a neat small mill. A place called Leland-Gifford near where I work sells them. see the link below
http://www.barkermill.com/

precisionworks
02-28-2005, 11:11 PM
Iowolf,

The police & FBI are looking for you - you stole that machine. Your only hope is to ship it to me (freight prepaid) and we'll forget it ever happened!

It's about the same footprint as my Atlas 7B shaper, which means space could be found...does seller have any more?

egpace
02-28-2005, 11:28 PM
If anyone is jealous enough, and doesn't mind paying 3 times as much as IOWOLF for a not so good one, see the link below.

Ed

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=3876537683&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT

precisionworks
02-28-2005, 11:43 PM
Ed,

You spend more time on theBay than I do <LOL>. Maybe seller will relist with a lower start $$$.
I've bought a few things from American Machinery - last buy was 6 woodruff cutters for $10. One of the cutters had been modified & they sent an extra, which impressed me.

J Tiers
03-01-2005, 01:14 AM
The ebay one is nearly unusable....no screws air x travel.....Barker did/LL-G does sell them lever or screw IIRC, but I bet parts are expensive.

At least that one has an overarm. Some don't. The 3C collet is odd too, but standard. The buyer will be making their arbors.

It is a model PM. Even at that price, it isn't much of a deal.

The model AM, with 2 HP, a bigger table, and a 30 taper is much nicer.

IOWOLF
03-01-2005, 09:43 AM
AS promised http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/iowolf/BARKER1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/iowolf/BARKER2.jpg

I like this price better....
http://cgi.msn.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=3854287240&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT

[This message has been edited by IOWOLF (edited 03-01-2005).]

precisionworks
03-01-2005, 10:57 AM
It's O.K. to rub it in. Yours is NICER and you paid $435 LESS.........................

Rustybolt
03-01-2005, 12:21 PM
Jay. Yours is a PMO, O for overarm. You also paid a great price. These are very rigid little machines. I've used them in production and they hold up very well. If yours doesn't have one you can make a jackshaft to reduce spindle speed to use bigger cutters. You can also get dials and screws from the factory for every axis. Congradulations a nice find.

IOWOLF
03-01-2005, 02:59 PM
Thanx,I have already started the screw process for one axis, you can see the tri handle on the front, It works well.