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barts
02-04-2008, 02:50 AM
A good friend of mine has a line on a Nam Sun 1530 lathe; about 20 years old in good shape wear wise.... needs some electrical work, which doesn't scare me. Anyone ever heard of such a beast? Looks like a camlock spindle nose...
The unit appears to be roughly 15" swing and 30" between centers, built heavy.

Any info appreciated...

- Bart

Joel
02-04-2008, 03:51 PM
Never heard of that one, but if you post pictures, perhaps someone will at least be familiar with the design.

barts
02-05-2008, 01:09 AM
Here are some pictures:

http://smaalders.net/barts/IMG_3601.JPG
http://smaalders.net/barts/IMG_3603.JPG
http://smaalders.net/barts/IMG_3604.JPG

- Bart

MickeyD
02-05-2008, 08:24 AM
I think that Nam Sum is Korean. I doubt that replacement parts are going to be available, but it looks pretty well made and if the price is right... With the options that are on it - travadial, collet closer, it deserves a good look.

daryl bane
02-05-2008, 09:13 AM
Looks to be another Mori Seiki type copy. Very similar to Victor, etc. It should be electrically straightforward to fix. I would jump on it if the price is right.