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View Full Version : Hardinge DV 59 Lathe Worth it?



flylo
01-20-2016, 03:53 PM
Had one with a tailstock & chuck on a cabinet but just bought this at auction http://auctions.btmindustrial.com/Hardinge-DV-59-Lathe_i23954958
BTW no loading charge as they added it when it was almost over.Also the Miler DeltaWeld 450 Welder for $150 & a 30"x20" blast cabinet for $20 made locally.

Toolguy
01-20-2016, 04:29 PM
Those can be a good second op machine or even first op for the right part. Old tech, but still useful and valuable in the right situation.

DR
01-20-2016, 04:48 PM
Good price on the Hardinge. Not the newer push button variable speed. Still a good machine, the dovetail bed machines are a major step up from the old split bed type.

I sold the newer style with tons of tooling for $6K ten years ago.

flylo
01-20-2016, 05:01 PM
Between the 2 I have most all configurations so it should work out. Wish it had a lead screw.