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spike

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myford ml 4 lathe
« on: March 07, 2016, 07:31:10 AM »

hi has anyone on here got a myford ML 4 lathe and if so are thay an good please
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Re: myford ml 4 lathe
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2016, 09:30:02 AM »

I used to have one a few years back, a superb machine in their time but really need to be in a museum now. Spares are like unicorn horn to find, I scrapped mine when the headstock bearings went although in all fairness the whole machine was wearing out (it was made in 1939!!)


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Re: myford ml 4 lathe
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2016, 03:25:50 PM »

read all about them here...
http://www.lathes.co.uk/myford-ml2-ml4/

As Paul states, they are usually on their last legs, unless they have been refurbished.
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Re: myford ml 4 lathe
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2016, 06:47:22 PM »

Hi Spike , I would look for a Boxford if i was you , Myfords are far overated , they were good in the 60,s but not now.
Dave :-)
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