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Grizzly Mid-Sized Lathe

Product Info

Brand
Grizzly
Model
G1067Z
Approximate Price
$450.00
Type: TEFC Capacitor Start Induction
Horsepower: 1/2 HP
Voltage: 110V
Phase: Single
Amps: 8A
Speed: 1725 RPM
Cycle: 60 Hz
Number of Speeds: 1
Power Transfer: Belt Drive
Bearings: Shielded and Lubricated

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Overall rating 
 
3.3
Performance 
 
3.0  (1)
Features 
 
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(Updated: February 21, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Performance 
 
3.0
Features 
 
3.0
Ease of Use 
 
4.0
Value 
 
3.0

Low cost, but underpowered for this class

High points: Swiveling and sliding headstock. Smooth and easy speed control. Comes with a tool-rest extension.

Low points: Tool-rest and tailstock locking nuts work loose and require retightening often to achieve positive lockdown. Future models will sport nylon locking nuts to cure this problem. The 1⁄2-hp motor offers too little power for a lathe of this size and capacity. Lathe stands too low and needs to be raised for operator comfort. Inconvenient on/off switch position. Considerable vibration.

More points: Offers all the features of the bigger lathes (except horsepower) at a low price.

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