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Tool News - General International Maxi-Lathe


General International just announced the new model 25-114M1 14” x 17” variable speed Maxi-Lathe VF. With a simple belt and pulley system that allows for 3 variable speed ranges: 250-800, 550-1700 and 1200-3600 RPM with electronic dial-in variable control, a large 14” swing over bed, 10 ¾” swing over tool rest, and a full 17” turning distance between centers, the new Maxi-Lathe VF from General International is designed for small to medium sized hobby and light to medium production turning projects. It features a sturdy solid cast-iron bed and headstock and an open style cast-iron tail stock. The unit is also equipped with a heavy-duty 1” diameter tool rest post for ultra sturdy flex-free performance. Both the tool rest and tailstock are equipped with polished steel quick lock levers for smooth, easy re-positioning and positive locking action.

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