When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan
Woun't trust either one.
Gotta put on my hip boots.
"Folks is funny critters."
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. ~Voltaire
Surely you jest Vaughn. As skilled and talented as you are you cannot retire from woodturning...You are just getting to the ripe old woodturning age.
I will hope you are getting a new lathe; a Robust or a Stubby or even, (GASP) a Oneway.
I am sure you will do the right thing.
I may be getting a little older physically but mentally I'm still tarp as a shack.
Ok there has to be some sort of recourse for this holding out on us Mohammad, what a stealth gloat. Now you gotta show off the collection.
And here i thought you had a flatwork streak coming needing all that extra space. Instead you been simply getting sucked deeper and deeper into the vortex.
Thanks for the correction Vaughn.
Rob .....Alias John Wayne now Pasquinell da trapper.
"forget the apples slap some bacon on a biscuit and lets go...
We're burning daylight"
Nah, I'm not buyin' it. Nope there's something else goin' on here......
AKA Young Grasshopper Woodworker
AKA The Rookie
"Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your kids." Sam Levenson
I just realized that the lack of detail in my original post has created a great anxiety among family members. I had no idea. People have been calling Vaughn and emailing him trying to get an explanation. This has caused a total phoneline gridlock on the entire west coast and an email blackout in the southern hemisphere.
You guys will be happy to hear that I did buy a used PM3520B but not from Vaughn. Him and the 3520B are practically inseparable.
This was not a planned purchase. You almost never see a PM3520B come up for sale in the used market. So when the opportunity came up then after some consultation with Vaughn, I decided to go for it. Vaughn even offered his help with the logistics.
Vaughn came over my place and we went down to the seller's house in his truck. Between the seller, his friend (both around 21 years old) and us, the job of dismantling the lathe and putting all the parts on to Vaughn's truck was not too difficult. We didn't even need the liftgate. Though, I did get a ride on the liftgate, That was fun.
Getting all the parts off of the truck and assembling them was somewhat tricky. Now we didn't have the help of the two extra sets of hands. We managed some how though and Vaughn came up with a slick idea to attach the bed to the legs. It turned out to be not too labor intensive. Yet, Vaughn got a better workout than I, as evident from the pictures.
Vaughn also scored some olive wood blanks that the seller wanted to get rid of. We will have to wait and see what Vaughn does with them.
Chinese Proverb: Man who eats many prunes gets good run for the money.
This is exciting Mohammad after you being so patient, waiting for your opportunity, ITS HERE finally setting up your own shop and looks like your getting some great tools. Can't wait to see what you make in there Congrats Mohammad and good on you Vaughn for helping
well mohammad,, you have been learnun well on how to spread the truth real thina nd make others get excited i think some of vaughn has rubbed off on you becasue no one else here would lead anyone so far down this trail glad for you on this new tool and you owe the forum some of those pictures of your work that you still havnt posted!!!!!!!!!1
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