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The lathe has landed...

Based on how much the truck squated and the tires squished on the Zetor, I think it weighs more than 800lbs.
Based on how much the truck squated and the tires squished on the Zetor, I think it weighs more than 800lbs.
A little dusty from the trip. The paint is worn, as excpected on an 80 year old machine, but condition is actually quite good. (I have a feeling it may be closer to the 1500lb rating of my cheap pallet forks than originally estimated)
A little dusty from the trip. The paint is worn, as excpected on an 80 year old machine, but condition is actually quite good. (I have a feeling it may be closer to the 1500lb rating of my cheap pallet forks than originally estimated)
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Yes, I DO need to clean and organize the garage...
Yes, I DO need to clean and organize the garage...
Swanky taper attachment.
Swanky taper attachment.
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Numbers...
Numbers...
Feeds and threads.
Feeds and threads.
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A E S T H E T I C (or something)
A E S T H E T I C (or something)
Loaded up on the truck...
Loaded up on the truck...
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The first picture I took of it.
The first picture I took of it.

Sort of a reverse timeline thingy. I still need some spindle oil, and I’m waiting for my VFD to arrive so I can wire it up and make some chips :)

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