- 4 Oct 2020
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Don't be too hard on DECENT single bar machines. I learned to turn 45 years ago on a secondhand Gamages version of the original Coronet Minor, and it did everything from tiny lidded containers to an 18" wheel for a Hebridean spinning wheel. Last heard of it had gone to Tools for Self-reliance, so is probably still in use somewhere in the world.
Love my myford ml8.
It's not the single Vs double tubes that gives stiffness but rather the second moment of area. IE the distance apart the material is...