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Old 01-17-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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Turned my riding mower into a lathe!


THis is insane, but worked pretty well!

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Old 01-17-2013, 10:13 PM   #2
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thats not turning fast enough to be dangerous. unless your a complete idiot, or looking to do harm.

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Old 01-18-2013, 08:36 PM   #3
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thats not turning fast enough to be dangerous. unless your a complete idiot, or looking to do harm.
Well Fix'n, you're at least half right.
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Well Fix'n, you're at least half right.
yeah, hows that ?
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Old 01-19-2013, 08:16 AM   #5
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More time than money huh? Real wood lathes are not that expensive, ya know?
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Like many other things in life, just because you CAN do it, doesn't mean you SHOULD do it.
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yeah, hows that ?
the part about him being a complete idiot. Actually, I should have said a third right.
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the part about him being a complete idiot. Actually, I should have said a third right.
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ok, how am i wrong ?
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Just a goofball looking for attention. I'd ignore him. Other than holding a chisel on top of a cinder block by hand, it's not that dangerous - more like just attention seeking.
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ok, how am i wrong ?
I didn't mean it as you were wrong at all. I was agreeing with you. I actually think you were 100% right.
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:52 AM   #11
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I did almost the same thing with a 91 Ford car the nieghbor gave me. Except I welded two rims together and put it back on and locked up the other front tire so I would get full power from that wheel and then I ran the lathe with a belt off the extra rim. Now I have an actual wood lathe... works much better.....
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Considering that on most mowers like that you can disconnect the blades....not sure what the danger is......

I think jeffnc has it nailed.......hence, I'm not impressed.

Can I have those 2 minutes back?

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