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1982 Mazak quickturn
« on: March 24, 2009, 07:10:25 PM »
Hello guys,
Well i just found a guy that is selling a mazak quickturn universal cnc slant lathe its from 1982.
swing 9" between centers 20" pneumatic chuck, hydraulic tailstock, 8 position turret toolchanger, 10HP spindle

The guy say it has a busted card, and that it is the only thing its missing.

Asking price... 2,500 dlls.

It has DC servos, although i couldnt get to read the plate for data.

Im thinking it would be a great retrofit, very complete from toolchanging, the automatic chuck and tailstock etc... not for beginners, but i think it wouldnt be impossible to do.

Im attaching pictures,

What you guys think? is it a good price, its hard to know for me, mainly because you dont see too many of this type machine in Mexico for sale.

Thanks
Fernando

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Re: 1982 Mazak quickturn
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2009, 09:27:49 PM »
The retrofit is definatley doable. No idea what all it will take or if the asking price is in line or not.

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Re: 1982 Mazak quickturn
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2009, 01:06:28 PM »
Make sure you can still get tooling for it, especially the chuck and chuck jaws.  You could easily spend twice the $2,500 asking price on tooling. 

Vince