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bantam_lathe_moving_plan [2016-09-28 23:22]
mike [Lifting/moving]
bantam_lathe_moving_plan [2016-09-29 22:40] (current)
mike [Lifting/moving]
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 The {{ :​colchester_bantam_full_manual.pdf |manual}} recommends lifting the lathe from a cross bar which passes through the bed in front of the headstock. The {{ :​colchester_bantam_full_manual.pdf |manual}} recommends lifting the lathe from a cross bar which passes through the bed in front of the headstock.
  
-Lifting options+Options:
   * 2-ton engine hoist   * 2-ton engine hoist
     * Someone probably has one we can borrow, or we can rent/buy     * Someone probably has one we can borrow, or we can rent/buy
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     * No metal on metal, there must be some ply or cardboard or something to stop it slipping on the forks.     * No metal on metal, there must be some ply or cardboard or something to stop it slipping on the forks.
     * Lathe is going to be very top-heavy.     * Lathe is going to be very top-heavy.
 +  * Luton van + tail lift
 +    * £85/day @ Condor - http://​www.condorselfdrive.co.uk/​vehicle-hire-scotland/​vans-for-hire/​5206-ford-luton-tail-lift
 +  * Dollies
 +    * For easy moving around on the ground/in buildings
 +    * Should be wide enough so we can bolt into them through the lathe'​s bolt holes
 +    * Ready-made ones all seem expensive
 +    * Sets of heavy-duty castors are cheap for DIY efforts.
  
 ===== At Portobello ===== ===== At Portobello =====
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