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Jet EVS Lathe

Average reader rating
4.8
out of 5
Brand:
Jet
Model:
JWL-1642 EVS
Price:
$2,300

Description

* Digital readout allows operator to dial in the desired speed for best results
* Heavy-duty cast-iron lathe bed adds stability while limiting vibration during operation
* Electronic inverter lets you operate the machine at any speed from 50 to 3,200 RPM
* Indexing mechanism allows for fast, efficient, fluting and veining operations
* Sliding headstock may be positioned anywhere along the bed ways for maximum flexibility and user comfort
* High/low speed change lever quickly changes belt positions
* Spindle has positive locking indexing in 10 degree increments for fast, efficient fluting and veining operations
* Built-in spindle locks let you remove or replace faceplates and chucks with ease
* Live center has a removable pin for boring through stock
* Cam-lock mechanisms allow adjustments of headstock, tailstock and tool rest base without having to use tools
* Hollow tailstock allows you to perform long hole boring for lamps and other vessels

Reader Reviews

Excellent medium lathe

Review Summary

I have had this lathe for a few years. I recently got a 20" bed extension. Now I can turn up to 5' (60") in length. Probably one of the better lathes on the market. There are a lot of competitors that have tried to copy this lathe - for good reason.

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Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

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