Grizzly Mid-Sized Lathe

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Grizzly
Model:
G1067Z
Price:
$450

Description

Type: TEFC Capacitor Start Induction
Horsepower: 1/2 HP
Voltage: 110V
Phase: Single
Amps: 8A
Speed: 1725 RPM
Cycle: 60 Hz
Number of Speeds: 1
Power Transfer: Belt Drive
Bearings: Shielded and Lubricated

WOOD magazine review

Low cost, but underpowered for this class

Review Summary

High points: Swiveling and sliding headstock. Smooth and easy speed control. Comes with a tool-rest extension. Low points: Tool-rest and tailstock locking nuts work loose and require retightening often to achieve positive lockdown. Future models will sport nylon locking nuts to cure this problem. The 1⁄2-hp motor offers too little power for a lathe of this size and capacity. Lathe stands too low and needs to be raised for operator comfort. Inconvenient on/off switch position.
Considerable vibration. More points: Offers all the features of the bigger lathes (except horsepower) at a low price.

Detailed Ratings

3.3
out of 5

Performance

3

Features

3

Ease of Use

4

Value

3

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