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Author Topic: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.  (Read 281 times)

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Grayco

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I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« on: September 02, 2017, 01:41:20 PM »

Greetings Rockers,
I just bought a new/unused Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit for $40.
Does anybody have any experience with these?

Are they worth owning or should I be looking to trade it off?

Thanks
Glen

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Re: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2017, 07:20:36 PM »

I don't have one but they look like cool little machine. What all did you get with it? They are good for doing jewelry, ect.
They are used for buffing and polishing and they have a flex shaft attachment. New they start at around $185.00 and go up from there with accessories.  If you don't have a use for it I would be interested. You could put it up sale or trade and take the best deal.
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Re: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2017, 06:28:39 PM »

Glen, Did you sell the lathe?

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Re: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2017, 05:29:21 AM »

Glen, Did you sell the lathe?

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No, I still have it.  I put one of the 3" pads on it with a little rouge, just to play a little.  It seems to work ok.  This tool just has the lathe and a package of 3" cotton pads and a 2" felt pad.  It has tapered spindles that the pads quickly attach to.  It's kind of cool.
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Re: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2017, 12:47:02 PM »

Foredom is top of the line equipment. If you buff a lot of metal jewelry pieces, it's well wort keeping. They don't take up a lot of space, so are easy to store for future use.
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Re: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2017, 07:25:36 PM »

Yes, they are I have a foredom and I love it but no lathe yet. You let me know how it goes please and maybe I'll get one.

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Re: I just bought a Foredom BL-15 Bench lathe kit.
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2017, 05:33:09 AM »

i would love to find a little horizontal lathe type thing that accepts sintered bits and other grinding foredom bits to have a stationary grinding point for fire agates and carving
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