Never heard of it myself, but there's a bit of detail on... http://www.lathes.co.uk/myford/page20.html Yours, Rich. On Mon, 11 Jul 2011, Harry Wade wrote: > -----Original Message----- >> From: Clifton <clif.gwr@xxxxxxxxxxxx> >> Early days yet as from today's news I suppose the dust has yet to settle. > > The ME board (Mssr Clark) says this is a reorganization, not a closure, and > the premises are presently in the hands of the reorganizers. Also mentioned > is a plan to have a machine and spares selloff soon. Whether this is a > clear-to-the-walls sale or just a stock reduction remains to be seen. > > My guess is that lathe production will sooner or later be closed out and > Myfords will continue but pursue more profitable interests. > > Does anyone recall the "WhiteColt" lathe? This was an early, and short > lived, attempt to have Myfords cloned in Asia and (so I read at the time) > resulted in a horrid piece of junk. > Cheers, > Harry > > MODEL ENGINEERING DISCUSSION LIST. > > To UNSUBSCRIBE from this list, send a blank email to, > modeleng-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject > line. > MODEL ENGINEERING DISCUSSION LIST. To UNSUBSCRIBE from this list, send a blank email to, modeleng-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line.