[modeleng] Re: Myford

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
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