I was wondering what model Shopsmiths the members of this group own.
After reading the above posts it seemed that the two major problems with the
Shopsmith lathe function is the weight of the unit and the height.
I am wondering if the 510 better than the 500; and if the 520 better than
the 500 and 510 concerning these issues. I did hear that the 510 is bulkier
than the 500 but I don't know whether it's enough heavier to make a
Any help will be greatly appreciated. I am currently looking at buying a
used shopsmith and am weighing the pros and cons of the different models.
- posted 14 years ago