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I bought the Sig 3 which is a larger machine and it does everything I would expect of it. I'm not fond of the milling attachment it's not strong enough for steel but at £300 for a milling machine I might invest in one of those as well. Have you seen the pages related to these lathes :Mini lathe well worth a visit.
 

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mine isn't too bad, parting steel bar can be testing, but for normal turning it's fine provided your prepared to take your time and not take really heavy cuts.
Good value for money. You probably couldn't buy a collet set for what I paid for mine including:
three jaw chuck
four jaw chuck
change gears
drill chuck
full set of collets
revolving steady
milling attachment
fixed steady
box of carbide tools
all for about £500 just under 36" between centres and a swing of 5" +/-
It certainly represents much better value than the Sherline that I used to see on sale.
 

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I've got the C3, which I assume is the same as MMAD's. A very handy tool it is too and doesn't appear to have any movement in the headstock
 
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