Cheap Metal Lathe To Make NOS Parts

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jaws big enough to do a base/band cut on a cylinder?
I currently have a 7x14 that belongs to a friend sitting on my bench, it has less useable swing than my ancient Craftsman 109 6x12. I would not want something smaller than an 8" swing on one of those new ones for doing cylinder work. I had a hard time getting enough cross side travel out of it to do a Partner 5000(think Husky 50/55) base cut, while I have cut a 3120 jug on the Craftsman...