For Sale: Colchester Bantam 2000 machine Mk. 2 Serial No. 3/0015/02157A an all-metric machine 280 mm swing, 750 mm between centres, hardened bed, 16 Speeds from 40 to 2000 rpm, 2-speed 3-Phase motor. 3 Morse taper in the tailstock in tailstock. In very good condition, everything works as it should with NO wear evident at all. Very well equipped as follows: Full taper-turning kit including cross-slide lead screw and nut and also the cross-slide leadscrew and nut for normal use in metric (the handle fitted imperial- I couldn't find metric handle at the time. Coolant tank and pump, 160 mm 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, a 200 mm 4-jaw independent Burnerd chuck - unused and still in its original box. Dickson quick-set toolpost with 5 tool holders and a Dickson Knurler with homemade handle. Fixed steady, travelling steady, carriage stop, an unused catchplate. 4 chuck keys including original pin spanner. Set of changewheels to extend the gearbox threading range - as supplied by Colchester and unused. The correct light unit. Negative points: a rub mark on top slide, I have dressed this up, also not sure if light works as it has no bulb. Hardwood tool shelf can be removed if not required. Includes a copy of the maker's Operation, maintenance and parts manual. Viewing welcome. Details of Colchester Bantam lathes here
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