Binns and Berry lathes. 6.5, 7.5, 8.5 7 9.5-inch lathes - older type with twin vertical slots on face of apron. Operator's hand book with Spares as Sectional and Exploded Component Drawings and a copy of the 4-page Sales catalogue.
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Manuals for Model: 8.5-inch
Stanley: General Instructions for the HS-Series 7", 8.5", 10.5", 12.5" and 14" lathes. Includes Sectional Drawing of the headstocks, a Spare Parts Manual for the HS7 and a copy of the maker's Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue.
Stanley: Spare Parts Manual for the 8.5-inch lathe with useful Sectional Drawings.
Willson 7.5-inch and 8.5-inch Lathes: Instruction Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual for the model with two concentrically-mounted speed-change levers on the front face of the flat-topped headstock and with a clutch lever pointing forwards. (Some versions, internally identical, had a "quadrant" arm to locate the speed change lever). The screwcutting gearbox has two levers and, between them, a sliding tumbler. Includes a copy of the maker's Sales and Specification Catalogue.
Willson 7.5-inch (suitable for the 8.5-inch as well). Parts Manual as exploded-component drawings.
Willson "Pitel" Lathe 8.5-inch centre height. The Pitel can be recognised by its flat-topped headstock, more angular lines and a "dial" spindle-speed selector on the front face of the headstock (based on the Willson "Newhall" model). Instruction Manual with Parts as Sectional Drawings.
Mitchell, Woodhouse, Woodhouse and Mitchell, Town Woodhouse DM8 and VM8 8.5-inch Lathe Operating and Maintenance Manual.