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Boxford Belt-drive Lathes: Complete Data Pack: Operation, Maintenance, Parts, Catalogue & History Set





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  • Operators Manual
  • Maintenance Manual
  • Parts Manual
  • Electrical Diagrams
  • Technical Drawings
  • Catalog

Boxford Belt-drive Lathe Manual as a comprehensive Technical Data Pack. A complete, high-quality 236-page publication for all models of belt-drive Boxford lathe from earliest to last. Contains the best of the larger and far-better early manuals with clearer pictures and drawings together with additional sections and charts not included in the original - including, for example, far clearer instructions about operating the tumble-reverse, backgear and apron controls, maintenance advice, how to generate pitches not shown on the screwcutting gearbox, which pitches the lever positions produce when converting from Imperial to metric and vice versa, a full list of standard and extra changewheels (and how they were set up on leaving the factory) and data on metric-to-inch and inch-to-metric screwcutting conversions and the special chart for the double-gear metric thread-dial indicator. Includes an additional 40-page illustrated spares section for all years including Models: A, B, C, CUD, BUD, AUD, VSL, CSB, T, TUD, ME10 and a complete historical account of the lathe's development, model and specification changes (by Tony Griffiths) together with many technical hints and tips, advice on converting the electrical systems and which models to seek out - and which to avoid. A number of electrical schematics are reproduced for the underdrive Mk.2 and Mk.3 and VSL types. A comprehensive 74-page collection of the best Sales and Accessories Catalogues is also included that show the complete range of models produced together with all the many accessories. The manual is printed on top-quality, 120g paper and spiral bound for ease of reading.


All manuals are scanned at high resolution and supplied as a top-quality print, bound and on a superior 129g paper.

Unless otherwise stated, all manuals are in English. We ship world-wide to all destinations.

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