Colchester Bantam Lathe Mk.1 Operation, Maintenance & Parts Manual


Colchester 600


Bantam Mk.1

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  • Operators Manual
  • Maintenance Manual
  • Parts Manual
  • Catalog

COLCHESTER Bantam Mk. 1 all-models - Instruction and Maintenance Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual as very clear Exploded Diagrams. Electrical Diagrams, screwcutting and screwcutting conversion charts, screwcutting instructions to obtain pitches not on the gearbox chart,  a copy of the rare "Standard Accuracy Chart" and the maker's interesting Specification, Sales and Specification and Accessories Brochure. This is the original Model of the geared-head Bantam with the two spindle-speed control levers on top of the headstock and marked with either 800 or 1600 rpm top speed. Perfect pictures and diagrams.
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