SHELDON L and XL Twin-tumbler Gearbox Lathe: Data Pack




10-inch L XL

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  • Operators Manual
  • Maintenance Manual
  • Parts Manual

SHELDON 10-inch L and XL later-type model mounted on an underdrive stand constructed from either braced sheet-steel or cast iron that held either an ordinary V-belt transmission or a rather complex variable-speed drive.The lathe was current from the early 1950s to the 1970s and sold under various Model designations.Screwcutting was by a gearbox with two sliding levers instead of the single lever of the previous model. A complete 110-page Data Pack including: Operation & Maintenance Manual and Illustrated Parts Manual as Exploded Component Drawings. Contains an Electrical Schematic, a copy of the maker's comprehensive Sales & Specification Catalog and a copy of the Sheldon publication "Care and Operation of a Lathe". The lathe is shown in the second picture down on this page: and here:  For the earlier lathe with a single-tumber gearbox see:


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