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If tiny precision bench top machining work is your requirement, we have a miniature lathe for you. Benchtop lathes are great for lab work, schools, making small parts, and home hobby work. Make sure to look at the Smithy combination lathe-mill machines. You get 2 machines in one. Do you want a small low cost lathe but also want to do a lot of jobs on it? Make sure to look at the Birmingham YCL-1236 because it gives you a lot for the money.

Birmingham YCL1126BD Lathe
Economical belt drive
Threading and feeding rate changeable
32 kinds of inch threads, and 18 kinds of metric threads.
Spindle is balanced, hardened and precision ground
Guideways induction hardened an precision ground
Lubrication system in headstock and feed box
Operation and parts manual
Made in China with one year warranty on parts

Standard Equipment:
3-jaw chuck
4-jaw chuck
8" face plate
Follow rest
Tool post
Full length splash guard
(2) dead centers
Thread chasing dial

Options available:
(2) cabinet stands
Halogen work light
Digital Readout
Coolant system
New Birmingham YCL1126BD Lathe with cabinet stands: $1995. new
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Max. diameter swing over bed: 11"
Max distance between centers: 26"
Max. diameter swing over cross slide: 6"
Spindle bore: 1"
Taper of spindle center: MT4 (Morse Taper#4)
6 Spindle speeds from 150-2400 rpm
Longitudinal feeds: 0.025-0.013" /rev
Number of feeds: 9
32 kinds of Inch threads from 8 to 72 threads per inch
18 kinds Metric threads from 0.25 to 3.5 mm
Max. travel of cross slide: 5-1/2"
Taper of tailstock quill center: MT3
Motor electrics: 1 HP, 115 Volts, 1 Phase
Machine weight: 360 Lbs. Imported from China.

JET BD920N mini Lathe:$2145. new
• Spindle supported by precision tapered roller bearings
• Hardened and ground bedways
• Power longitudinal feed allows threading
• Standard 1-1/2" x 8 TPI spindle mount allows for many aftermarket accessories
• Reversing switch included for added versatility
• Backlash adjustments provided throughout the carriage
• Tailstock is adjustable for taper cuts
• Quick-change gear box provides wide range of inch and metric threads
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
• 7" four-jaw chuck with threaded back plate
• 4" three-jaw chuck with threaded back plate
• Face plate • Four-way tool post • Single tool post • Steady and follow rest • Metric change gears • Centers • Threading dial • Tool box and tools • Imported from China

Jet 920BDN shown with optional stand

Stock No. 321373 Model BD-920N
• Swing Over Bed (In.) 8-3/4
• Swing Over Cross Slide (In.) 5-1/4
• Distance Between Centers (In.) 20
• Hole Through Spindle (In.) 25/32
• Spindle Mount (in. xTPI) 1-1/2 x 8
• Spindle Taper MT-3
• Spindle Speeds 6
• Spindle Speed Range (RPM) 130-2,000
• Longitudinal Feeds 27
• Longitudal Feed Range (in. /rev.) 0.005-0.011
• Inch Threads 27
• Inch Thread Range 8-56 TPI
• Metric Threads 11
• Metric Thread Range (mm) .5-3
• Maximum Tool Size (In.) 1/2x1/2
• Compound Slide Travel (In.) 1-7/8
• Cross Slide Travel (In.) 5
• Carriage Travel (In.) 16
• Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.) 1-9/16
• Taiistock Spindle Taper MT-2
• Steady Rest Capacity (In.) 1-7/8
• Follow Rest Capacity (In.) 1-7/8
• Bed Width (In.) 4-7/8
• Size with Stand (LxWxH/in.) 37.5 x 20x45
• Motor (TEFC) 3/4 HP, 1 Phase, 115 Volts
• Weight (Lbs.) 235

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES:
* Cabinet Stand $339.
* MT-2 Live Center

BIRMINGHAM YCL 12"swing x 36" capacity Geared Head Bench Lathe Machine
• Floor stand cabinets included
• 2 HP, 220 volt, 1 phase main motor
• 9 spindle speeds from 70 - 1400 RPM
Standard Equipment: • 6" 3-jaw chuck • 8" 4-jaw chuck • 10" face plate • 1-1/2" spindle bore • 3 3/4" steady rest • follow rest • Gap • 4-way tool post • thread chasing dial • 2 dead centers • reducing sleave • full splash guard • chip tray
• Automatic longitudinal and cross feeding
• Hardened and ground Spindle and Bedways

12" swing x 36" center distance Precision Geared Head Gap Bench type lathe including Floor stand: $3395.

Normally in stock. Manufactured in China
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BirminghamYCL-1236GH
Options:
Taper Turning attachment
Micro Carriage Stop
5-C Lever Collet Closer
2 axis Digital Readout


Combination Lathe-Milling machine
SMITHY Machines:
Are you looking for a benchtop lathe and a mini mill and a small drilling machine all in one? A Smithy machine is the way to go. Low cost, compact, dependable, and accurate. Smithy has great tech support and lots of tooling available too. Imported from China.
Options: Cover, Steady Rest, Follow Rest, live center, 4 jaw chuck, faceplate, digital readout, boring tools, light with magnet base, Coolant system, lathe dog, collet set, 5C collet chuck, quick change tool post, drawbars, swivel vise, adjustable angle vise, slotted angle plate, rotary table, dividing head, dividing plates, milling cutters, drill bits.

SMITHY MIDAS-1220XL:
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Smithy Machine Midas 1220XL lathe mill combo

This combination metalworking lathe-mill is packed with features including MT3 taper in Mill Head, Half Nut & adjustable-height Mill Head.

• Adjustable-height mill/drillhead for increased working area.
• Large MT4 spindle with bore-through accepts 1" standard bar stock.
• Right-hand, left-hand, inch, and metric threading standard.
• Microfeed handle and clutch for precision milling.
• Millhead accepts MT3 tooling
• Standard 7/16" table T-slots for tools and accessories.
• Offset tailstock for small tapers and greater accuracy.
• You'll get quick and sure readings from all inch dials.
• Powerfeed on X-axis.

• Power: 3/4 hp, 110 volts
• Machine dimensions: 42"L, 20"W, 34"H
• Crate dimensions: 44" L, 23" W, 38" H
• Shipping weight: 550 lbs
• Machine weight: 400 lbs
• Calibrated dials: leadscrew & cross-slide: 0.002" tailstock: 0.002" mill and drill: 0.040"

Smithy Lathe:
• Swing diameter: 12" over bed, 7" over table
• Distance between centers: 20"
• Spindle bore: 1.03"
• Tapers: headstock MT4; tailstock MT3
• Speeds: 6 (160 to 1600 rpm)
• Thread Pitches: 6 to 120 TPI, metric 0.5 to 4mm
• Travel: 20" longitudinal, 8" cross-slide

Smithy Mill:
• Millhead taper: MT3
• Table dimensions: 5-3/4" x 16-1/2"
• T-slot width: standard 7/16"
• Speeds: 12 (125 to 1600 rpm)
• Quill diamiter: 3"
• Working height: 6-1/4" min., 13" max.
• Quill center to lathe spindle face: 5-1/2"
• Accepts end mills up to 1-1/4" diameter
• Mill/drillhead stock swivel: 360 degrees

Smithy Drill:
• 1/2" precision chuck (3/4" optional)
• Chuck arbor taper: MT3
• Spindle to support column: 6.9"
• Cutting depth: 3.75"
• Speeds: 12 (125 to 1600 rpm)

SMITHY MIDAS-1220LTD:
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Smithy Midas1220LTD Lathe Mill Combo machine

This combination lathe-mill is an extended capacity model! The Midas 1220 LTD is packed with all the features of our Midas 1220 XL plus a whole lot more such as:

Faster mill changeover (leave the chuck on your lathe) & greater capacity - 12" clearance between mill spindle and column.
Always turn at the right speed - our patented quick-release belt tensioners make spindle speed changes a breeze.
Cut time in half with our rapid traverse rack & pinion carriage travel.
Effortless thread cutting with fully reversing lead-screw, half-nut and threading dial.
Added rigidity, for those large mill set-ups, with dual column locks on the mill head.
Powerfeed on X-axis and Y-axis

Power: Twin, 3/4 hp lathe, 1/2 hp mill
Machine dimensions: 42" L, 20" W, 34" H
Crate dimensions: 44" L, 23" W, 38" H
Shipping weight: 620 lb
Machine weight: 500 lb
Calibrated dials: leadscrew & cross-slide: 0.002" tailstock: 0.002" mill and drill: 0.040"

Smithy Lathe:
Swing diameter: 12" over bed, 7" over table
Distance between centers: 20"
Spindle bore: 1.03"
Tapers: headstock MT4; tailstock MT3
Speeds: 6 (160 to 1600 rpm)
Thread Pitches: 6 to 30 TPI, metric 0.5 to 4 mm
Travel: 20" longitudinal, 8" cross-slide

Smithy Mill:
Millhead taper: MT3
Table dimensions: 6" x 16-3/4"
T-slot width: standard 7/16"
Speeds: 9 (315 to 2000 rpm)
Quill diamiter: 3"
Working height: 6-1/4" min., 13" max.
Quill center to lathe spindle face: 11"
Accepts end mills up to 1-1/4" diameter
Mill/drillhead stock swivel: 180 degrees

Smithy Drill:
1/2" precision chuck (3/4" optional)
Chuck arbor taper: MT3
Spindle to table: 6-1/4 to 13"
Cutting depth: 3.125"
Speeds: 9 (315 to 2000 rpm)

SMITHY GRANITE 1324:
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Smithy Granite 1324 Lathe-Mill machine
The Granite 1324 is a next-generation multipurpose machine.  It is a 3-in-1 machine built to light industrial standards.  Its features and performance set it apart from all the rest and set a new standard in combination lathe-mill-drill machines.

Higher tolerances: Built to light industrial standards.  Produce higher-quality work on every job.
More power: Powerful 1.5 hp motor provides plenty of torque while the variable speed control gives you a broad working range (50-3000 rpm).
Easy changeovers: Cam-lock lathe chuck and easy shift power transfer clutch makes lathe-to-mill/drill changes quick and easy.
Greater milling capacity: Provided by the R-8 (the Bridgeport™ standard) collet and deeper quill depth.
Effortless thread cutting: Quick-change gearbox, inch-metric selector, and rack & pinion carriage travel combine to make thread cutting easy.
Higher-quality finish work: The leadscrew and crossfeed powerfeed (on both the lathe and mill) give you a polished finish.

Power: 1.5 HP DC motor, 110 volts, 15 Amps
Optional 220 volts, 1 phase at 8 Amps

Machine size: 46 x 22-1/2 x 39"
Weight: Shipping, 775 lbs; machine, 660 lbs
Manufacturing: Castings & frame made in China; electrical module made in USA
Calibrated dials: leadscrew 0.001",
cross slide 0.001", tailstock 0.001",
mill & drill 0.001" fine feed, 0.05" fast feed

Smithy Lathe:
Swing: 13" over bed, 7-1/2" over table
Distance between centers: 24"
Camlock spindle: D1-4
Spindle bore: 1-1/8"
Headstock taper: MT4
Tailstock taper: MT3
Pitches: 7-52 threads/inch and 0.35-6.5 mm
Cross-slide travel: 7-5/8"
Speeds: Variable 0 to 2800 rpm

Smithy Mill:
Millhead taper: R-8
Table: 17-3/4 x 6-1/2"
T-slot width: 7/16"
X-axis travel: 9-1/2"
Y-axis travel: 7-5/8"
Spindle diameter: 2-7/8"
Working height: 4" min, 13-3/8" max
Speeds: Variable 0 to 2800 rpm
Mill/drillhead stock swivel: 360°

Smithy Drill:
5/8" precision chuck (3/4" optional)
Chuck arbor taper: R-8 / JT3
Spindle to table distance:
4" min, 13-3/8" max

Spindle to support column: 9-1/2"
Speeds: Variable 0 to 2800 rpm

SMITHY GRANITE 1340:
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Granite 1340 Lathe-Mill Combo Smithy Machine
The Granite 1340 is the extra long next-generation multipurpose machine built to light industrial standards.  Its features and performance set it apart from all the rest and set a new standard in combination lathe-mill-drill machines.

Extra long machine: 40" lathe centers
Higher tolerances: Built to light industrial standards.  Produce higher-quality work on every job.
More power: Powerful 1.5 hp motor provides plenty of torque while the variable speed control gives you a broad working range (50-3000 rpm).
Easy changeovers: Cam-lock lathe chuck and easy shift power transfer clutch makes lathe-to-mill/drill changes quick and easy.
Greater milling capacity: Provided by the R-8 (the Bridgeport™ standard) collet and deeper quill depth.
Effortless thread cutting: Quick-change gearbox, inch-metric selector, and rack & pinion carriage travel combine to make thread cutting easy.
Higher-quality finish work: The leadscrew and crossfeed powerfeed (on both the lathe and mill) give you a polished finish.

Power: 1.5 HP DC motor, 110 volts, 15 Amps
Optional 220 volts, 1 phase at 8 Amps

Machine size: 62 x 22-1/2 x 39"
Weight: Shipping, 910 lbs; machine, 730 lbs
Manufacturing: Castings & frame made in China; electrical module made in USA
Calibrated dials: leadscrew 0.001",
cross slide 0.001", tailstock 0.001",
mill & drill 0.001" fine feed, 0.05" fast feed

Smithy Lathe:
Swing: 13" over bed, 7-1/2" over table
Distance between centers: 40"
Camlock spindle: D1-4
Spindle bore: 1-1/8"
Headstock taper: MT4
Tailstock taper: MT3
Pitches: 7-52 threads/inch and 0.35-6.5 mm
Cross-slide travel: 7-5/8"
Speeds: Variable 0 to 2800 rpm

Smithy Mill:
Millhead taper: R-8
Table: 17-3/4 x 6-1/2"
T-slot width: 7/16"
X-axis travel: 9-1/2"
Y-axis travel: 7-5/8"
Spindle diameter: 2-7/8"
Working height: 4" min, 13-3/8" max
Speeds: Variable 0 to 2800 rpm
Mill/drillhead stock swivel: 360°

Smithy Drill:
5/8" precision chuck (3/4" optional)
Chuck arbor taper: R-8 / JT3
Spindle to table distance:
4" min, 13-3/8" max

Spindle to support column: 9-1/2"
Speeds: Variable 0 to 2800 rpm

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