Here is a list of all the postings Liam Hutson has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Lathe Identifier|
Hi John, many thanks for your input, would it be possible for you to post some pictures up here (or PM them to me) for the headstock on yours and more specifically the backgear setup? It would be a massive help as I can’t find any detailed pictures online, I do have the different sized gear wheels but I might be missing some other components and as you have an IXL it would be a massive timesaver if I can actually see how the gears are installed to see whether I need to fabricate any other components to get them to work, thanks in advance.
Many thanks for all the info, much appreciated.
I was thinking of adding those Ega, any recommendations on where to purchase some? Bazyle I did send the pictures to Tony at Lathes as that was my 1st point of call before I found this site, sent them twice to him for identification but got no reply, maybe on holiday or just busy?? As I was hoping he might have some assembly docs on the lathe 🤞
Many thanks for all the information guys, much appreciated, Keith I have had a trawl through the lathes.co.uk but was looking at the British models page, I think your right in that it is an IXL, I know for definite that the motor and housing bracket isn’t original as the chap I bought the lathe from fabricated the frame to house a 3rd party motor which didn’t come with the lathe itself, Bazyle the swing is 4 inches (does look a lot longer in the pics) and the bed is 28 inches. MichaelG I am indeed in the UK (Dorset) I should of put that in the listing 😵, many thanks for the link, I shall have a read this evening. I just need to trawl the internet for all the info I can get on this and see if I can get it back to as near original as I can for decent money so if anyone has an IXL in there possession I would appreciate some detailed pictures of the headstock gearing to see what I need 😁 Once again many thanks for all your help in the identification and info posted, very much appreciated.
Hello Ladies & Gents,
Ive just signed up to the forum so hello to you all, can anyone help in the identification of this lathe I’ve just acquired, there are no markings or stamps on it anywhere, I would like to get it running better as there is quite a bit of play/slop in the cross slide and I would also like to see if I can get the gearing back together for the lead screw operation, I’m not looking for anything with extreme accuracy but if I can get it functioning better that will do me for starters. Any help/info will be much appreciated.
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