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Thread: Sieg C1 lathe autofeed and screw cutting
24/02/2022 20:51:59

Hi, I'm new here. I own an Axminster Sieg C1 Micro Lathe, which I bought a couple of months ago on ebay used for £210, and I am currently collecting all the tools and accessories for it I can find, as it literally came with nothing but the tool post and a dead centre in the tailstock...It didn't even have a clutch selector knob fitted! (Luckily I was able to get a new one from Arc Euro Trading).

I would like to be able to cut threads with it that are larger than possible with a floating tailstock die or tap holder set. ( I have an MT1 set on the way which comes with three different size die holders) That would of course require a change gear set.

In researching C1 change gears I discovered they are available individually from Ar Euro Trading but at about £8.35 each, inc VAT, so they are too expensive for me right now.

The C1 manual shows a total of seven change gears but the change gear table diagram, on page 23 of the manual, makes absolutely no sense at all to me...I can't work out which ones to use or in what combination from looking at the table.

I subsequently discovered that I can get a change gear set for the C1 on (Deleted see CofC) with a nine gears, for under £25 too. But as the table only covers up to the standard seven change gears, even if I could make head or tail of it I would still have two gears that would not be on it the table!

Any help making sense of the change gear diagram would be much appreciated.


Edited By JasonB on 25/02/2022 06:54:20

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