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James Walton10/01/2017 21:48:14
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My Colchester Master in its dark damp layer on the day I rescued it! Does anyone have the change wheel plate or a decent photo of it from the slightly later Colchester Master which is applicable to mine? Cheers Jims-l500.jpgs-l1600.jpg

Ady111/01/2017 00:27:09
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Should keep you occupied until the spring, well done you

warwick wilton 111/01/2017 02:12:02
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I will take a photo tonight if I remember, I think mine is in better shape than yours but it is the same age.it will be 24hrs before I will be able to post it as that is my time between computer use.

hopefully someone else will be able to do it quicker.

David Standing 111/01/2017 07:39:26
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Posted by Ady1 on 11/01/2017 00:27:09:

Should keep you occupied until the spring

Spring 2023 wink 2.

warwick wilton 111/01/2017 22:18:16
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sorry only taken on mobile phone if required can try againrose 002.jpg

warwick wilton 111/01/2017 22:36:02
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Hi James

as you can see I have the geared head model from this photo. There are some new bits siting in the chip tray awaiting fitment stop start E stop switch VFD etc.,

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Paul Appleton 119/02/2018 16:59:29
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Well well, I've a '48 model, geared head, with the stop/start and reverse in the headstock leg. Nice lathe. I've made felt wipers in alloy housings for the saddle and fitted additional oilers. Also put drip oilers on the spindle bearings. Tech info is a bit lacking on the earlier models, but as I've had the machine for forty years, I did get a manual from Colchester many moons ago. It's not actually for this model, but the Dominion lathe, very similar. Nice to see the old stuff is still appreciated

BR, Paul

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