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Garry Martin 105/11/2017 15:30:52
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can somebody tell me what the sizes are for the feet on a myford super seven to be bolted down on the base ie what is the size from front to back and side to side hole centres are need to get it bolted down and working getting ichy fingers

Oldiron05/11/2017 15:45:31
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As you have the lathe it should be a simple matter to take a tape measure and get those dimensions. If you have a manual for it the dim's are probably in the installation instructions. Or failing that , mount the lathe on the bench where it is going to be mounted and use a Sharpie to transfer the holes through to the bench. Slide the lathe over and drill holes to suit. Use a bolt slightly smaller than the hole to fix it down.

Trevor Drabble05/11/2017 16:18:41
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Garry , According to my manual , distance C from end of belt cover to first hole centre is 11 1\4" ( 286 mm ) , dimention D , distance between centres is 22 1\4" ( 565 mm) . Distance O from spindle to front mounting bolts centres is 2 9\16" ( 65mm) , and dimension N from spindlier to rear mounting bolts centres is 2 1\16" (52.5 mm) . Distance L from spindle to rear of belt guard is 13 1\2" (343mm) and distance M from spindle forwards to front of crosslide handle is 14" (350mm) maximum. Holding down bolts are 5\16" (8mm) diameter . Hope all above is useful . Don't forget to allow for full opening of guards . If you PM me your details I will send you this original Myford soft back book . Trevor.

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