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Newbie Boxford owner saying hello

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andrew wrigley12/03/2019 18:25:05
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Just a quick hello to the other forums users.

I’ve bought myself a Boxford AUD after a 20yr break from lathe ownership to assist with restoration and modification of Datsun 260z. At present I’m just enjoying tinkering and re-learning old skills but I do have a couple of issues with the lead screw I’m going to be asking for help and advice with from other owners. Speak soon!



Speedy Builder512/03/2019 18:40:31
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Plenty of Boxfords on this site - ask away.


Brian H12/03/2019 20:10:16
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Hello Andrew, from a fellow AUD owner.


Ian S C15/03/2019 11:24:38
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Hi Andrew, I have the use of a Box-Ford A, but I have not done any screw cutting on it. The gear on the thread cutting dial has been chewed out by the lead screw, why the heck do they put a keyway down a lead screw, I don't know, my Taiwanese lathe uses a separate shaft. At least I know how to cut threads without a dial, learned that nearly 60yrs ago at school.

Ian S C

Hollowpoint15/03/2019 18:35:30
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Welcome! Another AUD owner here. Good choice of lathe. smile d

Neil Wyatt17/03/2019 17:23:07
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Welcome to the forum, Andrew,


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