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Raymond Kelly27/10/2021 15:37:49
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Thanks for the information I have been receiving from all. If anyone out there has a early Drummond lathe they are looking to sell I would be interested. Early 1900. Regards Ray

Ady127/10/2021 19:49:42
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You've got to use ebay and your local selling sites

Most of the decent ones left are down south but I got a near immaculate one in fife 6 months ago 350quid

My days of overnight 17 hour roud trips to pick up stuff I fancy are behind me

I waited and watched for over 2 years and had already spotted 2 or 3 down Birmingham/London way

Get a late model, post 1924, which has the hand rack feed for the carriage and the v-belt spindle pulley wheels, the headstock is really good on those ones

Edited By Ady1 on 27/10/2021 19:56:44

not done it yet27/10/2021 21:40:28
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An advert in the “wanted” ads would be more appropriate, than a thread which will hang around for eternity - and likely disappear from the forum top page view in a day.

David George 128/10/2021 19:35:34
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Hi Raymond. I have an M Type Drummond lathe but it's not for sale. Have a look, on the Drummond web site,,,20,2,0,86539441

There is likely to be someone with one to sell or know of one about ask on there. This is my lathe I have had for a few years.


If you need any info about the M Type just drop me a line.

David George

Raymond Kelly28/10/2021 19:56:31
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Thanks David I will have a look. That is a good looking lathe you have there. All the best Ray

chris bale 111/11/2021 23:12:51
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Currently on ebay past my price limit!

lee oconnor07/05/2022 19:24:30
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hi everyone i have a drummond double bed lathe but have the end plate cast has brocken anyone know where i can get one please

DiogenesII07/05/2022 20:42:20
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Hi Lee,

Welcome to the forum - If you can post a picture of the lathe and the broken bit it'll be easier for people to see what needs replacement or even whether you might be able to carry out a repair.

This thread explains how to make an album & post pictures;

How to post pictures / photographs...

..there's a machine tool archive here with a section on Drummonds that might help you identify which exact model you have;

AdrianR08/05/2022 07:17:21
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There is a drummond lathe group

Nick Clarke 308/05/2022 09:03:24
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Posted by lee oconnor on 07/05/2022 19:24:30:

hi everyone i have a drummond double bed lathe but have the end plate cast has brocken anyone know where i can get one please

I have a Drummond Roundbed where the saddle was cracked and it took several years before I found a replacement on eBay - and they made many, many more Roundbeds than double bed lathes.

Good luck hunting, but is a professional welded repair possible?

Ady108/05/2022 09:11:49
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Pictures would help for getting advice

I've welded a few bits on my Drummonds, good quality cast iron seems to be pretty easy to glue together

Might not be Lloyds A1 stuff but it does do the job

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