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Atlas 10 Inch Lathe Repair and Retrofit


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For those lathe and machine heads out there I'm posting a series of videos I made while upgrading and repairing my Atlas lathe.  Mostly trials with some tribulations to get the job done.


In part one I am boring out the apron of the carriage for a bushing to repair a sloppy hand wheel.




In part two I am replacing the die cast gears in the apron.




In part three I am machining a new carriage feed bracket from aluminum.




And in this last video I am adding a DC drive to the lead screw in preparation of adding a quick change gear box to the lathe. 




There will be more to come as the project continues.

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