Myford Super 7 lathe with thread cutting gearbox SK57712

Sorry, now sold

This is a Myford Super 7 lathe serial number SK57712 fitted with a quick change gearbox serial number QC57515, plus it also has a screw cutting dial indicator fitted. The machine serial number dates the year of manufacture to between 1962 and 1963.

It is fitted with a 240V single phase Gryphon motor by Brook Motors Ltd, plus there is a switch that allows forward and reverse rotation of the spindle.

It has new vee belts on the primary drive motor to countershaft and secondary drive countershaft to headstock, plus a new spindle lubrication wick and wiper felt has been fitted. The half nuts are in good condition, see the relevant photo.

The micrometer dials to the cross slide and top slide are numbered 0 to 90, indicating that they provide imperial measurements.

Also included are the following items…

  • Quick change tool post plus 10 tool holders, with tooling and replacement inserts
  • 2MT Jacobs drill chuck for use in the tailstock
  • Burnerd Type 30M threaded body 3 jaw self centering chuck
  • 6″ faceplate
  • Angle plate for mounting on the faceplate
  • Catch plate and driving dogs
  • Live centre and dead centres

Note that the quick change gearbox has been drained of oil so that it can be shipped, so it will need to be refilled with K68 oil as part of commissioning this lathe in your workshop.

Collection in person of this item is available. Alternatively, shipping to GB non-remote postcodes with Monday to Friday anytime delivery is available for the price given in the listing. If shipping to Highland/Remote/NI postcodes is required or Saturday or AM / PM delivery, please contact me for the additional cost. The item will be bolted onto a pallet for delivery.

Further information can be seen in the following video and the two photo galleries below.