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Myford 254s lathe with coolant pump, lo-vo light, DRO - stock code 2153

Myford 254S metric screw-cutting lathe. 4 3/4 inch centre height x 20 inches between centres, hardened bed. Spindle mounted on taper roller bearings. Power cross-feed, fully-enclosed lead-screw. Enclosed oil-bath lubrication to headstock, gearbox and apron.

Complete with low-voltage lighting, Myford coolant system, Mitutoyo DRO (with inch/metric modes), large and small 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, optional large indexing cross- and topslide dials, Myford-Dickson quick change toolpost with ten toolholders, complete set of Myford collets, revolving tailstock centre, industrial cabinet stand with coolant tray, anti-vibration feet, splashback and lockable sliding doors.

There is a headstock adaptor with drawbar which gives a standard Myford-series spindle nose allowing use of all 7-series chucks and collets.

Single phase 240V operation, complete with original handbook.

The lathe has spent its working life in the hands of one man, a professional toolmaker. It has only ever done light work, the lathe and all tooling are in excellent condition.

Headstock spindle bore 1 inch
Headstock taper 4MT
Tailstock taper 2MT
Spindle speeds 53-2000 rpm
Swing over saddle 8 3/16 inch
Swing over cross-slide 5 1/2 inch
Cross-slide travel 6 3/8 inch
Topslide travel 3 5/16 inch
Topslide swivel 360 degrees

Lathe 464 pounds
Stand 230 pounds including splashback