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Atlas 6-inch Lathe Mk. 1
With a home-made screwcutting Gearbox

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A complete Data Pack is available for the Atlas 6-inch lathe

Although home-made screwcutting gearboxes on small lathes are not unknown, they are rare - and do require some considerable knowledge and skill to design and construct. If the box on the two lathe below were constructed in home workshops or as a "foreigners" when working a night shift in the toolroom, is not known. 

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Another 6-inch Atlas lathe with a more complicated, twin-tumbler screwcutting gearbox