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Bradford Metalmaster Lathes
1941 and 1953 Metalmaster
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1950s Metalmaster   1941 Metalmaster   Coarse Screwcutting Attachment


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Popular and relatively inexpensive, the soundly constructed Metalmaster lathe was built in 12, 14 and 16-inch swing versions - with actual swings of 141/2, 161/2 and 181/2 inches respectively. The "Metalmaster" was built in at least two types - an early version of the 1930s and early 1940s, and a later machine, probably introduced in the late 1940s.
The date of production can usually be found cast into the underside of the headstock cover.
Can any reader help with a picture of the screwcutting plate from the gearbox of a

The Metalmaster as produced in 1953. This version appears to have been current from the late 1940s

The Metalmaster as it appeared in 1941

Metalmaster 1941 carriage

Metalmaster headstock 1941

Metalmaster carriage 1953

Metalmaster headstock 1953

Metalmaster screwcutting and feeds' gearbox 1953

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Bradford Metalmaster Lathes
1953 Metalmaster
Bradford Home Page   14-inch Stud Lathes   16 & 18-inch Lathes   
21, 25 & 28-inch Lathes    30, 32, 36 & 42-inch Lathes   Carriage & Slides   
Accessories   Factory   Headstock, Bearings & Friction Backgear 
1950s Metalmaster   1941 Metalmaster   Coarse Screwcutting Attachment

A Maker's Instruction Book, Parts List, Sectional-diagram
Books and catalogs are available for Bradford lathes