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Colchester Mascot Lathe - 1950s Model - Page 2

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1950s & 1960s Clausing 17" Models 6582, 6542, 6594, 6583, 6554, 6543

A Handbook & Parts Manual is available for the early Mascot

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The gears inside the 8.5" centre height Mascot headstock were of considerably  heavier construction than those used  in the 7.5" Triumph

Special "Super-precision" Gamet" bearings made by a sister company in the 600 Group - owners of the Colchester Brand name.

Section through the headstock spindle and its bearings

The gap-bed Mascot models had, like other Colchester with the same specification, a T-slotted saddle.




Mascot Apron with the original type of the Colchester sliding arm that both selected and engaged the power sliding and surfacing feeds.

The standard cross slide had a plain top and the rear toolpost  was fitted to a T-slotted mounting block.

English-threads only Screwcutting gearbox

Mascot bed - hardening was an option of the home model but standard on the USA-market Clausing version.



A Handbook & Parts Manual is available for the early Mascot, the later Mascot 1600 and the Mascot VS Types

Colchester Mascot Lathe - 1950s Model - Page 2

Mascot Page 1     Mascot Page 3

1950s & 1960s Clausing 17" Models 6582, 6542, 6594, 6583, 6554, 6543

COLCHESTER HOME  Bantams Original   Bantams 800, 1600 & 2000 Modern   Chipmaster   
Student 1800   Mascot 1600   Student/Master Mk. 1 & Mk. 2   Student 3100   Master Original 1930s/40s  Master 2500   Triumph Mk. 1 & Mk. 2   Triumph 2000   Mascot - 1950s  Mastiff 1400   
           Magnum   Serial Numbers   Outline of Colchester Range as Text Only   Factory  Testing
Catalogue Covers   Early Drive System
   Colchester 1909/14   Colchester 1919   Colchester 1920s

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