There are three models of conventional Raglan metal-turning lathes - the "Little John", "5-inch" and "Loughborough" - and one milling machine, For these machines the following items are available.
RAGLAN "Little John" Mk.1 & Mk. 2. A complete data pack consisting of the Operator's Handbooks, Illustrated Parts Manuals, Accessories Lists and a wiring diagram for both Dewhurst and Stanton switches. There are three Manuals in the set: the first for the Mk.1 (a publication with limited though interesting technical data - including the correct screwcutting chart for the Mk. 1) and two
editions (one early, one late with complimentary information) for the Mk. 2 as well as illustrated Parts Lists. Three Sales and Accessories Catalogues are also included (showing all versions of the lathe and every accessory ever offered) together with the lathes.co.uk article about the lathes and their development.
£39 + £2.50UK post and packing = £41.50
The first picture on this page is of a Little John
Order the manual for the Raglan Little John here: Little John Mk. 1 & 2
RAGLAN "5-INCH" Lathe (The later Raglan with a smooth, rounded-edge headstock cover). Operator's Manual, Illustrated Parts Manual. Includes Sales and Specification and Accessories Catalogues and Special Screwcutting Supplement. Includes important additional annotated control pictures and maintenance advice (from lathes.co.uk) missing from the maker's original publication. £39 + £2.50 post and packing = £41.50 total
A picture of the Raglan "5-inch" can be seen low down on this page (the lathe painted blue)
Order the manual for the Raglan 5-inch here: "Five-Inch"
Raglan Loughborough Training Lathe. Instruction Manual and Parts Manual as Sectional Drawings together with a copy of the Sales Catalogue. £35 + £2.50 post and packing = £35.50 total
Order the manual for the Loughborough lathe here: Loughborough Lathe
RAGLAN Vertical Miller. Basic Handbook with some dimensioned Parts Drawings and a detailed Sectional drawing through the machine. £12 + £2 post and packing = £14 total
Order online here Raglan miller manual
RAGLAN PARTS - Spares and Accessories. Some items not listed can be manufactured to order.
If not indicated, prices are plus post and plus VAT:
The correct variable-speed drive belt for all models is available.
Raglan Little John belt - order online here
Raglan "5-inch" belt order online here
Raglan Milling Machine belt: order online here
Loughborough Drive belt - order a custom-made, endless belt in Betalon Multiply here - or a belt with clip joiners here
Unfortunately the correct, precise mould-manufactured "A" section V-belts to drive the spindle from the lower shaft are no longer made. The only alternative is a "T-link" belt that is joined in sections. The belts should each be 686 mm long. So, 1.4m is correct to make up the two belts.
The "A" section T-link belting can be ordered online here
TOP SLIDE CASTINGS
"5-Inch" top-slide castings - order online here
"Little John" top-slide castings - order online here
New Tumble reverse gears for the "Raglan 5-inch" - order online here
New Tumble reverse gears for the "Little John" - order online here
RACK PINION GEAR (the gear that engages with the bed-mounted rack)
"Little John" Mk.1 and Mk.2 rack pinion gear - order online here
Raglan "5-inch" rack pinion gear - order online here
The Raglan 5-inch had one of two types; normally one with an increased diameter near the gear but on early versions a single diameter shaft.
The Little John gear had a single-diameter shaft