Main Features:

  • 36" Between Centers
  • Feed Rod Clutch is now standard, to allow Micro Carriage Stop
    use with feed, and extra safety safety margin in case of
  • Many Accessories Included as Standard, see list to compare
    with other lathes in this size range
  • Work Light Included
  • Base Is Included
  • Inch and Metric Reading Dials
  • Wide Speed Range, 18 Steps from 65-1810 RPM
  • Induction Hardened and Ground Ways and Gears, for Extremely
    Long Service Life
  • High Precision Tapered Roller Bearings Used on the Spindle,
    Ball Bearings Used on All Other Shafts in the Headstock
  • Best Available Threading/Feedbox Design, for  Easier, More
    Reliable Feed/Thread Changes
  • Geared Head for Easy and Quick Speed Changes
  • D1-4 Camlock Spindle Mount for quick chuck changes
Coolant system
and Work Light
Included with
Preferred Package!
Totally enclosed
thread/feed box, with
constant oil bath
Large Dual
Tapered Roller
Spindle Bearings,
#30212 and #30211
Includes Foot
Brake system
Operator Friendly
Steady Rest and
Follow Rest included
as well as many other
Back Splash Guard
Main Specifications:

  • Swing Over Bed                       12"
  • Swing Over Cross Slide          7"
  • Swing in Gap                             17-11/16"
  • Distance Between Centers    36"
  • Width of Bed                              7-1/16"
  • Spindle Bore                              1-1/2"
  • Spindle Nose Mount                D1-4, Camlock
  • Taper of Spindle Bore             MT 5
  • Range of Spindle Speeds       65-1800 RPM 18 steps
  • Tailstock Taper                          MT 3
  • Inch Threads                              4-60 TPI
  • Metric Thread Pitch                  04-7.0 mm
  • Travel of Cross Slide               6-1/8"
  • Max. Travel of Compound      3"
  • Tailstock Quill Travel               4"
  • Motor                                           220 volt, 2hp, 1
  • Net Weight , Approx.              1250 pounds
  • Dimensions: 61"L X 18" Deep at the chip pan, overall
    machine with cross slide handle, 26". Approx. 55"
    Tall, with stand, 46" to the spindle centerline

Additional Specifications: (For Gun Work)
  • Spindle Length, from chuck mounting face to end of
    spindle 15-5/8"
Overall a great design and
excellent quality machine
Tailstock can be offset
for turning tapers
Available with
Optional Digital
Readout System
With 3 year Warranty!
(ES-8A DRO Shown)
Chuck Splash  
Guard Optional
More Photos and Optional Accessories Below
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Precision Matthews

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WEDGE Type quick
change tool post set,
with 5 holders included
with Preferred Package
Slip Clutch on feed
rod, which allows the
use of a micro
carriage stop