Turning Archive 2005

Anybody got an old Rockwell lathe?

Gary Evans Tallassee, TN
>I acquired an old lathe today from my friend Dick Parr. I think it is an old Rockwell, but the only decal on it refers to the brand of the bearings in the headstock. Had I been smart, I would have taken some pictures to post here so that someone could tell me what it is.

Having failed that, and not having the lathe close at hand until next week, I wonder if someone could post a picture of their old Rockwell or other brand so that I can try to determine what this one actually is. It has a 12" swing and about 40" of length. The headstock has, I think, a 3 step pulley on it. Correct me if I'm wrong, Dick.

Links to pictures of old lathes would also be appreciated.

Thanks for any help,

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