I believe he was chasing tenths but he said this lathe treated him very well for a number of years. The m in the catalog number means 56 bed.
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I have done the google seach and of course this forum.
Sheldon lathe forum. Got it in a city sealed bid auction for 525 and could have had it for 1 as no one bid other than me gag. This was back in 1980. I have an old circa 1940 something sheldon metalmaster lathe that i bought a few years ago.
I picked it up with all the goodies 3 and 4 jaw chucks follow and steady rests metric gears quick change2 lever tool holders ball bearing centers etc all american made. I would agree with doug. There is a guy who is a sheldon.
It came off a liberty ship. The lathe bed length is 56 according to the nameplate. You can also donate any amount large or small with the button below.
Please include your forum name in the paypal notes field. I was working for the navy in san francisco and had access to tech manuals. Discussion in gun project questions gunsmithing started by daveinjax apr 14 2019.
Loads of tooling came with this lathe and its been sitting in my garage for 3 years relatively unused. If you prefer to donate by check or make a recurring donation such as 5 per month. Its in good condition came with a three and four three faceplates original heavy stand steady and a taper.
So my noodling around comes up with the usual and the yahoo site purported as to being the one which will. I havent seen it yet so i dont know which model exactly or what drives etc. Catalog number is 5fwqm.
Discuss any issues dealing with sheldon logan rockwell machines in this forum. Bed number is s2570. This lathe was purchased from a gunsmith who had just upgraded.
I might if it hasnt been sold yet have a chance to pick up an 11 sheldon lathe with d1 4 camlock spindle. But im told its in fine shape and well tooled taper attachment toolpost grinder qc post and blocks collets and lever closer centers chucks faceplates etc anything i should look for. I just aquired a sheldon exl 46 b lathe made for the usaf in 1964.
The guy before me had cleaned it up and did an great job of painting it read better than factory. It is an 11 sheldon built in 1940. I own an 11 sheldon lathe from the 1940s.
I found this lathe at a used machinery company for 550. Sheldon lathe for sale in st louis mo. Hi all i just thought i would introduce my lathe to the lathe forum.
I have determined that the bed number s2570 means 12 but the catalog number is bewildering. Our purpose is to provide information about vintage machinery that is generally difficult to locate.
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