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Old 11-14-2017, 01:01 PM   #1
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Default Rivett 608 lathe.

I've decided I'm getting rid of my 2 old lathes and getting something more modern.
I overhauled this Rivett 608 a few years back. I've spent about 600 to get it where it is today, so all I want is that amount back.
Comes with er32 collet set, quick change toolpost, single phase with Bosch VFD.
New gears fitted in the main carriage drive, and a new gear rack.
I've changed a few things like dials and handles, but I have kept all the original ones.
Comes with everything in the photos, including the homemade bench.
I'm in Derby in the UK. Cheers.











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Hello Keith5700,
That is a beautiful machine. I like the dual spindle arrangement whereby the feed function is separated from the lead screw for screw cutting. Saves a lot of wear on the lead screw nut and lead screw.

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