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Clausing Lathe (UW-Madison)

Item(s) located at 1101 University Avenue, Madison, WI

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Shipping services are not available at this time. Buyer will have 5 business days after receipt of an invoice to apply payment and pick up the item(s), unless other instructions are given in listing description. Contact SWAP if a short extension is needed. Payment must be made by phone using VISA or MASTERCARD prior to pick-up. Once an invoice is received, call (608) 497-4420 to make payment. You will have an opportunity to evaluate your purchase at the loading dock. Please inspect closely. Refunds will not be permitted once items are removed from University property.
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  • Clausing model 5904 variable speed lathe
  • Has not been run much in the last decade at least
  • A quick check-over before listing revealed a clicking sound from the pull knob while in back gear and the clutch lever drops down and out of engagement randomly.  Both of these issues may just be a matter of adjustment but were not pursued further.
  • Sold AS-IS
  • It goes through the speed range smoothly
  • Cross and long feeds, leadscrew and split nut all checked and function properly
  • Includes 5C collet closer, collet set, taper attachment, Fagor DRO, tool post, and tooling shown on cart, including Pratt Burnerd 3-jaw and 4-jaw chucks
  • Includes folder containing original manual with detailed drawings, factory test report, sales booklet, and manuals for chucks, collet cloer, etc.
  • Will be moved to truck dock for loading with pallet jack.

For more information, including pick-up instructions, contact Steve Myers at smyers@chem.wisc.edu.  

Payment must be made via Visa or Mastercard prior to pick-up by calling (608) 497-4420.  Please leave your full name and phone number if your call is not immediately answered.  Hours for payment are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CST.

Questions & Answers
Q: Where is the lathe currently located and do you know the approximate weight? posted by: AceOfSpades 4/21/2021 12:30 PM
A: Clausing Lathe (UW-Madison) Item(s) located at 1101 University Avenue, Madison, WI
Q: WHAT is the distance between centers and the swing? posted by: woodwench 4/19/2021 2:00 PM
A: The manual lists 7-1/4" swing over the cross slide, 12-1/4" swing over bed and saddle wings, and 24" between centers.