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H-M Supporter - Gold Member ($25)
- Oct 18, 2016
I noticed that lead screw thread: never seen a thread like that before. It would be nice if they gave basic dimensions like swing and bed length, but it looks smallish. I wonder if it was built with a specific purpose in mind. The v-shape to the bed would make it pretty rigid I would think.Very interesting indeed. Looks more heavy-duty than precision, and some pretty aggressive pitch on the carriage travel lead screw as well.
That's better fortune than I've had.I found one reference to them being incorperated in or before 1926, and that they offered mills and shapers as well as lathes. Perhaps they went out of business during the Depression.
I got the impression that they were the manufacturer, but of course I could be wrong. But if they didn't make them, who did?That's better fortune than I've had.
I wonder if Flanagan isn't the dealer tag. The manufacturer may be entirely different and more likely to appear on what looks like a speed range chart down by the handwheels. Which of course we don't have a picture of...