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  1. Cryoine

    Admirable Nelson (Standard Modern Utilathe 10 LD)

    Meeting Admirable Nelson Earlier this year I got a call from a friend that a machine shop was going out of business and they have some equipment for sale. I went there honestly with no expectations of finding anything since most shops have machines that are larger than what a home user needs...
  2. Brent H

    10” Utilathe (Miss Metric) Overhaul Repair

    Hello! So this is the thread where I will post a bunch on overhauling and making some repairs to a 10” Standard Modern Utilathe that has been converted to metric (ish). The lead screw is 7/8” x 4 mm pitch. The cross feed is 1/2” x 2.5 mm LH and the compound is 1/2” x 2.5 mm RH. The...
  3. J

    SM 9x24 metal lathe for sale $3500

    I am picking up a new lathe at Modern Tool in Edmonton in the first week of June. Could deliver. Please email maxwelljames56@gmail.com. Standard Modern 9x24 metal lathe #2331, Manual included, former high school lathe, owned for 25 years 160mm(6”) three jaw chuck, 1.5”-8tpi cast iron backplate...