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Manufactured/Badged by:
Sears | Craftsman
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True Manufacturer:
Atlas Press Co., Kalamazoo, MI
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Lathe, Wood
Machine Size: 8" x >36"
Submitted By: Brian Foster
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 99 PM 2022 Craftsman (by Atlas) Ball Bearing Convertible Lathe for Wood or Metal Turning .. 10-inch
Date of Manufacturer: 1939
Serial Number: None Found
Last Updated 9/23/2019 12:45:48 PM

Comments:
I purchased this off of Craig's List in Utica, NY for $200. It has a KC 1/2 HP AC Motor that runs a bit over 1700 RPM.
The tool rest has been repaired many times (welded), but is still usable. The original price is listed as $25.90.

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Both head and tailstock are fitted with #2 Morse Taper sockets
Overall length is 56"
Maximum Center to Center is >36"
Swing is 10"
Spindle(s) outer and inner are 1-inch with 8-TPI
Hole through headstock spindle is 9/16ths Inch
Spindle Bearings: Sealed Heavy Duty SKF
4-speeds 700, 1300, 2300, 4300
Headstock pulley indexed in 60 divisions
Motor sold separately, but suggested 1/2hp or greater.
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All info is per the 1938 Sears Power Tool Catalog as found here ( http://www.vintagemachinery.org/pubs/detail.aspx?id=4462 )

I am at least the third owner of this lathe.

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Comments: Working Side View
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Comments: Tail End View
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Comments: Headstock SKF sticker
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Comments: KC 1/2 HP AC Motor
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