Used Colchester Master 2500 Gap Bed Centre Lathe


A private individual-owned model. This Colchester Master 2500 centre lathe, has, since new, had one owner, and is in excellent condition. 330mm dia swing x 1000mm between centres. Complete with 3 & 4 Jaw chucks, Quickchange toopost and more.

Machine specification  
Height of centres 165mm
Swing over bed 330mm
Swing over cross slide 209mm
Swing in gap 482mm
Width of gap in front of faceplate 114mm
Distance between centres 1000mm
Spindle bore (max. bar dia) 42mm
Spindle nose mounting D1-4 Camlock
Taper in spindle nose bush and tailstock barrel No. 3 Morse
Width of bedways 231mm
Total travel of cross slide 209mm
Total travel of top slide 95mm
Total travel of tailstock barrel 146mm
Spindle speeds (16) 30 – 2500rpm
Motor 3.75kW
Whitworth threads (45) 2 – 72 TPI
Diametral threads (21) 8-44
Metric pitches (39) 0.2 – 14mm
Module pitches (18) 0.3 – 3.5
Sliding feeds 0.001 – 0.040 ipr
Surface feeds 0.0005 – 0.020 ipr
Approx. Weight 800kg
Machine in Imperial execution


Machine equipped with
3 & 4Jaw chucks
Quick change toolpost and 3 off toolholders
Apron dial
Coolant system
Chuck guard
Rear splashguard

    £ P.O.A
    • Serial Number : 5/0004/08515
    • Year : 1980
    • Condition : used
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