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    DescriptionIan Bradley's classic guide to using Myford 7 series metalworking lathes in the home workshop was first published in 1973. The author revised the work in the 1980s to include the ML7, Super 7 and ML7-R lathes, so that the contents of the book are as valuable to readers who have the latest type of lathe, as well as those who possess the earlier machines. This book is intended to be a workshop companion rather than simply a work of reference. It deals with the use of the lathe and the many items of equipment that have been provided for it.


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    Title
    Myford Series 7 Manual
    Subtitle
    ML7, ML7-R, Super 7
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian C. Bradley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 290 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780852427750
    ISBN 10: 0852427751
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.5
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WFL
    LC classification: TT
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Abridged Dewey: 745
    BIC subject category V2: WDH
    BISAC V2.8: CRA042000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A96400000
    BISAC V2.8: CRA017000
    DC21: 621.942
    BISAC V2.8: HOM015000
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    116 b+w photographs; 173 plans and technical drawings
    Publisher
    Special Interest Model Books
    Imprint name
    Special Interest Model Books
    Publication date
    14 February 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Hemel Hempstead
    Author Information
    Ian Bradley, who died in 1995, had a lifetime's experience in precision engineering and contributed articles to Model Engineer magazine for over 50 years. During that period, thousands of engineers had come to regard this book as the first point of reference to turn to when a new aspect of the hobby presented itself.
    Review quote
    This book has been out of print for about 10 years. A few months ago, I visited Chris Lloyd of Special Interest books in Poole. During out chat, I mentioned Ian Bradley's Myford lathe book. He said there was no intention at that stage of reprinting it. You can imagine my surprise when I received a copy through the post in mid July saying the book had been reprinted. This is a welcome addition to any Myford owner's workshop. Copies change hands on Ebay for up to GBP50 each. The book runs through the basics of a Myford lathe and then tells you about installing and levelling it. Lathe tool selection and regrinding are covered in detail followed by how to mount work in the lathe. General turning, drilling and boring are covered as well as threading and screwcutting. Milling, gear cutting, and taper turning each have their own section, as does repetition work. Drawings are given for a back toolpost together with accessories. There is a section on useful formulas and tables and the book concludes with lubrication charts for the ML7, the ML7R and the Super 7 lathes. All in all, a very useful book which will find a home with most Myford users - The Model Engineers Workshop.
    Table of contents
    Foreword; The Myford ML7 lathe; The Myford Super 7 and ML7-R lathes; Installation; Lathe tools; Sharpening lathe tools; Mounting work in the lathe; General turning, drilling and boring in the lathe; Threading and screw cutting in the lathe; Milling in the lathe; Gear cutting in the lathe; Taper turning; Repetition work; Additional fitments and operations; Maintenance; A two-tool back toolpost; Attachments for the back toolpost; Design changes; Formulae for gearing; Tables for threads; Lubrication charts; Index