Bench Metal Lathe MI-1336L

Bench Metal Lathe MI-1336L Smithy Gear Drive Bench Lathe

Smithy Gear Drive Bench Lathe
MI-1336L Bench Metal Lathe, 2 HP (110/220 Volt)
13” x 36” Lathe: Versatile bench metal lathe design with features that match the larger MI-1440L Lathe - but with the weight and footprint to match a garage or repair shop setting. Set up to use 110V or 220V power - makes it easy to get set up and making chips. Built for real lathe turning, even when you are on a budget. And, the MI-1336L still comes with Smithy level service and support.
Unique Features:  1) 110/220V Power;  Choose the voltage this fits your shop best. 2) Size and weight to match small shop settings  3) FREE machine stand.  4) Easy mount D1-4 Chuck  5) Heavy foundation for optimum vibration damping.
Used By:  Home and repair shops are the biggest users of this bench metal lathe. Also, schools and small shop machinists have been relying on their Smithy bench metal lathe to keep them making and fixing parts - reliably and accurately, for nearly 30 years.  You don't need to be a machinist to get started turning parts.  You need to be curious.
Smithy Quality is Tops:  Smithy designs and builds some of the best machines.  We pay attention to details, all through the process.  Smithy is well-known for it's after sales service and two year warranty.  Each machine is inspected twice - before it leaves the factory and before it leaves our warehouse in Ann Arbor, MI to head your way.
Smithy MI-1336L Bench Lathe
Medium Duty 13” x 36” Gear Head Lathe
Built-in durability and accuracy with heave cast base, precision V-ways, hand scraping and well-designed adjustable gibs. Versatility comes with generous turning capacity, industry standard cutting and clamping tools and gap bed. Ease of use because of powered feeds and speeds, quality dials and quality tool pack. Put this all together with Smithy level warranty and support and you have an industry best package.
Product Summary:
  • 2 HP - 110/220 Volt
  • Heavy - 860 lbs.
  • Includes: Machine Stand
  • D1-4 Chuck - Easy Changes
  • Power Lead and Cross Screws
  • Classic Norton Gear Box
  • Removable Gap - 17-1/4” Swing
  • Steady Rest/Follow Rest
  • Excellent FREE Tool Pack
  • See Features and Specs Tabs for More Product Details
Warranty Coverage:
  • 2 Years Parts Warranty
Smithy MIDAS means:
  • Rugged Design
  • Quality Built In
  • Inspected Twice
  • Best Service Support
The best gear drive lathe value
- for over 25 years!
Machine Stand - IncludedStable metal machine base provides the best foundation for consistent, accurate lathe turning operations.
Heavy Cast Bed with Hardened Ways800 lbs. of cast iron provides serious vibration damping. Induction hardened bed ways ensures resistance to wear.
Gear Drive Power TrainHeavy cast gears put power directly to the spindle for maximum torque.
EZ Operate Spindle ControlNeutral, forward and reverse are conveniently located on machine apron for operator convenience.
Power Feed on Lead Screw and Cross FeedAutomatic feed beats manual feed for precision and smooth, accurate finishes.
Norton Style Gear Box25 years of Smithy experience has shown the USA Standard Norton style gear box to be the most accurate gear box for inch machines. Proven to be superior for maintenance, durability, and ease of use.
Hardened & Ground Ways

Having hardened and ground ways assures many extra years performance at higher accuracies.

Removable Gap BedRemoving the gap plug allows you to turn work pieces up to 17-1/4” in diameter.
Steady Rest and Follow RestAn important accessory for supporting long, flexible work pieces.
Large Spindle BoreAllows up to 1.47” work pieces through the headstock. Great for gunsmiths and auto.
Offset TailstockManual offset and lockdown allows for cutting angled tapers.
Threading Dial and Half NutMakes for easy, accurate thread cutting operations.
Cutting ThreadsRight hand and left hand threads. Also inch and metric. Had change gears for metric thread cutting.
6” 3-Jaw ChuckIncludes two sets of jaws - inside and outside. D1-4 black plate is installed on the chuck.
8” 4-Jaw ChuckHeavy and solid for working with interupted cuts. Reversible jaws able to grip work pieces in multiple configurations. D1-4 back plate is installed on the chuck.
12” Face PlatePlenty of room for mounting uniquework pieces - use with lathe dogs as a drive plate.
Chuck GuardIncludes OSHA required and approved lathe chuck guard.

Featured Specifications

Model
Spindle Bore
Motor Size
Electrical Requirements
Amperage
Chuck Size (3 and 4 Jaw)
Chuck Mounting
Swing Over Bed
Swing Over Carriage
Swing With Gap Section Removed
Distance Between Centers
Headstock, Gearbox, & Apron Lubrication
Handles, Hand Wheels & Levers
Work Light
Stand with Drip Pan & Splash Shield
Spindle Guard
MI-1336LMI-1440L
1.5"2"
2 HP2 HP
110 VAC or 220 VAC (Convertible)110 VAC or 220 VAC (Convertible)
9 Amps @ 220 Volt / 18 Amps & 110 Volts9 Amps @ 220 Volt / 18 Amps & 110 Volts
6" 3-Jaw and 8" 4-Jaw6" 3-Jaw and 8" 4-Jaw
Industrial Standard "D1-4"Industrial Standard "D1-5"
13.75"13.75"
8.75"8.75"
19.68"19.68"
40"40"
Oil Bath with Reservoir and Site GaugeOil Bath with Reservoir and Site Gauge
Metal Construction, No PlasticMetal Construction, No Plastic
StandardStandard
StandardStandard
StandardStandard

Electrical Specifications

Model
Power Requirements
Connection Type
Plug
Outlet
Motor Type
Motor Power
Motor Amp Draw
MI-1336LMI-1440L
110V/220VAC, Single Phase (Convertible)110V/220VAC, Single Phase (Convertible)
Plug & CordPlug & Cord
5-15P 110 Volt Supplied, 6-15P 220 Volt (not supplied)5-15P 110 Volt Supplied, 6-15P 220 Volt (not supplied)
5-15R for 110 VAC, 6-15R for 220 VAC5-15R for 110 VAC, 6-15R for 220 VAC
Induction Type A/CInduction Type A/C
2 HP2 HP
18 Amps @ 110 VAC / 9 Amps @ 220 VAC18 Amps @ 110 VAC / 9 Amps @ 220 VAC

Mechanical Specifications

Model
Spindle Speed Control
Number of Speeds
Available Speed
Longitudinal Travel
Cross Travel
Compound Travel
Tailstock Barrel Travel
Tailstock Taper
Distance Between Centers
Swing Over Carriage
Swing Over Bed
Swing Over Removable Gap
Spindle and Chuck Bore Diameter
Spindle Nose Taper
Spindle Nose
3-Jaw Chuck Diameter
4-Jaw Chuck Diameter
Feed Screw Pitch
Longitudinal Feed Rates
Cross Feed Rates
Number of Inch Threads
Inch Thread Pitches
Number of Metric Threads
Metric Thread Pitches
Tool Size
MI-1237LMI-1340L
MechanicalMechanical
98
64, 130, 210, 380, 460, 790, 940, 1300, 150084, 140, 230, 360, 430, 700, 1150, 1850
32"33"
6.0"6.3"
3.3"2.76"
3.74"3.74"
MT3MT3
36"40"
6.5"8.75"
12.75"13.75"
17.25"19.68"
1.50"2.00"
MT5MT6
D1-4D1-5
6"8"
8"8"
8 TPI8 TPI
0.047”-0.0165”/ rev0.002”-0.0548”/ rev
0.047”-0.0165”/rev0.0007”-0.187”/rev
4034
4 to 56 TPI4 to 112 TPI
2626
.025 to 7.5mm.04 to 7.0mm
1/2” or 5/8”1/2” or 5/8”

Physical Dimensions

Model
Machine Weight
Machine Size
Shipping Weight
Shipping Crate Size
Shipping Crate Material
MI-1237LMI-1340L
860 lbs1114 lbs
22" W x 25" H x 64" L26" W x 26" H x 70" L
970 lbs1245 lbs
30" W x 36" H x 70" L30” W x 36" H x 76" L
WoodWood
MI-1440/1336 Gear Drive Lathes - FAQ
Who buys these lathes from Smithy?
Schools purchase quite a few. Military organizations, R & D labs, and small machine shop/production shops are frequent buyers. The machines are designed and built to be good enuough to use in parts production settings - the reality is that, because the price is so reasonable, these lathes are popular for the home shop buyer.
Is the tool pack helpful?
The FREE tool pack is intended to give you a basic tool set-up to get you started when you get the machine. It’s a balanced set of tooling, but you will likely need more tooling once you figure out specific projects you want to do.
What do you mean by “Inspected Twice?”
Each lathe is inspected by trained company employees at the factory - PLUS, a second complete inspection is performed at our warehouse in Ann Arbor, MI before it is sent to the customer.
Why are these lathes better than others on the market?
For a machine tool to be truly great it must have attention paid to every step of its development - design, production, quality control, testing, and after sales support. Other benchtop lathes you'll find typically don't have this level of quality committed to every step like these MIDAS lathes.
How long have you been selling these lathes?
Almost 30 years.
Do many lathe buyers also purchase milling machines?
Yes, the MI-1440L lathe matches well with the MI-409MZ milling machine - a machine shop combo that was built to last. Many customers buy this combination.
Why Should I buy a Lathe From Smithy?
  • Rugged Design
  • Quality Built-In
  • Inspected Twice
  • Best Service, Warranty & Support
The best gear drive lathe value - for over 25 years!
Do I need to be a machinist to use the machine?
Many buyers of these lathes don’t have machining/turning experience - what they have is the need to make parts. Usually they already have something in mind they need to make. What is needed is a commitment to learn and curiosity. It will take time, but you will figure it out. We have a set of machining training videos on our website - you can usually find classes at a local community college or vo-tech school. Get a machine and get going! You won’t be disappointed.

Shipping

1. Basic Shipping Info

Machines within the continental US, lower 48 states are shipped with Estes Express. We offer 3 delivery options:
Basic, Business and Deluxe. You can go on-line or call 800.476.4849 to obtain a quote. All machines and accessories
that are in stock, will ship out within 48 hours of purchase. Once shipped you'll receive an email (if provided) with
tracking information. For pricing to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, please call for shipping rates.

2. Basic Delivery – Pick up from terminal

This delivery method will bring the machine to the Estes terminal nearest you for pick up. Once the machine arrives at the terminal, they'll call you to let you know it's ready for pick up. They will load the machine into an open bed pickup, cargo van or trailer. You will need to bring with you an ID and proof of purchase which will be sent to you during the sales transaction. To find the terminal nearest you click the following link. http://estesexpress.com/WebApp/PointsInquiry/

3. Business Delivery – Forklift

Estes will bring the machine directly to your business for easy offloading. For this delivery method you must have a forklift and your business must be semi-trailer accessible. If you are unsure about semi-trailer accessibility please contact the terminal to discuss options.

4. Deluxe Delivery – Residential

Curbside delivery! Estes will drop the machine onto the ground, curbside, at the end of your driveway. Estes will generally use a box truck with a lift gate. That is not 100% guaranteed, so if your residence doesn't have semi-trailer accessibility please contact your local terminal to discuss options. http://www.estesexpress.com/WebApp/TerminalList/ Also, there must be someone home to sign for delivery.

****The driver will not help you move or setup the machine. Please note that this delivery method will be an additional $70 charge on top of standard shipping rate.****

5. Shipment Tracking

Once your machine has left our warehouse, you'll receive an automated email with the tracking/PRO number. You can visit the Estes website at www.estes-express.com and enter your tracking/PRO number in the box labeled “Shipment Tracking”. Once your machine has reached the destination terminal, you will be contacted by a representative from the terminal letting you know the machine is ready for pickup, or if you opted to get the deluxe delivery, schedule a delivery window for drop off.

6. Shipping Prices

$229 - MI-1220 XL/LTD
$269 - MI-1230 LTD
$269 - All Granite 1324 Machines (Classic, Max, IMX, ELX)
$329 - All Granite 1340 Machines (Classic, Max, IMX, ELX)
$329 - Stand Alone Mills and Lathes (MI-329M, MI-409M, MI-1237L, MI-1340L)

***All stands - $80 to ship with machine, $140 without machine.***

***Lift-gate delivery – Additional $70 to pricing above.***

(Pricing is for the lower 48 states only, please call 800-476-4849 for pricing to any other locations or rate quotes on any machines not listed above.)

7. Transit Times

Shipping times will vary around the US. We ship directly out of Ann Arbor, MI 48103. To find out your specific travel time, click on the following link to the Estes website transit time calculator. http://www.estes-express.com/WebApp/TransitTimeCalculator/

Deluxe delivery usually requires an extra 1-3 days to schedule a delivery appointment according to the vehicles route schedule.

8. Parts and Accessories Shipping

Accessories and parts are shipped with UPS and USPS. Machine Stands, Super Indexers, and Rotary tables are all shipped with Estes Express due to the size and weight. All Accessories and parts are shipped standard ground unless specified otherwise.

9. Shipping to Canada

We use a variety of transport companies for Canadian shipments to ensure you the best possible rates when going across the border. We offer two different options when dealing with customs, duties and taxes going into Canada. The first option is to act as your own servicing agent, we'll sell you the machine, but contacting a broker and paying duties, taxes and fees is up to you. The second option would be an all-inclusive package where we take care of everything for you; your job is to prepare to receive the machine when delivered.

10. International Shipping

For our international shipments we use Mid-America Overseas. We will quote and ship to the port nearest you, forwarding from the port to your door will be your responsibility. You must provide valid contact information and a ship-to address to obtain a quote.

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