Hobbymat MD65 Lathe (and Prazimat SD): Operating Manual, Maintenance Manual, Exploded-components Spares List, Wiring Diagram and screwcutting. Some photos of My Hobbymat MD65 Lathe. The Hobbymat was made in Eastern Germany until fairly recently and was designed for The Specifications are. Hobbymat md65 lathe instructions manual by andrew_mazurkiewic_2 in Types > Instruction manuals.

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Skip to main content. I got mine to cnc but it does such a fine quick job on little things i may just leave in manual mode.

Hobbymat MD65 / Prazi SD300 lathe

The mamual are fitted with flat springs, sounds like they needs a good clean. What does concern me is the carriage handle the one which moves the carriage left and right. Nothing I’ve tried seems to loosen it Hobbymat MD65 lathe Slow-speed attachment to give 78 and rpm. Unfortunately all the accessories were lost in the owners move.

Cleaning up a Hobbymat MD65 lathe – RC Groups

I also noted hobgymat there was no “chuck retaining ring” — the chuck was instead held into the flange with three bolts permanently mounted in the chuck and matching nuts and washers on the back of the flange This will cause cosmetic damage to the outside, and worse might distort the nut.

In maunal quick search for an image, I discovered the following site – the content and links could be a helpful starting point: That’s how mine is. If all else fails the “plan of last resort” is to buy a replacement, hacksaw most of the way through the handle, then split it in two by driving a chisel into the gap Also, a lot of the set-screws seem to have gotten quite black and mucky, as has most of the bed and the compound there’s a section of bright metal where the rotating section of the compound sits.


Specifically, a 30 to 32mm C-spanner “hook spanner” with a 4mm pin. Rubber is fine if it is just grunge you are over coming but copper or steel but be better to shock it loose.

Seems like this is all it is lacking. Contains extra notes and essential warnings about the adjustment of carriage and tailstock to the bed.

Bazmonaut’s site is very good. They are side by side Hello to the Forum! Your slides need adjusting. Aug 04, There hobbumat an awful lot of things that could be causing your surface finish problems.

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Looking for any advise on this machine. Perhaps you could provide some description and photos of the problem you are having I do have a full set of gears and several things that came with it it you need some pictures.

Sign in for more lists. They move, but not particularly easily. The Amateurs Lathe by Lawrence H Sparey was the book recommended but that was published in the tys. On Mon, 08 Aug The leadscrew handle is still refusing to come off the thread, even with the auto-feed msnual.

The cameos of his ‘helpers’, pictured on the Lathe Rebuild page, are endearing. Has anyone done any maintenance on an MD65 which is apparently similar to a Prazimat? So I’m almost there Slight deviation from the manual but nothing major.


The screws started off black, the bed ect. The manual like all such documents assumes that nuts will come undone and that screw heads never break, rust never ever happens Looking for any advice on this machine.

Accept Paypal or Cheque. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Skip to main content. The seller has relisted this item or one like this. You don’t mention whether the holes are on the face or circumference of the nut. So what is manuxl proper tool to use for removing Hobbymat driveshaft locking nuts?

Hobbymat Md 65 Manual

Hkbbymat amount is subject to change until you make payment. Sell one like this. After a little more work I’ve managed to get the lock nuts tightened and they can be loosened too — que surprise!

Add to watch list. Not bad machines but a bit tedious if you are used to more conventional designs. And the previous tenants of the house were so kind as to leave a load of thick, heavy steel angle in the back of the garage.

All adds to the fun, I guess!