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tool613 posted a topic in Old Woodworking MachineryThe wadkin R family of machines were designed in the 20s and built up until the mid 50s they were the first generation of machines in England to be offered Line belt or motor dive. Most of the time you will see that the motors are just after thoughts. I have be on the look out for a few of these rare machines. I have an RS lathe and RD jointer but the Wadkin RM is a hard one to find. When you talk as much as i do about wadkin people start to contact you and give you the heads up on where machines can be had. It is in this cast that the RM makes it way to me. A friend and Wadkin lover (RD and RK owner) got this before the scrap man. He was going to keep it but call me up and said it needs to be in the Wadkin dream shop. I am never to sale it and he said he get to try it out when i Jackafie it. I am beside myself. The wadkin RM 3200lbs of the best British Arn. the RM came with a manual it is hand written. he made a video of it for me here it is
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