Your lathe is a heavy load distributed in a small
footprint. Place this machine on concrete floors
only. The floor MUST be level, or the lathe frame
and ways may distort over time.
Consider existing and anticipated needs, service
panel access, length of rods to be loaded into the
lathe, and space for auxiliary stands, work tables
or other machinery when establishing a location
for your lathe (see Figure 5 for minimum wall
Children and visitors may be
seriously injured if unsuper-
vised. Lock all entrances to
the shop when you are away.
DO NOT allow unsupervised
children or visitors in your
shop at any time!
G4003G Gunsmith's Lathe
The unpainted surfaces are coated with a waxy
oil to prevent corrosion during shipment. Remove
this protective coating with a solvent cleaner or
citrus-based degreaser such as Grizzly's G7895
Citrus Degreaser. To clean thoroughly, some
parts must be removed.
Figure 5. Minimum wall clearances.
Gasoline and petroleum
products have low flash
points and can explode
or cause fire if used to
NOT use these products
to clean the machinery.
Many cleaning solvents
Minimize your risk by only
using these products in a
well ventilated area.