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Metal Lathe PL-1236E

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  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E
  • Metal Lathe PL-1236E

Metal Lathe PL-1236E

SKU: BA9-1016616

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This economical gear-head metal lathe is a perfect choice for schools, hobbyists, and maintenance shops. The PL-1236E includes a quick-change tool post and 2 chucks.


  • 70 to 1,400 rpmvariable speed.
  • Integrated gear system allows for taping, turning, and polishing.
  • All ways are ground and hardened to ensure long life.
  • Runs on 220-volt single-phase power.
  • Ability to cut standard and metric threads.
  • Quick-change tool post helps you save time.
  • 3-jaw and 4-jaw chucks can hold both square and rounded materials.
  • Steady rest and follow rest brace the shaft and prevent wobbling to ensure high accuracy.
  • Facing plate lets you shape materials that are large but not long. Bolt your metal to the plate to keep it square and symmetrical.
  • Coolant system consists of a reservoir and pump in the base plus a hose you can point as needed.
  • Foot brake helps keep your shop safe.
  • Halogen work light comes standard.
  • Covered by a 1-year parts warranty.
  • Replacement parts are in stock at our Wisconsin warehouse for fast shipping.
  • You can count on lifetime technical support by phone from our team of reps with first-hand metalworking experience.


Questions? Not sure which is the best metal lathe for you? Call us at 1-920-684-4990 and talk to a Baileigh expert.



Item Number PL-1236E-1.0
Sleeve Travel 4"
Spindle Bore 1.50"
Spindle Bore Taper Morse #5
Sleeve Taper Morse #3
Sleeve Diameter 1.250"
Range Of Inch Threads 4 - 56 T.P.I.
Spindle Nose D1-4"
Travel Of Cross Slide 5.312"
Travel Of Top Slide 3.250"
Width Of Bed 7.125"
Spindle Speed 9 (70 – 1400 rpm)
Swing Over Bed 12"
Swing Over Cross Slide 7.625"
Longitudinal Feed Range 0.002" – 0.0548"/rev
Lead Screw Thread Pitch 8 T.P.I.
Max. Tool Selection .625" x .625"
Cross Feed Range 0.007" – 0.0187"/rev
Distance Between Centers 36"
Power 220V / 1-phase
Shipping Weight 1395lbs
Shipping Dimensions (Inches) 69x44x64

* specifications subject to change without notice.

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Stories & Testimonials

An “Awesome” Lathe That Lets You Tackle “Cool Projects”

Steve Lippincott from Lippincott Marine is impressed by the quality of his PL-1236E lathe: “I’ve wanted a good lathe for 20 years! Finally got one and it’s awesome! So many cool projects it can be used for—today made connectors to splice stainless steel tubing on an arch.” Watch videos of Lippincott’s lathe in action on Instagram.

Visit Lippincott Marine’s website.

“I’m continuously impressed by the quality.”

Mike Phillips from Phillips Hot Rod and Customs posted a video of his Baileigh lathe on Instagram and praised it as a dependable, hardworking machine: “8 years of running this lathe and I’m continuously impressed by the quality.”

Visit Phillips Hot Rod and Customs’ website.

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