The RKL-1300 Series is LeBlond’s smallest lathe and differs from a mini or desktop lathe, the smallest of which this post details.
You want to buy a metal lathe: gearhead or EVS?
Discover lathe uses. Also, learn about the differences between gearhead and variable speed lathes and the history of this machine tool.
Debating whether to go with a LeBlond variable speed or gearhead lathe? Check out this video that spells out the differences.
A look at the history behind LeBlond’s historic Regal and its current RKL metal lathe.
Don’t miss LeBlond’s current holiday promotion and the opportunity to save up to 15% off or as much as $9,600 off list price on a heavy-duty manual lathe.
RKL 1340V, 1560V and 1960V … the “V” stands for variable as in variable speed, the primary difference between LeBlond’s historic Regal lathe and the company’s current RKL metal lathe models.
The design of LeBlond’s current RKL metal lathe sets it apart from its forefather — the classic Regal.
Check out the video in this post that details how to cut metric threads on a LeBlond RKL Series manual lathe.