Drum Doctor….

Posted: April 22, 2013 in Just Me
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Here is a neat old machine, this is a “Drum Doctor” for skimming and truing brake drums, as you can see there is a Norton wheel being done, they have to be built before truing the drum surface, otherwise the act of building a wheel can distort the drum.  It works just like a small automatic lathe, the cutting head drives in, and back out automatically.

 

Drum Doctor

Drum Doctor

 

Brake drum truing

Brake drum truing

 

 

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