PM-1340GT 13″x40″ Ultra Precision Lathe

Main Features Of This Machine:

  • Extremely High Quality Lathe, meant for very high precision work, and suitable for every day use. Perfect for the professional user who is looking for the best available
  • 100% Made in Taiwan, no shortcuts taken, built to a very high level of quality
  • Excellent machine for Gunsmithing use, Very Short Spindle, Ultra High Precision
  • Available in either Single or 3 Phase power, to match the user’s needs
  • High Precision, Hardened and Ground gears throughout headstock, which leads to extremely smooth and quiet running for a geared head lathe, and much longer life (Suitable for daily, professional use)
  • Leadscrews Are True Inch Pitch Screws (Not Metric Conversions Like Many), 10 Threads Per Inch (.100” Per Turn)
  • Backed by an industry leading 5 year warranty

$299 Flat Rate Shipping in the 48 US States – Any accessories ordered with machine at the same time ship at no additional charge! (Will automatically calculate at checkout)

Liftgate Delivery is $49 per shipment if needed, this can be added at check out.

Choose Machine Option First, and then add accessories as desired. ALL accessories listed below WILL work with this model. Please do not select any items that show out of stock, or you will get an error message and not be able to add to cart.


1 x PM-1340GT Lathe

PM-1340GT Lathe


1 x PM-1340GT Heavy Welded Steel Stand


In stock


1 x PM 2 Axis Lathe DRO, 8x40 With (.0001 Hi Res Cross Scale) (Not Installed)


In stock


1 x Easson ES-12B 2 Axis Lathe DRO, Graphic Display, .0001 Hi Res Cross Slide Scale (Not Installed)


In stock


1 x Installation of either 2 axis DRO above (Select this if you want the DRO to come installed)

DRO install


Wedge Quick Change Tool Post Set, BXA Size

Tool Post

In stock


4 jaw chuck, 8 Inch, High Precision


Available on backorder


1 x PM-1340GT Taper Attachment (Bolt On Installation)

Taper Attachment for PM-1340GT Lathes. Bolt On Installation, cuts a taper up to 15 degrees, approx. 10\\\" Travel before needing to reset position. Allows taper Cutting while using power carriage feed for a smooth finish.

In stock


1 x 5C Lever Type Collet Closer for PM-1340GT Lathe (Customer Install)

Collet Closer

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1/8-5/8 High Precision Keyless Drill Chuck MT3

Drill Chuck

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1/8-5/8 Ultra Precision Keyless Drill Chuck MT3

Drill Chuck

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5/8 Turning Tool Set

Tool Set

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5/8 Turning - 3/4 Boring Set


In stock


BXA Master Turning/Boring Tool Set


In stock


1/2 Internal/External Threading Tool Set


In stock

From $4,699.00




Package Options: (Available in either single or 3 phase, as shown)

#1 PM‐1340GT Standard Lathe Package (PM-1340GT-STD) • Includes: PM‐1340GT High Precision Lathe • Back Splash Guard • High Precision NSK Spindle Bearings, +/‐ .0001” Spindle Runout Max • 4 Way Tool Post • Threading Dial (4” Travel Dial, 32 Tooth) • Reducing Sleeve for headstock • Dead Center for Headstock • Steady Rest • Dead Center for Tailstock • Follow Rest • Feed Rod Clutch • Chip Tray • Misc. Tools for operation • D1‐4 Camlock Quick Change Spindle • 5 Year Warranty

#2 PM-1340GT Preferred Equipment Package (PM-1340GT-PEP) Includes everything shown above in #1, with the addition of: • 6”, Ultra High Precision 3 Jaw Chuck, (Autostrong SK Type, .0012 or less runout) With Bolt On Reversible Jaws, Made in Taiwan • LED Work Light • Micrometer Carriage Stop • Ultra High Precision MT#3 Live Center • 10” Face Plate

PM-1340GT Main Features
• Highest Quality Lathe, Made in TAIWAN
• Large 1-9/16” Spindle Bore clear through spindle for through-headstock work
• Short Spindle Length, only 13-3/4″, perfect for gunsmithing work
• Extra thick spindle wall for extra rigidity, almost double when compared with most other
machines in this size
• Power feed on Carriage, and Cross Slide, both left and right, and in and out, for both turning
and facing operations with automatic feed. Allows for the best surface finish in all directions.
• Induction Hardened and Precision Ground Bed Ways to resist wear and give a long service life
All shafts in headstock hardened and ground along with gears which are precision ground, set in with a close tolerance fit, which leads to longer life and quiet running when compared with other geared head lathes
• Inch AND Metric thread cutting ability is a standard feature, NO CHANGE GEARS for any
inch thread or feed rate, only change gears required are for Metric threads
• 4” Travel Thread Dial, 32 tooth gear on thread dial, 8 TPI Main Leadscrew for easier threading
using the half nut / thread dial
• Large diameter, extra thick wall tail stock quill for more rigid and accurate tail stock operations,
Locking Tang in tail stock is provided
• Removable Gap for larger diameter work when needed
• High quality electronics used throughout machine, very reliable contactors, motors, etc.
• Slip Clutch is standard on feed rod, to help prevent overloading damage of feeds and allow the
use of a solid carriage stop for repetitive work
• Precision Tapered Roller Bearings used in spindle, for the ultimate in long life, high precision,
and best surface finishes. Guaranteed Run Out +/- .0001″ for ultimate precision
• True INCH PITCH main lead screw, cross feed, and compound lead screws make it easy to use
for the INCH measurement System, yet still has the Metric readings on dials for the ultimate in
versatility for any job that may come about
• Splash oil bath lubrication in Headstock, and Apron, for efficient lubrication, and long life, yet
simple and reliable, and does not require any filter changes or pump maintenance as with oil
pump lubrication systems. Also no risk of losing oil flow to expensive parts as there can be with
pump lubricated systems
• Only Extremely High Precision Spindle Bearings are used, NACHI (Japan)
• Longest in class, 5 Year Warranty

Model PM-1340GT Main Specifications
Type: Geared Head
Model: PM-1340GT
Max. Swing over bed: 13″
Max. Swing over cross slide: 6-1/2″
Max. Swing in gap: 19-1/8″
Center Height: 6.5″
Spindle Center Line Distance from Floor: Approx. 46”
Max. Distance Between Centers: 40″
Width of Bed: 7-1/2”
Bed Height: 11.5”
Spindle Bore: 1-9/16”
Spindle Taper, Internal: MT #5
Spindle Mounting System: Cam Lock, D1-4
Spindle Speeds: 90-1600 RPM, 12 Steps
Bed Length: 63-3/4″
Lead Screw Diameter / Pitch: 7/8” / 8 TPI
Feed Rod Diameter: 3/4”
Inch Thread Cutting Range: 4-112 TPI, 40 Different Threads
Metric Thread Cutting Range: .25-7.5mm Pitch, 24 Different Threads
Longitudinal Feed Range (Left and Right): .002-.02 Inches Per Revolution
Cross Feed Range (In and Out): .001-.01 Inches Per Revolution
Spindle Length through headstock, Protruding End to D1-4 Chuck Mounting face: 13-3/4”
Spindle Length through headstock, Protruding End to 3 Jaw Chuck face: 17-1/4”
Cross Slide Travel: 6-3/4”
Compound Travel: 3-1/2”
Tail Stock Quill Diameter / Travel / Taper: 1-9/16” / 4” / MT#3
Main Motor Horsepower: 2 HP
Voltage / Phase/ Amps: 220 Volt, 1 Phase / 12 Amps Max.
Optional: 220 Volt, 3 Phase / 9 Amps Max
Machine Dimensions, Assembled with stand: 52”H x 29”W x 70”L
Machine Weight, without stand: 1100 LBS
Machine Weight, With Steel Stand: 1350 LBS
Machine Weight, With Cast Iron Stand (Made in USA): 1600 LBS


Shipping Information


Ships anywhere in the 48 states at a flat rate of $299.00   Any accessories ordered and shipped with machine ship at no additional cost (Accessory items from anywhere on the site are included in this)  Liftgate Delivery is available if needed at an additional cost of $49 – This can be added during checkout.


Manuals & Documents


Click Here for PM-1340GT Manual:  PM 1340GT 11 10 17 V5