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    Anyone have an old Armstrong Catalog?

    Thanks Dave, just what I needed to know... John@Gearbusters
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    Anyone have an old Armstrong Catalog?

    Old Dave - I have similar situation with an old Armstrong Piston Style Tool Post (p/n 81-305) and a Tool Holder (p/n 81-025) I am trying to see if the Armstrong Tool Post is compatible with CXA , CA or other Tool Holders ? Lathe is a 13" South Bend. The Tool holder (81-025) has a 7/8" wide...
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    Age of SB 13 ?

    Ted So do you think this SB 13 made it back to the factory for a Bed Replacement ? JP @ Gearbusters
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    Age of SB 13 ?

    Wow - tell me more about the South Bend Production Lathes ?
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    Age of SB 13 ?

    I am trying to figure out how old a SB 13 Big Bore Lathe is. I bought it recently - but will not pick up until late July on a road trip North. This is what I know so far - SB ID Plate over the Gear Change Box was painted over (so no Catalog #) & s/n is absent as well. It has a Heavy Cast Iron...
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    SB 13 Sheet Metal Question

    That was my guess too... What about the arrival of the Lever Style Clutch vs the Star Wheel ? When did the Lever Style Show Up ? I have bought a 13 Big Bore with a Lever Clutch. S/N and Cat No are both painted over and I have not picked up the lathe yet... There are 2 bolts where the s/n...
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    SB 13 Sheet Metal Question

    On or about what year (or Decade) was the 2 Piece Sheet Metal Gear Guard introduced on the SB13 ? See the Attachment Gearbusters
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    Upgrading 113-B to Big Bore Compatible HeadStocks ?

    I found a good deal on a rebuilt small bore 113-B... Other than early 1940's Big Bores - are newer Model 13 Headstocks (like CL145B) circa 1960's an option ? What other Models, Years - will drop in ? Have the width or design of the Ways changed through out the decades ? Thanks, for any help...
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