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    Rivett 608 disassembly question

    I have an early Rivett 608 lathe, serial #132 (mfg. 1921) with a 4NS headstock. I am trying to disassemble the cross slide and compound slide. Unlike my South Bend 9A, instead of set screws to hold the gibs, it has fillister head screws, after removing them I still cannot get the gibs out...
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    9A cross feed nut

    Can any one help me, I need a cross feed nut for my 9" SB Cat# 644R ser, # 38150NKR9. Is there a source for this part? any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! D E Major
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    South Bend 9A collet question

    I have a model 9A from the late 40's, being I am a tinkerer, not a machinist, I could use some help. I was offered some 5C collets,(If I can use them). I have used some 3MT collets on my lathe, and was told that I should use 3C collets on SB 9A. The 3MT do not allow for holding a longer piece...
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    11" South Bend need to sell

    F.S 11" South Bend lathe Catalogue # 333-B Location is South Eastern PA, South of Philadelphia, North of Wilmington, DE. This lathe was manufactured in 1934 5' bed, 6" Cushman 3 jaw chuck, steady rest, 9" faceplate, this is a standard change gear lathe, the only gears that I have are the ones...
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    D E Major

    F.S 11" South Bend lathe Catalogue # 333-B Location is South Eastern PA, South of Philadelphia, North of Wilmington, DE. This lathe was manufactured in 1934 5' bed, 6" Cushman 3 jaw chuck, steady rest, 9" faceplate, this is a standard change gear lathe, the only gears that I have are the ones...
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    Fox Machine Co No. 3

    I stopped to look at an up coming auction that usually has some interesting equipment. There is an old milling machine there, by Fox Machine Co. Grand Rapids Mich. No. 3. I was just looking for some information on this machine and could find very little. It seems Mr. Fox died from a fall in...
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    South Bend 11 inch Lathe

    I recently acquired a South Bend Lathe, it is a 11 inch 5 foot bed, the serial number is 48966. When I called the phone number for South Bend they were very helpful. I was told the lathe was shipped in April of 1934, to the Gulf Oil Corp. in Philadelphia, Pa. But they were unable to help me...
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