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    Mounting a 9A motor below the lathe

    All this time I've been seeing references to the 10K and assuming it was a new model of 10" lathe. So it's in fact just the updated 9A? And the CL670 is a 10K model? The SB historical site seems to miss a bunch of edge cases.
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    Mounting a 9A motor below the lathe

    Wow, lots of great info here. More than I've seen in my searches. Thanks, everyone. It turns out @SBLatheman had a previous post in a thread about the specific (apparently unusual) model I'm hoping to buy, offering actual conversion parts for mounting its motor below the bench. I'm hoping it...
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    Mounting a 9A motor below the lathe

    Thanks for your replies everyone. I looked at some of the catalogs and saw the underneath drive models. What was never clear to me was whether they used entirely different headstocks than the rear-drive ones, or if the rear-drive ones could reasonably be adapted to drive from below. I have seen...
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    Mounting a 9A motor below the lathe

    Hello all - I am looking at used lathes and the 9A appeals as being big enough, small enough, and so common that there are lots of parts. The issue is that all the ones I've seen have the motor mounted to the rear. This is a major waste of space in my garage, and I would like to be able to...
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