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Warner swasey No3 m1200 tear down


Jan 11, 2023
Hey all
I'm new to the site as I just picked up a WS No3 turret lathe. I'm going to do a full tear down, clean, paint, and switch out the 480v motor for a 240v.
I'm also planning to document (as best I can) the process of doing so as it may be helpful for others.
I have many of the manuals, thanks to this site, but in disassembling the cross slide, I was able to remove the handle, but the dial is wedged on pretty good and is just not coming off.
Does anyone know if it's just a matter tapping the dial through the small groove in the back, or is there an easier way.
Pics from delivery day and the cross slide attached


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