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  1. I will take the pin vises. Shipping to 98942 and...

    I will take the pin vises. Shipping to 98942 and payment info.

    THANK YOU
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    I’ll take two of the MT3 1.125’s.

    I’ll take two of the MT3 1.125’s.
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    LOL...I know EXACTLY what your saying!!!

    LOL...I know EXACTLY what your saying!!!
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    Ok, I used a little heat, a little dirty talking...

    Ok, I used a little heat, a little dirty talking to it and a couple of medium pry bars and itís off.

    I appreciate the help. USPS says my felt kit will be here Saturday so some of this will start...
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    Instruction sheets

    Is anyone reproducing the instruction sheets that were glued to the machines when they were new??

    Instruction sheets like would be stuck to the inside of the door showing adjustment procedures for...
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    Can you post a link to those India test bars?? I...

    Can you post a link to those India test bars?? I can’t find much on eBay.

    TIA
    BB
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    I tried the two screwdriver trick and lost my...

    I tried the two screwdriver trick and lost my nerve. I wasnít smart enough to pull the gear while it was still in the machine. And, I tried the puller I have but the arms are too thick to get under...
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    How does this gear come off??

    SB 14.5 cone. I canít figure out how the gear comes off.

    TIA

    BB303017
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    My other question would be is it ok to use the...

    My other question would be is it ok to use the bronze materiel you suggest in places like apron worm bushings, or is just plain cast iron good enough or better.

    I don’t mind making this stuff out...
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    That’s kinda what I figured. My lathe came out of...

    That’s kinda what I figured. My lathe came out of a trade school so it’s been painted many more times than it ever had real maintainance.

    I have a bore gauge so I guess tomorrow I start measuring...
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    SB lathe blueprints etc

    Iím looking for a book or books or a web site that shows the dimensions of the parts of these lathes. I have my 14.5 apart, and I have no idea if some of the parts are in spec or worn out.

    Things...
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    Most of them are fairly flat, one is pretty much...

    Most of them are fairly flat, one is pretty much trashed and many of them have .003-.004 wear on them.

    I’m hoping to find a book or manual or something that gives dimensions of these parts so I...
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    14.5 SB lathe parts needed

    I need some parts I canít find for this 14.5 x 6 SB lathe. I have found some of them, but right now I need several clutch plates for the friction drive.

    Those seem to be the hardest to find.
    ...
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    THANK YOU. So dang, it IS single phase. Maybe it...

    THANK YOU. So dang, it IS single phase. Maybe it was hooked up to 480 when I bought it.

    That was 12 years ago or so, so my memory may be wrong on the 480 thing too.
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    So it’s not a 3 phase machine??? When I retired I...

    So it’s not a 3 phase machine??? When I retired I bought it from the company I worked for, and I could swear it was 3 phase (obviously, I’m wrong a lot, so consider that).

    If that’s the case then...
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    What VFD are you using??? I’d much rather have...

    What VFD are you using??? I’d much rather have the VFD for all the things it can do, but it seems to me when I first bought this lathe in 2012, I bought a VFD (or maybe it came with it) and after...
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    Input amperage needed

    I have a Miller 330A/BP TIG welder. I have it running on 230 single phase. I need to buy a RPC to run my lathe, so I might as well get a big enough RPC to run the lathe and the welder.

    Someone has...
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    Yes, I have that bolt, but I thought the belt...

    Yes, I have that bolt, but I thought the belt adjustment was on the front side of the lathe, in the same area where you tension the motor drive belts. I thought that bolt you pictured is to center...
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    So you have no trouble making cuts that are...

    So you have no trouble making cuts that are appropriate for the tooling and machine with that 1.5 HP motor and a RPC???

    That’s one issue I’m having. I can’t take a cut I think the machine should...
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    [QUOTE=Popgadget;3643683]I replaced the rotary...

    [QUOTE=Popgadget;3643683]I replaced the rotary phase converter that I used on my Bridgeport with a VFD that I bought on eBay for $75. The VFD works great, it’s nice having the variable speed, I added...
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    Phase converter or switch motors

    I have a 1941 SB 14.5 x 6 lathe. It has a 3 phase 220 1 HP motor and a static phase converter.

    I have a hard time taking what I consider to be normal cuts when turning. For example, turning...
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    The shop supervisor needs a couple of extra...

    The shop supervisor needs a couple of extra treats. Working hard means more treats.
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    Hey Ted, I sent you an email. Did you get it???...

    Hey Ted, I sent you an email. Did you get it??? It is regards to a SB 14.5 lathe.

    Thanks.

    I apologize for the thread derail.

    BB

    EDIT: I forgot to add I canít see the OPís picture.
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