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    Almost everything has been through the...

    Almost everything has been through the electrolysis. Certain parts like the headstock, apron, and all the acme screws needed detailed cleaning, especially all the oil passageways. I used a...
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    i've got a couple. when i get through the...

    i've got a couple. when i get through the restoration i'll be selling a bunch of stuff (closers, steady rest, follow rest, etc.) and prices will be very very reasonable.
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    I was able to get a container big enough to fit...

    I was able to get a container big enough to fit the bed so I cleaned that part last night. It went pretty smoothly but this casting in particular seemed to flash-rust faster than any other part I've...
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    Made some progress over the weekend. The...

    Made some progress over the weekend.

    The electrolysis is working very well. Drop the dirty, greasy, oily, painted part into the bath, hook it up for a few hours, pull out of bath, and wipe down. ...
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    I took a look and I think I have the same setup...

    I took a look and I think I have the same setup as you: large crossslide dial and small compound dial. which closer are you looking for? the arm mounted one from the 10 or the hand wheel?

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    No problem! I purchased most of the main...

    No problem! I purchased most of the main components from a gentleman near Santa Rosa, CA. My lathe card shows it was sold to Packard in Dec of 1952 and delivered in Jan of 1953. I purchased it in...
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    The first thing I need to do is remove all the...

    The first thing I need to do is remove all the grime, grease, paint, and most importantly, rust on all the parts. After some research and testing I think I will be using a combination of...
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    a lot of stuff! i'll get it catalogued and...

    a lot of stuff! i'll get it catalogued and photographed up close as i move through the resto.
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    A lot of tooling and accessories came with the...

    A lot of tooling and accessories came with the lathe: steady rest, follow rest, taper attachment, lever collet closer, milling machine attachment, collet holder, and a bunch of other smaller items.
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    1952 Southbend 9A Restoration

    I picked up a 1952 Southbend 9A off of Craigslist here in the SF Bay Area. Catalog no. is CL644Z and serial is 31054NAR9, sold on 22 Dec 1952. The lathe is in parts, although fairly decent...
  11. Here is the part I think you are looking for from...

    Here is the part I think you are looking for from my recent rebuild. Should be able to score on eBay if SteveBerry doesn't have it.

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  12. SteveBerry is correct. I referenced the wrong...

    SteveBerry is correct. I referenced the wrong two gears. You are looking for these:
  13. Nearly Silent SouthBend 9 Inch Lathe Twin Gears (...

    Nearly Silent SouthBend 9 Inch Lathe Twin Gears ( aka, Reversing Gears ) | American Machine & Gear Works
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    Big B - do you have pics?

    Big B - do you have pics?
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    Lathe Card

    Here is my lathe info card. Note that after many hours of staring at this I updated the typing using my computer for readability.

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    Kevin is right on with the serial card. My 1952...

    Kevin is right on with the serial card. My 1952 9A was my first machine and first restoration. I didn't know anything, and I didn't get the card until later in the game. Get the card and learn a...
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    i just took a look at the pewe stuff and it looks...

    i just took a look at the pewe stuff and it looks great. where do you purchase it in the US?
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    yeah - i've read a few debates on the B versus A...

    yeah - i've read a few debates on the B versus A because the B is a bit more big-boy. I am about to start on my restoration of my 1956 WIAD and I thought i'd start the tooling search now!
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    After some more kind mentoring i ask the...

    After some more kind mentoring i ask the following!

    I’m looking for a turret for my 10EE and a set of mating 40-tooth tool holders. The specific turret i’m looking for is size B and is stamped on...
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    WTB: Enco Multifix B tool holder

    Hi All,

    I'd like an original Enco Multifix tool holder for my 10EE preferably in size B. I know there are many similar holders for sale currently but I'd prefer the unobtanium!

    Thanks.

    Evan
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    Thanks everyone for the advice! The monarch is...

    Thanks everyone for the advice! The monarch is next on the list after I finish the bridgeport mill mechanical restoration which is almost done.

    I've secured a set of all of the WIAD tubes and a...
  22. never seen that before. wish i had prior to...

    never seen that before. wish i had prior to searching the world for a few metric threading gears for my 52 9A.
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    Thanks for the advice. I live in fear of hurting...

    Thanks for the advice. I live in fear of hurting old gear boxes after a multi-year battle with my first lathe when i was only slightly less naive, a 1952 SB 9A.

    I like the sound of watch crystals...
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    Okay i chatted with Denis and ordered one of his...

    Okay i chatted with Denis and ordered one of his fresh 26” castings. He says to say hi to you (“say hi to 7 for me”)
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    thanks both - i like the idea of a 26" dovetail,...

    thanks both - i like the idea of a 26" dovetail, would fit my puny surface plate well! i'll look at Denis as well as Gary!
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