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    Okay, here are a few pics of the compound...

    Okay, here are a few pics of the compound screw/nut. (My pics probably don't do it justice.)

    http://www.arcaneiron.com/machines/compoundscrew03.jpg

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    Just a "heads up", searching around on ebay I...

    Just a "heads up", searching around on ebay I found someone offering a newly made "compound screw & nut for SB 11" lathe". They looked well made and mine is a bit "loose" so I put a set on order.
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    You are correct, that serial number would mean...

    You are correct, that serial number would mean that it is an "O" series made in 1928 South Bend Lathe Serial Numbers

    -Ron
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    Looks like it's in pretty good shape. There are...

    Looks like it's in pretty good shape. There are some SB 11" parts on ebay at the moment, including the tailstock -...
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    I made a new draw bar for my Wells-Index 860 mill...

    I made a new draw bar for my Wells-Index 860 mill the other day.

    -Ron
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    Just wanted to give everyone a "heads up" in that...

    Just wanted to give everyone a "heads up" in that it appears someone on ebay is parting out an SB 11" lathe.

    eBay - Page Not Found
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    I can't say for sure but I'll throw it out there...

    I can't say for sure but I'll throw it out there that I have seen cross slide screws (acme) so worn that they appear to by standard threads. If that is the case I can recommend Miller Machine for a...
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    Parts are going to be difficult to find, at best....

    Parts are going to be difficult to find, at best. A lot of patience will come in real handy here. With that being said, it appears that someone parted out an older 11" and put all the pieces on...
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    Email sent for a price on the half-nuts. -Ron

    Email sent for a price on the half-nuts.

    -Ron
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    No picture when I look! :( You said that Dennis...

    No picture when I look! :( You said that Dennis Conway sent you the cross feed nut. Does he make them or just have some new-old stock? I'd like to replace some parts on my 11" too.

    Looking...
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    I believe that the spindle taper on the 11" is an...

    I believe that the spindle taper on the 11" is an MT 2 (mine is anyway). That being said, you also have to have the spindle taper adapter/bushing in order to use it.

    I also found that Miller...
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    Looks like it's in great shape. I know it would...

    Looks like it's in great shape. I know it would be out of place, considering the line shaft :D, but I'd still highly recommend getting a QCTP for it. I used the stock tool post for a while but...
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    From what I can see, that looks like it was well...

    From what I can see, that looks like it was well taken care of. Lacking any major problems, cracked bed/skirt, trashed spindle, etc. I wouldn't hesitate to fix that one up. If all the major parts...
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    It depends. What kind of shape is it in? Parts...

    It depends. What kind of shape is it in? Parts are difficult to find but alot of things, gears, drive screw, etc. can be fabricated if necessary. If it's decent shape and mostly complete it may...
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    Good question. I'll have to look tomorrow when...

    Good question. I'll have to look tomorrow when I'm there.

    -Ron

    Update: Yes, I have something in the casting I just can't make out exactly what. Doesn't seem like it's an actual "date"...
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    Here is a pretty good resource for parts PLAZA...

    Here is a pretty good resource for parts PLAZA MACHINERY,USED MACHINERY, METALWORKING MACHINERY, WOODWORKING MACHINERY I'm told he isn't always the quickest to return messages as he's slowing down a...
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    Yeah, we're all a little "off" like that, but in...

    Yeah, we're all a little "off" like that, but in a good way. ;)

    -Ron
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    It's definitely a 16" lathe. :) I'm not sure if...

    It's definitely a 16" lathe. :) I'm not sure if that U.S. Air Conditioning Corp. is a re-seller or the buyer of the lathe but the numbers from it might not mean a whole lot. I would guess that...
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    Fair enough. :) How about posting some pictures...

    Fair enough. :) How about posting some pictures of what you acquired? Lots of knowledgeable people on here who are willing to help.

    -Ron
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    Sound like a nice haul of new toys! I do have a...

    Sound like a nice haul of new toys! I do have a question though and that's what leads you to believe that it's an 11" lathe? Unless I missed something (happens often ;) ) you say that according to...
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    Jason, sent you a PM about parts. -Ron

    Jason, sent you a PM about parts.

    -Ron
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    Jason, Thank you very much for the offer but I...

    Jason,

    Thank you very much for the offer but I think I'll probably just keep using the setup that's on there. Seems to be getting the job done and "If it ain't broke..." ;) There's got to be a...
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    Excellent! Thanks much Clay. That is a nice...

    Excellent!

    Thanks much Clay. That is a nice addition to the "personal knowledge base". Now that I know what it needs it won't bother me as such but...

    On the other hand, due to my tool "OCD",...
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    Interesting. Here are some pics of my wipers. ...

    Interesting. Here are some pics of my wipers.

    http://68.227.91.247/machines/waywipe001.jpg

    http://68.227.91.247/machines/waywipe002.jpg

    I am really curious now as to why mine differs so...
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    Jason, I'm curious as to the way wiper...

    Jason,

    I'm curious as to the way wiper retainers and whether they are stock. My 11" is also a '39 (Model 411A) and the retainers I have are just flat "V" shaped pieces of brass with tabs bent to...
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