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  1. i posted below, i think you were correct, and i...

    i posted below, i think you were correct, and i was wrong. i was totally confused because there was a slight problem with the closer that was preventing part of it from moving:

    so as it turns...
  2. so as it turns out, that stupid little pin had...

    so as it turns out, that stupid little pin had been pushed in towards the bronze split bearings and was preventing that part of the closer from rotating. thus my utter confusion, cause that part...
  3. i did check the posting and contacted the...

    i did check the posting and contacted the original poster, unless i somehow completely mis-understood him, he said that the clutch mechanism in the closer wont work without the special gear installed...
  4. thank you, that appears to be precisely the info...

    thank you, that appears to be precisely the info that i was looking for. sounds like kinda a PITA to get a hold of that gear i need and install it... i did see that grizzly still had some parts...
  5. missing pieces and issues with my mystery collet closer

    i recently acquired a south bend heavy 10, and realized that a collet closer that i randomly bought at a flea market years ago was apparently a perfect fit for it. unfortunately, seems like maybe...
  6. i got the worm gear loose and took clutch...

    i got the worm gear loose and took clutch assembly out of the apron, out the back as suggested, thanks all for the advice. the assembly looks ok, no obvious damage i could see. seems to me that the...
  7. well it sounds like i'm taking it out as a unit. ...

    well it sounds like i'm taking it out as a unit. i havent actually tested the lathe under power yet, but having brought it home, the power feed does not seem to have any kind of engagement. the...
  8. http://www.wswells.com/data/parts/2003.pdf The...

    http://www.wswells.com/data/parts/2003.pdf The procedure in this document seems different from what you are describing. But I should try removing the gears first. It doesn't seem possibly to...
  9. Advice needed re: Disassembling carriage

    I started disassembling my lathe apron, on my 1970 heavy ten. I can't figure out how to remove the tapered pin retaining the shaft that passes through the center of the clutch assembly. I posted a...
  10. that looks a bit different than the one that i...

    that looks a bit different than the one that i have, i'll try to post a picture of it not installed on the lathe so you can see the whole thing. it does fit quite well on the lathe. and the collet...
  11. identifying mystery collet closer nose-piece for south bend heavy ten

    so, a mystery collet closer that i bought from a fellow at a flea market years ago for $15 dollars appears to be a perfect fit for the heavy ten i just bought... a strange and happy coincidence.
    a...
  12. thanks for the info, that is very helpful. good...

    thanks for the info, that is very helpful. good news is that a mystery collet closer i bought years ago from a guy at the flea market on a hunch that it might have originally been from a south bend...
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    i'd be curious to hear a bit more detail about...

    i'd be curious to hear a bit more detail about your tailstock rebuild. i just acquired a heavy ten that needs some love, seems to be about a 1970 model. tailstock is kinda beat up, i can feel that...
  14. new south bend heavy ten, with some problems.

    new to the forum , although i have been lurking here for some time. I am an Electrician, formerly worked as a manual lathe operator some years back running an big ole axelson lathe in a machine shop...
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