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    Says Sweden at the top of all his posts...

    Says Sweden at the top of all his posts...
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    Which type of bearings do you have? If bronze,...

    Which type of bearings do you have? If bronze, are the expanders installed correctly?

    allan
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    The 56 is the gearbox input gear. The 40 and 20...

    The 56 is the gearbox input gear. The 40 and 20 are used on the reverser, the 80 is just an idler, so the number of teeth don't actually matter.

    allan
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    Oh yes, it is a Pre-WW1 SB. The serial appears to...

    Oh yes, it is a Pre-WW1 SB. The serial appears to be 1286, which would be early 1912 or so.

    allan
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    Hacksaw and a file, done in a few minutes. ...

    Hacksaw and a file, done in a few minutes.

    allan
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    Adapting a compound from another lathe will...

    Adapting a compound from another lathe will always be easier than making a compound from scratch or converting something else into a compound. What does the top of your cross slide look like? show us...
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    This thing does not even have a motor or...

    This thing does not even have a motor or countershaft attached. He was spiral milling some kind of coarse helix- look at the steel cable which wraps the small end of cone pulley, runs down the front...
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    I almost always thread straight in, at least for...

    I almost always thread straight in, at least for finer threads.

    allan
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    I'd assume that's a high-speed drilling...

    I'd assume that's a high-speed drilling attachment for drill presses?

    allan
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    yes, swap red and black wires. allan

    yes, swap red and black wires.

    allan
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    Glad to help. I'm fond of puzzles :) allan

    Glad to help. I'm fond of puzzles :)

    allan
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    Ok, Ted said he was game to try, so here goes-...

    Ok, Ted said he was game to try, so here goes- All we really are doing is switching everything on both sides of the terminal board between terminals 3 and 4, so the cent switch is at the star point....
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    An unfortunate design, that integrates the cent...

    An unfortunate design, that integrates the cent switch with one of the line-in terminals. We'd have to completely rewire the terminal board to make T4 the star point and T3 the line-in. If it were...
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    The brown wire goes to the thermal limiter, and...

    The brown wire goes to the thermal limiter, and I'd guess that terminal 5 is an integral part of the cent switch. I'll go back to the drawing board :)

    allan
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    you never told us how many teeth... allan

    you never told us how many teeth...

    allan
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    Yes- It is certainly possible that you've...

    Yes- It is certainly possible that you've bypassed the centrifugal switch. We'd have to trace out the connections behind the terminal board to be sure.

    allan
  17. The place to start was to ask this question in...

    The place to start was to ask this question in the existing thread about this lathe :)
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    Try again to post pics- particularly the wiring...

    Try again to post pics- particularly the wiring diagram of the motor and hopefully inside the switch cover, and the switch guts.

    allan
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    Oh, I should also mention that I was unable to...

    Oh, I should also mention that I was unable to find an internal wiring diagram for this motor, only for later Daytons. There is a possibility that the capacitor is between T4 and T5 in the motor. If...
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    Sorry this has taken so long, real life got in...

    Sorry this has taken so long, real life got in the way-

    So, if you want to switch both legs you can, but you'll have to modify the switch. The existing jumpers will need to be modified. You can...
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    Hmm, RRR's technique might work, if you have...

    Hmm, RRR's technique might work, if you have neutral in your cable, but it does not disconnect the second leg. You'd have to have another disconnect method, like a plug to be safe.

    I think we can...
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    many times, the wear on the right bearing is...

    many times, the wear on the right bearing is worse than on the left, so the spindle points down. The fix might be to pull the lower bearing shell from the headstock, and apply a tapered shim under...
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    Gee, 8 years later, thanks. :) allan

    Gee, 8 years later, thanks. :)

    allan
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    need higher resolution images. allan

    need higher resolution images.

    allan
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    The machine in question is an early Series O, not...

    The machine in question is an early Series O, not one of the later R/S/T machines in those pictures. Parts are going to be basically unobtanium, you'll have to make or adapt. Fortunately, SB used...
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