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    Read this post about heavy 10 inch South Bend...

    Read this post about heavy 10 inch South Bend Lathes Why the high prices for a Heavy 10?
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    QUOTE "I was asked by his kids if I needed a...

    QUOTE "I was asked by his kids if I needed a lathe."

    Why dose no one ever ask me if I want{or need}a South Bend Lathe???
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    All of the posts I read here predicted high...

    All of the posts I read here predicted high prices for heavy 10s, sounds like somebody had the $$$ for them.
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    Looks like some good stuff at that auction and...

    Looks like some good stuff at that auction and the prices for now look reasonable, I am sure the prices will be much higher at the auction.? And yes the heavy 10's are a hot Item..
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    Thanks for posting, that is a very interesting...

    Thanks for posting, that is a very interesting lathe story, Quote "the 4 jaw chuck does it un-thread counter clock wise (normal right hand)"

    The photo of the lathe by the first poster shows a...
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    So you have the lathe that CK0817 posted about on...

    So you have the lathe that CK0817 posted about on aug. 2018 ?..Was it up for sale before you got it from your brother in-law..? And yes that is interesting, please tell us more about the boxes of...
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    Quote "Actually in a completely unexpected turn...

    Quote "Actually in a completely unexpected turn of events an even better 10K turned up.
    A virtually unused, CL670Z. It still has the original scraping marks on the bed.
    I'm going to pick it up this...
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    The older wheel weights were a mix of lead and...

    The older wheel weights were a mix of lead and tin,{pistol shooters delight for casting bullets} but the newer ones have zinc in them which turns your melting pot to mush and makes casting pistol or...
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    I have some Babbitt you can have for postage..I...

    I have some Babbitt you can have for postage..I will see if I can find it.{I know I have it just need to find it}
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    Quote "Someone said this was probably from the...

    Quote "Someone said this was probably from the Navy, and removed from a ship. Why only one leg. Does this sound right?"

    I under stand that the US Navy had the one legged South Bends for aboard...
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    Not a heavy 10 Looks like a 13 inch or a 16 inch...

    Not a heavy 10 Looks like a 13 inch or a 16 inch SBL to me, it will be real heavy to move..was it a heavy 10 that you are looking for.??
    {can not read the tag not a good photo}
  12. I like the videos that Joe Pieczynski does he is...

    I like the videos that Joe Pieczynski does he is a top notch machinist..
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    quote {How do I go about sourcing the correct...

    quote {How do I go about sourcing the correct belts?}
    Goto McMaster-Carr catalog
    Click on V belts
    Goto the information page on V belts
    Read how to measure and order V belts
    ...
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    {I think that the only place to have the oilers...

    {I think that the only place to have the oilers was the headstock.} I think the oil cups were just pressed in on your lathe as there is no threads, you could tap the holes 1/4" pipe thread or 1/8"...
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    Try Kroil Penetrating Oil on the rust spots, I...

    Try Kroil Penetrating Oil on the rust spots, I may have some oil cups for the head stock if you tell me the thread size..
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    Your local motor shop is your friend, most good...

    Your local motor shop is your friend, most good motor shops sell motors and repair old ones and sell used motors. Check and see if there is a
    electric motor shop near you..
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    The funny thing is on the same lathe classified...

    The funny thing is on the same lathe classified ad page with the South Bend is a Monarch 10EE for less money, two Cincinnati lathes one for less money and the other one same price and a nice Leblond...
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    I have been watching that lathe on our local...

    I have been watching that lathe on our local ksl.com classified ads also.{he does have a lot of tooling to go with the lathe}
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    Look at where the power goes into the lathe, if...

    Look at where the power goes into the lathe, if its three phase it should have a three phase disconnect box or a three phase motor starter.
    Not sure how old a 117E lathe would be{maybe too old for a...
  20. You did get a lot of stuff with the lathe, some...

    You did get a lot of stuff with the lathe, some of it is a jig and clamps that is non lathe related..
    The three small chucks you have are not for that lathe {look like Emco Unimat} if lathe was free...
  21. Torch709.. Tell us how you got the lathe and why,...

    Torch709.. Tell us how you got the lathe and why, post some photos of the lathe and tools and accessories you talked about,
    lots of smart people here that can tell you all about it..
  22. Yes you will need to tell us what motor you have...

    Yes you will need to tell us what motor you have on that lathe, it left South Bend with a 3 phase motor...
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    Are you sure your new at this..???

    Are you sure your new at this..???
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    The higher the voltage the lower the amps, and...

    The higher the voltage the lower the amps, and you could use the 220 line for other work also {welder, milling machine etc.}
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    Good photos of your gear box, you are a lucky...

    Good photos of your gear box, you are a lucky man, no gear teeth broken or badly worn parts...
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