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    just put a 6-rib belt in my 13" to replace the...

    just put a 6-rib belt in my 13" to replace the leather belt... WOW. It's like night and day. With 1.5hp it actually feels like a big lathe now, instead of a big small lathe, if you know what I mean....
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    Well, I've got standard gearing, and I've allowed...

    Well, I've got standard gearing, and I've allowed the VFD to run up to 80hz, so theorhetically my max spindle RPM should still be under 1500... But noted re: the sudden reverse torque causing the...
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    Here's an update: the Lathe is in its final...

    Here's an update: the Lathe is in its final position and has taken first chips!

    Here's a video demonstrating the VFD-Enhanced control pod, featuring 3D-printed bits...

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    Sent from my...
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    Sticky: Awesome, thankyou! Sent from my ONEPLUS A5010...

    Awesome, thankyou!

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A5010 using Tapatalk
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    Sticky: yes, I'd be interested in any info related to the...

    yes, I'd be interested in any info related to the headstock bearing adjustment procedure.
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    My Fist Lathe - 13" Southbend

    doublepost, oops. sorry!

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    Grimy as heck from the trip to my place form it's old home. Needs a good wipe-down.

    This is my first lathe, though I have been working with 3D printers for...
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    Sticky: I have 117083. 13" 5 foot bed, catalog number...

    I have 117083. 13" 5 foot bed, catalog number 8113B(?) this lathe does not have its original head stock, it's been replaced with a newer one that has 5C collet support and adjustable bearings. 1941...
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    My Fist Lathe - 13" Southbend

    Hi Everybody, I've just brought home my first lathe, a 13" x 5' Southbend under motor with quick change gearbox. This lathe is not an all original unit, the serial number indicates a 1941 year of...
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