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    Thanks HSRacer201. I’ll give that a try. DC

    Thanks HSRacer201. I’ll give that a try.

    DC
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    Heavy Ten Bull Gear Plunger Pops Out...

    The Drive-Cone/Bull Gear Plunger often pops out/dis-engages (on its own) while the Spindle is turning.

    The Spindle then slows to a stop. Then I need to shut down the lathe, release the belt...
  3. Thanks for the Link and caution about Chinese...

    Thanks for the Link and caution about Chinese vendors.

    DC
  4. Thanks. Yes, I have seen that too. There are...

    Thanks.

    Yes, I have seen that too. There are a few good YouTube videos on how to make one from a cheap Harbor Freight digital vernier. I may well try that in the future, but for now, just wanted...
  5. Thank You for the reply and link. Yes, I had...

    Thank You for the reply and link.

    Yes, I had been looking in to buying Acme Thread and nuts, etc. Also wondered if anyone sells something more like a Kit that had not only the feed screw, but...
  6. Barker PM Mill, Make/Buy an Acme Thread Micrometer Feed, Advice?

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    I have a tiny Barker PM Horizontal Mill that I got along with some other machinery in 1989.

    It was used as a slitting saw and had a pneumatic cylinder for the longitudinal bed axis...
  7. I bought the one sold on EBay for the Southbend 9...

    I bought the one sold on EBay for the Southbend 9 and 10K lathe.
    ...
  8. Thanks. Looks good. I may consider making my...

    Thanks. Looks good.

    I may consider making my own though it would be easier done with access to a working mill.

    DC
  9. Appreciate the replies. The Mini Magnetic base...

    Appreciate the replies.

    The Mini Magnetic base can get me by for a while, but I agree, I really want a more secure clamp.

    Maybe someday, a DRO, but a Clamp for a Dial Indicator would work best...
  10. Thanks for your reply and links. I have seen...

    Thanks for your reply and links.

    I have seen the 3D printed version, but would prefer a metal clamp.

    I also found the one on EBay for 9/10K lathes. Did not know that he also made/sold one for...
  11. Does anyone sell Dial Indicator Clamps for SB Heavy 10 - 10L?

    Was looking to buy a Dial Indicator Clamp Mount for my 10L lathe. I found one for SB 9 and 10K lathes, but so far (with the exception of a 3P Plastic Printed version) I have not found one of this...
  12. Sincerely appreciate all the Great replies,...

    Sincerely appreciate all the Great replies, information, plus Tooling Dimensions and mechanical drawing.

    Along with the lathe came some accessories, tooling, raw stock, etc. including a fairly...
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    Thank You so much for the info. DC

    Thank You so much for the info.

    DC
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    SB 10L, How do you remove the QC Gearbox?

    I am considering removing and cleaning/refurbishing the single-lever Quick Change Gearbox on my 10L Lathe. I doubt it has been off since 1943.

    How is it removed? Do you need to remove the...
  15. Dimensions for SB 10L Spindle Adapter Sleave to Mount a MT Center

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    Image above found on Internet

    I have been looking for a Spindle Adapter Sleave P/N: CL205L or H, but so far have not found one. Some that I have seen on eBay are priced at $100 plus and...
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    251946 Nice that the drawer knobs are still...

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    Nice that the drawer knobs are still attached.

    They are hard to come by if missing.

    Mine has five drawers and the Original knobs were long gone when I bought my lathe, 5-years ago.
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  17. Thanks Jim. Yes, that was one of the options I...

    Thanks Jim. Yes, that was one of the options I have been considering.

    DC
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    Does it look like this type switch? 251810 ...

    Does it look like this type switch?

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    Here is a similar post to yours from 2017. The person posting had just purchased a C9-10Jr:

    GE Motor Wiring Help

    You could Google South Bend...
  19. Missing Belt Tensioner Knob, SB Heavy 10, Repair?

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    Item C above on my Lathe is missing. (Note:Photo is upside down, don’t know why, it was upright from the source)

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    Then again, maybe it should look more like this (nuts instead...
  20. Thanks for the reply and suggestion. Actually,...

    Thanks for the reply and suggestion.

    Actually, since I just bought the ball turning attachment (that I now) and though it wasn’t a fortune, I am not in the mood to buy another (of the tool-post...
  21. I visited my lathe again tonight and pulled the...

    I visited my lathe again tonight and pulled the compound. Been a couple years since I had it apart.

    Maybe I could just mount it to the Crossfeed/saddle? Forgot/ didn’t realize there were all those...
  22. Thanks. It’s looking that way. My lathe is 7...

    Thanks. It’s looking that way. My lathe is 7 miles away, so I visited it last night for dimensions. Looks like a dovetail is in my future.

    DC
  23. Thanks for the replies/ideas. First, I’ll need...

    Thanks for the replies/ideas.

    First, I’ll need to measure the height of the Crossfeed and compound to know how much height I have to work with to place the ball turning attachment cutter on lathe...
  24. Thanks for the replies... The lathe is a South...

    Thanks for the replies...

    The lathe is a South Bend 10L/Heavy Ten. The ball turner measures Two-inches from base/bottom to tip/point of cutting insert.
  25. Best way to mount a Plate-Type Ball Turn Attachment?

    Bought a Radius/Ball Turning Attachment. Now that I have it, looking for idea s on how best to mount it.

    Though there may be many ways to go about this....

    Seems like an effective mount plate...
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