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    A photo might help...

    A photo might help...
  2. Here's the ebay book (and felt kit) hsracer201...

    Here's the ebay book (and felt kit) hsracer201 referred to:

    South Bend Lathe Heavy 10 - Rebuild Parts Kit & Illustrated Guide: Model 10L 10R | eBay
  3. Two piece jaws so you can use soft jaws when...

    Two piece jaws so you can use soft jaws when needed.
  4. Asco is big in the gas combustion fuel train...

    Asco is big in the gas combustion fuel train business, much lower pressures expected.

    I know Vickers hydraulic solenoids have different armature tubes between the 12/24 VDC coils and the 120/240...
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    My two older D60's look like this on the bottom...

    My two older D60's look like this on the bottom (this one has no nameplate):

    261060

    Older with nameplate on left:

    261061

    Newest with nameplate on right:
  6. I've resisted the urge to take these apart, they...

    I've resisted the urge to take these apart, they usually can be cleaned up without. Also, my only repainted machine was degreased, sanded, bondo'ed, primed, sanded, rebondo'ed, reprimed, sanded,...
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    Frank, looks like you went about your bearing...

    Frank, looks like you went about your bearing renewal in a calm and workmanlike manner. You have learned that the Green Bear doesn't really have anything for our old SB lathes, but the SB Community...
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    The reverser on my 13" is fine, the back gears no...

    The reverser on my 13" is fine, the back gears no so much. Unfortunately, the last LeBlonde Servo Shift I ran was at the local CC and they wouldn't let me take it home...
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    I haven't put a test bar on it but initial parts...

    I haven't put a test bar on it but initial parts look good to go.
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    Jim, this one has always been V-belt, s/n...

    Jim, this one has always been V-belt, s/n 38987NAR9, so only a little older than yours. I've only run it with the Fenner Power Twist linked belt; the old original solid V-belt was pretty cracked by...
  11. Let's illuminate Thermite ("D1-(anything)" .. I'd...

    Let's illuminate Thermite ("D1-(anything)" .. I'd guess modern-generation SB (branded) Asian-made, not classical Indiana cone-head, but even so, not as if it were a Monarch Series 90, ATW Pacemaker,...
  12. I occasionally run my South Bend in reverse with...

    I occasionally run my South Bend in reverse with the Fenner Power Twist even though it says not to... Haven'y had an issue yet, but I'm soft start and stop, no hard brake...
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    9 Inch Model A Headstock Upgrade

    Had a problem with my 9 Inch Model A, CL644A (4-2-1956) with the sixteen speed V-belt pulleys. After I cleaned and painted her up I bought a linked belt instead of the standard continuous V-belt....
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    Besides the ambiguous force is the ambiguous...

    Besides the ambiguous force is the ambiguous distance at which we apply the force. 75 (?) pounds at how many inches from the headstock???

    jim, kitno455 and iwananew10k have the right deal to guide...
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    This eBay seller has the same sort of screw...

    This eBay seller has the same sort of screw repair kits...

    https://www.ebay.com/sch/largevise/m.html?item=372554672414&hash=item56bdfd291e%3Ag%3AGJ0AAOSwqKNcK-7Q&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562
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    My BP and 13" SB plugged right into my Ronk RPC....

    My BP and 13" SB plugged right into my Ronk RPC. Plan was to drop VFD's in both to get 100% variable speed, but hasn't happened yet (and I have the VFD's!).

    At vacation house, no RPC so run my...
  17. I made my own with a purchased tube for my 13"...

    I made my own with a purchased tube for my 13" SB. Used a SB 9" thrust bearing for it and a scooter wheel for the handwheel. Hub design to match available stock, thrust bearing and the scooter wheel....
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    Note that in HTRAL, the 16 speed unit is really...

    Note that in HTRAL, the 16 speed unit is really only 14 speed, two of the backgear speeds are too fast and NOT recommended by SB. On my v-belt lathe I used a segmented belt, very tight clearances on...
  19. To help you find what you have: Bridgeport...

    To help you find what you have:

    Bridgeport Milling Machines

    The s/n on the knee is the column serial. There's also a s/n on the front of the head (right at eye level) that starts with a J. The...
  20. And don't forget to loosen the set screws (look...

    And don't forget to loosen the set screws (look down from atop the head) before you tighten them.

    Might try one of these, very useful! Rebuild Manual for 1hp Bridgeport "J Head" Mill | eBay
    ...
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    Another great SB resource: Rebuild Manual for...

    Another great SB resource: Rebuild Manual for South Bend Lathe 9" Model A, B & C plus model 1k "light 1" 978148236488 | eBay

    John
  22. Current 'South Bend' is Grizzly, not much help...

    Current 'South Bend' is Grizzly, not much help for your lathe.

    South Bend published parts lists for your lathe and to operate it they published 'How to Run a Lathe' (HTRAL). South Bend Lathe...
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    Ah, crap! One of the good ones... Jim...

    Ah, crap! One of the good ones...

    Jim prevented me from making several mistakes while tooling my BP.

    He will be missed!

    John
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    The Green Bear is not going to be able to support...

    The Green Bear is not going to be able to support you on this machine. There is more support here and on the South Bend groups.io (migrated from Yahoo) plus the various YouTube videos available.
  25. My photos above didn't show the taper attachment...

    My photos above didn't show the taper attachment cross slide that fits the binding post...

    Today's ebay deals

    This one missing slider block and binding post, but with the taper type cross...
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