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    I will shim in the short time. I am going to...

    I will shim in the short time. I am going to measure the base with a drop indicator and aim accordingly.
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    Thank you Karl, Anyone else to confirm this ? ...

    Thank you Karl, Anyone else to confirm this ?

    I think I am going to make some shims using the lathe in aluminum for now to bring it to the right height and long term look for a new base that hasnt...
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    Guys look at the pictures in my last post. I...

    Guys look at the pictures in my last post. I already separated the upper and lower tailstock. The bottom of the base is the only surface that looks like it might have been modified. My base is...
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    Took a look at few things. First. The head...

    Took a look at few things.

    First. The head stock does not look like its shimmed. Its sitting on the bed.


    Second. I picked up a 6 position bed turret this weekend. I mounted it, but had no...
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    I will get some measurements later tonight. The...

    I will get some measurements later tonight. The lathe the tailstock came off of was from the same year.

    What should be the distance from the ways to the center on the tail stock ?



    what do...
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    Tail Stock Alignment Help

    Hi Guys,

    I got this replacement tail stock since my machine didnt come with a factory one. Probably should have checked this before i stripped and painted it.

    The vertical alignment to the...
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    I have the cross slide and compound off of a...

    I have the cross slide and compound off of a south bend 9. PM me if interested.
  8. Can anyone tell me what this carriage lock is...

    Can anyone tell me what this carriage lock is from ?

    The one on my other lathe looks like a milled block with two pins pressed into it, as do all of the ones on ebay. Is this correct or from a...
  9. Also It came with 2x 54x18T compound gears....

    Also

    It came with 2x 54x18T compound gears. one is thinner than the other. It looks factory, not like anyone modified it, but hard to tell.

    Any reason for a thinner gear ?

    was planning on...
  10. one more of the head stock.

    one more of the head stock.
  11. Help with parts lathe identification. Odd parts

    I picked up this lathe primarily for the tooling and planned on parting most of it out to make some of my money back. After tearing it apart im noticing quite a few differences from my lathe.

    I...
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    Funny, I just emailed this guy on ebay with some...

    Funny, I just emailed this guy on ebay with some questinos this week on a auction he had.

    I was looking at getting the quick change tool post kit he had posted, however the picture for the south...
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    I got the change gears and 3 jaw chuck that came...

    I got the change gears and 3 jaw chuck that came with the second lathe cleaned up and derusted.

    Chuck is a cushman 234B. It needs new jaws if anyone has a set.

    I got the lathe hooked up to the...
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    Well this guy followed me home from Craigslist...

    Well this guy followed me home from Craigslist today after work. Picked it up for the tooling. Plan on parting the rest out after i pull a few pieces off of it to put on mine.

    There is no serial...
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    I got the motor apart, which i kind of regret...

    I got the motor apart, which i kind of regret since it ran so quiet. The inside is nasty and some of the insulation is cracked and deteriorated.

    I cant tell which wires are supposed to be yellow...
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    Ok guys some good news. I got the motor switched...

    Ok guys some good news. I got the motor switched over to 110v and power to the motor and it spins freely and quietly. Need to figure out how to wire a reversing switch to it. Any help on that ? Cant...
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    Where can i find some good info on this motor ?...

    Where can i find some good info on this motor ? Tried googling it and did not come up with much.

    Were these original or is a replacement ?

    I need to switch it over to 110v from 220v. There is...
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    Is there a diagram as to where there should be...

    Is there a diagram as to where there should be oil cups ? The two big ones on top of the head stock do not have threads in them.

    There is a million holes on this thing, not sure where to put oil...
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    Thanks for the response. Noted on the...

    Thanks for the response.

    Noted on the scotchbrite. I was just what was immediately within reach when i got it home. I am planning on getting some steel wool to finish the rest. Anything i can use...
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    New Member, New Lathe

    Hi All, First Post!

    I was given this 9C this weekend by a friend who is moving and cannot take it with him. He bought it "restored" from craigslist 4-5 years ago and it has been sitting in his...
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    New Member, New Lathe

    Please delete. Duplicate post
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