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  1. Thread: New lathe

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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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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..
  10. 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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    The first item is a cross slide for a drill...

    The first item is a cross slide for a drill press...The milling attachment is mounted with your lantern tool holder, the ring and the tool
    holder clamp it down tight..there is one made by SBL that...
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    {it's been painted a terrible green color} I do...

    {it's been painted a terrible green color}
    I do not think the color is that bad, have seen a lot worse..
    A two hour drive is not that bad, and he may take a lower price..as of now too high.
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    Is a leblond for sell in your area.? Lots of high...

    Is a leblond for sell in your area.? Lots of high schools had Leblond lathes, a high school here had some that were sold off
    but I do not know where they went, anyway if you find one they are a nice...
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    {I've been working out of a single bay in a two...

    {I've been working out of a single bay in a two car garage. Doing any work requires shifting tool boxes and machines around like one of those slide puzzles:}

    That what I feel like when I need to...
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    The best thing to do first is to find the book...

    The best thing to do first is to find the book HOW TO RUN A LATHE BY SOUTH BEND LATHE CO. it can be found as a down load or a hard copy on ebay.
    Some one will post a link here soon...{when asked...
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    Someone is going to get a nice lathe, you do not...

    Someone is going to get a nice lathe, you do not see one in that good a shape with all that tooling every day...
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    My heavy 10 is #111419 I do not have the card but...

    My heavy 10 is #111419 I do not have the card but about 7000 before yours maybe a year or two early.?? my lathe has some wear but can steal do good work..
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    You are lucky man, that is what we call a heavy...

    You are lucky man, that is what we call a heavy 10 with round leg cabinet..
  22. Is that metal work on the back some kind of home...

    Is that metal work on the back some kind of home made motor mount? Can you post a photo of the back of the lathe.
  23. {I'll get on it! I suspect the motor may be the...

    {I'll get on it! I suspect the motor may be the original... it's a bushing motor with the old fabric twisted AC wire and 2 prong plug.}

    O.K you do need a NEW motor..Lots of posts on here as to...
  24. {Where would you guys recommend a good place to...

    {Where would you guys recommend a good place to purchase a new motor?}

    CMRantz Where in Washington are you.? Is there not a electric motor shop near you.? The people at your local motor repair...
  25. Where is a good place to look for motors such as...

    Where is a good place to look for motors such as you suggest for retail sale/s?

    All motor repair shops sell motors also, new and used. Take your motor in to a repair shop and see what they can do..
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