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    What size lathe do you have? Edit; 14-1/2? I...

    What size lathe do you have?

    Edit; 14-1/2? I have the taper attachment support for a sb16. I’m guessing it’s a different size

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    The knob on my tailstock, apron and saddle all...

    The knob on my tailstock, apron and saddle all “free spin” and have a little nipple on the end of the knob. I read that this was a rare option, how rare was it? Who else has free spinning knobs?
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    GLAD to get an update! Hope all is well (Or well...

    GLAD to get an update! Hope all is well
    (Or well enough lol).

    How’s it looking on the homestead?
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    I could be completely wrong, if it does have a...

    I could be completely wrong, if it does have a felt at the top then that’s the “wiper” ment to remove the oil leaving behind a film of oil.

    You naturally want to wipe away as much oil as possible...
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    Hmm, then it should have a groove at the top of...

    Hmm, then it should have a groove at the top of the bearings with a felt in the groove right, Or does the 9a not have that?
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    Interesting, I’m not Familiar Does your 9a have...

    Interesting, I’m not Familiar Does your 9a have cups on top the bearing “caps” or cups on the side?
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    My spindle has .001 rear and .0007 front play...

    My spindle has .001 rear and .0007 front play with a 75lbs lift using a torque wrench. I wondered if it was in fact getting good lubrication so in panic one day I plugged the over flow holes and...
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    My 16” uses NO oil in the spindle. So far from...

    My 16” uses NO oil in the spindle. So far from the day I got it I changed the oil, replaced the shims, and disassembled the spindle and after flushing and hand cleaning the headstock oil cups and the...
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    296911296912 Also I can’t accept your friend...

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    Also I can’t accept your friend request for some reason, I’ll have too use the computer to figure that out
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    Southbend uses saybolt rating so you’ll need to...

    Southbend uses saybolt rating so you’ll need to cross reference a modern rating (iso) to saybolt to determine you oil type.

    if you lathe is in a cold environment with infrequent use then lean...
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    Haha I noticed you was talking about trying to...

    Haha I noticed you was talking about trying to zero on a socket using your scroll and I was like “that’s a waste of time!”

    Scrolls are good for work where your going to turn the part to size...
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    Hey jmdriller41, I was reading back a few posts...

    Hey jmdriller41, I was reading back a few posts and thought I might comment on the chucks again.

    If you already know this then disregard but I thought I mention it. as I know it, theres 2 main...
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    I would go on to say that these skills learned on...

    I would go on to say that these skills learned on this lathe would extend far beyond southbend lathes, boring and sleeving a hole isn’t specific to this project
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    Jmdriller41 my name has a L after the b lol it’s...

    Jmdriller41 my name has a L after the b lol it’s blob but don’t worry as I ALWAYS get called bob on here haha, I prefer Homebrew.
    And I’m TERRIBLE with numbers and always have (one reason I...
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    Also I want to say, doing these repairs even if...

    Also I want to say, doing these repairs even if some day you decide the lathe isn’t gonna work for you or even upgrade, this experience is NOT lost my friend. The more you play with these and other...
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    Noice! Now THATS sketchy :eek::D

    Noice! Now THATS sketchy :eek::D
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    Shaft should be mostly steel and the apron should...

    Shaft should be mostly steel and the apron should be iron mix. On my sb10L I had the same issue but it didn’t actually affect the lathe. Bore and sleeve the apron and you’ll be good, I wouldn’t worry...
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    Ain’t that the truth! Remember highschool shop...

    Ain’t that the truth! Remember highschool shop and watching kids try to glue over dirty/oil covered surfaces, moving parts while drying And look surprised when it collapses when the classroom door...
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    Jb weld has got me out of the bush plenty of...

    Jb weld has got me out of the bush plenty of times! but it don’t hold very well on a 1996 Polaris scrambler 400 brake fluid reservoir ask me how I know ha. My best epoxy repair was probably my gas...
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    Pavt, I do AGREE with you the epoxy won’t melt...

    Pavt, I do AGREE with you the epoxy won’t melt around 120f, I think it may get softer then it is at 80f is all.
    I guess I’m just being a Nervous nelly. In my opinion I just would try to give the...
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    Jmdriller41. I noticed I had a few typos. When I...

    Jmdriller41. I noticed I had a few typos. When I mention .007 I really mean .0007 !!!
    Nothing would be .007 !!! Sorry about that
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    Pavt you can’t just tighten them down and then...

    Pavt you can’t just tighten them down and then back off a bit with our bearings, they use shims an expanders, doing so could DESTROY his bearing and make temps north of welding. I disagree with you...
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    Don’t take me as a know it all!, I often can’t...

    Don’t take me as a know it all!, I often can’t remember how to get my thumb out of my ass. I’m quoting what you said because I have a little concern, I’m worried the epoxy will chip (in my mind it’s...
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