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    Just use your own good judgement; you'll do fine....

    Just use your own good judgement; you'll do fine.

    PMc
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    Moving A 9" Machine

    Much depends on the steepness, width, and step (board) size of your stairs...only you know this. Moving a machine in whole could be either easy
    or perilous, especially given that the unit is top...
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    I sent you a PM, maybe I can help; maybe not.

    I sent you a PM, maybe I can help; maybe not.
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    Yes sir it is. Thank you for the kind words. I...

    Yes sir it is. Thank you for the kind words.
    I am upgrading this lathe with a gear box.
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    The Mysterious Clutch Clip, 9" Model

    I thought I'd post a continuation of an issue from Jordan429 on the missing clip at the end of the star clutch shaft, South bend 9a feed change lever

    I found my clip somewhere on my 9" during...
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    Unknown Clip

    Here is a photo of an unknown clip I found while disassembling my 9" Model B (1957); I don't know if it was used
    on the clutch unit or not. It was not on the assembly when I took it apart.
    Maybe...
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    I've done two 9" lathe rebuilds and neither had a...

    I've done two 9" lathe rebuilds and neither had a clip on that shaft for the "expanders". I checked the Steve Brooks manual and he does mention that
    "on some models there is a wire retaining clip on...
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    If you are talking about the clutch "star" knob...

    If you are talking about the clutch "star" knob on the front of the saddle that engages the clutch, then it is held on by a slotted machine screw with
    left-hand threads. If you are talking about the...
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    WTB Gear Cover Hinge Bracket

    Looking to purchase a Gear Cover Hinge Bracket for a 9" SB lathe. No paint okay.
    Would appreciate bolts and screws as well. See photos.
    Hole should be half an inch.
    Please PM me with offer....
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    Sticky: Want To Buy Gear Cover Hinge Bracket

    Looking to purchase a Gear Cover Hinge Bracket for a 9" SB lathe. No paint okay.
    Would appreciate bolts and screws as well. See photos.
    Please PM me with offer.
    Thanks.

    PMc

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    Since you are rebuilding the machine, NOW would...

    Since you are rebuilding the machine, NOW would be the time to to fix it with the kit.
    You are unlikely to tear it apart later, and could do further damage.
    Just saying.

    PMc
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    Brilliant....why didn't I think of that? I hope...

    Brilliant....why didn't I think of that?
    I hope you make a ton of cash!
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    Okay guys, many thanks for the explanations. It...

    Okay guys, many thanks for the explanations. It all makes sense now. Admittedly I'm a bit slow on the uptake and thought I was being set up for
    some of that "piss and vinegar" to come my way. I'm...
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    What does that mean? I have no idea what you are...

    What does that mean? I have no idea what you are talking about.
    What covid thread?
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    Yes, I now regret writing that ill-conceived...

    Yes, I now regret writing that ill-conceived post. I meant that as being tongue-in-cheek at the time. My apologies to Matt_50 as I meant no disrespect.
    I will strive to always write perfect,...
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    Before too long, I expect the inevitable question...

    Before too long, I expect the inevitable question of how to wire a drum switch to the motor.
    BTW, nice-looking machine and bench, from a distance at least.

    Just saying.
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    Looks good and substantial Matt. How tall? PMc...

    Looks good and substantial Matt. How tall?

    PMc

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    No sweat; probably just having a bad day. Nice...

    No sweat; probably just having a bad day.
    Nice machines.
    A far cry from where it started.

    PMc

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    "It's not even subjective whether steel or wood is the more appropriate surface...
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    Here ya' go: 324634

    Here ya' go:

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  20. I personally know how much work it takes to shoot...

    I personally know how much work it takes to shoot and edit a video, so kudos for committing to
    it from start to finish. Nice job. A few more extreme closeups would have been nice.

    PMc
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    Not taking sides on this issue, as I am certainly...

    Not taking sides on this issue, as I am certainly one you can add to the list of "dazed and confused" when it comes to
    electrical motor wiring issues. If it were me, I would have replaced the motor...
  22. Well that's a tough situation for both the lathe...

    Well that's a tough situation for both the lathe and yourself. Size, weight, and condition are against you.
    I'd probably try two things. Either find a used machinery reseller who will take the...
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    Just a wild guess, but have to backed off the two...

    Just a wild guess, but have to backed off the two oilers? They don't look stock OEM.

    PMc
  24. I'm not that familiar with the Model 5's, but I...

    I'm not that familiar with the Model 5's, but I suspect there's nothing secret about the horizontal drive shaft. More than likely, you are simply running up against a burr left by a setscrew on the...
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    Thought I'd provide an update to this thread. I...

    Thought I'd provide an update to this thread. I recently went to both vendors mentioned above...Farm Boys and Von.
    I got a response back fromThomas Utley, Owner, Von Industrial, LLC. Thomas told me...
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