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    I hope all of you are doing well and are safe and...

    I hope all of you are doing well and are safe and healthy. Long story short and I'm not trying to launder all of our business. We have had some sadness with the loss of loved ones and miracle's that...
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    QUOTE=texasgunsmith;3781261]Also I'm sure you...

    QUOTE=texasgunsmith;3781261]Also I'm sure you mentioned it, but I forget. Which oil are you using ? If you're using spindle oil, change it for ATF. ATF is slightly heavier, but its slipperier :D....
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    I haven't done any sealing yet on the Gits. I...

    I haven't done any sealing yet on the Gits. I discovered the HS bolts were not tight at all especially the front. I had to buy a socket to fit them first. I wasn't concerned about the HS moving...
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    Good idea HomeBrew, I was trying to determine if...

    Good idea HomeBrew, I was trying to determine if the Gits were leaking since I taped them a few weeks ago or if it's coming under the Headstock?

    The oil reservoir can't be that deep that the...
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    Hello TexasGun, it's 2 bolt. When I bought the...

    Hello TexasGun, it's 2 bolt. When I bought the lathe I noticed the caulking around the Headstock, it was painted over to match the lathe color. Couldn't imagine why it was caulked. I went to visit my...
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    Have a great vacation, enjoy the family and the...

    Have a great vacation, enjoy the family and the time you have with them. Be Safe
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    That would be great Calvin, very kind of you to...

    That would be great Calvin, very kind of you to offer. I'd like to learn and know all I can about what I am dealing with. I can't believe that out of all the South Bend 13" Lathes I picked this one....
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    Calvin, Good to meet you, just got back in town....

    Calvin, Good to meet you, just got back in town. I'm wore out and just got the PC fired up. Visited my Mom, 97 years old. The trip was long but going to grocery store is a long trip at times for me...
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    It's unfortunate I can't get it right on the...

    It's unfortunate I can't get it right on the money. For me to get the exact measurements I have to lay on the floor in the garage, it kills me and I will not do well for several days after. It's...
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    This is the best I can do right now, no energy...

    This is the best I can do right now, no energy but I did get the dimensions so I'll leave them with you. I ran the ratios and I think the lathe is running too fast. I don't know how sensitive...
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    I can measure the motor pulley diameter in the...

    I can measure the motor pulley diameter in the morning. I don't have a clue if the diameters are in fact original from the factory. I went out and bought the 4 oils needed in gallon containers then...
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    Hey Texasgun, let me start with the first...

    Hey Texasgun, let me start with the first question. I have been trying to understand this my self for a long time. I can understand that the felt being shortened had a lot to do with the first go...
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    What a great looking Bridgeport you built. I'm...

    What a great looking Bridgeport you built. I'm reading the post but came back to compliment on your project and getting that part out. I honestly don't know how strong my motor is even rated at 3 HP....
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    I'm back in action again but with restrictions. I...

    I'm back in action again but with restrictions. I have a muscle head friend (LOL), no just kidding a good friend who has a couple of South Bend

    Lathes and a table top mill that was also a...
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    I'm going to check it tomorrow if I can. Front...

    I'm going to check it tomorrow if I can. Front and rear are close to where they should be without using additional shims. I hope it will stay this way. I agree, if it is a little warm while running...
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    I saw the button up top beside the image button....

    I saw the button up top beside the image button. I wanted to show the lathe running since I am in the finial lap and a short video to with making shim replacements one at a time. I am down to the...
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    You would have fooled me Homebrew, you are pretty...

    You would have fooled me Homebrew, you are pretty sharp as well and seem to have pretty good knowledge and experience. You have passed

    along some good advice to me. Texasgun does have a cool...
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    Texasgun, I meant to say thank you for explaining...

    Texasgun, I meant to say thank you for explaining how to adjust the level back into square or level. Is there a reason for the adjustable square on the end of a south bend with a chip pan and short...
  19. I don't want to end up in the penalty box again...

    I don't want to end up in the penalty box again by posting on the rebuild as I go along reading it. What a tremendous job you did. So is it alright to post ?///??
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    I have slowly been peeling off from the shim pack...

    I have slowly been peeling off from the shim pack and doing the lift test. I had a good scare getting towards the lower numbers of clearance. The

    rear bearing started to get rather warm. The...
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    I was lost at first Homebrew, but then it hit me...

    I was lost at first Homebrew, but then it hit me what you were referring to. I have to write the sizes down, I can walk to the

    garage and see the size on the quick change and come back in and...
  22. I watch videos on large engines being built all...

    I watch videos on large engines being built all the time. It's amazing the size and power put out. You guys are the pros, I can see that. If you have lathes and equipment large enough to grind a...
  23. Looking at all the pictures and such, this is a...

    Looking at all the pictures and such, this is a fine machine for sharpening tool bits, and I can see why there is no free handing the angle and cuts. it's beautiful.
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    I didn't know about the other sections on PM....

    I didn't know about the other sections on PM. It's crazy, this lathe is from Hammond IN. I have a bench grinder but I don't care much for it. It's a Rikon(?) slow speed grinder with white stones on...
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    My goodness I never thought about what you said,...

    My goodness I never thought about what you said, more learning to teach me to learn more. My brain fog seems to throw me off, I never

    considered why a lathe or milling machine is not sold...
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