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My New To Me South Bend

Discussion in 'The Tool Shed' started by Focker, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. Oct 30, 2017
    Focker

    Focker That's a terrible idea...What time? Staff Member 2019 Sponsor

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    I'm picking this up Thursday. I haven't seen it in person, but it's free and I'm told it works so I really don't care. :)

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  2. Oct 30, 2017
    n6ifp

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    Nice find, looks to be in good shape.
     
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  3. Oct 30, 2017
    47v6

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    You're stoked! :)(y)
     
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  4. Oct 31, 2017
    Focker

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    I guy I work with said that I could have it if I'll use it...Use it I shall.
     
  5. Oct 31, 2017
    PeteL

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    South Bend is easy to find support for.
     
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  6. Nov 1, 2017
    FugginJim

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    SWEET! Nice score! :cool:
     
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    Bowbender

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    I'd put it to work, good deal for you, I'm a little jealous. (y)
     
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  8. Nov 2, 2017
    HerkEng

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    Muzikp

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    Oi! I want one of those, especially at the price you paid. Major Jelly here.
     
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  10. Nov 3, 2017
    Mcruff

    Mcruff Earlycj5 Machinist

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  11. Nov 11, 2017
    Focker

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    It came with that book...It's in the first picture.
     
  12. Nov 11, 2017
    Focker

    Focker That's a terrible idea...What time? Staff Member 2019 Sponsor

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    I should probably go to jail...I stole this lathe. :whistle:

    I picked the lathe up last night (we couldn't get together last week). My co-worker is around 35 years old, he inherited the lathe 20 years ago from an old machinist. He has never tried to use it...It's been sitting unused and neglected. He just discovered yesterday that it was a South Bend.

    Model: C9-10JR
    Cat. No - 41530
    Bed Length - 3-1/2
    Chart No. 7

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    Some of the tooling and dies were wrapped in newspapers from 1987.
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    I started cleaning things up last night.
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  13. Nov 11, 2017
    Mcruff

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    Focker, you got a great deal on that whole setup!!(y)
    The only thing I see missing is the threading dial for thread cutting. I would also replace that belt with a solid serpentine.

    If you would, could you take a photo of the M.E lathe manual and the lathe accessory books index pages. I might want to buy these books off of Amazon if they have some projects or such that I am interested in. Anything you can tell me about these books would be great!!
     
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  14. Nov 11, 2017
    Focker

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    What's it look like?
    You bet!
     
  15. Nov 11, 2017
    Mcruff

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    Threading dial for your lathe.
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  16. Nov 11, 2017
    baldjosh

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    Dude! that is awesome!! im gonna start remembering all the little bits i need turned so i can hit you up for "the learning curve"
    seriously nice snag!
     
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    47v6

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    Fantastic!
     
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  18. Nov 12, 2017
    Focker

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    Yeah... I'm not seeing it in any of the parts. :worry:
     
  19. Nov 12, 2017
    Focker

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    Last night I fired it up to see if would work or smoke.

    It works! (y)

    Next is to break it down and clean it up.
     
  20. Nov 12, 2017
    Howard Eisenhauer

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    What are the backlash's like? Worn x-feeds are a common issue on these.
     

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