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    Husband passed away and looking for value of South Bend Lathe

    Mrs. Nelson; As mentioned earlier this lathe has a 50 year old electronic variable speed drive and further the lathe has to be powered by 3-phase current to operate. A prospective buyer is going to want to see if the variable speed drive still works and to do so it will have to be connected to...
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    ? Selling my 1985 heavy 10 w/54 inch hard bed "super lathe" D 1-4

    Timpmandan; I will send you a pm this morning
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    ? Selling my 1985 heavy 10 w/54 inch hard bed "super lathe" D 1-4

    Wow, Iwananew10K; It has been a long time and I am very pleased to see that you are still around and kicking. Yes, and I hope whoever buys the 10L it will give it love and tender care as I have. Kindest Regards; Steve
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    ? Selling my 1985 heavy 10 w/54 inch hard bed "super lathe" D 1-4

    It has been some time since I posted on this forum, but I am going to sell my subject lathe and I would like advice how to sell it using this website. Is it allowed for me to post it for sale on this websites in the for sale section or since it is a South Bend lathe are the rules that I should...
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    Name/Website of used machine tool seller

    It is distressful to learn of his death. Thank you. Jock
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    Name/Website of used machine tool seller

    What is the name and website of the gentleman in Vermont/New Hampshire that sells used machine tools, chucks and so forth? I have done business with him several years back but I cannot get my old computer to work so that I can bring up his website? I recall that he does not use a telephone to...
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    WTS Burke No 4 horizontal mill

    My correct e-mail address is: [email protected] Stephen Howell
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    WTS Burke No 4 horizontal mill

    Mebfab; Yes, as it has been quite some time since I posted on the sale/buy I read the rules. If these are the rules that you are referencing (see rules I copied and pasted below,) then I am within the rules as the Burke No. 4 is a Horizontal Mill, not a Horizontal Shaper. However, if there is...
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    WTS Burke No 4 horizontal mill

    Here are additional photos of above Burke no4
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    WTS Burke No 4 horizontal mill

    I have a near pristine Burke no 4 with extensive tooling that I am selling because at age 75 it is time to think of retiring. It is a very late production machine for Burke. The price is $1,500.00 Cash FOB inside my workshop near Columbia, SC. The attached photos show all the tooling as well...
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    Tailstock Lineboring thread Major Typo in post #60

    I noticed that I made a Major Typo Error in expressing the amount of lateral movement in the new tailstock spindle in Post #60 of the completed tailstock upgrade. I have corrected the error with a new Post # 66 in the Lineboring thread. The spindle has 10 times less movement than I stated in...
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    I noticed that I made a typing error above in expressing the amount of lateral movement of the tailstock spindle. I am not able to use the EDIT function as it must be too long since I posted it for me to do so. Maybe our Administrator will do it for us. However, the post should read: (about...
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    Here is a photo to help you visualize the explanation in post #63 above.
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    The new quill/spindle lock screw is inserted into a threaded hole underneath the forward end of the tailstock casting. This screw contacts a bronze shoe that is 5/16" long and .240" wide by .060" thick. This bronze shoe rides in the .250" keyway slot in the bottom of the tailstock spindle, and...
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    Here are the other photos of the drill chuck anti-spin lock. The .250" diameter hardened and ground steel dowel interlocks with a slot milled into the rear of the drill chuck. This is a real sweet modification for drilling. I have been using one that I made several years ago and I can drill...
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    The new very very accurate and upgraded SBL 10L tailstock is completed. It incorporates items that I want from a tailstock to make it suitable as a riflemakers or toolmakers lathe tailstock: Tailstock spindle size that allows for fitting a 2 Morse taper and an additional 3 Morse taper...
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    Bed regrind - what's involved?

    Dear Flash; I have had two SBL's bed reground. One of which did not need but 10-12 thousands of an inch removed. All I needed to do that one was to lower the carriage cog gear rail under the front edge of the bed to engage with the carriage gear better. I did re-scrape the saddle, but I did...
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    Here is the last progress photo for the above post #58 as I reached the limit on photos for that post.
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    Here are some more progress photos. I am about at the completion of this project and I do not know if any more progress photos are of any advantage to you are not. I have to paint the tailstock casting, make some attachments for the spindle front, build the spindle lock and cut the 1/4" keyway...
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    Lineboring 10L tailstock in-situ

    Intrepid; I found it as NOS on eBay for about twenty cents on the dollar cost for a today's reamer. Steve
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