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by 1911ly
Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:53 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Identifying a south Bend lathe..
Replies: 14
Views: 3732

Re: Identifying a south Bend lathe..

I mentioned a "Thanks everyone". I belong to many forums ranging from electronics to guns. I am really thankful for the help I get and am more then glad to offer what I know. Unfortunately I am new to SB lathe's. I did get a of the gears he has with it. I haven't had the chance to check numbers to s...
by 1911ly
Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Identifying a south Bend lathe..
Replies: 14
Views: 3732

Re: Identifying a south Bend lathe..

Spro, that is a excellent sight! Book marked! Thanks for sharing. Last night I asked the guy to get the numbers off the gears to I could compare to the threading chart. I wil drive over and check it out. I can probably find a nicer lathe but i am drawn to this thing for some reason. When that happen...
by 1911ly
Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Identifying a south Bend lathe..
Replies: 14
Views: 3732

Re: Identifying a south Bend lathe..

Thanks for the tips Jack. I thought i had already done that :oops: I added it. I will have the guy take some better pics. I did get a call back from South Bend Lathe on the date inquiry. They say 1919. Wow! It doesn't look bad in the pics but looks can be deceiving. This may not be the Lathe for me ...
by 1911ly
Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Identifying a south Bend lathe..
Replies: 14
Views: 3732

Identifying a south Bend lathe..

Hello everyone. I am new here. I hope to be around for a long time. I found an older South bend Lathe. I am in South Bend so that part is really cool. The SN# 20343. I did a little research and think it might be from 1928? I am trying to figure out the age and a rough value. It comes with a chuck th...
by 1911ly
Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:31 am
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: HBM 29 CM Lath/Mill out of China
Replies: 11
Views: 6191

Re: HBM 29 CM Lath/Mill out of China

Looks like it just might turn out to be a nice machine. I look forward to some reports on quality in use. The DRO is going to be great for you. I am in the middle of adding it to my lathe mill. It's a PIA so far. I am just about done. I found some bad spots in my casting on my 3 in 1. And in a fairl...