South Bend Lathe company is known for producing high-quality lathe machines that are valued by those in several types of industry. Couldn't believe what condition it was in - underneath all the decades of cob webs and dust. Quiet-if your shop is in the basement the people upstairs will not be bothered. . Well, there is a little bit of wear on the ways - some of the flaking is partially worn off in places. And there may be a fee to obtain copies. Easy to cancel your membership.Next
E-mail your information to: wswells earthlink. If it were me, I would replace the tiny oil cups atop the bearings, with a couple of lunkenheimer style drip oilers, that you can purchase on line. E- mail your information to: wswells earthlink. But was covered in dust, dried machine oil, and sawdust so nobody went to look at it. You can still see hand scraping on the bed.Next
Once customers have the information from their cards, SouthBend can look up the parts needed in their company catalog to see if any are available. Liquid form of Gilsonite is still available as a special order from wherever it is mined in Utah or Wyoming. It has a pair of screw drive gears but not a complete set. E-mail your information to: wswells earthlink. Another very old from Robert Lang that explains the new numbering system. Adding the highest number seen in each category post-1947 to pre-1947, gives a total production of just a over 330,000; however, by the 1970s, South Bend's range was very limited and most of the lathes produced during the last 30 years of the 20th century were the eternally-popular model 10K - a direct descendent of the original 9-inch lathe of the 1030s. Probably you would have seen the plate, if it survived on your machine.Next
These machines were meant for heavy duty work. Here is a page from South Bend that estimates the starting serial numbers by year. The gearing combinations allow from 2 to 1. Last Name: Wschowiak First Name: Frank Middle Name: H Army Serial Number: 588604 Race: Caucasian Branch: Army or Marines Town or City of Residence: South Bend County of Residence: Place of Birth: South Bend, Indiana Date of Birth: Age: 19 Is this card a reverse side? How to Run a Lathe, The Care and Operation of a Screw Cutting Lathe. Jim, There is probably more mis-information on South-Bend than any other make of watch. It would be worth paying him or her in the long run. The castings have been sandblasted, painted a neutral machine gray, all.Next
Just thinking of all the history that has passed by is awesome, some good, many bad. However, in some cases alternate sources were used to reconstruct some basic service information. I'm sure that there are other examples. If they did, should it be reflected in the production figures? Oddly enough I happen to own 575000, and I was rather elated when I first saw that list, but then I found I also own number 757006 which is from a well-documented run which was blocked by the factory as being 757001-758000 inclusive. Barely visible lower left end edge,of the first picture.
Bench mount and double friction countershaft. It will also make it easier for us to go directly to your order form. The serial number is stamped on the tailstock end of the. Henry Ford developed an industrial production method to undercoat Model T fords with this finish - and it carried over to other things, such as machine tools. If South Bend doesn't have the parts on hand, customers can still search around online as many other people sell used SouthBend lathe parts harvested from old machines. In the South Bend Parts book it states that all serial numbers that are. The serial number is stamped on the tailstock end of the.
Original Customer's Name: Harry C. How Old is my South Bend email: How Old is my South Bend Lathe? Here are answers to common complaints; 1. It appears to have an original black Japanned finish that has. I can tell you I have not yet found a completely accurate South-Bend list in published form, and there may never be! Belts like the perform a lot of heavy duty work, but after a while that belt can snap and need replacing. They were kind enough to have the ledger entry for me, too, which was a bonus : I can only wish mine was like y'alls. When subjected to heat, the liquid recryatalizes and encases the metal casting in its natural, mineralized state - which is nearly impervious to oxidation , aka rusting.Next
I also have the original bill of sale, where the first owner purchased the lathe from Petrine Machinery, a local Seattle hardware and machinery supplier back in 1925. Motor conversion done at some unknown time. The Access version would need a little touching up in order to make it usable for someone who is not an Access user but, it would not be a problem to do that. Contacting the company for this information will help customers looking to purchase replacement South Bend lathe parts. Another very old South Bend Page from Robert Lang that explains the new. Even the , the smallest of South Bend lathes, weighs a hefty 268 pounds.