Dating south bend lathe
People saying good morning, should have to prove it. So I can see what parts I may be missing and how it all works This is my first lathe I have . bought all the South Bend stuff, so you mite check with them.
Big Dave, former Millwright, Electrician, Environmental conditioning, and back yard Fixxit guy.The Vintage Machinery Photo Index is a place where members of this site can submit photos of old woodworking machinery.The Index is a valuable resource in that visitors to this site can see examples of machinery made by many different manufacturers.Dose anyone know there i can find a Manual for this lath. After that date, a new numbering system added a three letter code" Call Grizzly for more details, they might be able to provide more info.As for missing parts, show us some pics so we can see whats missing.My computer beat me at chess, but not kickboxing It is not getting caught in the rain, its learning to dance in it.
People saying good morning, should have to prove it.
I had the Dimensions but I for got were I put them I will have to run over to get them Thank You Rod in MN Hi, Scott. Or is the year is the only thing the serial number will tell ya.??
On your reply thread you said mine was a 1916 on the page you had on the reply I didn't see were it showed serial number to the year. Is there a photo of this model so I know what I'm missing and what color it is and if there is any decals that go on it ??? I'm still trying to find how to find out the year of my lathe ser.#8258 with links you Guy's have put on here i have not been able to find out the year What would the model # be ?? And i know there are some parts missing Thank You Rod in MN From the link in post 8 "The earliest records show that lathes were numbered sequentially, beginning with 700, in July, 1910, and ending with 186,514 March, 1947.
Hi Guy's I'm still looking for a O/P Manual and a Parts manual for my model O South Bend turning lath the Serial # is 8258 If any one could help me out with this.
Were to find it or down load one or if not to many pages copy and send me a PM.
These are picture on the trailer when I brought it home. I am new to a metal lathe so there will be some questions.