Refurbishing a 1952 South Bend 13"x40" Lathe
after being rolled off the trailer and into the lab.
|Serial number: 3054TKL10
Ship date: August 19, 1952
|Date of Last Progress: Ongoing operations....
of Last Update to This Website: 7/4/13 - Added the belts page.
occurs left to right, top to
bottom. Click a thumbnail to see details about a specific
always, if you need any photos taken or more detail about a specific
part, don't hesitate to email
me. I also appreciate comments and criticisms.
you're going to email me, please refrain from murdering the Queen's
English. I ask that you kindly use an appropriate salutation,
break coherent thoughts into paragraphs, and finish with an appropriate
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seems to me the more popular South Bend lathes are the 9" and 10"
models. As a result, there's a lack of information regarding
and larger models, although they share many common features with the
smaller lathes. It is my hope that this website provides a
service to anyone working with 13" South Bends.
be what it is without the ongoing help of a few remarkable individuals,
who have donated their time to help with the content. In
particular, I'd like to thank Messrs. C. Green and G. McLane for
their efforts (and patience).