Sold: South Bend Heavy 10 Toolroom Lathe

South Bend Heavy 10 Toolroom Lathe. 5-inch centre height, 21 inches between centres, a 1-3/8" spindle bore, a 1-inch collet capacity and driven by a variable-speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that extends the range of the standard 12 spindle speeds. This is the genuine Toolroom version, mounted on the maker's rigid cast-iron underdrive stand and fitted with a taper turning, a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and a full collet set on an integrated mounting board. The lathe is very well equipped with accessories including a late-type "2-bolts-per-axis" Myford milling slide with the larger of the two machine vices, self-centring 4-jaw chuck, two 3-jaw chucks, a 4-jaw independent chuck, a quick-set toolpost with 7 toolholders, the original "lantern toolpost" and 7 rigid South Bend toolposts, fixed steady, travelling steady, micrometer carriage stop, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, six sizes of tailstock chuck, tailstock plain a V-groove pads, tailstock rotating centre, two precision levers, one by Moore and Wright and the other by Starrat, collection of Jones & Shipman Armstrong and similar tool-bit holders including a special threading tool, an assortment of Morse centres, knurling tools and cutting and boring tools. Included are the original shipping documents from the USA in 1941 (that trace the lathe's journey from maker to customer) and a copy of the maker's instruction book.  Details of South Bend Heavy-10 lathes here.



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United Kingdom
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