PARKANSON Lathe - this is a copy of the South Bend 9-inch lathe and the very best Manual is the one produced in England for the South Bend clone made by Boxford. Unlike the South Bend book "How to Run a Lathe" this 170-page edition concentrates in detail on the 9-inch lathe. I have also added all the known relevant South Bend 9-inch data to give a complete data pack for the machine: operating instructions - extra comprehensive screwcutting charts with metric conversions for both the changewheel and gearbox models and other valuable data. - lists of ex-factory changewheels set-ups - the correct South Bend Illustrated Parts Lists with Exploded Component Diagrams - and copies of three catalogs: the best-illustrated and most comprehensive of the dedicated South Bend 9-inch Sales & Accessories Publication that lists all the options and every accessory ever made; all the pages showing the 9-inch from the 1941 Catalog that contains other interesting data and the detailed dedicated 10K catalog from the 1950s. A few mechanical details are different between Boxford and South Bend but the operating procedures are identical.
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