South Bend

Manuals and Catalogues

Print code: MB380

BOXFORD SHAPERS. A data pack consisting of: the Operator's Manual for the Boxford 8-inch and Models 200 & S200 together with a copy of "How to Run a Metal Working Shaper" - the detailed and well-illustrated manual for the shaper on which the Boxford model was based, the South Bend. Also included are all four Boxford Sales & Technical Specification Catalogues: Edition 1: 8-inch High-speed shaper (2 pages). Edition 2 : 8-inch High-speed shaper (2 pages). Edition 3: Model 200 Shaper 2-pages. Edition 4: Model S200 - and two price lists.

Print code: MD295

DEKA DRILL (South Bend) Models 171 and 1222. Operation and Parts Manual. £45

Print code: MM440H

Mondiale Gallicop Copy (and Gallimat Conventional) Lathe. Data Pack consisting of a Comprehensive Operator's and Maintenance and a complete Parts Manual as sectional drawings - the latter all enlarged to A3 for greater clariy. Includes a copy of the maker's Technical Specification and Sales Catalogue - and an Electrical Schematic. 245 pages
(Note to printer - add N to V4)

Print code: MM440H

Mondiale Gallicop Copy (and Gallimat Conventional) Lathe. Data Pack consisting of a Comprehensive Operator's and Maintenance and a complete Parts Manual as sectional drawings - the latter all enlarged to A3 for greater clariy. Includes a copy of the maker's Technical Specification and Sales Catalogue - and an Electrical Schematic. 245 pages.
(Note to printer - add N to V4)

Print code: MP950

Purcell (South Bend Copy). By far the best Manual for this lathe is the one produced by Denford Tools for the original Boxford lathe. A few mechanical details are different but the operating procedures are identical. It contains a complete 136-page set of information for all models of belt-drive Boxford lathe from the earliest to the last made.

Print code: MS51

SHAPER WORK - Work on the Shaping machine - a complete, highly detailed and well-illustrated 333-page book on how to use and get the best from any shaper. Titled: "For Beginners in Machine Shop Practice" it features a larger machine - but the methods and principles involved apply to all makes and types. This is the very best manual on shaper work ever published. A very heavy publication, bound in two volumes and printed on a heavy, high-quality 120g paper

 

Print code: MS805

SOUTH BEND 9-inch and 10-inch "10K" lathes and also useful with clones such as the Ace, Blomqvist, Hercus, Joinville, Moody, Purcell, Sanches Blanes, Sheraton, Storebro, UFP, Boffelli & Finazzi, Demco, NSTC, Select (Lin Huan) and Parkanson. SOUTH BEND 9-inch and 10-inch "10K" lathes and also useful with clones such as the Ace, Blomqvist, Hercus, Joinville, Moody, Purcell, Sanches Blanes, Sheraton, Storebro, UFP, Boffelli & Finazzi, Demco, NSTC, Select (Lin Huan) and Parkanson.

Print code: MS805A

South Bend 9-inch lathe: if you want a set of general assembly and Spare Parts Drawings the 50-page set produced for the English Smart and Brown clone is excellent - almost blueprint quality, but without the dimensions. Only the headstock differs in any detail from the original lathe.

Print code: MS805B

South Bend 9-inch and 10K Parts Manual. A detailed publication that covers all models of the 9-inch "Workshop" and "10K" lathes.

Print code: MS805C

South Bend Model Parts Manual for the Models "O", "N", "R" and Junior Lathes in the following sizes: 9", 11", 13", 15", 16" and 18"

Print code: MS805D

South Bend 'Heavy 10' and the 13", 141/2" and 16" to 24" Lathes: Maintenance Manual and Parts Manual. This version contains the highly-detailed and useful headstock bearing and backgear adjustment instructions. Also includes - as most buyers are interested in the 'Heavy 10', a total of 28 pages of catalog extracts covering this popular model.

Print code: MS805E

South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe". Detailed  (2-pages per side) general instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes. This is a very high-quality reproduction of the last high-quality, superbly printed "gloss-paper" editions (after which the reproduction was markedly inferior). Superb photographs and drawings. Includes a copy of the separate Bulletin set  - "The Installation and Leveling of a Lathe"; "Keeping Your Lathe in Trim"; "Keeping Your Lathe Clean" and "Oiling the Lathe".

Print code: MS805EL

South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe". Detailed 128-page general instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes. This is a very high-quality reproduction of the last high-quality, superbly printed "gloss-paper" editions (after which the reproduction was markedly inferior). Superb photographs and drawings. Includes a copy of the separate Bulletin set - an extra 84 pages: "The Installation and Leveling of a Lathe"; "Keeping Your Lathe in Trim"; "Keeping Your Lathe Clean" and "Oiling the Lathe".

Print code: MS805EL

South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe". Detailed 128-page printed one page per side A4 and so enlarged from the original smaller A5. General instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes. This is a very high-quality reproduction of the last high-quality, superbly printed "gloss-paper" editions (after which the reproduction was markedly inferior). Superb photographs and drawings. Includes a copy of the separate Bulletin set: The Installation and Leveling of a Lathe; Keeping Your Lathe in Trim; Keeping Your Lathe Clean and Oiling the Lathe.

Print code: MS805F

South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe" 1914 edition. Detailed general instructions for a wide range of South Bend lathes.

Print code: MS805G

South Bend: "How to Run a Lathe" Film Edition on DVD. Very Interesting Historical Material filmed in the 1930s - and a very useful introduction to lathe work.

Print code: MS805GS

South Bend Shaper Operation Manual (also found badged by D0-All) . This is the one we sell as the best general guide to using a shaper. Although, of course, the instructions on settings and adjustment are specific to the South Bend machine, most of its content is applicable to running any shaper. There is a particularly good section on cutting tools and holders and annotated diagrams showing the names of parts. 23 well-illustrated pages - but no parts list. Includes a copy of the manual for the Boxford Shaper made in England - this being a close copy of the South Bend,.

Print code: MS805H

South Bend G-26-T Lathe. Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual with Parts Manual as Exploded Assembly Diagrams.

Print code: MS806H

A collection of South Bend Maintenance Bulletins:

  • The Installation and Levelling of a Lathe
  • Keeping Your Lathe in Trim
  • Keeping Your Lathe Clean
  • Oiling the Lathe
Print code: S300

SOUTH BEND (USA) full-range Catalogue 1918 (Catalogue No. 55) - If you have an early South Bend lathe of any size, this, or the one below, is the edition you need. (Includes a 1918 price list). 48 pages.

Print code: S300A

S300A SOUTH BEND (USA) full-range Catalogue 1920 and price list. (Catalogue No. 60) - If you have an early South Bend lathe of any size, this, or the one above, is the edition you need. (Includes a 1918 price list). 64 pages.

Print code: S300C

South Bend: full-range Catalogue (Red-book Series) 1920. 64 pages

Print code: S300E

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue August dated 1924 (Catalogue No. 82). 52 pages.

Print code: S300F

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue August, dated 1927 - 1928 (Catalogue No. 87). 64 pages.

Print code: S300G

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue May 1928 (Catalogue No. 89). 76 pages.
It's in the form of a high-quality, bound reproduction print from a very high-definition scan printed at 1200 d.p.i.onto 120g paper.

Print code: S300H

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue June 1929 (Catalogue No. 90-A). 100 pages.

Print code: S300J

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue "Easy Payment Plan Catalogue" June 1929 (Catalogue No. 90-P). 100 pages

Print code: S300K

South Bend "9-inch Junior" Catalogue No. 22-C for March 1931. 24 pages

Print code: S300L

South Bend "9-inch Junior" Catalogue for March 1932. 12 pages. £20

Print code: S301

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue dated 1931-32 132 pages

Print code: S301

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue dated 1931-32 132 pages.

Print code: S301A

South Bend: Catalogue for the "Junior" Lathe March, 1932. 24 pages.

Print code: S301B

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1933 76 pages

Print code: S301C

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue February 1934. 76 pages

Print code: S301E

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue October, 1935. 76 pages

Print code: S301F

South Bend full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1936. 75 pages.

Print code: S301G

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1937. 75 pages

Print code: S301H

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1938. 74 pages

Print code: S301J

South Bend: Full-size, Full-range Catalogue January, 1941. This beautifully produced, full-range catalogue is the one that shows the fullest details of the popular "Heavy 10" lathe in its various forms together with its accessories. 104 pages

Print code: S301K

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue, 1943. 48 pages.

Print code: S301L

South Bend: Abbreviated Full-size, Full-range Catalogue 1946. 8 pages

Print code: S301M

South Bend: Full-size, Full-range Catalogue 1966. 88 pages

Print code: S309

South Bend "Model 5" and "405"Lathes. The "original" 9-inch Workshop lathe was the Model "5" and the first known Catalogues to show this lathe were all dated October 1934 but, oddly, listed separately as Bulletins B, C, D and E. The clearest and most complete edition is "D" with 32 pages.

Print code: S309E

South Bend: "9-inch Workshop Lathe" Catalogue No. 46-B (home-market edition) dated 1-10-39 - the best edition for owners of South Bend 9-inch lathes. A beautiful publication that shows the entire range of accessories, and the final development of the complete model range as it was pre-WW2. 32 pages. £35

Print code: S309E

South Bend: "9-inch Workshop Lathe" Catalog No. 46-B (home-market edition) dated 1-10-39 - the best edition for owners of South Bend 9-inch lathes. A beautiful publication that shows the entire range of accessories, and the final development of the complete model range as it was in pre-WW2 years. 32 well-illustrated pages. £35

Print code: S309F

South Bend: "9-inch Workshop" Lathe Catalogue No. 9-F dated 1948. Shows the traditional Models A, B and C together with the new range of underdrive models on sheet-metal cabinet stands. 38 pages

Print code: S309F

S309F
South Bend: "9-inch Workshop" Lathe Catalogue No. 9-F dated 1948. Shows the traditional Models A, B and C together with the new range of underdrive models on sheet-maetal cabinet stands. 38 pages. £35

Print code: S309G

S309G South Bend: "9-inch Precision Lathe" Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue 1951. 6 pages

Print code: S310D

South Bend: 10K and Light Ten Lathes. Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue. 13 pages.

Print code: S310DH

South Bend Heavy 10 lathe. Extracts from several catalogs showing all known data pages for this popular model. 26 pages.

Print code: S310F

South Bend: "10-inch Precision Lathe" Sales and Technical Specification Catalogue 1951 6 pages.

Print code: S310G

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1952. A perfect, high-quality reproduction printed on a heavy paper and bound. 91 pages.

Print code: S310H

South Bend: 1955 50th Anniversary full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue (gold cover). 84 pages

Print code: S310J

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1956. 82 pages

Print code: S310K

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue 1958. 82 pages

Print code: S310L

South Bend: full-size, full-range Models and Accessories Catalogue January, 1963. 100 pages

Print code: S310M

South Bend: Full-size, Full-range, late-model  Catalogue 1966 showing the: geared-head Type 17-inch Turn-nado, 16-inch Toolroom, 16-24-inch Large Swing, 14.5-inch Toolroom, 13-inch Toolroom, 10-inch cabinet types, 10-K bench-mount Precision,9-inch Precision, 16, 13 and 10-inch Turret, Lathe Accessories, Vertical Milling Machine and Accessories, 7-inch Shaper and Accessories, 14-inch Drill Press and Accessories and the South Bend Hydraulic Press .

Print code: S320Z

South Bend Drill Presses Precision and Economy Models - all bench and floor-standing types: Sales and Technical Specification Catalogue 1951 (very rare). 4 pages. £12

For Sale & Wanted

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.

Asking price: £1,250.00
Location: United Kingdom

South Bend Parts

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