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Well ... this doesn't look good
Yes ... I noticed that too ... the
entire top end of the lathe is missing. Oh - I remember, it had
developed an inaccuracy and required cleaning and adjustment.
NOT a simple task.
Here's the headstock - upside down
and laying apart from the lathe it goes to. Quite alot of tear
down to get the headstock off of a machine lathe.
And here are grimy parts all over the
bench, all over the shop nearly. Some of these gears hadn't been
off their shafts in probably 40 years. Makes it interesting. Then
too ... I've never taken one of these apart either. Have to use
common sense and figure it out.
Well, clean, clean ... adjust ... reassemble
(sounds simple - doesn't it ;?)
And - guess what? ... no extra left
over parts. Runs great.
And the accuracy is restored. That's
a length of barrel stock clamped in the tail stock chuck. The
left shaft is extended way out from the head stock chuck and is
spinning rapidly in the pic. You can see they line up and spin
Glad to get that taken care of. Who
do I send the bill too? haha.