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South Bend Lathe Serial #

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Old 09-25-2017, 03:30:08 PM
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Hi. Guys. I'm looking at a South Bend Lathe. It is a flat belt drive. Trying to locate the Serial Number on it. I did find the brass plate for the for the speed. It will need the cover that covers all the gears

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Model code and serial number are stamped into the bed on the left end.
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some information can be found at
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Top of the bed, r/h side. Between the 2 screws that hold the r/h lead screw hanger to the front way.
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