Re: lead screw heavy. and work shops.

john kling

At the moment there seem to be more heavy 10 screws available.

From: Nelson Collar
Sent: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 1:55 PM
Subject: Re: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] lead screw heavy. and work shops.

It could be cheaper to buy an "A or B" screw.
Nelson Collar
On Wed, 12/4/13, Gregg Eshelman wrote:

Subject: Re: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] lead screw heavy. and work shops.
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 6:17 AM


On 12/3/2013 2:20 PM, john kling wrote:



> I am converting a c to an a. It has a 3 foot bed. I
bought a lead screw

> on Ebay. I asked the seller if it was sloted. He said
yes. Apparently he

> was referring to a keyway and not to the near end to
end slot needed for

> an A or B. My plan was to go from C to B. I have now
purchased a gear

> box. I now have many (complete set of) change gears
that were acquired a

> few at a time (not a wise strategy).

Find a shop with a big horizontal mill and have a keyway cut
the length

of your leadscrew to convert it from the B type to the A

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