screw as apron is coming up so gears will mesh Into
6-When taking large heavy cuts, take gibs of crosslide
so noticeable friction can be felt when operating these
Carriage Is removed by removing gibs on front and In
two units. Be sure to loosen gib on cross slide when
back. To take up slack In drive from crossfeed handle to
using taper attachment so attachment operates freely
dial, turn screw driver slotted pin In front of carriage to
without causing cross slide to move Irregularly.
the left of crossfeed handle slightly. Then, retighten
setscrew on top of carriage over pin. Do not loosen over
7-Do not clamp chips under tool post ring No. 289, Fig.
1/2 turn on setscrew as this locates pin. When taking up
8a ,as this deforms compound rest.
slack on crossfeed screw, leave 1/2" capscrew tight and
loosen other 1/2" screw, then tighten slightly, small
8-Wipe clean and KEEP ALL WAYS WELL OILED.
capscrew in center. This will take up loss motion in
9-Make certain that enough travel is available for all
machining operations before engaging power feeds or
before cutting threads. Also check travel of taper
DO'S AND DON'TS
attachment when machining tapers. These precautions
may be accomplished by manually operating the slides
before engaging the power feeds or threads if any doubt
1-When putting chuck on lathe rotate spindle so driving
exists about adequate clearance.
key is at top and center. Be sure tapers are absolutely
10-Keep spindle outside and inside clean at all times.
2-When tightening ring nut on spindle, use spanner
Keep spindle well oiled as this is a honed fit.
wrench and see that wrench Is In the center of nut. Do
not drive nut up with hammer or punch 3-top to shift, do
11-Do not tighten excessively lateral adjusting screws on
not engage gears while running. If gears don't engage,
tailstock as this can cause lugs to break off from base
rock spindle by hand to align gear teeth.
and also deforms base so it does not fit properly to bed
ways. Further, this does not increase rigidity of location
QUICK CHANGE GEAR BOX
as this is determined only by the diameter of the
4--When using coarse feeds and threads, run lathe at
adjusting screws. KEEP TAILSTOCK WAYS CLEAN
slow speeds until lathe is well run in. Always run slowly
AND WELL OILED.
when cutting coarser than 8 threads per Inch.
5-Do not shift D and E levers while lathe is running. Shift
12-There is a safety release on side of transfer selector
A , B, C levers only when operating at moderate feeds
and speeds. Same applies to tumbler gear, item 33.
a setscrew over spring that releases rod feed in case
operator runs apron up against this box. This is adjusted
so it will release. Do not screw in farther or it will not
release. To the left of this on 1" drive shaft is a brass
shear pin in case operator does the same thing when