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Posted on Help confirming my vintage lathe & accessories

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Woodknack

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#1 posted 07-18-2018 06:32 PM

I have one, they are one of the sturdier Delta lathes with tapered Timkin bearings. You can run 3 in One oil in the headstock, or any light (around 17W) oil. The basic design was used in 2 or 3 Delta models beginning with the 930 iirc. If you take the headstock apart, do so carefully, as there may be washers or shims inside.

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