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Walker Turner lathe restore question.

by JPalumbo
posted 02-12-2018 02:39 PM

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#1 posted 02-12-2018 11:11 PM

You have the lathe and base, can’t you measure it. Or check the manual?

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#2 posted 02-12-2018 11:24 PM

there was a similar post a few years back:

google turns up a lot of info: it is within the 1930s – 1940s vintage.

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#3 posted 02-13-2018 06:05 AM

Thanks for the replies. Actually I have a 1952 WT L953. Unfortunately, When you google 953 there is not much information at all. There is, however, plenty on the 951, 952, 1152. The dimensions of the bed are different but with that Product Spec sheet from the 951 I can figure from there. On mine, as with the 5110, the motor is slung beneath the bed and not out the back like a 951. This meant I needed to know if the board was 4/4 or 3/4 or whatever so the motor mount studs would fit properly. I’m just trying to do this restore as historically accurate as possible.
Thanks for all ya’lls help!

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