South Bend 16" x 60" Gearhead Lathe with DRO
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South Bend® quality is built into every one of these fantastic gearhead lathes! Features include universal QC gearbox, extra long saddle for stability, pull out chip pan, and of course, a full compliment of standard equipment that includes 3 & 4-jaw chucks, steady & follow rests, micrometer carriage stop and a lot more. Just check out the specs below and you'll agree, these lathes will be a handsome addition in any busy shop.
These South Bend gearhead lathes are supplied with an adjustable feed rod clutch and stop collar on the feed rod. This is a great safety feature when working close to the chuck. Set the stop collar so the saddle and tool post are positioned at a safe distance from the chuck and tighten the lock screw. Adjust the feed rod clutch to a low setting. If the carriage comes into contact with the collar, the clutch slips, saving your machine from a serious crash.