THESE ARE THE “RECOMMENDED OILS” IN the South Bend Lathe publication: “How to Run a Lathe”
For some time I’ve been selling lathe and machine tool oils, and have been asked to put together a kit for the SBL lathe owner that follows the recommended oiling regimen set forth in the Bible: “How to Run a Lathe”. This kit contains (4) 16 oz. bottles of the ONLY lubricants you will need for your South Bend Lathe. you will receive:
16 ounces of: South Bend Lathe “A” type oil, which is Mobile Velocite #10 spindle lubricant. This will be used in the headstock spindle
16 ounces of: South Bend Lathe “B” type oil. which is Mobil DTE 24 (ISO 32), which will be used in your gearbox.
16 ounces of: South Bend Lathe “C” type oil, which is Mobil DTE Heavy/Medium (ISO 68), which will be used to lubricate “everything else”.
(that would be screws, external gears, tailstock, etc.)
16 ounces of: South Bend Way Oil, which is Mobil Vactra #2 Way Oil, which will be used to lubricate the sliding Way surfaces of the lathe,
(The ways, compound and cross slide).
Please download the South Bend Lathe Bulletin “Keep Your Lathe in Trim” at: bluechipmachineshop.com/bc_blog/?p=710
These kits are EXACTLY what “How to Run a Lathe” recommends, and in the quantities that my customers have been asking for. Theres no need to buy either a Gallon, or a Five Gallon pail of each oil; I’ve already done that. You will receive a FOUR pints (Thats a Half Gallon) of oil, which will keep the average Home Shop Machinist going for quite a while. They will ship in a USPS Medium Flat Rate Box ( I can fit two kits in a MFR Box) within 24 hours of checkout. PLEASE Email me for larger quantities. I am very happy to ship to INTERNATIONAL buyers at the prevailing rates VIA Priority Mail. Thanks for looking.
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