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  • What Oil to use?

    Hey all... a simple question I hope...

    What oild should I be using for my new/old South Bend 9" lathe (made in Jan of 1944).

    Thanks!

    Andy

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    Mobil Vactra 2 on the ways. Any 10 to 20 wt non-detergent oil on the rest of the machine.

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      #7 spindle oil in the spindle oil cups.
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