Here's the headstock of the 16" South Bend lathe.
I still need to disassemble and strip this & repaint.
Here are the half nuts resting on the 50's psych ward green carriage.
compound & cross slide can be seen as well.
Here is the top half nut w/ the rather rounded over threads.
The old threaded portion of the cross-feed screw and the old nut
are to the left; the reapaired screw and new nut are seen assembled
Here's the repaired cross feed nut in closeup - the new left-hand
acme rod was turned down to .375, the old worn-out threaded portion
of the cross-feed screw cut-off and the end drilled & reamed
same dimension. The turned down shank was tapped in w/ red