Originally Posted by MTBULLET
anyone ever use a milling attachment on your lathe ? I have a need to mill a few small parts and cant find a decent small mill around here. I have a southbend 10" lathe and want to know if the milling attachments are any good. Any suggestions appreciated, or small mill's available ?
I have a milling attachment for my 9" SB. I've used it to cut keyways in shafts and also to mill a front sight dovetail on a rifle barrel after I cut it down - that was in the 1956 time frame. I haven't had it on the lathe since I got a real mill 20 years or so ago.