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Saving a 1943 Springfield Engine Lathe, Part 5:
The rest of the shifter assembly got a good cleaning....
And a quick repaint, with a slightly lighter grey used for the movable controls.
Shifter rod with key...
And finally the freshly-rebuilt shift lever itself.
And then the pivot pin with locking setscrew.
The gear quadrant assembly goes on the inside and pinned with a new cotter...
And the whole assembly is reinstalled to the headstock.
The detent ball, spring and plug are put into place...
And finally, the complete "gear rack" shifting assembly gets bolted onto the inside of the headstock.
And done! All the controls are repaired and once again fully functional.
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