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  1. Here is an example of extreme bed wear on an EE!...

    Here is an example of extreme bed wear on an EE!
    https://i.imgur.com/q3qsKSt.jpg
    Inside surface of the front v way near the chuck. So much wear that the previous owner Battelle Lab, installed riser...
  2. I noticed a problem in the first photo, there is...

    I noticed a problem in the first photo, there is a freaky guy behind the lathe. I would find out if the guy comes with the machine, and find out about what Meds are needed.

    Monarch lathe 10EE |...
  3. I took a quick look, its an early square dial...

    I took a quick look, its an early square dial machine with motor generator drive,,the generator can be seen. A seemingly deluxe machine with Electric Lead Screw reverse, a nifty feature anyway..
    ...
  4. These are my basic woodworking tools, the...

    These are my basic woodworking tools, the Witherby draw knife at the top is an example of fine toolmaking a century ago. Thankfully no idiot had taken it to a power grinder!
    Not your regular draw...
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    I was not aware of the water brush, it actually...

    I was not aware of the water brush, it actually looks ideal for use on my 8mm collet lathe, very little room.
    Frank Fords "acid brush CF application system" looks perfect for larger machines. Both...
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    " Comes in handy when the QSD relay sticks...

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    Comes in handy when the QSD relay sticks closed and the braking resistor start glowing red hot....."

    The factory fixed that around 1979 with a new QSD circuit. I have seen the new unit fitted...
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    Not a Monarch part. The square dial machines...

    Not a Monarch part. The square dial machines covered many factory drive styles, then there are many aftermarket drives, perhaps that is a component for one of those.
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    The instructions for the older MG models states,...

    The instructions for the older MG models states, the commutators can be maintained using commutator dressing stones.
    The commutator and slip ring dressing stones available from Ideal Electric. The...
  9. Thread: Need Follow Rest

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    I hope some one can come up with a better looking...

    I hope some one can come up with a better looking one, then what I cobbled together!
  10. Here is a side shot of the Stevens torque...

    Here is a side shot of the Stevens torque limiting sub plate vise.
    The notched collar tightens the multiplate plate clutch, the clutch can be set using a hydraulic scale between the jaws, from a...
  11. Thread: Need Follow Rest

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    I would suggest making one, I did that because of...

    I would suggest making one, I did that because of problems I had using the factory follow rest.
    What I dont like about the factory ones is, they are designed to be used with the single "tool...
  12. Thread: Threading issue

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    I have worked on hydraulic cylinders for many...

    I have worked on hydraulic cylinders for many years, and the most common thread pitch pretty much regardless of size is 12 tpi, and that can be in V, stub acme, and even buttress.
    I picked up a tip...
  13. Thread: Threading issue

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    There is something wrong, could be a loose...

    There is something wrong, could be a loose spindle bearing. I often use the same cutting tools, with the machines I normally use. I would find it hard to intentionally make a thread look that bad.
  14. This is a Stevens sub plate torque limiting vise...

    This is a Stevens sub plate torque limiting vise mounted on a 2" thick steel plate, being used in an old jigborer. This vice has considerable less flex then a 6" Kurt.
    The repeatable torque setting...
  15. Sometimes the propaganda lets the truth slip by....

    Sometimes the propaganda lets the truth slip by.
    The photos here show the heroes of Austria, displaying the weapons they say they are after, but are sitting on a mountain of rifles and shotguns...
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    The drive was originally modular, but, it may...

    The drive was originally modular, but, it may have been updated to the later modular lay out. The last configuration used Square D switches, and had a replacement for the OSD relay.
    On machines...
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    It has been awhile, but others have purchased...

    It has been awhile, but others have purchased used motors with back gear unit attached from Monarch, for what seemed reasonable prices, I remember a photo posted of several used motors and back...
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    Certainly if you want the best results from a...

    Certainly if you want the best results from a surface grinder, new bearings would be the best way.
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    There has been "metric only" 10ee lathes on the...

    There has been "metric only" 10ee lathes on the forum in the past.
    This machine appears to be an older style, close to ten years older then 1976. But, it certainly is an example of the company...
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    The first photo, tool at bottom right is a follow...

    The first photo, tool at bottom right is a follow rest jaw that can be very useful! I dont know if that is a Monarch item.
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    Yes, they still exist, but are truly the worst...

    Yes, they still exist, but are truly the worst collet system ever.
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    It is easier to quickly level a 4 foot machine by...

    It is easier to quickly level a 4 foot machine by shifting the weight to 3 feet.
    So, move the table all the way to one side, that will take the weight off of the opposite front foot. Shim the two...
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    I have not the best experience with those,...

    I have not the best experience with those, compared to real collets-They Suck!
  24. In my experience buying from various machine tool...

    In my experience buying from various machine tool dealers is, "They most often dont know much about the machine tool you are buying".

    The Monarch 10ee is the best example of the, "buyer must...
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    The only way damage can happen is by using the...

    The only way damage can happen is by using the half nuts and leadscrew.

    Often the apron clutches get sticky, and seem to be either on or off.
    To completely oil the apron feed clutches, both...
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