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    jreiland: You need to grab a grease pencil or...

    jreiland:
    You need to grab a grease pencil or a sharpie. Set up the collet nose. Put an indicator on it, I'd probably start with the outside near the nose.. Mark the high spot.
    Then indicate...
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    Matt1, yes you can use RTV for the sump gasket. ...

    Matt1, yes you can use RTV for the sump gasket. The actual gasket is difficult to keep in place while installing it, it's rather narrow and easy to not stay in place..

    I'll recommend using...
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    Brass vs Aluminum vs 'mystery-metal'

    I too like the brass dials on the WWII era lathes.
    My 11/1941 lathe [ex-Eastman Kodak] has a white-metal threading dial. It is a bit difficult to read.

    I purchased a 10ee for parts, ca....
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    Cal: The method I use to reinstall...

    Cal: The method I use to reinstall round-crossection rings by using a socket that will fit over the shaft. 3/8" or 1/2" drive sockets will have a slight concave curve on the edge of the socket's...
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    That is the relay box in the left end of the...

    That is the relay box in the left end of the lathe, under the headstock, next to the drive motor.

    What we need to see is in the very center of the lathe, The AC drive motor end of the MG unit. ...
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    Congratulations on a great find and purchase. ...

    Congratulations on a great find and purchase.
    I had to chuckle at the use of a motor lift to remove the lathe from the trailer.. That motor lift must have been designed for use in a garage working...
  7. A great Ebay find !! Thank you so much for...

    A great Ebay find !!
    Thank you so much for sharing it with us.. I've really enjoyed all the postings you have made..

    DualValve
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    Hello Allfoden, welcome back. I'll try to...

    Hello Allfoden, welcome back.

    I'll try to sort through your original post and maybe help you sort out the problems..

    First: Is the 'Thread-Feed' knob you are referring to, the one on the...
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    I humbly step off the pedestal, that I...

    I humbly step off the pedestal, that I self-proclaimed myself to be on: I thought I was "the ultimate executer of 'Rube Goldberg' fixes".. I have been deposed!!

    :-)

    Other than having to...
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    Grandquads: I'll make a suggestion, it may not...

    Grandquads:
    I'll make a suggestion, it may not apply to your WIAD's problems, but I'll still suggest it:
    Either follow Thermite's suggestion of replacing one wire at a time, or at least REMOVE...
  11. Thank you: This Old Car. This is yet another...

    Thank you: This Old Car. This is yet another wonderfully preserved historical brochure!

    You must have the 'Mother Lode' of Monarch brochures !

    Do you also have an extensive collection of...
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    The beauty of wanting a 4-jaw is that the...

    The beauty of wanting a 4-jaw is that the condition is not as critical as with a 3-jaw scroll chuck.. Which, even if new could have unacceptable runout at various jaw openings.
    A 4-jaw should be...
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    Apparently it was a good deal. The ad has been...

    Apparently it was a good deal. The ad has been removed from Craigslist.
    What was the asking price for it? and was it a square or round dial version?
    Thanks
    DualValve
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    Hi dinotom.
    Sounds like you are going to really 'spruce-up' your 10ee. I've not pulled either the spindle drive motor-gearbox or pulled the MG unit on either of my 10ee lathes.
    I did purchase...
  15. Good news Brian! If you can, document the...

    Good news Brian!
    If you can, document the removal process with some photos. So we can have a tutorial for the gearbox removal/swap out.

    Looking forward to discovering what is going on inside...
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    Hi Will, please be aware that the images are of...

    Hi Will, please be aware that the images are of a TA Bed-Clamp on a 10ee.
    The size, measurements etc for your CK will almost for sure be much larger. So don't use my dimensions shown !

    I...
  17. Hi Dinotom. First, you can make the MG unit...

    Hi Dinotom.

    First, you can make the MG unit run, correct? If wired correctly the MG has a 'neutral-safety micro switch. The start button to start the MG has to have the L-N-R switch has to be...
  18. The lever on the top of the 'threading selector...

    The lever on the top of the 'threading selector box' is mechanically AND electrically tied into the lathe.

    The engagement 'dog' on the sliding gear that the round knob moves left and right has...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks Rob, the cryptic statement didn't connect in my head to the previous post #5. I did not start at the begining post for refresh before my post and questions, I should have for this one I...
  20. Hi Brian, you have to have the push-pull...

    Hi Brian, you have to have the push-pull fwd/reverse knob in the middle or neutral position. There is a mechanical interlock to prevent the half nuts from engaging the screw with the potential of ...
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    '$2800 on Ebay which is what it went for at the...

    '$2800 on Ebay which is what it went for at the auction' ?? Was this lathe sold on a different auction?
    To the buyer, he has to pay the $2800, plus state sales taxes in the state it is going to....
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    Back 'on topic' : Mollassesbros:: have you...

    Back 'on topic' : Mollassesbros:: have you had time to work on the lathe's drive-power system? Any success with powering it up?

    DualValve
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    Three hours to the close of the auction. Current...

    Three hours to the close of the auction. Current price is $2250.02 plus shipping and sales tax [grrrr] The shipping still shows a quote of $14.90. LOL

    Has anyone contacted the seller...
  24. Congratulations !! A fine piece of machinery...

    Congratulations !!
    A fine piece of machinery saved and resurrected !

    Now: to reinforce some comments made earlier: make SURE you have the correct lubricant in the three headstock...
  25. Just to check and compare 'noise' from threading...

    Just to check and compare 'noise' from threading gearboxes, I fired up my ' 11/1941' round dial, [ex-Eastman Kodak] and ran the lead screw at several different threading pitches. It runs pretty...
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