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    Its old. Put in what is available - like...

    Its old. Put in what is available - like Velocite 6. This is ISO 10 which is very light oil

    If apron oilers actually still oil ways and slides put in Vactra 2 - and if the ways and slides are...
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    Now as far as generic info on running old lathes...

    Now as far as generic info on running old lathes this will be hard to beat

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1617/5795.pdf
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    No "manuals" that early - not something being...

    No "manuals" that early - not something being done then - probably because they were so simple and were only sold to people that knew all about caring for simple machinery. Note the emphasis is on...
  4. How To Run A Lathe All sorts of vintages...

    How To Run A Lathe

    All sorts of vintages available including this jam packed one from long ago

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1617/5795.pdf

    P& W will likely have a "draw tube" passing thru...
  5. Inners/outers have nothing to do with masters and...

    Inners/outers have nothing to do with masters and top jaws. Image is typical bolt on hard top jaw. I would imagine these are regularly fixed (or replaced) as needed

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    Gary made a wooden cone pulley - page 7 and 9 ...

    Gary made a wooden cone pulley - page 7 and 9

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/antique-machinery-and-history/my-brand-new-1909-leblond-came-home-today-111983/index9.html?highlight=pulley

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  7. Thread: Monarch 16CW

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    There is a real good reason for the pinion...

    There is a real good reason for the pinion bumping into the screw. Some things just are not noticeable

    I had an old L&S that had been rebuilt (rework ways/saddle/apron/shim rack down) who knows...
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    I'm supposing here.... The upper column...

    I'm supposing here....



    The upper column sticking out coupled with the obviously not very heavy over arms says LIGHT to me

    Note some have knee motor and others do not - another age indicator...
  9. Thread: Monarch 16CW

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    Email sent on this - in it I supposed the front...

    Email sent on this - in it I supposed the front way and saddle are worn enough to let pinion interfere with screw - such a condition would also show LOTS of slop in carriage hand wheel. Be...
  10. I see I am using a DH, but I sold it - about 10...

    I see I am using a DH, but I sold it - about 10 years ago

    If I made another I would just use my H/V rotary table:D

    If yours is 5 tooth that is no problem - every 72 degrees
  11. Rounded up two more in line with the early RPs ...

    Rounded up two more in line with the early RPs

    There is a much heavier gear head RP in the 1924 book - with apron showing three position lever
  12. Clutches are pretty easy to make. This one is a...

    Clutches are pretty easy to make. This one is a 9 tooth. They are always an odd number

    Should be a duplicate of your existing one?
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    Let's say you were in the 8 row. Those gears in...

    Let's say you were in the 8 row. Those gears in that lathe would result in the lathe cutting 8 threads per inch, about like a 3.18 pitch metric thread



    The image below shows the basics of...
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    Take the photo to a Benjamin Moore store and tell...

    Take the photo to a Benjamin Moore store and tell them you want that color in whatever suitable paint
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    Might want to say what is stamped on them like 63...

    Might want to say what is stamped on them like 63 (teeth?) and Module 1.75
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    SB serial location. As noted previously above -...

    SB serial location. As noted previously above - similar to the '42 catalog - but earlier in detail - like the 2 TPI QC gear box. It would be normal business practice of the licenser to NOT provide...
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    Here is that whole page - another heavy duty...

    Here is that whole page - another heavy duty double back gear lathe

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    Competitor Boye & Emmes just has a pair of thrust...

    Competitor Boye & Emmes just has a pair of thrust washers there - hopefully some heat will loosen them up

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    No rear controls on K&T until you get up to 3H on...

    No rear controls on K&T until you get up to 3H on the K&T - where they were optional



    There is also VINTAGE to consider - K&T was patenting stuff in 1913 that would have years long impact on...
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    Page 7 and 8 might be a little helpful ...

    Page 7 and 8 might be a little helpful

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1004/21725.pdf

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    Good study up stuff Kearney & Trecker Co. -...

    Good study up stuff

    Kearney & Trecker Co. - Publication Reprints | VintageMachinery.org (over 300 Line Items!)

    Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co. - Publication Reprints | VintageMachinery.org
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    Scan from 1916 - thanks to Mike C. 16 was 2650...

    Scan from 1916 - thanks to Mike C.

    16 was 2650 with 250 per additional 2 feet of bed

    "base" bed was 6 ft overall, so a 12 footer would weigh 750 more that 2650

    They probably forgot to add...
  23. Its where the term "Turn a Crank" came from (even...

    Its where the term "Turn a Crank" came from (even though its being done in a crank grinder). Crankshaft between centers - this gizmo used to sort of make journals roundish again

    Since the whole...
  24. Here is the "stepping" method but in the lathe

    Here is the "stepping" method but in the lathe
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    And I apologize for coming down a bit on the hard...

    And I apologize for coming down a bit on the hard side:D

    If an actual 18 (will have four bolt tail stock - 16 would have but two bolt)

    The screw is like the thumbnail - 4 TPI

    You could also...
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