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    But don't forget that little bit sparkle and tang...

    But don't forget that little bit sparkle and tang that cyanide gives it.

    Tom
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    That's a two speed constant torque motor. Tom

    That's a two speed constant torque motor.

    Tom
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    The proper way is to preheat the part to 1200F...

    The proper way is to preheat the part to 1200F for 10-15 min or until uniformly heated, then bring it up to the austenizing temp 1570F. The method of reheat is not important but it is not good...
  4. I understand the need for safety valves to...

    I understand the need for safety valves to function now and then, else how do you know they still work?

    Requarding the upgrades(?) Why if what you have in vehicles, software and machines still...
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    If you did the tape replacement yourself, did you...

    If you did the tape replacement yourself, did you use the two different tape thicknesses required?

    Tom
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    Good insurance. Tom

    Good insurance.

    Tom
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    Look at military films. How many vehicles have...

    Look at military films. How many vehicles have jerry cans strapped to them.

    Tom
  8. Why would you use this system of a sleeve and...

    Why would you use this system of a sleeve and collet insert over a one piece assembly?

    Tom
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    that was 20 years ago. I just don't remember. ...

    that was 20 years ago. I just don't remember.

    Tom
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    Have to be careful with the bumper cranes. You...

    Have to be careful with the bumper cranes. You have to be sure the bumper and take it. Owner of Furnas Electric decided to purchase a bumper crane company as an investment. The crane was supposed...
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    For Logan's, SB's and such with simple "V" and...

    For Logan's, SB's and such with simple "V" and flats, just cut the shape from felt (McMaster-Carr) and fabricate the sheet metal holders. That's what I have done and they work well.

    Tom
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    One item I think may be common to most old...

    One item I think may be common to most old Monarchs is the apron oiling system. Mine was completely plugged. Wound up replacing all the metering units and flushing all the lines. The distributor...
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    My dad was a painter, He claimed that the best...

    My dad was a painter, He claimed that the best paint was lead based. Worked with it all his life, including mixing colors, smoked Camel straights and never did have a problem with either the lead...
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    Yes, if the tube is bad. However, if the problem...

    Yes, if the tube is bad. However, if the problem lies elsewhere, then the shiny new replacement might go bye-bye. Remember that the old tube technology is more abuse resistant than solid state. ...
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    I don't quite know what you mean by clamping the...

    I don't quite know what you mean by clamping the saddle. Take the chucks off the spindle and measure the runout directly. The numbers you listed for 3 jaw chucks and the old tooling is not unusual....
  16. No mention of it yet, be careful around mercury...

    No mention of it yet, be careful around mercury vapor devices as they emit UV radiation

    Tom
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    Most common way to test a tube was to replace it...

    Most common way to test a tube was to replace it with a known good one. Your problem is that you probably don't have a known good one and there is the possibility that the tube is not at fault but...
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    Might help if you gave the brand. Tom

    Might help if you gave the brand.

    Tom
  19. That's where this one came from. Tom

    That's where this one came from.

    Tom
  20. Monarch history from birth to bankruptcy (1909-2001)

    http://www.lathes.co.uk/monarch/monarch-History.pdf

    Tom
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    Don't think you will find anything about this...

    Don't think you will find anything about this machine. Appears to be an import knock off that was branded at the receiving dock. Common for a lot of the Chinese/Taiwan knockoff's. Repair parts...
  22. those are rarer than hens teeth. Too many use...

    those are rarer than hens teeth. Too many use the back gear to lock the spindle will trying to remove the chuck or other.

    Tom
  23. There are at least two classes of users, those...

    There are at least two classes of users, those that take a worn out machine and do as little as possible to keep it going and those that appreciate the ruggedness of these old machines. At the end...
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    I thought 4" was kinda light for a shop area. ...

    I thought 4" was kinda light for a shop area.

    Tom
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    Yep that's what it is. There was no compressor...

    Yep that's what it is. There was no compressor there in the earlier pictures.

    I thought this an expansion for the two or three new mills you're getting?

    Tom
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