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  1. My Monarch 12CK has the original start/stop...

    My Monarch 12CK has the original start/stop Westinghouse controls (in fact Westinghouse was the original owner) but the lathe also has a lever operated drum switch at the rear of the machine which...
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    Used on a horizontal milling machine. The "crane"...

    Used on a horizontal milling machine. The "crane" allows you to remove an accessory head and "park" it on the machine.

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    Actually the 2HL was 40 taper and the earliest 2H...

    Actually the 2HL was 40 taper and the earliest 2H were apparently 40 also. Another early 2H feature was the lack of the overarm pinion to push the rams in and out. However by July 1940 the...
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    I have not run one but the biggest difference...

    I have not run one but the biggest difference with the ACE is that instead of moving the work piece into the wheel (like a traditional surface grinder) you traverse the cutting head into the work...
  5. What are the chances set number one went to...

    What are the chances set number one went to someone with a YouTube or Instagram presence. When some of these guys post about a new tool you can watch the eBay prices jump.
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    The early machines had cast base (like a bell...

    The early machines had cast base (like a bell with a door in it), later machines were on pipe cabinets. If a machine differs it was probably transplanted due to damage or other requirements. As...
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    ^^^ This ^^^

    ^^^ This ^^^
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    About testing oil flow... Running the machine...

    About testing oil flow... Running the machine with the head stock open will create an world class oil spill in an instant. Even in low gear that input shaft is turning its normal 800+ RPM. The way I...
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    Its my understanding the 12CK could be purchased...

    Its my understanding the 12CK could be purchased with spindle speeds up to 1000 RPM. I wouldn't be too worried with running one that fast by playing with the motor pulley. Mine is setup for 800 RPM...
  10. The stock motors were 1 HP 1750 RPM. They were...

    The stock motors were 1 HP 1750 RPM. They were designed to have a lower counter shaft speed of 300 RPM. Great drills. Mine had back gear issues. I replaced mine with a stock gears from...
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    I never ever recommend a novice use skates. I...

    I never ever recommend a novice use skates. I wouldn't ever think of using them on something that top heavy.
  12. The short answer because people keep buying them.

    The short answer because people keep buying them.
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    +1 I think $250-750 is the likely sale price...

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    I think $250-750 is the likely sale price in the iron rich rust belt. At an industrial plant auction it would bring scrap at a weekend farm/estate auction more towards the top.
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    I found a 62" King listed as weighing 65,000. A ...

    I found a 62" King listed as weighing 65,000. A Morey in the 96" range weighs 95,000.
  15. Looks to be 1967

    Looks to be 1967
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    In addition to the face of the column look on the...

    In addition to the face of the column look on the front of the knee. Many makers used that location for the SN. Very well could be painted over also...
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    There places in the headstock that don't drain by...

    There places in the headstock that don't drain by just pulling the plug. If there is any doubt I would pull the headstock cover. A turkey baster is an excellent tool to clean the oil and allow you to...
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    What I see is the same type of wear I see in my...

    What I see is the same type of wear I see in my 12CK however much more extreme. Looks like years of the same user or users slamming the dog clutch into gear. Picture #1 clearly shows the amount of...
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    Great machines, my favorite to operate. If its a...

    Great machines, my favorite to operate. If its a good machine it should be pretty quiet when operating. Here are some quick instructions if you've never run a K&T. Make sure the motor is running the...
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    I would have loved a No Ramp but it was a bit too...

    I would have loved a No Ramp but it was a bit too pricey for me at the time. My solution was a PJ Hydraulic Quick Tilt. Battery was already there for the tilt just added a 10K winch. I call it the...
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    Another to consider is Air-Tow Air-tow Trailers...

    Another to consider is Air-Tow
    Air-tow Trailers
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    Buy a phase converter and be done with it. Why...

    Buy a phase converter and be done with it. Why downgrade to crappy single phase motors
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    I remember the start of that rabbit hole! That...

    I remember the start of that rabbit hole! That was about 20,000 lbs ago. :crazy::D
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    How about... Smith & Mills 25" Metal Shaper...

    How about...

    Smith & Mills 25" Metal Shaper
    Plain Table Model with shaper vise
    7.5 HP 3 Phase Motor (check HP on tag should be 7.5 or 10 HP)
    Ran when removed from service
    Seller can load open...
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    No fancy names or models in those days. Buffalo...

    No fancy names or models in those days. Buffalo called this drill a 16" Floor model Production Drill

    Its in Catalog 801 circa 1929
    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/129/4907.pdf
    Go to page 27 in...
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