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  1. Wanted: 2J Collets - lots of sizes needed and available

    I have lots of extra 2J collets, I would like to trade for sizes I need.

    Sizes needed: 1/32, 7/32, 11/32, 7/16, 15/32, 25/32, 1 3/32, 1 5/32, 1 9/32, 1 11/32, 1 5/64, 1 7/64, 1 9/64

    Sizes...
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    What determines the order of the phases? I.e. it...

    What determines the order of the phases? I.e. it could be ABC or ACB. Lets say it is ABC. If I reverse A and B at the breaker wouldn't that make the order BAC, everything else remaining the same? ...
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    You’re making an assumption... not all round...

    You’re making an assumption... not all round dials have spindle motor brushes, and those that don’t have a fixed reverse speed, not variable like forward.
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    I still have the problem (motors are rotating in...

    I still have the problem (motors are rotating in the opposite direction than they do when connected to my PhasePerfect), so I would like to understand. How is connecting the start capacitor to the...
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    Hi Daryl, nice tray, but can you post a photo...

    Hi Daryl, nice tray, but can you post a photo that isn’t hosted on photobucket, it has a big banner on the picture that makes it hard to see.
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    I like the original cross slide too, the rear...

    I like the original cross slide too, the rear toolpost dovetail is a nice feature. However, Everettengr’s suggestion to evaluate both on a surface plate is a good idea. You can check and see if the...
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    Sorry for the late reply. Kitchen cabinets for...

    Sorry for the late reply. Kitchen cabinets for my daughter sort of took over all my time for a while.

    The problem went away on its own. Now no matter how often I start the RPC and no matter what...
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    No, I didn't get it. [email protected]

    No, I didn't get it. [email protected]
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    Thanks for the replies. Here are some answers to...

    Thanks for the replies. Here are some answers to your questions:

    The 20A GFIC breakers flip when the start button on the RPC is pressed, and both can be reset when the RPC is running. The 20A...
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    The conduit to the RPC runs direct from the...

    The conduit to the RPC runs direct from the breaker panel and is not shared by any other circuit. The breaker panel is rated at 125A and the ampacity of #2 copper is also 120-130A. The 50A breaker...
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    The resistors were 15k not 1500k. Looking at...

    The resistors were 15k not 1500k. Looking at Fitch Williams' design, he only put the bleed resistors on the start caps. Maybe there is a reason? The ones that blew were on AC and BC legs. Here is...
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    RPC blows adjacent circuits

    New 15 HP RPC in a new shop with 100A service, everything new. This is attached to a subpanel fed from the original garage subpanel, with #2 copper wires run about 70'. I have two problems I would...
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    Email me...

    Email me...
  14. Don't waste $$ buying diodes from Monarch. You...

    Don't waste $$ buying diodes from Monarch. You can buy equivalents on Ebay for cheap, there are lots of threads about it. I have lots of extras if you need some.
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    Jim, have you seen this thread: Monarch 10EE...

    Jim, have you seen this thread: Monarch 10EE parts for Sale

    -Dave
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    Yes, but you can install them with the lip down...

    Yes, but you can install them with the lip down if you swap them side for side. I've seen 10EE's both ways. Lip down doesn't collect chips. I think they came lip up from Monarch, but I have seen...
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    That two-piece cover was used on both mfg. and...

    That two-piece cover was used on both mfg. and toolroom lathes. It depends on whether the lathe was equipped with a collet closer other than a hand wheel. So it could have an air-operated closer or...
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    Nice work. Glad you got it back together again. ...

    Nice work. Glad you got it back together again. How is it working out?

    My Sundstrand throws the belt if the cut is too aggreussive, and I have configured the idler pulley with a bit of a tilt to...
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    That suggestion has been around a long while. ...

    That suggestion has been around a long while. Then you are going to have to decide if the rounded corners go up or down. That debate has also been going on a long time.
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    Steve, please send email, I seldom see posts on...

    Steve, please send email, I seldom see posts on the forum in a timely fashion.

    Dave

    [email protected]
  21. The RPC should have suitable protection for its...

    The RPC should have suitable protection for its output circuits. If it is designed for a 30A load, then there should be a 30A circuit breaker on that output, but that is just to protect the wiring...
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    I have a complete lathe with one of those 5C D1-3...

    I have a complete lathe with one of those 5C D1-3 collet noses for less than the seller is asking for that adapter.
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    I've learned one thing that applies to brazing...

    I've learned one thing that applies to brazing Monarch cast parts: do not use flux-coated rod and expect it to do the job. I have had success using standard Victor general brazing borax flux,...
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    That is a standard toolroom lathe headstock cover...

    That is a standard toolroom lathe headstock cover for a lathe with lever-operated collet closer. The ring needs to be rotated 90 degrees so the hinge is on the back rather than the bottom. Your...
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    Bill, glad I could help. The Monarch forum has...

    Bill, glad I could help. The Monarch forum has always been a great place to get help, I have benefitted more times than I remember.
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