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  1. Vintage Machinery has lots of DuMore manuals,...

    Vintage Machinery has lots of DuMore manuals, here is one that mentions the 5E toolpost grinder, along with other models. If you want to search for the rest of the manuals, DuMore is listed as...
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    Russ, just checked, can't help. But I do have a...

    Russ, just checked, can't help. But I do have a pair of 5" and 3" closers just like yours. Mine are available for sale if anyone is looking. They come with a few collets. Contact me off-line if...
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    For lights, I bought a few of the LED lights sold...

    For lights, I bought a few of the LED lights sold to mount on valve stems, they were about the right diameter and were cheap and worked ok.

    For tripod, I found a motion picture camera tripod...
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    In no particular order, here are some thoughts.

    The 10EE bed also has some strange bolt patterns that could be exploited to twist a bed for better alignment. I did add a .001" shim in one...
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    Bill, my conversion project(s) are done, at least...

    Bill, my conversion project(s) are done, at least for now. Best to forward those parts to someone with a need for them. My storage areas are worse than a tripping hazard, so time to stop acquiring...
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    Donie, thanks for photographing your mfg. lathe. ...

    Donie, thanks for photographing your mfg. lathe. From the looks of it, the fact that it has a cover over the bore for the output shaft for the gearbox means that the headstock was bored and could be...
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    A '59 Porsche 356A. After machining the drums...

    A '59 Porsche 356A.

    After machining the drums I was unable to find a shop within 100mi. that would arc the shoes to match the drums. So, I have a 10EE.

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    Dan, thanks for the tip. I heard the same from a...

    Dan, thanks for the tip. I heard the same from a restoration shop in Seaside. I called Moose but did not get through to anyone and they have yet to return the call.
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    I know you have posted that before Donie. I’ve...

    I know you have posted that before Donie. I’ve never seen a headstock that did not have the bore for the countershaft. Could you post some photos?
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    This machine did not have threading when I bought...

    This machine did not have threading when I bought it, but Monarch always machined the castings to allow later fitting of the threading components, both inside the headstock and the attachments for...
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    First job for the 1949 mfg lathe

    Wouldn’t you know it, I had a pair of brake drums to turn that were ½” too large to fit the round dial. The 49 mfg lathe has been rebuilt about a month now, while I have been working on the 59 10EE...
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    Other than appearance, what is the advantage of...

    Other than appearance, what is the advantage of painting a cast iron casting on the inside, if it will be submerged in oil?
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    My personal preference is the 4 jaws with...

    My personal preference is the 4 jaws with integral back that are lightened. They were almost standard equipment on a 10EE so there are a lot of them out there. There are a couple on ebay currently:...
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    Conrad, I have a similar project sitting in a...

    Conrad, I have a similar project sitting in a corner, waiting for other projects to complete. But I have been trying to get parts needed. I called Sunnen and they said it was obsolete and could...
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    I have drawings for some of them, but they are...

    I have drawings for some of them, but they are parts drawings, no dimensions. Best bet is to measure original parts.
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    Alex is pretty smart about electronics, so he may...

    Alex is pretty smart about electronics, so he may be your ace in the hole. I just got my 59 WIAD running, after it sat in the garage since 2012, and no wires needed replacing, all were in good...
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    Yes, I was wondering about that too. It looks...

    Yes, I was wondering about that too. It looks like there is a copper wire used like a cursor. Are there numbers stamped around the periphery? My guess is that it was just a simple way to measure...
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    D&L reground my Bridgeport tables, saddles and...

    D&L reground my Bridgeport tables, saddles and knees, and did excellent work. That lathe did some travelling, from Redwood City, to Sidney and then back to California. Does it have a motor...
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    Marco, I have to go through this tube replacement...

    Marco, I have to go through this tube replacement on the 59 lathe. Two of the lubrication tubes are blocked (the one that supplies the rear saddle flat way and the one that supplies the dial...
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    The way the dog ring is installed, the leading...

    The way the dog ring is installed, the leading edge of the engagement slot is on the left, looking towards the back end of the spindle. The leading edge is slightly lower, so it allows partial...
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    Round Dial? Its easy to make a brass coupling...

    Round Dial?

    Its easy to make a brass coupling and solder a broken oil line back together or to extend a line that is too short. I think the last time I needed to do it, I just bored a piece of ¼"...
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    Cal, can I suggest you start a sticky thread...

    Cal, can I suggest you start a sticky thread called Monarch FAQ, and include the basic information. e.g. what oil to use, how to get a manual, bearing numbers, etc. I think it would be best if it...
  23. You might want to contact member 1000EE-Monarch. ...

    You might want to contact member 1000EE-Monarch. Alex could send you some pictures of his machine.
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    It is a shame that VintageMachinery.org does not...

    It is a shame that VintageMachinery.org does not accept any literature for European machinery. For American iron, the collection is extensive, well-organized and growing.
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    Thanks for the link. I emailed him, hope he...

    Thanks for the link. I emailed him, hope he responds.
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