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  1. It reminds me of a Monarch 10 EE taper...

    It reminds me of a Monarch 10 EE taper attachment.

    JH
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    Get a good carbide insert and run it a lot faster...

    Get a good carbide insert and run it a lot faster than you want to.

    JH
  3. We used to have a company that specialized in...

    We used to have a company that specialized in moving heavy objects in this area. Pianos and gun safes among other stuff. I hired them to bring a heavy gun safe (600 lbs) down into my basement. They...
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    Gatz: Got a couple of tricks that may help. The...

    Gatz: Got a couple of tricks that may help. The simplest is cotton rags in the coolant return area. We used to lay cotton rags in the return trough to allow the coolant to pass thru the rags. The...
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    For my sixteenth birthday, I got some cash. I...

    For my sixteenth birthday, I got some cash. I went to the local Western-Auto store and bought a 1/2" drive ratchet. Still got it and use it. Bought more W-A tools and also Craftsman tools, this in...
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    Just curious, how much did you pay for them? JH

    Just curious, how much did you pay for them?
    JH
  7. Damian: You forgot to read the "stickies" at the...

    Damian: You forgot to read the "stickies" at the top of the forum. (Machinery Discussion Guidelines). This type of "home machine - imports) are discouraged here. You would do better at asking at...
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    Probably a nice guy, but doesn't stay on subject....

    Probably a nice guy, but doesn't stay on subject.

    JH
  9. I don't have a steady rest for your Graziano, but...

    I don't have a steady rest for your Graziano, but have you considered making one. Did you want rollers in your fingers, or brass wear pads? I have made a couple for smaller lathes.

    JH
  10. Don't know who makes them, but I want one. Have...

    Don't know who makes them, but I want one. Have thought about making it but would like to buy one.

    JH
  11. I have lost a posting that I was in the middle of...

    I have lost a posting that I was in the middle of writing when I jump back to another page to check something. When coming back to my writing, it would be gone. So, I write another and post it. Then,...
  12. I just wonder what this video was about. Maybe if...

    I just wonder what this video was about. Maybe if we get a translation, we will better understand.
    I have run a 1942 Monarch during my apprenticeship. It was the same size but a little...
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    I'm not familar with your lathe, but will ask if...

    I'm not familar with your lathe, but will ask if your system is a dripper or shoots a stream at their respective needs. If they drip, they may have metering units like Bijur systems. If it has the...
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    I have never run into this problem, but as one...

    I have never run into this problem, but as one that earned his living for a few years when a young mechanic, I thing I would consider soft steel (mild steel). I would rather lose a tooth off the...
  15. CarltheCraftsman: I think you will find that ...

    CarltheCraftsman: I think you will find that "loose" wire at the plug end is a ground wire(safety)that was originally fastened to the screw that held the cover plate on the receptacle. This was...
  16. I would recommend H & W Machine Repair, Fort...

    I would recommend H & W Machine Repair, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
    Just Google them and get on their website. Ask for Jon.

    JH
  17. Are the sizes American or metric? JH

    Are the sizes American or metric?

    JH
  18. Have you tried Clausing/Colchester in Kalamazoo,...

    Have you tried Clausing/Colchester in Kalamazoo, Mi.
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    K-T makes the tool that the O.P. "invented". They...

    K-T makes the tool that the O.P. "invented". They package a two piece set for about $17.00 and they also have a ratchet to hold then closed. Google K-T ring clamp pliers. I have one that I bought...
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    Terry: Several years ago, I had a customer that...

    Terry: Several years ago, I had a customer that needed some pockets for profiling type inserts milled into some high dollar wood lathe tools. The inserts were as you describe, more clearance than...
  21. Years ago, when I working as an industrial...

    Years ago, when I working as an industrial maintenance mechanic, we had oil dripping out of a drive motor on an overhead crane. It turned out the motor had a oil filled torque converter in the motor...
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    Several of the old timers I served my...

    Several of the old timers I served my apprenticeship under,had worked at the Evansville plant. Like theperfessor says, big machines. Also, lots of labor problems.

    JH
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    Normally called tool maker buttons. JH

    Normally called tool maker buttons.

    JH
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    Most of the cutting oils that I have run across...

    Most of the cutting oils that I have run across seem to be similar, but did notice that cutting oil used in aerosol cans seems to be thinner.

    JH
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    Leave it alone, it's just another slot. Not...

    Leave it alone, it's just another slot. Not pretty, but will never hurt you.

    JH
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