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    Adding to the old post myself, Here's a CH9586...

    Adding to the old post myself, Here's a CH9586 information sheet I managed to dig up via google for a Size 2 starter, with yet different heater coil information than the list 10k posted, and the...
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    Electrical Progress, VFD operating Motor-Generator, Etc.

    As for the VFD integration process, I've got the majority of that sorted out on paper(and some testing), a custom electrical enclosure built for the tailstock end since I have the space in my machine...
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    Thermite: I never said whilst in-the-cut, in...

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    I never said whilst in-the-cut, in fact I mentioned specifically while the power feed and half-nuts were disengaged, which implies not power feeding a cut or threading, and since we...
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    313768 Knob circled in red is the one I'm...

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    Knob circled in red is the one I'm talking about. On the gearbox itself. The one circled in green for Left/Right hand direction seems to work perfectly fine.


    The knob on the gearbox...
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    Yeah, thatís why Iím planning to pull the...

    Yeah, thatís why Iím planning to pull the spindle... less time spent being super careful, and better cleaning access. I have no desire to pull the spindle more than once, almost donít want to do it...
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    I too would cut/broach another one 180 out like...

    I too would cut/broach another one 180 out like suggested, put it back together and run it. By the time it wears the new one out it will be the next guys issue to solve. Faster and easier solution...
  7. Looks like a good first draft. I'm sure others...

    Looks like a good first draft. I'm sure others out there are in need of these.

    As for my theory on why yours was potentially snapping back, I think it's a simple adjustment issue. After drilling...
  8. Solid info! I think I may work on acquiring a...

    Solid info! I think I may work on acquiring a spare set of spindle bearings for mine to have on the shelf in case of need some day.
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    At about 32 seconds into the video, looks like...

    At about 32 seconds into the video, looks like the follow rest laying in the chip pan? If so, that adds some value.

    Seems like a good part-out at worst case. Somehow the compound appears to be in...
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    I had considered the prototype possibility angle...

    I had considered the prototype possibility angle myself actually. The Motor-Generator and spindle drive motor are both tagged as GE Schenectady NY plant products. The Speed-Variator Motor-Generator...
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    I may take you up on that actually. Even if I end...

    I may take you up on that actually. Even if I end up putting some 24VDC coil contactors in this I may still end up rebuilding the original contactors so it could either be put back to "factory" some...
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    That's interesting, I've never had a wheel...

    That's interesting, I've never had a wheel bearing that still had good grease in it seize up on me... I don't know anyone who has either. That sounds like another rabbit-hole research topic for a...
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    If it isnít too much hassle to find that ceramic...

    If it isnít too much hassle to find that ceramic or Lavite material I wouldnít mind knowing where to get it. In case I do rebuild these totally, or even need it for other projects later in life...
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    Interesting, I suspect the MG in my machine is...

    Interesting, I suspect the MG in my machine is probably not as loud as the reliance units. After greasing the bearings, you could probably hold a conversation just fine with the base covers installed...
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    I missed your second reply somehow... ...

    I missed your second reply somehow...



    Perhaps Monarch knows the correct diagram based on serial number? I asked them for a copy of EE-2442 specifically because that was the number on the...
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    Interesting. Still not sure I want to get into...

    Interesting. Still not sure I want to get into making arc chutes and winding coils for this. I don't presently have a mill at home, nor a silver melting furnace to fire them in. But good to know a...
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    I'll inspect it closer and see what I find. From...

    I'll inspect it closer and see what I find. From the other photos I have of that end, it looks fairly smooth and seems to have radiused corners more consistent with being cast, but the focal point of...
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    I examined the function of the DB relay and...

    I examined the function of the DB relay and determined exactly as you stated, simple logic device that's toggled by the AP relay and the F/R contactors to give full field during braking when the...
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    I do like the idea of a servo conversion, maybe...

    I do like the idea of a servo conversion, maybe some day. The DC Drive and a 5HP 180V wound motor idea was something I was considering because of the possibility of putting a tacho-generator on the...
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    I had considered the servo conversion actually...

    I had considered the servo conversion actually because of that lathe, but determined the cost/benefit ratio to be of no point for my needs.

    I was not concerned about running the existing DC motor...
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    Looking forward to more of your detailed analysis...

    Looking forward to more of your detailed analysis Cal,

    I have a hypothesis as to the seemingly older-style drive being in the newer base casting, as well as the potential "field modifications" to...
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    312138312143312140312144312141 I got the...

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    I got the tailstock back together today and adjusted it, the clamp now works perfectly. While the tailstock was apart I cleaned and took a scotch-brite to the...
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    Very nice color, I'm not sure if I'm ever going...

    Very nice color, I'm not sure if I'm ever going to get into a full repaint on mine, it's been painted at least 3 times on top of the dark monarch grey as far as I can tell. Some spots are flaking,...
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    This falls firmly under things I shouldnít know...

    This falls firmly under things I shouldnít know about... Lol
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    :cheers: sounds like a plan. Dude! I want...

    :cheers: sounds like a plan.



    Dude! I want a baby lathe now... but I probably donít want to know how much those cost... I see what looks like a switch, are those functional? Clearly 10EE...
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