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    I remember seeing it when I was a kid in the...

    I remember seeing it when I was a kid in the early 60's. As memory serves(not great), nothing was off limits, you could go anywhere on the ship and even climb up to the upper, upper bridge. I...
  2. Removing from the truck and into the shop. Two...

    Removing from the truck and into the shop. Two men, forklift, fully equipped, probably about 4 hrs all said and done. I checked a couple of different riggers in the area and all priced about the...
  3. I used MEI for delivery of my 18X40 Hwacheon...

    I used MEI for delivery of my 18X40 Hwacheon (6500lbs) Very professional, on time, fully outfitted, and made sure I was happy. Not cheap. Removed the lathe from the truck, set it on my dock high...
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    You're right. I forgot that the springs do push...

    You're right. I forgot that the springs do push the pendulum unit and that post keeps it centered.
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    One other point. On the bottom plate that has...

    One other point. On the bottom plate that has that central post bolt in the middle. I have deduced (maybe erroneously) that its only purpose is when you unscrew the micrometer dials all the way and...
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    Excellent. I might add at least on mine,( older...

    Excellent. I might add at least on mine,( older unit) that the domed screw that rests on the silicone blob is made of clear plastic. If you remove the little copper? spring holder and with a (torch)...
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    "Piss hands" I'll have to remember that one. I...

    "Piss hands" I'll have to remember that one. I think I remember an anecdote in one of the Lautard's Bedside readers about a new hire in a shop ,and when they figured out he was the rust culprit, due...
  8. I think what you want are called "collet blocks"?...

    I think what you want are called "collet blocks"? . Google ER32 Collet block and see if that is what you are after.
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    Seems all of my lathes originally have the...

    Seems all of my lathes originally have the insides painted, even the Chinese Enco.
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    I just like the white coating over the red, it...

    I just like the white coating over the red, it just looks cleaner to me.
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    Well that is a bummer. The Monarch was done with...

    Well that is a bummer. The Monarch was done with the Klenks brand bought at Home Depot, back in 2003? And yes it is gone. I went to a small local hardware store about 5 + or more years ago and they...
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    Do it with brushes and mirrors. I use those...

    Do it with brushes and mirrors. I use those little acid brushes, and you can bend them to get up under lips of castings, and make extensions from wood dowels. Then take a mirror on a stick( you can...
  13. I think you are referring to "spin windows" like...

    I think you are referring to "spin windows" like on ships, etc? My experience is with units that mount to the front of motion picture lenses. We call them spray deflectors. They work quite well, but...
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    I get the impression that Taylor-Hobson might...

    I get the impression that Taylor-Hobson might have an "arrangement" with a firm over there (UK) that specializes in retro fitting these older units to modern electronics. Very expensive, $5K last...
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    Oh yes, a couple of times and my friend who has a...

    Oh yes, a couple of times and my friend who has a "downed "one as well, same response. They cheerfully sent the users manual which is widely available, but when asked for a workshop manual and or...
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    Moglice has a jigging putty minus the slippery...

    Moglice has a jigging putty minus the slippery stuff, just for that application. The idea of possibly removing and installing the headstock many, many times to scape for tenths or better was not very...
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    Thanks for the reply. I still haven't given up on...

    Thanks for the reply. I still haven't given up on fixing this one. I have a "top guy" going to look at it, but that hasn't happened yet. :(
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    I guess I should have clarified, and memory could...

    I guess I should have clarified, and memory could be flawed. Complete lathe rewire, Variable ELSR, various safety solenoids, two speed control pots, front and aft, accessory transformer, worklight,...
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    A 327442327443couple more

    A 327442327443couple more
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    Here some pics. The two important( they are all...

    Here some pics. The two important( they are all important but) filament transformers are the two on the upper right in the first pic. These are voltage specific and those were 440V . And I had to...
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    When I traced all the circuits, I looked at the...

    When I traced all the circuits, I looked at the wire used. I think there were about three different gauges. Mine were all cloth covered (1959) and crumbling. Alot of the solder joints were corroded,...
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    Concerning your WIAD, this is what I did. I am in...

    Concerning your WIAD, this is what I did. I am in no way an electronics guy at all. Mine was very original but all the wires were rotten with lots of splices here and there. I bet yours is the same....
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    I will add Vacuoline 1409 as the correct...

    I will add Vacuoline 1409 as the correct replacement for old formula Vactra #2 with tackifiers, instead of the new type which runs and drips all over.
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    That is correct. Since I will NEVER EVER run...

    That is correct. Since I will NEVER EVER run coolant, it is really a non issue. For some reason, I think I fitted them spring side (open?) towards the oil side - gearbox , but that may be...
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    It has been so long, but as I remember, both...

    It has been so long, but as I remember, both gearbox output shafts were able to be retrofitted with off the shelf CR ( Chicago Rawhide) single lipped seals without alteration. When I originally...
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