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    It has been a while since I posted. I'm one of...

    It has been a while since I posted. I'm one of those "essential" workers and let me tell you, it has been a ride so far.

    That being said, I thought I would offer an update on what I have been...
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    I can sympathize with wanting a bearing list for...

    I can sympathize with wanting a bearing list for the 10EE. I made a complete list for a CY 16" and posted a while back. Not helpful but to your point about Monarch not supplying bearing information,...
  3. Luv it! Baddump-bump!

    Luv it! Baddump-bump!
  4. I haven't measured the bed ways but I agree, the...

    I haven't measured the bed ways but I agree, the best (easiest and most real work method) is to see what the resulting cut is on your lathe. Of course this is a "sum" of all errors on your lathe. If...
  5. Get ready to cringe... I'm not doing anything to...

    Get ready to cringe... I'm not doing anything to the underside of the saddle, just the cross slide. The underside ways are warn, especially on the taper attachment side due to the weight. But if...
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    During 1943, Aluminum was probably hard to come...

    During 1943, Aluminum was probably hard to come by. During that time, the CY spindle bearing was specified as Class 1 but mine came with a class 3 Timken bearing. Either a downgrade or again, that...
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    I say! The gear selection and information badges...

    I say! The gear selection and information badges are made of soft lead. The density and malubilty make this clear. No, it isn't ideal and thier condition show this. Are they factory installed? Would...
  8. bcbloc02 Youtube machinist Working on Monarch CY 16" Saddle

    A video of Brian Block ( & Baily ) machining my Monarch 16" CY saddle in preparation of Rulon 142.

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    So I have recieved my saddle back from the...

    So I have recieved my saddle back from the machinist and I am very happy. Some of you may know of Brian (& Baily) Block (bcbloc02) on Youtube. He spent a great deal of time figuring out the best...
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    CY's are not designed to be run backwards. They...

    CY's are not designed to be run backwards. They can, and you can do very light work running backwards but it is not recommended.

    Mainly because of the design of the "shaft clutch" (the cog that...
  11. Lucky! The material is not inexpensive. I did...

    Lucky! The material is not inexpensive. I did the same, two layers with tapered cut ends, offsetting the joints. I tightened mine lightly at first but then had to go back to stop some seepage.
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  12. 280305 No brass washer in mine. Not sure what...

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    No brass washer in mine. Not sure what the purpose of a washer. I also didn't use cord which is what Monarch would sell. I used square Teflon impregnated pump packing material, Two...
  13. In your picture on "B", Not "A". It should...

    In your picture on "B", Not "A".

    It should drip oil on the shaft between the Brass/bronze clutch pad and the fork pads or in that area where the fork pads run. It is to lubricate the fork pads...
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    Lagun FTV-4 Manual Parts and Operation

    Greetings. I'm looking for a Lagun FTV-4 Vertical Mill Manual. They are still available for $75 but was hoping someone had a spare for a more reasonable price? I'm not sure how detailed the Lagun...
  15. Thank you very much for posting. I can testify...

    Thank you very much for posting. I can testify to the "friction less" function of the taper attachment. I just rebuilt mine with 20 new bearings. The only friction issue I had was with the felt...
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    good luck with that! Post pictures, that wold be...

    good luck with that! Post pictures, that wold be interesting to see...
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    Thanks so much. I need to duplicate one of these...

    Thanks so much. I need to duplicate one of these for my CY.
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    Mine was shipped in 1943. The taper attachment...

    Mine was shipped in 1943. The taper attachment has a bronze tag. I believe the thread badge is aluminum but the rest are lead. Now that you mention it, I didn't check if any of the paint is lead...
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    Another lazy week, piddling with cleaning the...

    Another lazy week, piddling with cleaning the plates/tags, and my least favorite job, stripping the paint to original primer... Interesting they are made of lead...

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  20. Small Radial Arm Drill Siemens Harlan KY, Technical School For Sale.

    SIEMENS DRILL PRESS TAG # 248770 - govdeals.com

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    Excellent advise. I have been looking for a...

    Excellent advise. I have been looking for a source that would work. There are a great deal of custom laminaters but having a tough time finding off-the-shelf material that will work. Really not a...
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    I'm in the same boat. My biggest problem is...

    I'm in the same boat. My biggest problem is seeing. I have used my Mig for many years, starting as a flux core wire welder, converting to a MIG welding stainless, aluminum (average results), some...
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    My Apro pump is missing the tag. I was...

    My Apro pump is missing the tag. I was interestinv in knowing the brand and info. Anyone have a picture of thier tag on a CY Monarch apron pump?

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    The tag on mine was on the side...
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    Point made... I made no excuses and I made it...

    Point made... I made no excuses and I made it clear, not the way to do it properly. BTW Spool of Bronze wire 0.030", $29. Certainly worth the effort and if I ever need to do again, I'll have the...
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    Owning a TIG is on my list. A friend and I are...

    Owning a TIG is on my list. A friend and I are going in together on a new TIG. Still trying to narrow down what unit. Our budget is $1000. I have no doubt we can find a good unit for our amateur...
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