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    I have got the jaws to move a little! The...

    I have got the jaws to move a little!
    The formula that has been around is acetone and atf mix, and I will take your advice and soak in a sawed off bucket.
    The rusty machine will be delivered...
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    I am working on a rusty mill, I first soaked this...

    I am working on a rusty mill, I first soaked this dividing head with PB Blaster, and it works pretty good. Some of the parts that were still stuck, I heated those with a propane torch until Bees Wax...
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    Me too, I seldom need to turn between centers,...

    Me too, I seldom need to turn between centers, the rod has larger ends, so you can knock the MT center from the jarno taper sleeve, then knock the jarno sleeve out.
    I just turn a center in a...
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    The machines head seems overly large for the size...

    The machines head seems overly large for the size of the machine, and its too tall even with it almost all the way down to use an engine hoist to remove it and, to clean the slide ways.
    The head...
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    That is the bar to knock out your headstock...

    That is the bar to knock out your headstock center from the back end of the spindle. Very important to do that 3times a day
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    The mill is a piece of cake, I have got a lot of...

    The mill is a piece of cake, I have got a lot of things unstuck, and its still in the scrap yard, they will get it to me in a day or two. I looked at the drill again today, its just going to have to...
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    This machine like the mill appears to have little...

    This machine like the mill appears to have little use, I couldn't see a drill mark on the table.
    I have used these drills a little in the past, but a size or two up, this is the smallest one I have...
  8. I have seen a couple of ee lathes with a tray...

    I have seen a couple of ee lathes with a tray attached to the headstock top cover, but since the cover is rounded both were attached with screws and spacers adjusted to level the tray.
    There is a...
  9. There is a Sandvic titanium and zirconium...

    There is a Sandvic titanium and zirconium extrusion facility in the Tricity WA area, people bring me titanium drops of various alloys for custom parts for their snow mobiles, race cars, and things. I...
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    I seen that time line I think in 2002, and then...

    I seen that time line I think in 2002, and then purchased a 1983 Monarch ee, thinking yay no vacuum tubes! Wrong! it was 1984 when the solid state regenerative drive was introduced!
    But, even...
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    Thank you for taking the time to post that. The...

    Thank you for taking the time to post that. The machine in the video shows what a nice machine the one in the scrap pile once was. I hope I can inspect the drill more closely this week. But WoW! That...
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    I am looking for the arbor support brackets, and...

    I am looking for the arbor support brackets, and found this.

    https://i.imgur.com/O2CdD8t.jpg
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    Morris small radial drill Hanford surplus.

    I have the thread on the rusty B&S Mill with a vertical head.
    I walked around a corner at the salvage yard into this sweet little radial drill, a rusty mess, but certainly savable, everything will...
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    If one looks deeper, a little past the rust,bent...

    If one looks deeper, a little past the rust,bent hand crank and the nail in the feed rod...I will say a few things I see,
    Notice the edges around the saddle, crosslide, the lines around the...
  15. Here in WA state its not gun friendly and its...

    Here in WA state its not gun friendly and its going to get much worse. I remember police stings starting in the 1970s with those Auto Sear kits that dropped into the early version of the AR 15, all...
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    I was thinking it was B&S #9, but I think it is...

    I was thinking it was B&S #9, but I think it is No40, the main spindle is No50. My Brother has two B&S mills, I am sure both vertical heads have B&S taper spindles.
    I should be able to graft a 1"...
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    You could be having problems with you service, it...

    You could be having problems with you service, it was really bad for years at my house because of the old infrastructure. Starting motors pulls the lights down etc., that made starting my MG iffy at...
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    I have a thread on a similar condition mill, my...

    I have a thread on a similar condition mill, my main concern at this point is there could be major internal damage being the reason the machine was dragged out into the weather.
    I have dealt with...
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    This machine was surplused out of Hanford in the...

    This machine was surplused out of Hanford in the late 1980s along with many other machines. The facility they were in machined beryllium, and was closed in the 70s, the machines sat for close to...
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    I think you are right, I was thinking the machine...

    I think you are right, I was thinking the machine was a lot older then it may be.
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    Vertical head on No2 B&S Mill

    I came across and bought this mill mostly for the light duty vertical head, but I might be able to get the machine going.
    I am not familiar with this style of head, it has an adjustable quill, with...
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    That plug was probably special, seems to be no...

    That plug was probably special, seems to be no replacement, Monarch recommended having a spare and at one time repairing them. Perhaps they can provide one.

    For general interest, the module is...
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    I really believe that throwing insert tooling at...

    I really believe that throwing insert tooling at problems without understanding what the problem is, might be a poor way to go. My best advice is to practice on scrap pieces of various metals until...
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    Looks like the lathes were repowered, the...

    Looks like the lathes were repowered, the tachometers have been removed. Appears they are coming from a working environment.
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    I would guess that they took it down, there was...

    I would guess that they took it down, there was much more readily available technical information such as that back when this thread was started. With other counties edging toward nuclear weapon,...
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