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    Before I went to look at this guy’s machine, a...

    Before I went to look at this guy’s machine, a shop near my house went for auction. It had around 15 monarchs in it and none of them went for over $1500. I didn’t buy one because the auctioneer had a...
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    Monarch 16CW Value

    Okay, so I know that this is a silly thread but I want an honest value of a 16CW is worth. I've been searching for another engine lathe to add to my shop and it has been a nightmare to find something...
  3. Mine is a 2"

    Mine is a 2"
  4. My ward came with the original paperwork and had...

    My ward came with the original paperwork and had a brochure that explained how single point threading was done with it. Just as Tyrone said, you had several different pitches of leaders that needed...
  5. Anyone still using capstan/ turret lathes?

    I picked up a Ward 3DB off of CL for $300 from a company that manufactures compressor parts. It came with a large amount of expensive through-coolant tooling which I figured could be sold for far...
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    Okuma LS Taper Attachment

    Does anyone have an LS with a taper attachment? I don't have a manual for my machine and I want to build a taper attachment. I want to know if the taper attachment with these machines is the...
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    Does your LK use a telescoping taper attachment,...

    Does your LK use a telescoping taper attachment, or a traditional taper attachment where you just disengage the cross slide nut?
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    Rather than building a rotary converter, a VFD is...

    Rather than building a rotary converter, a VFD is a far simpler approach to converting single phase power to three phase power, and it's far more efficient. Rotary phase converters require a motor...
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    Do you still have the steady?

    Do you still have the steady?
  10. Colchester 17" roundhead parts, L02 4-Jaw and 3-Jaw Chucks

    I recently acquired an Okuma LS lathe which will replace my Colchester 17". The Colchester is basically worn out to the point where the ways would need re-round and saddle built back up. The...
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