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    Rakort, what is the rightmost green part you...

    Rakort, what is the rightmost green part you circled?
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    Rich, got it, no felt though. I made my own from...

    Rich, got it, no felt though. I made my own from McMaster felt.

    Zap, what handle are you referring to?

    I’ll start sending stuff out when I get home from California.

    I’ll send it for...
  3. I once spent about 40 hours over the course of...

    I once spent about 40 hours over the course of two weeks tracing why my Toyota was dripping oil on the garage floor....

    I don’t like cars that drip.


    I am too embarrassed to tell what I...
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    CrazyMonkey pmed first, he got his parts. ...

    CrazyMonkey pmed first, he got his parts.

    Bill, Email sent.

    the next responses are contingent on what Bill wants.

    ZK, I think CM wants that, if he confirms, sorry, he asked first, if I...
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    tailstock parts to give away

    Now that I have my lathe running, I have parts from the unusable original tailstock to give away for free. The base casting is significantly worn, and the main casting and the ram were wasted beyond...
  6. Did you look at these pictures, post 13? ...

    Did you look at these pictures, post 13?

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/monarch-lathes/step-step-round-dial-gearbox-removal-help-219110/?highlight=gearbox+disassembly
  7. RE bearings, remember LocateBB on ebay has...

    RE bearings, remember LocateBB on ebay has essentially every New Departure bearing. Also, it looks like there is a chunk of steel missing as shown in the picture. As you disassemble try to find it...
  8. Don't have a round dial, but here is a caution...

    Don't have a round dial, but here is a caution based on the square dial. The leadscrew output is above the oil level, so on the square dial there is a little oil reservoir on the opposite side of...
  9. While you have the gearbox out take it apart and...

    While you have the gearbox out take it apart and replace all the gaskets and bearings and oil seals for the gear change shafts. I don't what kind of seals there are for the two output shafts, but...
  10. The parts drawing you include as picture 2 is for...

    The parts drawing you include as picture 2 is for square dial machines. Daryl's procedure is correct for the square dial. The drawing shows two individual caps which hold the labyrinth seals that...
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    There is a gasket for the oil pan, didn’t know...

    There is a gasket for the oil pan, didn’t know you were asking about that one. I bought it from Monarch, but it was made of cork, and since the oil pan is so long and narrow the cork just squeezed...
  12. Thread: 19 tpi

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    Cole, I am sure I could come up with a solution...

    Cole, I am sure I could come up with a solution for just about any lathe for a metric gear. Send me pictures of your gear train and threading chart.

    John
  13. Thread: 19 tpi

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    Conrad is being modest. I use a program he wrote...

    Conrad is being modest. I use a program he wrote to calculate 4 gear ratios for my hobber. His program calculates to 6 significant digits. It is a lifesaver for helical gears.

    John
  14. Thread: 19 tpi

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    19 tpi

    I made this transposing gear for Daryl to cut 19 threads per inch. It is 57/60. The material is delrin. Much easier to deal with than steel for this application where it might be used 10 times in...
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    There is no gasket between the apron and...

    There is no gasket between the apron and carriage. There is a seal ring at the passage for the oil to the carriage. I hesitate to say what the seal ring should be, as I am sure the one in mine was...
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    You could JB Weld your handle together to get you...

    You could JB Weld your handle together to get you through the repairing stage.
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    I have my lathe back together, and with the 5 psi...

    I have my lathe back together, and with the 5 psi check valve installed my apron is no longer "oiling like crazy." I ran the power feed at highest feed (highest RPM on the feed shaft) with the cross...
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    Cal pointed out that those gears are called end...

    Cal pointed out that those gears are called end gears, helps folks give more relevant answers.

    All gear hobbers have multiple open gear sets, not to mention all South Bend lathes, that are...
  19. If you remember back to when you changed the...

    If you remember back to when you changed the threading gear shifter and removed the spindle, that there were not random open holes underneath the spindle. If so you probably would have noticed. You...
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    It is page E9 in your round dial manual. 267326

    It is page E9 in your round dial manual.

    267326
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    They are indeed for the taper attachment slide,...

    They are indeed for the taper attachment slide, and if you don't have a taper attachment, I'll buy them from you. PM sent.

    John


    267316
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    Turn a piece of brass or soft steel the diameter...

    Turn a piece of brass or soft steel the diameter of the straight portion minus a few thousandths, and then slot it for the key. See if you can push it all the way in to where it equivalently should...
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    This may be a rhetorical question, but does HGR...

    This may be a rhetorical question, but does HGR ever have a useable machine? Everything I have looked at of theirs has been missing necessary stuff to actually use.
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    Comment for others who are buying new fittings, I...

    Comment for others who are buying new fittings, I ordered mine from Fluidline last week, and yesterday removed the apron. Ugh, I find the check valve in the apron is a 1/8 NPT thread, not the...
  25. KBC shows spacers for those diameters, but not...

    KBC shows spacers for those diameters, but not for 1/2 inch. Used KBC many times over the years, they have stuff no one else has.
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