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    It couldn't have been much error if you scraped...

    It couldn't have been much error if you scraped it out. I'd say you don't have much of a problem.

    Pete
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    I took the whole bed up to him and he ground it...

    I took the whole bed up to him and he ground it in-situ. The results were very satisfactory. I stuck 60 thou of way liner on the underside of the saddle and scraped it flat and it glides along nicely.
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    It was by Slideway Services Christmas before...

    It was by Slideway Services Christmas before last, just before he retired.
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    Bed grind on mine was £300.

    Bed grind on mine was £300.
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    Can it be done? Yes. Could I do it? Very...

    Can it be done? Yes.
    Could I do it? Very doubtful.
    Could you do it? Equally doubtful.

    I did once scrape a long part with a shorter reference. It worked out great until I bought a longer...
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    They sure do, building site use is 110v tools...

    They sure do, building site use is 110v tools only in the UK. Other than that I have a genuine 115v motor I would swap for a 240v one. I actually have the 240v jig-saw to do the swap the only thing...
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    Motor internals for the green ones are easy to...

    Motor internals for the green ones are easy to find. Several models of metabo jig saw use the same parts.
  8. All that is done mate, machine is all stripped,...

    All that is done mate, machine is all stripped, fully re-scraped, re-built, new bearings, new motor and strip and paint. I mainly wanted to post a follow-up about the outdated way oil spec for others...
  9. There must be at least three iterations of...

    There must be at least three iterations of bearings for the Eagle grinder. I know a guy who has just (yesterday) finished rebuilding one (a Mk1) and it's fitted with taper roller bearings. My Mk3 has...
  10. Ah, I'm not sure I explained myself too well. The...

    Ah, I'm not sure I explained myself too well. The OD ring of the bearings are clamped by the end cover, the ID by the wheel nut so the bearings are face to face and the pre-load is whatever is...
  11. Did you figure out the ELSR assembly yet? If you...

    Did you figure out the ELSR assembly yet? If you are missing any parts I could dismantle mine and take measurements.

    This is my one with the top off actually, last two pics on this page Monarch...
  12. Just following up on my own query here for anyone...

    Just following up on my own query here for anyone doing a future search:

    I put in a query to Castrol Technical enquiries and they replied saying that Magna ZA was a very old classification of 10...
  13. Dennis, get some Diamant Tuschierpaste. Comes in...

    Dennis, get some Diamant Tuschierpaste. Comes in a large tube and has a nice deep pigment.
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    It can only be because the cross slide has a...

    It can only be because the cross slide has a built-in threading stop so for straight-in threading you swing the compound round to zero, use the cross-slide stop for fast repeated threading pass sets...
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    Most welcome. I installed the four set screws...

    Most welcome. I installed the four set screws because the casting is rough and not quite vertical. After hanging the read head and bracket I turned in each screw so it just touched and moved the dial...
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    I mounted mine here, but it was a slim scale....

    I mounted mine here, but it was a slim scale. Also just to the right you'll see a hole I drilled & tapped for a stop bolt to prevent the tailstock crashing into the scale.

    284564284565284566284568...
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    There's a local guy to me - a pensioner with a...

    There's a local guy to me - a pensioner with a nice garden workshop who is still active in model engineering and restoring old British bikes. I bought something off him a few years ago and when I...
  18. WTD: Angular contact spindle bearings - inch sizes 1.0 x 2.5 x 0.75"

    I know it's a bit of a long shot but I'm looking for a pair of angular contact spindle bearings for my old surface grinder:

    ID 1.000"
    OD 2.500"
    W 0.75"

    If anyone has a lead on who might have...
  19. I replaced the bulb holder contacts in the green...

    I replaced the bulb holder contacts in the green button on mine to take a modern style bulb.

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/monarch-lathes/modern-lamp-green-button-265044
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    Congrats and well done. Your machine is very...

    Congrats and well done. Your machine is very similar to my 16303 except mine has ELSR. I also got the 2J chuck and 39 collets though I had to find a steady later and I didn't get a stop. Mine also...
  21. I have one on mine. It locates the tail of the...

    I have one on mine. It locates the tail of the machine into a hole in the storage box, otherwise it serves no use except as something to keep an eye on as it tends to work loose and fall out.

    I'll...
  22. What is this part that someone would want to...

    What is this part that someone would want to specify such a thread in it?
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    I just cut felt wipers for my surface grinder...

    I just cut felt wipers for my surface grinder from this:

    Felt Furniture Pads FJSM 1 Roll Felt Floor Protector Pad Felt Tape Self Adhesive Furniture Pad Sticky Felt Pads Heavy Duty Thick Felt...
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    I made one a couple of weeks ago from 95 shore...

    I made one a couple of weeks ago from 95 shore rubber. Had 3 failed attempts at cutting one out with a hacksaw so I cut one over-sized and ground the sides flat on my bench grinder.

    I didn't think...
  25. That's why I put the description in the post, so...

    That's why I put the description in the post, so people could google them.

    CARBON BRUSHES for Narex: ESV, ESO10, EV 108D, EV406, EV408, EV410, EV710 E126: Amazon.co.uk: Car & Motorbike
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