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  1. That serves the most expensive part to replace on...

    That serves the most expensive part to replace on the entire lathe, so "good news, at least 'in part'!"

    Round dials have differences, I have no other, so not much help.
  2. A) You are adding into the center reservoir? Or...

    A) You are adding into the center reservoir? Or adding into the spindle-end reservoirs?

    B) How CLEAN are your critical sight glasses (spindle bearing ones, most of all)? OVERfill can do bad things...
  3. "While you are at it..." also helps if we know...

    "While you are at it..." also helps if we know where the "missing" oil is next making its appearance. That high a rate of loss, there HAS to be a major mess in evidence.
  4. LOL! Not really. It was all LESS of a...

    LOL!

    Not really.

    It was all LESS of a mystery AFTER RC published than it had been before.

    Some of what Monarch did is simply counter-intuitive to we "moderns" accustomed to 2, through 10...
  5. That is excessive. Greatly so. You will...

    That is excessive. Greatly so.

    You will "probably" have to plan to pull the spindle.

    First, look back many years at threads by "RC99". His HS rebuild pursued how stuff works w/r lube management...
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