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    Tool pressure vs. lathe hp. On a light duty...

    Tool pressure vs. lathe hp. On a light duty lathe, cutting on once side of the tool is easier, especially on coarser threads. On a heavy duty lathe, like my Monarch Series 61, it doesn't matter...
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    Jim The parking attachment arrived safely from...

    Jim

    The parking attachment arrived safely from South Dakota. Thanks for the easy transaction, and for strapping it to a pallet. I'll post a picture when I get it mounted. I need to move a bunch...
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    I have seen and found several Carlton's that...

    I have seen and found several Carlton's that weren't beat to snot and still capable of plenty of good work. I'd love to have one, but I have no room inside the shop to put one, and they don't take...
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    For reference, a picture of my former 2H, with...

    For reference, a picture of my former 2H, with parking attachment

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    My daughter bought a Field cast iron skillet. ...

    My daughter bought a Field cast iron skillet. They do a beautiful job, and it's a beautiful cooking skillet, but they are expensive at $125 plus.

    Every time I've found the nice, old vintage...
  6. Thread: Monarch Lathe

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    That's a nice lathe, and a good price, especially...

    That's a nice lathe, and a good price, especially with loading on a trailer. Somebody is gonna get a great lathe. Love my Monarch.
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    If it's for a 2K, please email a picture to ...

    If it's for a 2K, please email a picture to

    [email protected]

    Thank you.
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    K&T 2K parking attachment

    Gang-I am still looking for a parking attachment for my model 2K. I am pretty sure a 3H will work, as well. If you have one laying around, or know of one, let's talk.

    Thanks,

    Jeff
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    The old school engine hoists have a wider stance,...

    The old school engine hoists have a wider stance, and if you fabricate, it's pretty easy to cut and weld a better frame to a hoist. Mine is heavily modified, with thicker tube steel, and I can lift...
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    Major find and score!! I am hoping that there is...

    Major find and score!! I am hoping that there is a 1020 out there with my name on, and we are just waiting to find each other.

    Great lathe, and congratulations.
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    That is a beautiful machine! What is the top...

    That is a beautiful machine! What is the top speed of it, if I may ask?

    I, too, desire a 10EE, but also stay clear due to the complicated drive systems.
  12. If you're so inclined to make it yourself, Keith...

    If you're so inclined to make it yourself, Keith Rucker on YouTube made replacement acme cross slide and bronze/brass nut for his Monarch Model K, and also for a few other lathes for a couple of his...
  13. If it's "that" worn, enough to allow movement as...

    If it's "that" worn, enough to allow movement as you describe, it is highly likely that after machining the dovetails straight, you will need to make a new gib to get the compound properly aligned...
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    The 60 and 61 are built on the same "blueprint",...

    The 60 and 61 are built on the same "blueprint", and the only differences are mechanical upgrades for the 61. A few nice features, but everything else is identical. It'll fit a 60 just fine. ...
  15. Michael PM sent on these.

    Michael

    PM sent on these.
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    I've got a sore ass for missing this one. My...

    I've got a sore ass for missing this one. My Series 61 is missing the TA......great find, Mark.
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    Congrats on the safe move. The first time you...

    Congrats on the safe move. The first time you move a heavy machine, it's always a bit daunting, but we all learn from doing. Glad you didn't have any incidents.

    My first move of a reasonably...
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    Value of the 1" WNMG boring bar will depend on...

    Value of the 1" WNMG boring bar will depend on who the maker is. I just purchased a brand new identical bar, made by Kennemetal, for $40. It's 12" long. Chinese knockoffs are off my radar, but...
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    Those are nice, and proper. I used a steel ring,...

    Those are nice, and proper. I used a steel ring, drilled and tapped, and I welded some bar stock I had laying around to it. Worked fine, but won't win any ribbons...

    I picked up the D1-6 backing...
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    I have one just like it, used as a drive plate...

    I have one just like it, used as a drive plate for turning between centers. I don't own any bent dogs......
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    Nothing wrong with a boom truck. You can...

    Nothing wrong with a boom truck. You can correctly place 4X4 timbers to prevent unwanted damage to lead screw and feed rods. Here's my 10,000 lb. Monarch going for a fly. Boom truck operator...
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    I have had the same problem downloading my...

    I have had the same problem downloading my photo's from PB. I feel the same about that site as you. It's total extortion, and I agree that they are holding our own personal property hostage. ...
  23. Thread: K-13 13x 30"

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    Keith Rucker on YouTube just finished rebuilding...

    Keith Rucker on YouTube just finished rebuilding a Model K lathe. You might find answers to some of your questions by watching his rebuild video's.
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    My Series 61 Monarch that swings 18.5" was built...

    My Series 61 Monarch that swings 18.5" was built with a 5" steady rest. After a conversation with Monarch, nothing was available bigger. They'll make you one, but I guarantee you won't like the...
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    What you mention above is precisely why I have...

    What you mention above is precisely why I have avoided purchasing "new" inverter, pc board controlled machines. That being said, my 1989 Millermatic 200 (black face) is 275 lbs. of bullet proof...
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