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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. ...
  5. 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...
  8. I guess it sure could be. In order to get to the...

    I guess it sure could be. In order to get to the gear box on this lathe, the front cover has to come off, along with the side cover.

    Has anybody been inside one of these to know if there are any...
  9. John, That was it! I pushed the CDE lever all...

    John,

    That was it! I pushed the CDE lever all the way past the "E" pretty hard, while free spinning the chuck with my right hand, and it engaged. Everything working now. Thank you. I would not...
  10. Series 61 (1957) partial feed and threading problem

    My Monarch Series 61 toolroom lathe has a partial problem with feeds and threading. The lathe has the AB and CDE selector levers. Everything works just fine for threading and feeding when the AB is...
  11. Not sure how I missed this, but I did. If...

    Not sure how I missed this, but I did. If anything falls through with the sale, let me know......
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    Here's what I can tell you, and hopefully it will...

    Here's what I can tell you, and hopefully it will help you. You're 26 years old, and you're here, asking for guidance, because you want to improve yourself. That is an awesome start, and more than...
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    Everything helps. Thanks!

    Everything helps. Thanks!
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    Thanks for the extra explanation, Doug. When you...

    Thanks for the extra explanation, Doug. When you are talking about the "second tool in there opposite", do you mean upside down, cutting a 2nd cut on the "right" side of the pipe ID?

    What I'm...
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    I am leaning towards building my own bar with 3"...

    I am leaning towards building my own bar with 3" square stock. I can mill a slot, and mount a 3/4" or 1" toolholder with set screws. Good idea, or should I mount a toolholder perpindicular to the...
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    Ed, As stated above, DOM is not an option. I...

    Ed,

    As stated above, DOM is not an option. I tried DOM before, and the .250 wall thickness, after their honing process, is not an ideal thickness, due to the application. .3125 wall thickness,...
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    Thanks for all the input. I appreciate the...

    Thanks for all the input. I appreciate the knowledge.
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    Any chance you have a picture of what you're...

    Any chance you have a picture of what you're talking about, or refer me to a picture?

    Edit: Something like this?

    3" Body Fly-Cutter Style Boring Bar: 2" Shank 19-3/4" OAL holds 5/8" Tool...
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    Another question: I'm looking at used...

    Another question:

    I'm looking at used indexable insert boring bars. Lots of options on the auction site. I'm not looking for cheap chinese tooling.

    What are the decent brands that will service...
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    OK, bigger is better. I'm buying this, as I...

    OK, bigger is better.

    I'm buying this, as I don't have time to make it. Economically smarter for MY situation.

    Is the 5° negative rake with a CNMG insert the right tool/angle setup, or...
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    Boring bar selection questions

    I need to purchase a boring bar to bore 10" lengths of 5" schedule 80 pipe (welded seam) to 5.000" inside diameter.

    My lathe is a Series 61 Monarch toolroom lathe, 10 hp motor....plenty of...
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    Built in 1950, it's a series 60. Series 61's...

    Built in 1950, it's a series 60. Series 61's came later. I have one, built in '57.

    Certainly worth a rescue, as these are incredible lathes when working. Some walk away from these projects, as...
  23. I own a Model 2K universal with the high speed...

    I own a Model 2K universal with the high speed vertical head attachment. The model K was K&T's heaviest duty mill of the time. It has more feeds and speeds than the model H, and also has SIDE...
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    You state your starter is rated at 5 hp max. You...

    You state your starter is rated at 5 hp max. You will need to purchase a larger starter to run your motor. Make sure you buy one with the correct coil for your voltage. Check to make sure your...
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    Nice looking early machine. I am very fond of...

    Nice looking early machine. I am very fond of 3-toed jointers. I think they are the best design. I have owned several, and currently have a 16" Yates American that I restored, in my workshop. ...
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