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  1. My 59 10EE was rebuilt at some point at one of...

    My 59 10EE was rebuilt at some point at one of the US Gov'ts rebuild facilities. The saddle was replaced with one that had the straight groove. When I got the machine the bed had worn with a raised...
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    All of my square dials have had the same pattern,...

    All of my square dials have had the same pattern, but all of them had it on the cross slide way, not on the saddle way.
  3. oil grooves on the saddle cross slide ways??

    This 10EE has zigzag oil grooves on the saddle ways for the cross slide. Never seen that before. Does it make sense to you? Normally the oil grooves are on the sliding surface, the upper part in...
  4. Matt, thanks. I will give it a try. I will not...

    Matt, thanks. I will give it a try. I will not be using a water based coolant, the coolant is a master chem product recommended by Ross that I use on my milling machine. I was running into...
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    There are still a lot of good parts on that...

    There are still a lot of good parts on that machine, definitely worth $300, especially for an early 70's machine. Too bad its not closer. The taper attachment, collet closer, 2spd gearbox,...
  6. Is anyone setup for through coolant drilling on their 10EE?

    I would like to add through coolant drilling to my 10EE, so that I can do some deep hole drilling successfully. I would like to use the coolant pump on the 10EE. Does through coolant drilling...
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    The most likely wear points are the bronze...

    The most likely wear points are the bronze bushings. To check those you do not need to remove the housing.

    First remove the lever complete with shaft and right hand bronze bushing. There is a...
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    I agree with what others have posted that the...

    I agree with what others have posted that the problem is probably brushes. But I would spend a little time trying to get it running, and to evaluate the brushes before replacing the brushes. My...
  9. Vintage Machinery has lots of DuMore manuals,...

    Vintage Machinery has lots of DuMore manuals, here is one that mentions the 5E toolpost grinder, along with other models. If you want to search for the rest of the manuals, DuMore is listed as...
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    Russ, just checked, can't help. But I do have a...

    Russ, just checked, can't help. But I do have a pair of 5" and 3" closers just like yours. Mine are available for sale if anyone is looking. They come with a few collets. Contact me off-line if...
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    For lights, I bought a few of the LED lights sold...

    For lights, I bought a few of the LED lights sold to mount on valve stems, they were about the right diameter and were cheap and worked ok.

    For tripod, I found a motion picture camera tripod...
  12. In no particular order, here are some thoughts. ...

    In no particular order, here are some thoughts.

    The 10EE bed also has some strange bolt patterns that could be exploited to twist a bed for better alignment. I did add a .001" shim in one...
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    Bill, my conversion project(s) are done, at least...

    Bill, my conversion project(s) are done, at least for now. Best to forward those parts to someone with a need for them. My storage areas are worse than a tripping hazard, so time to stop acquiring...
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    Donie, thanks for photographing your mfg. lathe. ...

    Donie, thanks for photographing your mfg. lathe. From the looks of it, the fact that it has a cover over the bore for the output shaft for the gearbox means that the headstock was bored and could be...
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    A '59 Porsche 356A. After machining the drums...

    A '59 Porsche 356A.

    After machining the drums I was unable to find a shop within 100mi. that would arc the shoes to match the drums. So, I have a 10EE.

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    Dan, thanks for the tip. I heard the same from a...

    Dan, thanks for the tip. I heard the same from a restoration shop in Seaside. I called Moose but did not get through to anyone and they have yet to return the call.
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    I know you have posted that before Donie. I’ve...

    I know you have posted that before Donie. I’ve never seen a headstock that did not have the bore for the countershaft. Could you post some photos?
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    This machine did not have threading when I bought...

    This machine did not have threading when I bought it, but Monarch always machined the castings to allow later fitting of the threading components, both inside the headstock and the attachments for...
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    First job for the 1949 mfg lathe

    Wouldn’t you know it, I had a pair of brake drums to turn that were ½” too large to fit the round dial. The 49 mfg lathe has been rebuilt about a month now, while I have been working on the 59 10EE...
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    Other than appearance, what is the advantage of...

    Other than appearance, what is the advantage of painting a cast iron casting on the inside, if it will be submerged in oil?
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    My personal preference is the 4 jaws with...

    My personal preference is the 4 jaws with integral back that are lightened. They were almost standard equipment on a 10EE so there are a lot of them out there. There are a couple on ebay currently:...
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    Conrad, I have a similar project sitting in a...

    Conrad, I have a similar project sitting in a corner, waiting for other projects to complete. But I have been trying to get parts needed. I called Sunnen and they said it was obsolete and could...
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    I have drawings for some of them, but they are...

    I have drawings for some of them, but they are parts drawings, no dimensions. Best bet is to measure original parts.
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    Alex is pretty smart about electronics, so he may...

    Alex is pretty smart about electronics, so he may be your ace in the hole. I just got my 59 WIAD running, after it sat in the garage since 2012, and no wires needed replacing, all were in good...
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    Yes, I was wondering about that too. It looks...

    Yes, I was wondering about that too. It looks like there is a copper wire used like a cursor. Are there numbers stamped around the periphery? My guess is that it was just a simple way to measure...
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