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  1. I have found on Amazon there are sellers that...

    I have found on Amazon there are sellers that offer swatches of different thicknesses of felt 3"x 3".

    F5 Samples 3IN X 3IN - 1/2IN, 1/4IN, 1/8IN Thickness - Furniture Pads - Amazon.com

    I have...
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    [QUOTE='rke[pler;3479159']I disagree on the cross...

    [QUOTE='rke[pler;3479159']I disagree on the cross slide - you want to maintain the height of the saddle over the nut as well as the center of the cross slide on the saddle. Yes, you can shim the nut...
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    Excellent advise. I'm not a fan of plastic and...

    Excellent advise. I'm not a fan of plastic and if I can, go with metal to metal. PM is my go to for advise and appreciate comments and invaluable database of solutions.
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    Another good point. I have seen the Turcite...

    Another good point. I have seen the Turcite placed on saddle rather than the slide which is what I was going to imitate but to your point, putting it on the slide does make more sense, if nothing...
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    Very nice. Thanks for the Bump! If there is one...

    Very nice. Thanks for the Bump! If there is one for the CY I would love to see it. It would be nice to compare my finished project to Monarch standards. I could only hope to come close...
  6. Thread: Monarch 16CW

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    I own a CY and is similar to the CW but as...

    I own a CY and is similar to the CW but as mentioned, CY has a reversing gear for the power and screw drive. this is mainly for speed of manufacturing and LH threads... These lathes are anvils but...
  7. Just passing on info. Didn't say it would go for...

    Just passing on info. Didn't say it would go for cheap hence the "?". Really not my subject matter. I'll think twice about offering information on this forum again...
  8. Mazak 15-40 For Sale Cheap? Florence Kentucky

    MILLING MACHINE CTR. MAZATROL M-32 Tag # AS03030 - govdeals.com

    Saw this on Gove Deals. A technical school equipment sale. I wish I had room and knowledge...
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    Im putting turcite on the saddle. Very good...

    Im putting turcite on the saddle.

    Very good point on centering the nut. My intension is to be consistent on how much is removed. I will make sure I mention the nut index pin is to be in the...
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    The intension is to biuld up back to original...

    The intension is to biuld up back to original height as you mention. I plan on using the original gib so I'm going to have to be strategic on tercite thickness...
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    You are correct. In the picture. I have already...

    You are correct. In the picture. I have already removed the mounting screws. I will check once it is back together to make sure im getting full stroke.

    I am very pleased with the overall...
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    I am encouraged with the gears condition. Some...

    I am encouraged with the gears condition. Some wear on the hand wheel gears, especially the rack.

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    A wet and cold Saturday allows me a day in the...

    A wet and cold Saturday allows me a day in the shop. I'm finally ready to remove the apron. I decided to remove the apron with the power and feed screw in tact. I've seen others do a bit more...
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    Monarch CY 16" x 54" lathe on Ebay

    MONARCH 16 LATHE 18.5” SWING 54” BETWEEN CENTER | eBay
  15. Excellent Thread and very neat fix. I own a...

    Excellent Thread and very neat fix. I own a Monarch CY and know that you can't run without the taper attachment for the same reason. There are CY's without taper attachments and would think there...
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    Understand! The bottom of the cross slide where...

    Understand! The bottom of the cross slide where the nut sits will need to be machined as well as not to change the height of the nut. The glue joint is my biggest concern making consistent. I...
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    That is exactly the plan.

    That is exactly the plan.
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    Some good news. I am taking the saddle to a...

    Some good news. I am taking the saddle to a local machinist to have the cross slide machined and add Trucite. I think this is the best option considering the amount of wear.

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    I much appriciate the vote of confidence. This...

    I much appriciate the vote of confidence. This amateur is all about giving it a go. Im making a list of the tools I need and moving towards making it less imperfect.
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    Been through that exact operation. There will be...

    Been through that exact operation. There will be gib adjustments along the ends of throw. I measured the wear at 0.004" nearly centard on the flats, assuming the very ends are the highs, and the top...
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    John, This is where I am at with my lathe,...

    John,

    This is where I am at with my lathe, scraping in the cross slide. I like your approach and have actually ordered a 12"x18" surface stone to at least quantify how bad the wear is on my cross...
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    I just finished the compound rebuild, Sorry, no...

    I just finished the compound rebuild, Sorry, no pictures, and there was really nothing wrong other than it was stuck and appears to have not been used much at all. The gib and ways on the compound...
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    Sounds like you got it! Good work! William

    Sounds like you got it! Good work!

    William
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    You ever get into Monarch CY16" clamp and rod, I...

    You ever get into Monarch CY16" clamp and rod, I would be interested in a set
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    I could never tell if the disc was threaded or a...

    I could never tell if the disc was threaded or a press fit. I didn't want to take the only one I had apart since I planned on using. I did use Loctite on the threads and ordered the shoulder bolt...
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