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    08-18-2019, 04:24 AM
    I have a granite plate of similar dimensions. I can just barely lift it onto my bench. I keep it on that workbench, set on it's feet when in use and...
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    08-16-2019, 03:19 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread understanding gear cutters. in General
    This is John Stevenson's write-up on making cutters with the button system. https://metalwebnews.com/howto/gear/gear1.html
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    08-16-2019, 02:16 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread understanding gear cutters. in General
    That's not true, and for good reason. If it were then the form would deviate both directions and the deviation that produced a fatter tooth would...
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    08-13-2019, 03:02 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    The rheostat might be fine but there might be a bad relay. I think a bad FA relay can stop the field weakening bit working. Cal Haines would know.
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    08-11-2019, 02:27 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread 3 Phase motor noise? in General
    The few times I've had a whining/whistling VFD/motor combo I have run auto tuning which has fixed it right away.
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    08-07-2019, 03:23 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread Rotary Broach in General
    I think that it would be defined by depth of broaching and the relief angle on the broach. Sooner or later you're going to thin the base of the stem...
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    08-03-2019, 12:34 PM
    Just a DC motor on it's own doesn't make for a smooth drive or glass smooth finish. It's the implementation of it that (was) special. ...
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    08-03-2019, 09:08 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    I also have a tight working space so I stuck my 10EE tailstock-end first against a wall leaving just enough gap so the handwheel hits the wall just...
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    08-02-2019, 01:11 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    It's commonly held that if you order a round dial manual you'll get a copy of the same manual regardless of the year/serial number. For the later...
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    08-02-2019, 01:08 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    My own lathe was procured in 1942 by the Cardanic Corporation via the Defense Plant Corporation (government procurement) for an unknown purpose but I...
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    08-02-2019, 12:30 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    The original drive is of the Ward Leonard type which was top tech in the late '30s/early '40's. It was used in all manner of applications from...
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    08-02-2019, 08:42 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    The original FWD/REV contactors have been removed and replaced with modern solid state stuff. I bet those aren't cheap.
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    08-01-2019, 01:08 AM
    All the '41 machines will have a Reliance large frame motor either 115v field/240v armature or (rarely) with 240v field. Field weakening is done...
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    07-30-2019, 03:04 PM
    I never said you couldn't get one, just that you wouldn't find one. I've got drawers of metric bolts including many fine thread since they are used a...
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    07-30-2019, 02:35 PM
    Even if you could find one.
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    07-27-2019, 08:30 AM
    Or at least not at the same time :)
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    07-19-2019, 02:07 PM
    The blue wires that attach in the front electric/electronic gubbins - they should have metal tags on them. Can you identify those wires by the tags?
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    07-18-2019, 05:41 PM
    Far as I know there are two options for top speed - 2500rpm and 4000rpm. The 4000rpm one has different pulleys. Not sure if the very early 1939...
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    07-18-2019, 01:28 AM
    Ok so that's an early 'inline exciter' motor generator unit as opposed to the more common 'piggyback' type. In the last pic of post #119 the exciter...
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    07-17-2019, 01:14 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE crosslide in General
    The lines are oiling grooves to oil the cross-slide. Look in the bottom of the vee and you'll find the feed holes from the oiling pump. The two...
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    07-16-2019, 05:33 PM
    As Glug said the lube system can get clogged - mine was in a couple of places although yours looks mightily well-cared for so perhaps it's all clear....
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    07-16-2019, 05:37 AM
    Looks like a real good score. The lathe's in great condition and you got both steadies, the travelling one being the better non-bendy type that...
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    07-14-2019, 05:36 AM
    Nucular isn't a word (yet), but might soon be due to it's regular mis-use in lieu of the correct word, nuclear.
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    07-13-2019, 02:04 PM
    If you need the actual footprint dims of the lathe they are given here: ...
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    07-13-2019, 11:07 AM
    BTW make sure you lock the tailstock before lifting the 10ee. I nearly lost mine off the back pulling it up onto the trailer.
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    07-11-2019, 05:15 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    Funny, that's my favourite saying - if it's wrong, it's not the machine's fault!
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    07-11-2019, 03:39 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    Some good reading: http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/61256-Converting-Monarch-10ee-motor-generator-3-phase-to-single-phase
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    07-11-2019, 01:10 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    Ah, you have the later modular drive if it's a 5hp I suppose. Must be nice to use.
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    07-11-2019, 12:14 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    Right, well basically the pic you see with the pulley and twin belts - those are driven by a bloody big 3hp DC motor, usually 115v field and 240v...
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    07-11-2019, 05:26 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    If the internals are stock it will run from either 220 or 415v 3 phase. There is a way to run the generator motor from single phase but you'll have...
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Hobby machinist, partly for enjoyment - mostly from necessity.
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Peter - novice home machinist, modern motorcycle enthusiast.

Denford Viceroy 280 Synchro (11 x 24)
Herbert 0V adapted to R8 by 'Sir John'.
Monarch 10EE 1942

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