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    09-16-2019, 03:52 AM
    That's how I do it too. This is a hex I cut into an adapter bush for my bike, in 2016 I think. ...
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    09-14-2019, 07:56 AM
    Sorry, I didn't mean that it was literally sawn-off, I meant that it was a shortened version of Jarno #19. Most if not all spindle adapters are...
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    09-13-2019, 07:12 AM
    From the measurements shown, the taper on diameter appears to be 0.0497"/inch which is very close to Jarno's 0.050"/inch and a bit less than Morse...
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    09-05-2019, 05:00 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread OT: Jessi Combs Accident in General
    If some people don't understand what drives others to take on what they would consider unnecessary risks - that's fine. There's no requirement for...
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    09-04-2019, 05:17 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread What is this tool? in General
    It's a bolt head mangler. Used for chewing up previously good condition fasteners :)
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    09-02-2019, 07:44 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread OT: Jessi Combs Accident in General
    Back on topic I see reported in our news that the cops are looking to seize data recoding stuff from the crashed car-plane. I wonder why that is?...
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    09-01-2019, 08:19 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread OT: Jessi Combs Accident in General
    That right there is some colossal display of ignorance. I sincerely hope that more of your countrymen feel shame from reading that than feel pride.
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    09-01-2019, 10:17 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread OT: Jessi Combs Accident in General
    Why do we do anything? I built a 250mph-potential bike. Was a very satisfying endeavour. Would have been even more satisfying if it had actually...
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    08-30-2019, 07:07 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread 10EE inspection in General
    Best beer in the world. I love Belgian beer. Even the 11% stuff is easy to drink.
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    08-25-2019, 05:46 PM
    Wear tig welding gloves when you handle it to reduce thermal transfer from your hand to the tool.
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    08-24-2019, 09:03 PM
    There's a guy on UK ebay selling some used spindle bearings. He seems to have a good rep. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/123885608843
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    08-24-2019, 08:33 AM
    Why should it? If the alignment is non-adjustable then it can only go back on. If it's adjustable, adjust it after re-fitting the headstock and...
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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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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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