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  1. Thread: Converter repair

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    A RPC that is balanced will have two run...

    A RPC that is balanced will have two run capacitors. Each cap connected from one line to the generated leg.

    I suggest that you go seek some termite help. Gives him something to do.
  2. Thread: O.T.CBD oil

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    If you go for the Indica variety then that is...

    If you go for the Indica variety then that is supposed to relax your body. There is no head high.
  3. Thread: Converter repair

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    If the eight run caps had been all connected in...

    If the eight run caps had been all connected in parallel then that means one equivalent run cap equal to 480uf. So does that mean the balance was so great.
    I doubt it. You could do better.
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    The two slotted set screws that hold the upper...

    The two slotted set screws that hold the upper and lower part of the gauge to the front of the quill?

    I couldn't remove the top one. It is locked in place by a vertical hole with what I thought...
  5. Never liked the excessive slop in the Kurt vise...

    Never liked the excessive slop in the Kurt vise mount holes. So I made a couple of bushings that align the bolt to vertical. Tightening operations on the vise to
    get it lined up are reduced and at...
  6. 115V would mean 115vac. RMS value = .707 Peak...

    115V would mean 115vac. RMS value = .707 Peak value. Peak value = 1.414 * 115 = 162.
  7. That is where I would start. That is the voltage...

    That is where I would start. That is the voltage for all your push button controls.
    Disconnect all control transformer loads and then take a reading to see if it's 115v. Maybe add one load at a time...
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    Post 38 #4. If we have to tap something in place...

    Post 38 #4. If we have to tap something in place or in a vise we try to figure out the best way to guide the tap straight and we use spiral point taps.

    If you are tapping by hand with a free-hand...
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    I call them high performance taps at the counter....

    I call them high performance taps at the counter. That's all they need to know. Never got junk yet. Nothing made in China as well.
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    My 1/4-20 taps have a class of fit equal to GH3....

    My 1/4-20 taps have a class of fit equal to GH3. It is stamped as GH3. It is .0015 above normal diameter.
    Bought the taps when the class of fit over the counter buy usually gets you a GH3 if you...
  11. Measure the capacitors individually.

    Measure the capacitors individually.
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    Get a True RMS Fluke meter.

    Get a True RMS Fluke meter.
  13. I bought a J.S.T. Corporation (Taiwan) crimper...

    I bought a J.S.T. Corporation (Taiwan) crimper tool 10015-JST for $20 in a surplus store. The same tool from a reputable USA company was $350.

    This one is like the one I bought. Replaceable jaws...
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    I do those once in a while. Not in big batches. ...

    I do those once in a while. Not in big batches.

    Make a thick coin with a threaded hole in the center.
    Insert your screw with the end sticking out the other side.
    Add a back-stop to a coin sized...
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    Those wafers can be used to make chemical...

    Those wafers can be used to make chemical resistant washers/bushings.
  16. They have been using putty to balance rotors for...

    They have been using putty to balance rotors for something like 20+ years. Sloppy.

    Instead, I run either a 12-24 or 1-4-20 not on those aluminium studs. Then screw on different thickness nuts....
  17. If your capacitors are connected as 'run'...

    If your capacitors are connected as 'run' capacitors then there is no need for a current bleed resistor(s).
    The capacitor will discharge through your motor copper windings.
  18. Page gone - means censorship.

    Page gone - means censorship.
  19. I would have never guessed...

    I would have never guessed...
  20. Open it and identify what capacitors are...

    Open it and identify what capacitors are connected.
  21. My first and last pre-built RPC was the one you...

    My first and last pre-built RPC was the one you have. I returned it and have no regrets. It does have a Baldor motor but it is not comparable to a
    5Hp motor. The rotor is lightened and there is one...
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    The Starret parts 1-800 order line was nice to...

    The Starret parts 1-800 order line was nice to have available when I wanted to restore a damaged caliper.

    I don't own any of the new (import) copies. Copies in that they are trying to make the...
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    Like this? See how they do it for threading. ...

    Like this? See how they do it for threading.

    288370
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    If that was a concern to me then I would look at...

    If that was a concern to me then I would look at the final load on the circuit. Such as if it was a six light display on a ceiling fan or just a 100W lamp.
    A dimming control is going to chop power...
  25. Thread: Howard Hughes

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    I worked at Hughes Aircraft in Culver City (Power...

    I worked at Hughes Aircraft in Culver City (Power Systems Group) during part of the F/A-18 project. Was cool to walk out of the building and watch a fighter jet land
    on a near by runway. The...
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