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    This looks the goods 11kw 15HP1400rpm shaft...

    This looks the goods
    11kw 15HP1400rpm shaft 42mm Induction Electric motor 3 phase 415v | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Monash Area - Glen Waverley | 1201064556

    Last day of holidays tomorrow...
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    Motor size Gaziano Sag 14

    G'day,

    There is a Sag 14 advertised here in Australia with a 20hp motor. I thought that seemed large for that size lathe. I Googled Graziano Sag 14 and the brochures and UK lathe website all said...
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    Cheers Pete. Looking at the other "Richard B" in...

    Cheers Pete. Looking at the other "Richard B" in the members list and his profile, I don't think he frequents the board anymore, so it probably isn't a big deal anyway.
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    Gordon, I'm reading you reply and if I'm honest,...

    Gordon, I'm reading you reply and if I'm honest, it seems like you didn't read mine?
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    My username double up?

    G'day,

    I registered a week or more ago with the username "Richard-B". When I log in, if I click on "RICHARD-B" right at the top header, just after the "Welcome,", it takes me to a page where...
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    This looks like it might cover your model....

    This looks like it might cover your model.
    Colchester Triumph round head lathe manual - Machine Manuals
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    Hi Jim, I am in South Australia. I am...

    Hi Jim,

    I am in South Australia.

    I am really keen to build my own RPC and to be honest, at the cost of buying a turnkey option here in Australia at around $4000, I really don't mind having to...
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    Rotary Phase Convertr Australia

    G'day,

    I originally asked a question in the following thread but I was advised to open a new thread with my question. The original is here - Rotary phase converter won't start Monarch 12C

    The...
  9. So I have been reading posts about Rotary Phase...

    So I have been reading posts about Rotary Phase Converters to the point where it feels like I have two eyes in one socket. I thought I had it down pact....I am in Australia, so we have 240v single...
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    Hi Jim, I have been following some of your...

    Hi Jim,

    I have been following some of your posts regarding a RPC for Australian 240v. You mention using an old welder for the transformation of 240v to 415v.I searched for some "old welders", but...
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    The price in the link, I would think, would be...

    The price in the link, I would think, would be negotiable. I am in no hurry to buy as I want to make sure I do my homework, hence the questions here in the forum.

    The one in the provided link is...
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    Threads - Totally enclosed the dual...

    Threads - Totally enclosed the dual Metric/English screwcutting gearbox was lubricated from an oil bath and fitted with hardened and ground gears running on ball-race supported shafts. Three...
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    As luck would have it, at work we have a new...

    As luck would have it, at work we have a new commercial size lathe and mill, both of which we are able to use out of hours as long as we clean up afterwards. We are all aircraft engineers and as...
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    Thanks mate, really appreciate your insight. Tips...

    Thanks mate, really appreciate your insight. Tips like this to a novice are gold.
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    Thanks for the reply MM. The reason I liked the...

    Thanks for the reply MM. The reason I liked the Colchester T 2000 initially was it's old school looks. Then I Googled a bit more about them and i was pretty impressed, well as impressed as a newbie...
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    Thanks for the reply. It is a bit daunting...

    Thanks for the reply.

    It is a bit daunting looking through all the new machines for sale and not being trade qualified machinist it seems to be a lottery with the Asian machines. I thought by...
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    OK, I did re-read my post and the two questions I...

    OK, I did re-read my post and the two questions I asked, I thought, were pretty straight forward. Is the Colchester Triumph 2000 past it's prime and can the modern Taiwanese lathes do anything that...
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    Purchasing decent lathe, old school or new.

    Hello all. My first post and the subject has no doubt been asked before.....

    I am having a hard time deciding which is the better route, buy a decent sized lathe that is hopefully large enough...
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