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    I agree that variable speed is not really needed...

    I agree that variable speed is not really needed for a belt sander. But its yours, so you can do as you like.
    Here is the way to look at the poles, a 2 pole runs with 60hz runs at 3450rpm, a 4 pole...
  2. I am not sure that your bearing are the issue. A...

    I am not sure that your bearing are the issue. A GFI hooked to an open frame motor mounted on a GRINDER is the reason the gfi trips. I am sitting next to my Gorton 265 the spindle turns smoothly, but...
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    WTB Burgmaster Motor

    The magic smoke just leaked out of my machine. It is the small model OB. Longshot to find one but... Would like 110V but will consider 240, 3phase. it is a 1/3hp 1725rpm.
  4. Each of the SGs I have owned had a Grinder Duty...

    Each of the SGs I have owned had a Grinder Duty motor, stamped on the data plate. I assumed it was a higher level of balance, as the external appearance was the same as a none grinder duty motor. I...
  5. I have done this a couple times for old...

    I have done this a couple times for old motorcycles, 1913-1914 Thors. I used new valves, Pontiac 428 was closest fit. The retainer ends are much harder than the stem section. In this case the ends...
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    You machine looks showroom compared to most...

    You machine looks showroom compared to most grinders in service. The best cleaner I've found is LPS PreSolve Orange Degreaser. Gloves and a scotch brite pad. Harig is OOB for grinders anyway, theres...
  7. If your contactor does not like the 3 Phase from...

    If your contactor does not like the 3 Phase from the RPC, change the leads that feed the single phase control wiring. It may be the voltage swings more on the generated leg than the utility feed...
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    I have tried unsuccessfully several times to...

    I have tried unsuccessfully several times to grind AL. Just scrap pieces to see what was needed. General points would help what wheel is first?
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    John K. Not sure why you think it is folly to use...

    John K. Not sure why you think it is folly to use a TP grinder in this application. This was an exercise to see what needs to be for a project in the planning. Tilting the grinder to the helix is...
  10. I believe its a speeder, to use with shanked...

    I believe its a speeder, to use with shanked grinding tools. Clamp to quill, mount the drive sprocket in the spindle,fit a grinding tool in the end sprocket at the end. Much cheaper then a Volstro...
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    First pass at .010 infeed left a fine line as...

    First pass at .010 infeed left a fine line as expected, second pass at .015 deeper and wider, two more .015 passes, and the vee groove was rounded like a .062 radius tool would leave. As stated, the...
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    Tool Post Thread grinder

    So I set up my TP grinder on the lathe, dressed a 120G P hardness wheel and tried out a 1/4 x 20 thread. Poor results were had. The edge of the wheel lost its form really quick. I expected helix...
  13. That cup is the fill port for the lube oil sump....

    That cup is the fill port for the lube oil sump. That is how to check the level, half full cup is about right. But it takes ages to refill the sump when low, due to the small pipe fitting at the...
  14. Does the part need to be made from solid?? Mill...

    Does the part need to be made from solid?? Mill 24 x 71 x 10 groove, couple minutes. Driil tap some holes to fit a cover.
  15. An 1.5" 2 flute EM will grab that tube quicker...

    An 1.5" 2 flute EM will grab that tube quicker than an OH..Sh.. First drill the 3/4 through hole, this provides a way to move the work into position after one of the other tools tosses the work...
  16. If you look at my Avatar you will see a white box...

    If you look at my Avatar you will see a white box in the bottom of the Monarch. That is one of those step/step down chinese transformers. switch select input voltage, output voltage, and directly...
  17. Holding the glass is a given. The grinding of it...

    Holding the glass is a given. The grinding of it is the question, Right! if you intent to mate each piece to another, as with glue, you need a precise angle cut on the glass, and repeated 12 times....
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    That looks like a poor way to check tapers. Hows...

    That looks like a poor way to check tapers. Hows this, put a 5" sine plate on the surface plate, place gage block of correct size for desired angle, place work on since plate, using height gage...
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    Your issue is that a phase converter would need...

    Your issue is that a phase converter would need to be connected to the thermostate of the furnace, and controlled by that, not relays switching the load lines. An RPC would handle your issue fine, or...
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    If the motor is Inverter rated spinning up is not...

    If the motor is Inverter rated spinning up is not much an issue, except noise. A 5hp Black Max 1750 motor is rated to 5100rpm. That 1:6 BG is handy for so many things, I would never give it up....
  21. I have a 25000 btu split unit in a 18 x 30 shop....

    I have a 25000 btu split unit in a 18 x 30 shop. no problems since install 10 years ago. place the unit so you can reach it with a ladder, twice a year open up and clean the air filter. The coldest...
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    The welding of the contacts repeatedly shows they...

    The welding of the contacts repeatedly shows they are not up the load put upon them. The starting load may be 20 amps, then running around 12amps. The idea is that the control amperage needed for a...
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    Quick check on ebay finds lots of contactors. But...

    Quick check on ebay finds lots of contactors. But this item looks to be what you could use 371947439197 . Set up for what you have.
  24. Have you looked at the gas engine driven units...

    Have you looked at the gas engine driven units that House movers use. Those are multi piston pumps, that can be operator selected to pump different volume or pressure to different ports.
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    I am lat to this thread but a note anyway. When...

    I am lat to this thread but a note anyway. When assembling the motor to spindle leave the setscrew loose on the motor side of the coupling. Then slide the motor onto the spindle and bolt tight. On...
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