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  1. "Relying a powerful heap on my memory" to quote...

    "Relying a powerful heap on my memory" to quote Granny on being asked to klew Ellie Mae about sex, one Beverly Hillbilly skit..

    ....given I did this but ONCE, and about 1962..? The SB. Not Ellie...
  2. Only "like" I could give yah, I'd have to go over...

    Only "like" I could give yah, I'd have to go over to the library and login from a catch-me-f**k-me WinWOES aircraft carrier for cooties.

    A server change several YEARS ago put some sort of tracking...
  3. Nah. I'm just too damned LAZY to "write a book"...

    Nah. I'm just too damned LAZY to "write a book" all at ONCE!

    I mean.. would you like steak or even bacon if the "rule" was you had to consume the entire animal at ONE SITTING?

    Bad enuf yah...
  4. You lose low RPM power with a Vee Effing Dee. ...

    You lose low RPM power with a Vee Effing Dee.

    This puppy is Dinosaur Current. You GAIN low RPM torque, instead. Bigtime.

    A shunt-wound Reliance can deliver 6 to 9 TIMES its nameplate Torque at...
  5. Must be your imagination is easily teat-ilated ?...

    Must be your imagination is easily teat-ilated ?

    Real men soon realize that small - and natural - breasts are the most lovely.

    If nothing else, less likely to get battered unconscious then...
  6. Dated a girl as met those specs. Only the one...

    Dated a girl as met those specs. Only the one time. Never WAS sure just what it was that I "fit right in". Might have been a sweaty fat roll?

    Don't mess with Texas.

    My Air products A1 and A2...
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    There is "math" for it, and online calculators...

    There is "math" for it, and online calculators for "motor HP" to KVA.

    They calculate to a much LOWER figure, but....

    As a transformer also LIMITS how much power it can transfer without unduly...
  8. I have only ever HAD to replace one set. SB Ten...

    I have only ever HAD to replace one set. SB Ten "toolroom" I had been the one to level at installation-week .... and thereafter. Spindle and bearings damaged in its first year of life by a younger...
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    News media is in the bizness of exaggerating and...

    News media is in the bizness of exaggerating and sensationalising to hoor adverhooring, but even so.. insanity seems to have been feeding and breeding off too many years of that to the point that...
  10. Not for long. At 1500+ RPM? Three-step process: ...

    Not for long. At 1500+ RPM? Three-step process:

    Crapped. Scrapped. Gone.

    End of silly little OEM "limitation."

    TNEN you will have the excuse to go and buy a real lathe.

    Which are on a...
  11. You really don't know anything much at all about...

    You really don't know anything much at all about plain bearings "at this point", either! It can be studied. It has been. South Bend had folks who did that.

    :D

    ISTR the Course was "ME 113" and...
  12. WTF? Are you taking "fossil pills"? :D All...

    WTF? Are you taking "fossil pills"?

    :D

    All that .. and a great deal MORE .. was built-in to the "wimpy drive pack" ages ago, Phil.

    The major-makers list those "wimpy" drives to power DC...
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    If you connect it AS an "autotransformer", yes. ...

    If you connect it AS an "autotransformer", yes.
    But you need not.

    Pull up the schematic from the maker or a regular dealer off the part number.

    416-1100-000 - Jefferson Electric - General...
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    That's actually a shark. And nobody has yet...

    That's actually a shark.

    And nobody has yet figured out if they have enough smarts to be happy or sad, just generally "state machines" as if garbidge trucks could hunt on their own, hide from big...
  15. It IS that simple. The VFD route is a fiddle that...

    It IS that simple. The VFD route is a fiddle that also needs mechanical adaptation and integration that re-powering a(ny) OEM DC rig has no need of at all.

    Even the early Ward-Leonard AKA "MG"...
  16. ATW Pacemakers are for those who live on a...

    ATW Pacemakers are for those who live on a spaghetti farm. Very narrow but several miles long for the daylight they waste.

    Paint? Some day. Mills and drillpress have first dibs. I'm lazy. They...
  17. Not if you also run a salvaged Hendey tie-bar's...

    Not if you also run a salvaged Hendey tie-bar's brute-massive BED under the Iron-Deficieny-anemic South Bent, it ain't.

    By which point? You may as well graft on a better HS than either to a...
  18. Presuming I can FIND the sumbich amongst a whole...

    Presuming I can FIND the sumbich amongst a whole tribe of political refugee RPM III Reliance as have sought asylum, here? It will have your name on it.

    I'm keeping the sidecar, though. XJK-L is a...
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    Kai Tak was still active when first I went out to...

    Kai Tak was still active when first I went out to Hong Kong. Kinda weird the heavy stench of a billion gallons of overheated Wok Hei oil hits the cabin and seeing high rises either side ABOVE the...
  20. Sure HOPE it was you? I've been exchanging ...

    Sure HOPE it was you? I've been exchanging emails all day with somebody!

    That T.B. Woods motor? Straight shunt. Wound field. Drop a fixed wirewound into series with the field for "Hi/LO" range...
  21. My sentiments, exactly! Why waste money on a...

    My sentiments, exactly!

    Why waste money on a fragile and complex step-by-step tiny-number-code keypad-programmed Digital VFD that can have its tiny-mind blown so easily, and with ephemeral...
  22. "No bells and whistles" is exactly how you...

    "No bells and whistles" is exactly how you piss-away ALL the advantages OF Dee Cee.

    KB-Penta are decent. Got a bunch of them here. So long as the load-motor is 90/180 VDC wound, straight-shunt,...
  23. Are you NUTS? I can shake a can of paint with...

    Are you NUTS?

    I can shake a can of paint with a DC Drive on a Type T straight-shunt Reliance... or call up one revolution every 20 seconds and creep on-up to low Earth orbit RPM then brake to stop...
  24. Well f**k.. I thot it was my Irish side as made...

    Well f**k.. I thot it was my Irish side as made me piss-away pots of gold to chase Unicorns by the light of moonbeams?

    How about Bavarian-German backed up by SWISS German?

    Tobler, yet. The...
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    You can use rotary pots and hand-fly the field. I...

    You can use rotary pots and hand-fly the field. I have. Kinda handy to be able to dial the torque way down if tapping with smaller taps.

    But I had time logged on a Cesspool 172 RG with throttle,...
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