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    After a search you seem to be right, no mention...

    After a search you seem to be right, no mention of them being 3-phase. Not sure why he would have said they were running 3-phase. If they were then the arc was just fine, but if they were single...
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    I don't recall the specifications on the RPC, but...

    I don't recall the specifications on the RPC, but we ran syncrowave 500's on them at the metal working apprenticeship I did. I think he ran an inverter no problem as well. Highest AMPS I ran was 430...
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    We did a little more work on the lathe and got it...

    We did a little more work on the lathe and got it put in place. Unfortunately the power feeds were not as easy of a fix as we thought, and it blew the fuse again once everything was hooked up. ...
  4. Great little lathes though... I was the " CNC "...

    Great little lathes though... I was the " CNC " because they were too cheap to retro fit one of them.:willy_nilly:

    But the shop was a great example of what the OP's question is... Personally I...
  5. When he first started no one told him anything......

    When he first started no one told him anything... And he's left on his own at a Hardige tooling lathe making small parts; up until this point he had only done some facing and drill/tap so the cut off...
  6. Having used a few different tables I would have...

    Having used a few different tables I would have to agree that an old cast table that is ground and a grid/slots put in is the way to go. You cant get the certi-flat tables at a reasonable price...
  7. The machinist I was trained by had a cut off tool...

    The machinist I was trained by had a cut off tool break and got him in the forehead... I asked him why he looked like harry potter and he proceeded to tell the story :popcorn:

    Lathes are no joke,...
  8. Chuck received! Thanks again :cheers:

    Chuck received! Thanks again :cheers:
  9. PM sent :popcorn:

    PM sent :popcorn:
  10. If you are dipping enough to need a hand held one...

    If you are dipping enough to need a hand held one then you need to stop, and go back to practicing... :nono:

    A great portable option is a small harbor freight grinder and buy a 3" diamond plated...
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    Thanks bud :)

    Thanks bud :)
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    We got it at an auction and bid $600 thinking we...

    We got it at an auction and bid $600 thinking we would for sure get out bid, but we didn't... It's not ideal for what I need it for, but will work until I can afford something that better suits our...
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    We didn't get to run the lathe before we pulled...

    We didn't get to run the lathe before we pulled it out unfortunately, so we have been going through it. And honestly we didn't expect to get it since we only bid $600, but I realized why shortly...
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    Out of all the imports I would get the AHP. If...

    Out of all the imports I would get the AHP. If it works out of the box it's likely a good unit, but keep in mind it's 35% duty cycle so you cant stick weld like you can a bigger machine. TIG is...
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    Thanks Bud! There are a few things I have as...

    Thanks Bud! There are a few things I have as projects, but hopefully once we get the lathe in place and the shop cleaned up I can try and get some work in :)
  16. Package received, everything was packed very...

    Package received, everything was packed very nicely and lazz was great. Thanks again :cheers:
  17. 8N the mics are available 8S the caliper isnt on...

    8N the mics are available
    8S the caliper isnt on the sold list
    9B also isnt ln the sold list.
    9M seems to be available
    10C should be uip for sale also...

    PM already sent :popcorn:
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    Test

    Test :willy_nilly:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51709171798_a31f32369f_b.jpgIMG_20211123_161055 by Matt Arentz, on Flickr
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    Small Fab/Machine Shop

    Hello everyone!

    I recently started building a shop with my Father now that he is retired. I have been a welder/machinist for going on 10 years now, and due to some health issues I am not able to...
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