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  1. That little British car has GOTTA be nervous with...

    That little British car has GOTTA be nervous with that stout Monarch right next to it... like a young doe standing next to a 2.5t Black Angus...

    But a fine machine, and the paint up top justifies...
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    Not trying to be rude here, but I think Collector...

    Not trying to be rude here, but I think Collector should be actively prevented from selling off all his shop...

    ...because if he does, BC will wind up floating out into the Pacific Ocean... With...
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    It is a Werie-Rietschle vacuum pump, and yes,...

    It is a Werie-Rietschle vacuum pump, and yes, vacuum pumps are used in diary milking machines. Milking systems back in the early 20th century were frequently provided vacuum from a manifold tap and...
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    Oh yeah, the Timex Sinclair... I had a buddy with...

    Oh yeah, the Timex Sinclair... I had a buddy with one!!!

    My brother-in-law in California has a Telsa... well... had. It's currently dead... With all the power outages there the last several...
  5. Here's my opinion, for what little it's worth: ...

    Here's my opinion, for what little it's worth:

    240v line to the secondary (240v) winding, no aspect of it connected ANYWHERE, as it's a balanced load.

    480v of the primary (480v) winding goes to...
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    That looks alot like my South Bend Model 34, but...

    That looks alot like my South Bend Model 34, but it's missing a few key characteristics from the apron controls.

    That's not a huge machine... might swing 13" or so, and I don't see a quick-change...
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    Working on Jags, MGs, and Fiats are why you have...

    Working on Jags, MGs, and Fiats are why you have a couple grey hairs above your right temple, girl... ;-D

    I have a wrist-monitor that I use for setting up surveillance cameras when I'm 26' up in...
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    Same here... and then there are the raccoons......

    Same here... and then there are the raccoons... don't get me started on raccoons...
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    ...Or a dried out mouse... ACROSS A CAPACITOR?!?!?

    ...Or a dried out mouse... ACROSS A CAPACITOR?!?!?
  10. Dunno... but...

    Dunno who made that, but they did a tidy job of it.

    What you have there, could have been commercially made, if so, one of the others that have worked with whoever did, will chime in to let you...
  11. Yep, they do. They're great for wiring 1:1 to...

    Yep, they do. They're great for wiring 1:1 to provide isolation from mains for testing electronics that might be... 'leaky'... and it's always nice to have the wiring options to put power at...
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    Typically, when someone fits a backend chuck,...

    Typically, when someone fits a backend chuck, it's because they've got a workpiece that extends through, and it needs to be supported to spin true. The first and foremost application is rechambering...
  13. Given the opportunity...

    Given the opportunity to buy a Monarch 10EE for anything under oh... $2000...

    If the spindle spins, and nothing on the outside appears broken, the ways aren't chewed up or damaged so bad that the...
  14. I'll repeat what a few others have already noted-...

    I'll repeat what a few others have already noted- if you don't need it, shed some of your compressor load. If you're regulating the pressure down substantially, reduce your compressor's upper...
  15. 480v VFDs with DC bus access were marketed...

    480v VFDs with DC bus access were marketed heavily towards the passenger rail market... why? because 3rd rail power on subway and light rail was between 500 and 800v... so a 480v VFD's DC input was...
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    If your current RPC will bring it up with the...

    If your current RPC will bring it up with the table-saw running, that means you just need more gusto on the generated leg. I'd take Bill's suggestion one step closer to Neandrethal... get an old...
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    The only aside note here, is that the OP is in...

    The only aside note here, is that the OP is in the UK, so his availablility is not exactly same as ours...
  18. Hi Tom! The SB9 was, and continues to be an...

    Hi Tom!

    The SB9 was, and continues to be an extremely popular machine, particularly to the hobbyist/home shop types, because it is robust, well-made, and small enough for two men to carry down...
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    That's cool, John! One of these days, I gotta...

    That's cool, John!

    One of these days, I gotta get my big L&S moved out of it's storage spot, cleaned up, and powered for work... (sigh) I'd bet there's a picture of it in that catalog...
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    That's the kind of fire I was referring to,...

    That's the kind of fire I was referring to, John... ;-)
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    That 16 is an excellent haul... why not use it...

    That 16 is an excellent haul... why not use it as-is? It's got a backend chuck... perhaps they were using it for chambering work on rifles...

    I'd say... that a better move would be to make a...
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    Hee hee... that's penetrating oil. Underneath...

    Hee hee... that's penetrating oil.

    Underneath the center of each one of those spots, is a threaded hole, where from beneath, bolts attach the table to it's gimbal base. I cleaned the holes out...
  23. If you put an RF spectrograph on it, you'll...

    If you put an RF spectrograph on it, you'll probably see HF noise in the realm of over 600v with regularity. I would not be surprised to see the cord survive it, but once it starts leaking a little...
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    Or mebbie a mouse... or a dried out capacitor...

    Or mebbie a mouse... or a dried out capacitor...
  25. I'm not sure how this degraded into a political...

    I'm not sure how this degraded into a political septic field, but the original poster's question didn't deserve it.

    To test a 480v unit on 240 single, is simple, as many of our simple posts...
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