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  1. I can't imagine a 110V capacitor lasting very...

    I can't imagine a 110V capacitor lasting very long a a start capacitor in an RPC running on 240V.

    Here is a schematic that I used a few years ago to build my RPC's. (5.0 and 7.5 HP). It has the...
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    No hell, merely an observation. You came onto the...

    No hell, merely an observation. You came onto the scene here in September, 2017. You need to take into consideration the fact that many here have been reading Gordon's posts a lot longer than that. ...
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    "According to most economists................"....

    "According to most economists................". Is there any way you could have been less specific? LOL
  4. Are you certain that the potential relay is...

    Are you certain that the potential relay is opening to remove the start capacitor from the circuit after the proper voltage is achieved?
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    Run him down all you want, but he's a hell of a...

    Run him down all you want, but he's a hell of a lot smarter than you, me and lot of others. He inherited a lot of money and instead of pissing it away like many do, he built it into a multi-million...
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    So we are all dodos according to you....are you...

    So we are all dodos according to you....are you saying that we are extinct?

    :nutter:
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    President Trump is hardly a moron and Obama...

    President Trump is hardly a moron and Obama doesn't wear boots. It's likely that you would disagree and be critical of President for taking a dump every morning.

    But I agree that we really don't...
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    You can say that again. I've been on eBay for...

    You can say that again. I've been on eBay for close to 20 years and used PayPal since it started. (850 positive feedback at 100%) Yet about three years ago when I sold a musical instrument for...
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    I used to be an administrator (paid gofer) in an...

    I used to be an administrator (paid gofer) in an aerospace company. At times when they were hiring one of my duties was pre-screening resumes for the big boss. My instructions were that any resume...
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    He started the thread. Can't stand the heat, get...

    He started the thread. Can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. :nono:
  11. Sticky: They call that "Aqua-gotcha".

    They call that "Aqua-gotcha".
  12. Sticky: Well sure. It depends on what they are drinking...

    Well sure. It depends on what they are drinking or using on any given day. After some years here, I have to believe that some of the postings are influenced by an excess of malt brewed beverages,...
  13. Sticky: I never put anyone on ignore. I want to know what...

    I never put anyone on ignore. I want to know what they are saying about me. :popcorn:
  14. "But guns have this little problem - they tend to...

    "But guns have this little problem - they tend to kill people."

    No they don't. Someone has to point the gun and pull the trigger.
  15. Hmmmm, not sure about your diagram. A 120V start...

    Hmmmm, not sure about your diagram. A 120V start capacitor won't last long in an RPC. You need the correct value of capacitance with at least 240-250V rating.

    There are numerous plans and...
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    Exactly what I was thinking. Otherwise, there is...

    Exactly what I was thinking. Otherwise, there is simply too much risk.

    Ex: New student leaves key in chuck and pops off a finger..........you are the stuckee.

    :popcorn:
  17. I presume that you will have employees and...

    I presume that you will have employees and therefore will have workers compensation. A phone call to the workers compensation insurance company should get you a free inspection as well as...
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    I agree that eBay is hard to bear for tooling and...

    I agree that eBay is hard to bear for tooling and used equipment. Those are areas that Amazon doesn't deal in very often.

    I've bought many end mills and drills on eBay in past years and have...
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    One of my two coolers is an old Bernard 2500 2.5...

    One of my two coolers is an old Bernard 2500 2.5 gallon capacity. I got screwed when I bought it because the motor gave out about a month after I got it and the seller told me to pound sand, LOL. ...
  20. As a person who rehabilitated a large Webb Mill...

    As a person who rehabilitated a large Webb Mill from CNC back to manual and replaced all of the missing parts, I'd say you should run away from this deal, even without considering the Luddite seller....
  21. Thread: OSHA results

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    I worked for a workers compensation insurance...

    I worked for a workers compensation insurance company as a safety consultant a long time ago. We would contact the insured owners and arrange to visit them for a mock OSHA inspection. Often we would...
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    The "low power kit" would be a set of power...

    The "low power kit" would be a set of power factor capacitors. They generally go across L1 and L2 on your incoming power to the welder. I don't know the values but they are not very large.

    I...
  23. FS 2 ea. Acme Control Transformers 480V to 240V or 240V to 120V. .5 KVA.

    No longer available.
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    My SW 200 is on a dedicated 70 amp breaker with...

    My SW 200 is on a dedicated 70 amp breaker with 100 amp power to the shop from the house. The SW200 requires 52 amps so it's fine.
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    I've never noticed any difficulty with welding...

    I've never noticed any difficulty with welding regardless of what I used. When I bought my first TIG welder a long time ago, it came with a home built cooler which I still have. The previous owner...
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