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    Larry, I realize I'm sticking out my neck: I...

    Larry, I realize I'm sticking out my neck:
    I think the diagram shown is simplified.
    There is a correct way of connecting a star/delta starter and there are several wrong ways.
    Normally, the...
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    Photos, please! Regards, fusker

    Photos, please!

    Regards, fusker
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    I've stopped trying to teach people in my own...

    I've stopped trying to teach people in my own family. Bad for my blood pressure. I'm much better at teaching outsiders. After all, they can just walk away if they want to and I can sort of sense that...
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    Here in our much ridiculed and naive Denmark we...

    Here in our much ridiculed and naive Denmark we have a thing called 'Ribers kartotek' (Riber's Index). If anybody's name is found in this list, he will have a lot of difficulties buying anything at...
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    Zaqf, why do you want to know? I'm intrigued!...

    Zaqf, why do you want to know?
    I'm intrigued!
    fusker
  6. I like that! fusker

    I like that!
    fusker
  7. At our winter bathing club, the septic tank pump...

    At our winter bathing club, the septic tank pump broke down. I suggested we should empty the tank and have a look at the pump, just to make sure we could get the thing up and be convinced. One of the...
  8. krysztof, I hope you will tell us when you turn...

    krysztof, I hope you will tell us when you turn up more information.
    I think you have a very good machine there, maybe not all that precise but very useful in a small workshop for everyday...
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    Around my ten-year wedding anniversary the ring...

    Around my ten-year wedding anniversary the ring got caught in a factory door handle. No real hurt but got me thinking. So I cut the ring and tin soldered it, to make it weak but still holding...
  10. Krzystof, I believe you should post more (at...

    Krzystof, I believe you should post more (at least 10) and better photos, these are nearly unreadable.
    Also anything relevant - where did you find the lathe, what has it been used for, how old do...
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    For a similar and very exciting description of...

    For a similar and very exciting description of how to save a drowned radio generator under field conditions and under dire, military threats, see Eric Ambler's novel: The Night-comers (1956)....
  12. FWIW here's what a clockmaker friend of mine used...

    FWIW here's what a clockmaker friend of mine used to do with stopped wrist watches (not electronic!): Dip in kerosene and hang up to dry. No oil, as the old oil is still there but you get rid of the...
  13. Found it. The oil is decribed as follows (in...

    Found it.
    The oil is decribed as follows (in german):
    Maschinenoel 6 ('machine oil') PN-55/C-96071 SAE Nr. 10
    Relative viscosity 4.98 - 7.07 (E), 150 - 215 (Redwood), 168 - 250 (Saybolt, sec.)...
  14. Sorry, Iancapo, my TUE-40 manual has disappeared....

    Sorry, Iancapo, my TUE-40 manual has disappeared. You might try and contact Emrik who had a copy from me IIRC, otherwise wait until I get my act together.

    I don't think the type of oil is critical...
  15. LMAO! Thanks, fusker

    LMAO! Thanks, fusker
  16. Sorry, CalG, I dont get you. Could you spell it...

    Sorry, CalG, I dont get you.
    Could you spell it out, please?
    fusker
  17. Unless you are very patient and have a lot of...

    Unless you are very patient and have a lot of time on your hands, the sensible thing is to get a new switch. Although these things are still put together by hand, even the tiny-fingered and dexterous...
  18. To an ignorant Dane like me, this seems like a...

    To an ignorant Dane like me, this seems like a good idea.
    Seriously, what's wrong with it?
    Regards, fusker
  19. Good, practical advice! fusker

    Good, practical advice!
    fusker
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    I have owned and used the exact same machine for...

    I have owned and used the exact same machine for the last 20 years and it never let me down. Very solid, versatile and rugged. Not all that precise (sweet spot in the ways near to front end) but with...
  21. try toni's lathes.uk fusker

    try toni's lathes.uk
    fusker
  22. Thread: Moon Shot; 1969

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    So I believe too. But it has to be a quite big...

    So I believe too. But it has to be a quite big telescope, doesn't it? My 5 inch scope is insufficient so I have to believe or not believe.
    I think Steve's argument is compelling: A deception would...
  23. 9100, there is an enormous gap between "Dr."...

    9100, there is an enormous gap between "Dr." Dispenza's blog and the article in wikipedia. I managed to read twenty lines of the good doctor's ravings, then my patience ran out too, so I dispenzed...
  24. wikipedia.com has a long and seemingly plausible...

    wikipedia.com has a long and seemingly plausible article on Schumann resonance.
    The ionosphere seems to act like an electromagnetic wave guide. Oscillations are triggered by lightning and are in the...
  25. Now how and where on earth did you find that? The...

    Now how and where on earth did you find that? The text I found was much more sensible.
    fusker
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