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    Many people I know just do not get this:nutter:

    Many people I know just do not get this:nutter:
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    IF it a 440 only motor, can it be "easily" made...

    IF it a 440 only motor, can it be "easily" made to be dual voltage by adding in the additional wires, or would that mean a complete rewind. Long term I would like to not have to use a transformer......
  3. Pipe is available in stainless steel. Probably...

    Pipe is available in stainless steel. Probably even 21', use the 2" sch 40 SS pipe, 1 1/2 would probably be fine, unless the guy wants to have chicken fights with his buddies. Second thought just use...
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    I think the best to do is get the transformer. I...

    I think the best to do is get the transformer. I will double check its tag in person to be sure it is what I was told. This will get the machine running with minimal expense of time & money. I would...
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    This is the used transformer I am looking at....

    This is the used transformer I am looking at.
    HPS model# SG3A0015DK
    SG3A0015DK | Hammond Power | Transformers

    Aluminum wound, is that a problem?

    The guy also had 9kva xfmr's but were 208 to...
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    3 ph 440 or "maybe" 220/440. From nebel thread,...

    3 ph 440 or "maybe" 220/440.
    From nebel thread, post 13:

    Thread:
    Need a Nebel 1308 microturn toolroom late for <$1K?
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    Does the US have any real allies? Vassals might...

    Does the US have any real allies? Vassals might be a better description.
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    I completely agree. I looked in the peckerhead to...

    I completely agree. I looked in the peckerhead to see ONLY 3 wires coming out of the body of the motor. But, I also have not been able to read the motor tag yet to confirm possible voltages. Maybe...
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    The german oil co. liqui moly has a lock on that...

    The german oil co. liqui moly has a lock on that in their calendar :cheers:
    This NSFW Motor Oil Calendar from Germany Will Get Your Engine Running - Maxim
  10. Thanks thermite, I will get some measurements to...

    Thanks thermite, I will get some measurements to see if you have a 4 way that might fit. I have near a complete set of 2J collets fot the 16" monarch's sjogren closer, as well as a set of 5C collets...
  11. Thanks guys, I will follow these posts closely...

    Thanks guys, I will follow these posts closely once I get the transformer to be able to run it. I will check and top up all oil sumps before trying to start.
    Next is to look for a d1-4 5C collet...
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    For all the good it did them....;)

    For all the good it did them....;)
  13. The motor is a pancake looking thing that is...

    The motor is a pancake looking thing that is integral to the Cleveland Variator "gearbox". Looks to about 16" in dia and about 8" long. drive motor/gearbox is installed under the headstock with the...
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    New 440 only lathe needs step up xfmr

    I recently got a new to me lathe (Nebel 1308) that is has a 440 only motor in it. I dont have much experience with step up transformers so am looking for a little guidance.
    I've been reading old...
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    If your machine can run .045 wire it is probably...

    If your machine can run .045 wire it is probably the cheapest to buy. The smaller wires are more $ per pound. Good 200 amps should do it.
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    Some wires are only C0-2 or C-25, I like the...

    Some wires are only C0-2 or C-25, I like the versatility of 7100 ultra to be able to use either. The store with the 710X has to have two wires in stock, one for C-25 and the other for C0-2. If I run...
  17. I have it now.:D A construction guy bought it...

    I have it now.:D
    A construction guy bought it at local auction, knew nothing about it, or lathes in general, wanted to run of a VFD, and maybe tried, not sure. Had no 3 phase. He had it for a month...
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    Why would the shaft increase in size with heat...

    Why would the shaft increase in size with heat and not the housing? They should both grow together to some degree.

    Agree with this:
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    That used to be my go to wire, no longer stocked...

    That used to be my go to wire, no longer stocked locally. You can use it with straight C0-2 also.
    Local store now stocks esab 710X now, I have used a few rolls of it and it is hard to tell a...
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    I would just throw a desicant pack into heavy...

    I would just throw a desicant pack into heavy plastic bag with the full size wire roll and suck out as much as you can with a shop vac. Put it back in its box. There are special plastic bags made for...
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    Yes it goes bad. If you keep it warm and dry not...

    Yes it goes bad. If you keep it warm and dry not as fast. If you store it be sure to have some sort of desicant sealed in with the wire. Long term storage I would try to vacuum seal the wire as best...
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    Im getting joint pain just looking at those:eek:

    Im getting joint pain just looking at those:eek:
  23. I started to say you could bypass the contact...

    I started to say you could bypass the contact switch in the gun by shorting the wires at the machine but then thought that might cause other problems so deleted that part of it. Machine might not...
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    Rust rhymes with, and is a form of dust, as in...

    Rust rhymes with, and is a form of dust, as in "ashes to ashes, dust to dust".
    Wasn't thinking of the scrapyards...
  25. Post #67 from the other thread: I would say...

    Post #67 from the other thread:


    I would say no status change without obituary.
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