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    I'm certain that this is very close, if not exact...

    I'm certain that this is very close, if not exact today. In 1917, however, this was not the case... it was just grey. There were patterns and colors used (it was referred to as 'dazzle') but they...
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    Very effective IMO

    I have old Allen-Bradley 1305 and 1336 drives on my vertical mill, lathe, radial drill, and concrete power trowel, and I have dynamic braking AND DC Injection Braking programmed into all but the...
  3. An 'excellent' purchase price is entirely...

    An 'excellent' purchase price is entirely determined by perspective.
    for the BUYER... would be free, right?
    For the SELLER... well, Monarch was selling fully refurbished 10EEs for well over 100...
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    Okay, so... I started transitioning to LED...

    Okay, so... I started transitioning to LED lighting in my house, shop, outbuildings, and yard (in that order, more or less) about 8 years ago.

    They were a whole lot more costly when I started, of...
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    Turn the idler by hand... does it spin freely? If...

    Turn the idler by hand... does it spin freely? If it's binding, then it will drag, and be well below it's proper run speed for 60hz operation, and as a result, your generated leg will be way, way low.
  6. Belt power transfer is limited first and foremost...

    Belt power transfer is limited first and foremost by the amount of surface contact, and the least contact always occurs on the SMALLER of either the drive or driven sheave.

    As you mount the shafts...
  7. My $0.02

    So you had an agreement that:

    As part of the purchase of second machine, the repair of first machine was to be included free-of-charge for labor.

    The machine-in-need-of-repair was in revenue...
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    I second that. My Hyster H50H has all sorts of...

    I second that. My Hyster H50H has all sorts of problems... an occasional backfire... the ammeter needle broken off, fuel gauge always indicates EMPTY... The oil pressure needle still moves, but the...
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    Removing an old, greased up, but running motor,...

    Removing an old, greased up, but running motor, and replacing it with a new, but poorly made motor isn't an 'improvement' to a situation, much less economical. The hour spent in correcting someone...
  10. The only issue you'll run into with an oversized...

    The only issue you'll run into with an oversized inverter, is the amount of load current range, and motor impedance it's EXPECTING.

    If you were trying to drive a 500w motor with a 10kw drive,...
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    Some days I'm not really sure what Bill is trying...

    Some days I'm not really sure what Bill is trying to say... well... most days. I'm certain for one thing- he knows what HE's talking about... the ancillary stuff is what we kinda hafta sort...
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    Sir, the radar has been Jammed! (I think it's...

    Sir, the radar has been Jammed! (I think it's STRAWBERRY)

    Scotty, what's all this 'beaming' stuff?
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    Jazz... what we need to do, is find a PM member...

    Jazz... what we need to do, is find a PM member who's near enough to you to pay a visit, look it over close, and point out all the details, so you know what you're looking at, and what all the...
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    It's not unusual to have a horizontal motor...

    It's not unusual to have a horizontal motor generate less noise in vertical operation, and all the above notes about grease and bearings are true, but here's a big reason why it happens:

    When the...
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    Perhaps I'm in exception here, but my thought...

    Perhaps I'm in exception here, but my thought here is that one doesn't need to be a highly knowledgeable authority on a given subject to be a moderator... after all, sharing knowledge and experience...
  16. 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...
  20. 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?!?!?
  25. 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...
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