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  1. Tyrone,The plant I work in has only about 200...

    Tyrone,The plant I work in has only about 200 people.

    Every so often the plant manager and all the supervisors do a cook out and serve all the rest of the employees.
    I guess the managers at your...
  2. I have only worked for two mid sized...

    I have only worked for two mid sized corporations,one a retailer and the currant one a paper converter.Both are solely owned and do not have the upper echelon of executives with "star quality pay"...
  3. The first time I recall that I was confronted...

    The first time I recall that I was confronted with the class thing was in the 10th grade.The local university's president's daughter had a crush on me.One day she asked me what my dad did for a...
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    Tapered rollers that look no worse than that I...

    Tapered rollers that look no worse than that I clean with solvent, dry and apply light oil.Apply hand pressure and rotate.If they feel smooth and and the rollers all roll then there is nothing...
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    I have a 20" heavy duty one that had a bevel gear...

    I have a 20" heavy duty one that had a bevel gear with a broken tooth.I welded it and hand filed into shape,worked out real good.
    G&E sold all their intellectual property to Smith & Mills in 58.
    ...
  6. I'm a big fan of moly grease,I keep a tube in my...

    I'm a big fan of moly grease,I keep a tube in my tool box.Problem is that even a #2 grease in something like a DH it will never get hot enough for it to flow.Unless you pack it full the first couple...
  7. On the heads with a quick index plate on the...

    On the heads with a quick index plate on the spindle the worm shaft bushing is eccentric to disengage the worm from the wheel.Yours obviously isn't so,however it still may have some off set to adjust...
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    I'm pretty sure that the indicators are made by...

    I'm pretty sure that the indicators are made by Federal(no way to confirm but side by side it looks identical).I had to do the same with mine when I first got it.Had to replace the dial face also as...
  9. That's a common problem with centrifugal switch...

    That's a common problem with centrifugal switch contacts so inspect and clean or replace.Actually if never overloaded the start switch is usually the first thing to go in that type of motor.
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    There seems to be a little confusion about your...

    There seems to be a little confusion about your brake,if it is original it is not a fail safe brake,it only brakes when power is applied.Power is applied when the fwd/rev start lever is in the...
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    Our Kaeser manuals list two types of oil,the...

    Our Kaeser manuals list two types of oil,the cheaper one is a semi synthetic.Not at the shop now so can't give you the pn.It may not be that much cheaper anyway,don't know,never used it.
    I don't see...
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    {https://www.eaglelng.com/projects/jacksonville-fl...

    {https://www.eaglelng.com/projects/jacksonville-fl} The gas plant and port storage are LNG also.
    The Crowley ship is roro-con combination.It cruises at 22 knots,while not the fastest commercial...
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    The brake is not a fail safe or normal on,it...

    The brake is not a fail safe or normal on,it needs to be energised to brake unless someone changed it to a spring or magnet applied brake.
    Ours is a Warner 90v dc and has a small rectifier for...
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    I mis spoke about the new Crowley ship,it is an...

    I mis spoke about the new Crowley ship,it is an LNG dual fuel,not CNG ship.I got to thinking about how to heck a high pressure tank the size a ship would need could be made!
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    I had bought an ENCO mill just like that.It was...

    I had bought an ENCO mill just like that.It was tipped over during a hurricane in Miami.Brand new but X & Y screws were broken off at the handles.It was Korean made and a pretty well made...
  16. If reversing a single phase just make sure that...

    If reversing a single phase just make sure that that it stops completely or it will just keep running the same direction.
    I have used the typical drum switch on single phase to rev direction.
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    Crowley Maritime in Jacksonville has recently...

    Crowley Maritime in Jacksonville has recently started using their newest ship that runs on CNG and stated that it can run on conventional fuel.They have another in the works.
    There is a new CNG...
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    John Evens,you mentioned you had an Ariel Sq 4.My...

    John Evens,you mentioned you had an Ariel Sq 4.My dad had one that I learned to ride when I was 10/11 years old.I had a low enough seat height to be manageable.Had an Indian Arrow at about the same...
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    You can buy the friction material from McMaster...

    You can buy the friction material from McMaster and make your own.However they don't look to bad.I wouldn't jump to quick to replace them unless you are sure they are worn out.

    I don't know if...
  20. As for castor oil not being used in ic motors;in...

    As for castor oil not being used in ic motors;in the 60's it was used in 2 strokes pre mix(total loss) and some sports car guys used it in their race cars but had to dump it every race.
    One of the...
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    Also make sure when the unit is adjusted to the 1...

    Also make sure when the unit is adjusted to the 1 to 1 position that the pulleys are aligned with each other not shifted;a straight edge against the back faces should be within .020" for sizes...
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    Sorry to reply so late,just been covered up.Not...

    Sorry to reply so late,just been covered up.Not all the pulleys are marked,some have just scribed marks.If marked the marks should be installed as close to 180 deg apart as possible,if no marks then...
  23. Ah,how I miss the joys of owning my own...

    Ah,how I miss the joys of owning my own business!....Not really.
    Hang in there, as long as the benefits exceed the aggravation it's all worthwhile.
  24. I have seen a few copies of the B&S heads,most...

    I have seen a few copies of the B&S heads,most have mfg ids.
    I have a Rockford h-mill with what I believe to be the original DH.It does not have any mfg name on it.It's quite possible that other...
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    Joe,ever since I'v been in Jacksonville the...

    Joe,ever since I'v been in Jacksonville the FEC/CSX RR yard on the southside has a concrete rr tie facility so they must still be using them somewhere.I guess it's still in operation.
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