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  1. By the way... based on the pictures you posted...

    By the way... based on the pictures you posted here, and in your other thread... your 10EE's OEM drive system has been replaced with a Control Techniques Focus 3 variable voltage DC supply. Should...
  2. I have a '67ish Clark IT-60... goofyest forklift...

    I have a '67ish Clark IT-60... goofyest forklift I've ever worked with... Chrysler Industrial 225 slant... seemingly NO parts interchange with auto or truck... has a torque converter, an F-N-R box,...
  3. Ratios...

    yes, use the appropriate voltage for the winding to which you'e connecting.

    if its within 20-25v or so, its close enough... 10% tolerance. Its a simple circumstance of ratios...
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    I wait for a nice warm August/September day,...

    I wait for a nice warm August/September day, break out the pressure washer and a can of engine degreaser. I hit the nastiest with degreaser, give it a few minutes, then blast it. I follow with the...
  5. So if you have a DC motor, powered by an AC...

    So if you have a DC motor, powered by an AC source, that means this bridge rectifier is simply converting the AC to DC. When charging a capacitor in an un-loaded circuit, the voltage your meter...
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    I'm snickering here, because this was a problem...

    I'm snickering here, because this was a problem solved by the 1A21... the Kohler 1A21 Light Plant.

    put a load on it, the engine automatically starts and runs. Remove the load, and it shuts off....
  7. It is entirely possible to feed your 230v mains...

    It is entirely possible to feed your 230v mains into the secondary of an ordinary 'step down' transformer to 'step up' to the higher voltage, and doing it at higher power levels is entirely possible....
  8. Option 3: Buy another gooseneck light, identical...

    Option 3: Buy another gooseneck light, identical to the first. Mount them both on the machine. Wire them in series... done!
  9. Thread: Relay Repair

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    The relay pair on the right is probably an...

    The relay pair on the right is probably an 'excluding' type interlock... which means it's either Y-D start, or a direction-reversing circuit. The mechanical interlock prevents one side from being...
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    Great story, Don! Uh yeah, capacitors make...

    Great story, Don!

    Uh yeah, capacitors make great uh... electrically detonated explosive devices... best demonstrated by remote control.

    For a bigger RPC, a better choice is to either spin the...
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    Natural Gas comes from Spam. The question on...

    Natural Gas comes from Spam.

    The question on where natural gas comes from, is Spam.

    Forum Pollution...
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    JE795144 most certainly DOES appear in the range...

    JE795144 most certainly DOES appear in the range of JB539596 through JF865426:
    https://www.millerwelds.com/files/owners-manuals/O235E_MIL.pdf
    But the diagram in that manual does NOT have a...
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    I don't have a spare, but I know the switch...

    I don't have a spare, but I know the switch fairly well... does yours have a mechanical problem?
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    It doesn't have any bearing on the OP's question,...

    It doesn't have any bearing on the OP's question, but my opinion on this whole situation is that it is a 'fight'... a conflict of paradigm, which, according to Sun Tzu, must be fought WITH a...
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    Hey... don't poke at John... after all, the most,...

    Hey... don't poke at John... after all, the most, and the best Rolls-Royce engines ever built, were by Packard...
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    Before conceding to any predispositions, it's...

    Before conceding to any predispositions, it's necessary to very thoroughly read the federal employment definitions and rules. There is salary, and wage. In salary, there is Exempt, and Non-Exempt. ...
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    On escalators, the step-band (where the chains,...

    On escalators, the step-band (where the chains, steps, and gearbox are located) is an extremely inhospitable environment, especially for those going from subway station to street, as even when...
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    But that's entirely irrelevant to the subject...

    But that's entirely irrelevant to the subject matter.

    When I worked for the elevator-escalator company, we sent out HUNDREDS of escalators, with integral drive units (inside the top of the...
  19. I'll x2 on the KB drives, I bought one after...

    I'll x2 on the KB drives, I bought one after seeing Greg Menke's Bridgeport motivated from a KB... not having the sophicsticated display screen with menus does not hurt their ability to do the job,...
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    Just get one of these: ICM Product Details -...

    Just get one of these:

    ICM Product Details - ICM401

    Thirty bucks on Amazon. ICM makes some handy stuff!!!
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    My answer is, that I use old leftover VFDs on old...

    My answer is, that I use old leftover VFDs on old motors, that I cleaned with pressure-washers, then replaced the bearings, let 'em dry out good, then hooked up, tested, installed, and got on with...
  22. Hi! That's a perfect motor for what you want...

    Hi!

    That's a perfect motor for what you want to do.

    Any VFD that's rated for single-phase input, and 3/4hp output will be sufficient... and they will have ratings for capacity in that...
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    Thank you for all chiming in... I feel much...

    Thank you for all chiming in... I feel much better knowing that Kelly is hero to more than just me. ;-)
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    Happy Kelly Johnson Day!

    Happy Kelly Johnson Day, everyone!

    Kelly Johnson (engineer) - Wikipedia
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    CadmanKS posted not long ago: Lincoln CV-400 on...

    CadmanKS posted not long ago:
    Lincoln CV-400 on single phase...

    I get the distinct impression, by the work he's posted, that he's invested good effort in making the CV400 a workable machine.
    ...
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