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  1. Repairs on the vehicle over almost 5 years of...

    Repairs on the vehicle over almost 5 years of ownerships. There's about 10 bolts and almost everytime one or more is seized badly and snaps.

    I like the idea with 200 series loctite to help prevent...
  2. What type of bolt will not seize into steel nuts?

    What type (Plastic, stainless, brass, etc) of bolts will not seize into steel nuts under high salt spray conditions? The bolts are small m6 1.0 and hold noncritical parts like plastic covers in wheel...
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    Designing experiment for penetrating oils

    I purchased 100 3/8" grade 5 bolts with nuts and washers of a known material. I'm going to torque them all to the same torque after ultrasonic cleaning. Then expose them to HCL acid to corrode them...
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    VIDEO! Remove Oil + Pollution From Water

    Inevitability, water gets mixed with oil in a shop. Either through cleaning greasy metal parts, an engine with a bad head gasket, or a pan of oil that got left out in the rain.

    I thought people...
  5. Video! Straightening Wire Trick for Tig Welding

    In this short video I show a trick to take wire from a roll of MIG welding wire and quickly get it dead straight for TIG welding. Often welding stores do not carry straight lengths of .030". In the...
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    Video of using Alum.

    I actually made a video of trying this Alum idea. I used it to remove a broken drill bit from a brass part.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCADI0YSt8M

    I hope this helps someone.
  7. If that doesn't work out, we can get into the...

    If that doesn't work out, we can get into the oscilloscope use.
    Bill[/QUOTE]

    Do I need to break out the scope and measure the phase angle? This has been an interesting experience. Thank you for...
  8. Bill 9100-I've had this project on the back...

    Bill 9100-I've had this project on the back burner. I'm tackling it this weekend.

    I made a static phase converter without the rotary converter. I ran the run capacities just between L2+L3 for the...
  9. Ok, I will remove the 30 uF capacitor. Can I just...

    Ok, I will remove the 30 uF capacitor. Can I just run the wire directly from L1 to L3? Just to be clear.
    Thank you for your time.
  10. -I found a 240V 60hz coil on ebay for $19.99/free...

    -I found a 240V 60hz coil on ebay for $19.99/free shipping. I found there were two N34 heaters on the unit already. They can be found on ebay for $5/free shipping. Your right changing the motor would...
  11. Alright so I need to change the both the coil and...

    Alright so I need to change the both the coil and the heater. The chart inside the box shows a N34 heater for 15.1 full load amps at 40 C (Motor shows 14.8 amps at 230v). I think the coil I need is a...
  12. -9100 (Bill) I built a static phase converter to...

    -9100 (Bill) I built a static phase converter to test the compressor motor. 330+ uF start capacitors, 50 uF L2 to L3 and 30 uF L1 to L3. I want to hook it up for a 20 second test of the Baldor 5 hp...
  13. 9100 Bill, I have an older vacuum tube powered...

    9100 Bill, I have an older vacuum tube powered oscilloscope that works. What is a phase angle? How is it measured? Can you give me a list of parts to order?

    I'm unable to find a potential relay...
  14. -Ahall I like your solution. I have redrawn the...

    -Ahall I like your solution. I have redrawn the diagram to include the magnetic starter switch and got rid of the timers. I still have the check the actual compressor for it's exact wiring. Could you...
  15. Rotary phase converter that only runs when the compressor runs

    I have a 5 hp 3 phase industrial air compressor with 90 gallons of capacity. I built with Bill Cosby a crude 10 hp 3 phase rotary converter. I want to wire it so that the rotary phase converter will...
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