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    Parts that went in the hbm or the big Bullard,...

    Parts that went in the hbm or the big Bullard, 40,000 lbs...Phil
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    What I done is machine a new shaft for the motor...

    What I done is machine a new shaft for the motor and build a new end-bell to fit a sterns brake and a bigger bearing, (not for the faint of heart) but is the best fix , a lot of bucks or work...you...
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    It has been done...but it can be train wreck, I...

    It has been done...but it can be train wreck, I 2nd renting a fork, you add the top heavy of a mill and now put a tilt on it and pull on the base to slide it up a ramp...Gravity will win...
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    Every dc inj brake I worked on would heat the...

    Every dc inj brake I worked on would heat the motor badly, and everyone would exceed the fla by 3 to 5 times to work, the problem is 2 fold, 1 the impedance of a ac winding is high, where on dc it is...
  5. No with a labor pool we have thanks to our fine...

    No with a labor pool we have thanks to our fine school system, the new help is not worth 8 bucks let alone 15 ( not counting dead money for ss, work comp, ect) so the job will go unfilled...Phil
  6. The problem with a min wage is you are rewording...

    The problem with a min wage is you are rewording a sob that would not learn or improve themselves, with no work ethics or responsibility. The wage has to be a reword on effort and production and...
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    Hard to say, keep in mind a older forks can be...

    Hard to say, keep in mind a older forks can be gift from god or a nightmare, anything brakes on the fork the repair will be more than the fork is worth, even a leak will cost big bucks. Engine is a...
  8. I have a very large bed mill 36x36x120 50 hp,...

    I have a very large bed mill 36x36x120 50 hp, With the high cost of tooling I still drill first, (its cheap and the mill is nc ) Then finish with a end mill, It may take a little more time but saves...
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    I have used 50wt engine oil, no problems for 50...

    I have used 50wt engine oil, no problems for 50 years...Phil
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    You might be better off to go to a pugging style...

    You might be better off to go to a pugging style brake, still needs a f/r starter...It just applies rev 3 phase at a low voltage (50/75 volts) to the coasting motor...Phil
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    Make dummy thread and see what fits with...

    Make dummy thread and see what fits with blueing...Phil
  12. Just everyday 30 wt...Phil

    Just everyday 30 wt...Phil
  13. Top oil cap is the oil fill... the side is the...

    Top oil cap is the oil fill... the side is the full level,... and the plug on the bottom is the drain...Phil
  14. 2nd the drill, rough mill, and then finish mill,...

    2nd the drill, rough mill, and then finish mill, no speed devil , but it will get there...Phil
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    You can find other disks on ebay and mod to fit,...

    You can find other disks on ebay and mod to fit, its easy...Phil
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    I built a few brakes to stop a planner heads...

    I built a few brakes to stop a planner heads (without brakes the heads would coast 20 mins or so )It takes a interlocked starter like a forward rev type or a 2 speed motor contractor, I would build a...
  17. I have made this fit many times for the...

    I have made this fit many times for the paper-mill when they were going here, I would not go more than a .009/.010 fit, At sometime you will need to remove the coupling half...Phil
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    I tried that one on a 25hp motor the noise was...

    I tried that one on a 25hp motor the noise was outrages ,so I pulled the motor windings out and rewound it to 3 phase (900 rpm special motor)...Phil
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    Have the water jet guys cut the sqr holes, then...

    Have the water jet guys cut the sqr holes, then make a drift to match your taper, heat the plate red/org hot and beat the drift in and out, go to the next hole, grind flat when done...or skip all the...
  20. I could not afford to have a $15 around, I need...

    I could not afford to have a $15 around, I need drug free thinking minds to work with not zombie,s with cell phones waiting for quitting time...Phil
  21. Its great, the boys making 15 will go to to 22.50...

    Its great, the boys making 15 will go to to 22.50 and the head guys will go from 45 to 90 and my shop rate can go from 100 to 250 what not to like???...Phil
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    I know this is getting old, but the need for the...

    I know this is getting old, but the need for the freewheeling diode does not go away by switching the rec on /off with the ac, I dont understand the advise not to use one, its only 15 cents and 2...
  23. All the ones I worked on were 2 shunted at 90d,...

    All the ones I worked on were 2 shunted at 90d, not saying the other couldn't be made... just never saw one...Phil
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    50 years ago Dad used black iron , its been...

    50 years ago Dad used black iron , its been plugged up for 30 years, I would go with a heavy wall pex, maybe there is more water in my air, anyway it didn't last very long...Phil
  25. Well almost,I dont see the power down feed , but...

    Well almost,I dont see the power down feed , but yes looks like you took the one out of my shop..I better go look to see if its still where I left it...Phil
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