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  1. With only a 2hp and a 1/2hp motors just get 2...

    With only a 2hp and a 1/2hp motors just get 2 vfd,s easy to wire and cheap... no need for a rpc. Also your saw will now be viri speed... whats not to like? and it will cost less than a rpc...Phil
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    The Brits are over here too, buying anything to...

    The Brits are over here too, buying anything to do with steam...Phil
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    Thats true if you only want one setting for all...

    Thats true if you only want one setting for all motors, and the soft start/ braking/decel. is out the window...Phil
  4. Just 2, ATF and lawyers...Phil

    Just 2, ATF and lawyers...Phil
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    Both ways work, under 5 hp vfd is cheaper over...

    Both ways work, under 5 hp vfd is cheaper over rpc is cheaper, vfd has better 3 phase control and veri speed and soft start, only can be used on one motor, rpc will run more than one motor, but needs...
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    Timing is everything...Phil

    Timing is everything...Phil
  7. Lots on ebay, cheap...Phil

    Lots on ebay, cheap...Phil
  8. Now that its passed for fed workers and SSI is...

    Now that its passed for fed workers and SSI is paid by the fed , so I am a fed worker does my SSI go up to 2400/mo... so I to can have a living wage?...I hope so...Phil
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    Not in a mill,you need a grinder,...my...

    Not in a mill,you need a grinder,...my 2cents...Phil
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    Both will work just fine, I have more 8620 and...

    Both will work just fine, I have more 8620 and its weldable so that what most jigs around my shop are made from...12l14 cuts likes butter, so the threading would be easy...Phil
  11. A fair price and a happy ending, that don't...

    A fair price and a happy ending, that don't always work out, good for you...Phil
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    Yes, if you run a nut. and add a 20 amp fuse for...

    Yes, if you run a nut. and add a 20 amp fuse for the 120v plug, if it is ONLY used for the dro you dont need the gfi, but if it used for power tools you need the gfi...Phil
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    How do you see anything? I once had a big AC with...

    How do you see anything? I once had a big AC with all the masts and cly,s in the way, I put a back up camera in the front and a tv so I could drive it...Phil
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    Small world I have one also, for about 10 years...

    Small world I have one also, for about 10 years now, could never find a book, a real handy rig.Mine has a seat and you ride and drive like a atv...Phil
  15. It would be fair in Montana, and it cost a lot to...

    It would be fair in Montana, and it cost a lot to have things shipped here...Phil
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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...
  20. 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
  21. 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...
  23. 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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