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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...
  6. 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...
  9. 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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    You'll more often find that people who seek...

    You'll more often find that people who seek opportunity to make posts like this, are just trolling, and not taking the time to check the date of the posting and realize that the thread has been over...
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    Looks like an excellent foundation for a guy that...

    Looks like an excellent foundation for a guy that wants a really really REALLY good lathe, but has a limited budget.

    Even with a 4-on-the-floor drive, it'd get him going well enough to make any of...
  15. While the outside has the classic shapely lines,...

    While the outside has the classic shapely lines, My '42 round-dial MG unit was a wartime workhorse, everything inside was totally utilitarian... so I gotta say this:

    That relay is unlike ANYTHING...
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    This thread is relevant only to the 230/460...

    This thread is relevant only to the 230/460 machine. The 230-460 is wired for Y, with a primary winding with accessable centerpoint connection. Once broken, the windings can be configured...
  17. I can't provide any insight on Gooseman's results...

    I can't provide any insight on Gooseman's results at this point, sorry. I've never had opportunity to attempt any conversions on the 230-only unit. It's a wye-wired machine, when you break the...
  18. It sometimes happens this way. Clearly, under...

    It sometimes happens this way. Clearly, under these circumstances, it did not.

    The fact that a bulk of the shop sold off rapidly is proof that predispositions should always be suspended- the...
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    The last frame I made, was for my velodrome...

    The last frame I made, was for my velodrome racer, and it was fitted at the head tube, seat tube, and bottom bracket using investment cast lugs, fork crown and dropouts. At that time, I did NOT have...
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    Grow up, troll- I am most certainly NOT nuts,...

    Grow up, troll- I am most certainly NOT nuts, you clearly miss the point, and don't know what it takes to run a shop or maintain customers.


    If you had a customer place a $5000 order, required...
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    Let's say that, on a given day, in a one-man...

    Let's say that, on a given day, in a one-man job-shop, you can turn around $5500 in recievables to a short-notice, short-run just-in-time client.



    Obviously one a bit more effective than...
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    Ah, you've shown excellent trolling skills, and...

    Ah, you've shown excellent trolling skills, and yes, spell-check tends to be more incorrective than corrective. You can thank programmers for their prowess, sir.

    There is no law ANYWHERE which...
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    As a child of an extremely successful trial...

    As a child of an extremely successful trial attorney, I was endowed with a rather vigorous education in the essentially 'unwritten' aspect of legal process. Here's a short list of legal principles...
  24. I'll reiterate in different form a historical...

    I'll reiterate in different form a historical note that apparently missed a few...

    The Pierce-Arrow V12 was initially purchased by Seagrave from P-A. That V12 was originally designed and built as...
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    Hi Rik... Uh... well... wire feeders and...

    Hi Rik...

    Uh... well... wire feeders and welders work together on a few basic principles... and systems integrators have been connecting Brand X welding supplies to Brand Y feeders on their robots...
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