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    You should be able to take more material off, the...

    You should be able to take more material off, the belt probably old and lost its tension. You would do better with a composite belt or a multirib automotive belt. Cast iron is abrasive due to the...
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    Other than clean, paint and set in the reception...

    Other than clean, paint and set in the reception area, what are these machines useful for?

    Tom
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    Is bootlegger on the ok list? Tom

    Is bootlegger on the ok list?

    Tom
  4. My numbers have fallen sharply. However, if the...

    My numbers have fallen sharply. However, if the name of the caller is not known, such as "unavailable" or "cell phone call" I just let it go to the answering machine. Occasionally, one will be...
  5. Before trying to remove the bearing, see if you...

    Before trying to remove the bearing, see if you can free it. Most likely has dirt in it from the vacuum.
  6. I would also add Deringer-Ney. Electrical...

    I would also add Deringer-Ney. Electrical Contacts, Small Parts, Cold Formed Precision Components, Alloy Wire, Strip, Ribbon | Deringer-Ney, Inc.

    Tom
  7. You are going to have to provide more detail. ...

    You are going to have to provide more detail. Drawing for a start. Also quantities. From my knowledge of the silver contact industry I would say you will need to go someone like CHECON. ...
  8. That is part of the motor starting circuit. The...

    That is part of the motor starting circuit. The end opposite the wire once had a electrical contact that made a circuit with the bottom part in the second photo. This applied power to the start...
  9. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    A grow light is just a fluorescent tube with a...

    A grow light is just a fluorescent tube with a particular combination of phosphors for growing plants. The spectrum of a grow light is heavy in blue region.

    The fixture is the same as any other. ...
  10. Seems like an awfully small transformer for a...

    Seems like an awfully small transformer for a lathe motor load.

    Tom
  11. Thread: My shop

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    Where's the rest of the stuff? Tom

    Where's the rest of the stuff?

    Tom
  12. Thread: Tarrifs

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    Surely you jest! Tom

    Surely you jest!

    Tom
  13. Thread: Recession?

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    For you stock market whizz's, tell us about...

    For you stock market whizz's, tell us about golden and death crosses.

    Tom
  14. Thread: Recession?

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    Whoever decides he/she has the biggest star. ...

    Whoever decides he/she has the biggest star.

    Tom
  15. Spam pure and simple. Tom

    Spam pure and simple.

    Tom
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    Is this a long control line as in 20-30 feet from...

    Is this a long control line as in 20-30 feet from the contactor? If so then the resistance and capacitance of the wires have to be taken into account. A good introduction to calculate the size...
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    Aw yes, warm beer, cold pizza. Good times. Tom

    Aw yes, warm beer, cold pizza. Good times.

    Tom
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    You guys were in a hair breadth of that being...

    You guys were in a hair breadth of that being your native language.

    Tom
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    The model for this forum? YouTube...

    The model for this forum?

    YouTube

    Tom
  20. Most of the ones I have seen use caps to both...

    Most of the ones I have seen use caps to both start the RPC and balance the voltages. Yes, a simple three phase motor will supply three phase power but there will be a degree of unbalance. This...
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    Several thoughts about this. First, I don't know...

    Several thoughts about this. First, I don't know what the machines and processes in use were capable of. Maybe what was on the print was the best that could be held on production basis. Otherwise...
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    The depth of the thread isn't as important as the...

    The depth of the thread isn't as important as the pitch diameter. To measure that you can use either the three wire method or a thread micrometer. To check a tapered pipe thread you will need a...
  23. Thread: Recession?

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    I don't think so. Tom

    I don't think so.

    Tom
  24. I quickly went through most of the references,...

    I quickly went through most of the references, they all basically say the same thing. However, there was one little pearl of knowledge that has been brought up occasionally that is worth noting,...
  25. JST I need you!

    I would like someone like JST to explain how the circuit functions. Clearly the video did not show any components or circuit diagram. I noticed that when the motor was running unloaded that the...
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