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  1. I did a subpanel on my setup, I just ran out of...

    I did a subpanel on my setup, I just ran out of circuits. The service is 200 amp, the sub is fed from a 100 amp breaker in the main box. How were you planning to feed the sub? The cabling between...
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    ..until it blows up from over speeding. If...

    ..until it blows up from over speeding.

    If this is more than just a simple flywheel, then its time to pull down the design books. Years ago there was "push" for flywheel powered vehicles. A lot...
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    Consult with a structural engineer and local...

    Consult with a structural engineer and local building department (if any).

    Tom
  4. I was thinking about the OP's converting a 12 ga....

    I was thinking about the OP's converting a 12 ga.

    Tom
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    Rather than going for more speed, put more...

    Rather than going for more speed, put more material in the rim.

    Tom
  6. Aside from the accuracy comments, wouldn't adding...

    Aside from the accuracy comments, wouldn't adding an insert to a 12 ga barrel add a lot of weight?

    Tom
  7. "As at 19 November 2019, there is news[21][22]...

    "As at 19 November 2019, there is news[21][22] that the Calypso has been stripped down to an empty hull, and that Marco Cobau has had its keel straightened; the curve arose by the keel carrying heavy...
  8. Not worth rebuilding. What happened is that the...

    Not worth rebuilding. What happened is that the current was heavy enough and/or there was high contact resistance sufficient to melt the backing. The over heating probably has damaged the...
  9. It probably would work so long as the lathe has a...

    It probably would work so long as the lathe has a clutch. Biggest issue is during startup.

    Tom
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    Another option not mentioned is the use of...

    Another option not mentioned is the use of buck/boost transformers. These can allow you modify the buck or boost the voltage in 16-32 volt range. They are not big transformers since they are rated...
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    Look, you get three pieces for the price of one. ...

    Look, you get three pieces for the price of one. What a deal!

    Tom
  12. I have a certain reverence for the NEMA...

    I have a certain reverence for the NEMA contactor, but a properly rated IEC will work just as well. Not knowing the age of your Fuji, but for environmental purposes Japan and parts of Europe, have...
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    I don't know the application, but unless there is...

    I don't know the application, but unless there is a fan, those fins are way too close together.

    Tom
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    If the heating is just for the dogs than put in a...

    If the heating is just for the dogs than put in a warmed kennel area or dog house.

    Tom
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    Not an option if there are combustible materials...

    Not an option if there are combustible materials (gasoline, propane, etc) in the garage.

    Tom
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    Yes, but a special cast iron called white iron. ...

    Yes, but a special cast iron called white iron.

    Tom
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    Two thumbs up. Besides the products and services...

    Two thumbs up. Besides the products and services are the nice (great?) people that work there. Knowledgeable, fun to talk to.

    Tom
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    It's worse..far worse when a pet has declined to...

    It's worse..far worse when a pet has declined to the point where it is humane to put them down. That realization that occurs weeks before hand that something has to be done, then the day of the...
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    I don't think Britain had the capacity to feed...

    I don't think Britain had the capacity to feed the Bengals. They were hardly able to feed themselves.

    Tom
  20. Lift it off the dirt floor so that air can...

    Lift it off the dirt floor so that air can circulate under it. Cover the dirt with plastic sheeting 6-8 mil thick. The enclosure will need to be painted or coated to prevent corrosion. This...
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    If the part is for magnetics, even a small amount...

    If the part is for magnetics, even a small amount of carbon will cause the hysteresis loop to widen with time (aging), increasing problems with core loss and flux retention. Best material is...
  22. Let's try it one more time. From single phase to...

    Let's try it one more time. From single phase to three phase what are the advantages and disadvantages. Going from three phase to single phase is moot.

    Tom
  23. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the...

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Scott approach to, say, a 50 hp rotary? Cost, quality of the power, balance, reliability?

    Tom
  24. Not to start an argument, but for my own...

    Not to start an argument, but for my own enlightenment, have you created such an animal, and if so, how well did it work? My practical instincts say that if this is as simple as outlined, and maybe...
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    Two issues cross my mind, the area in contact...

    Two issues cross my mind, the area in contact with the tape needs to be polished to prevent tape wear and how much can be removed before the air gap is compromised.

    Tom
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