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    The electronics casting IS a removable addition...

    The electronics casting IS a removable addition to the base. This is where the casting bolted onto the main base.

    Steve
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    The timeframe for the 10EE inch/metric gearbox is...

    The timeframe for the 10EE inch/metric gearbox is off or rounded to 1970, I think the first I/M 10EE offered for sale was 1975 IMTS.

    In the late 1930's Woodward was heavily involved in constant...
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    In reading this I wonder what the objective is of...

    In reading this I wonder what the objective is of the "prized lathe"

    I have a Monarch 10EE, 13EE and series 62, both the EE's are considered "tool room" wonder lathes. They are nice machines,...
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    Not sure about THAT contactor, I just had a...

    Not sure about THAT contactor, I just had a contactor in one of my crane axis stop mid pick. The coil came loose and was moving instead of the contact block.

    Steve
  5. Great work Ken, That's one heck of a lap pool....

    Great work Ken,

    That's one heck of a lap pool.

    A good friend worked at Magic Mountain for a while, they had to call SCE before they turned on the water pumps for a few rides. They...
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    Here are some diesel fueled Capstone 65KW surplus...

    Here are some diesel fueled Capstone 65KW surplus sets, no matter how you slice it the cost to roll your own is going to be expensive.
    Capstone Turbine C65 Diesel Liquid Fueled Top Mounted CHP Hot...
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    If you need prime power all the time a Capstone...

    If you need prime power all the time a Capstone turbine may be the most efficient at 60-100KW on either gas or propane. The ongoing maintenance and TBO are factors you may not be considering. ...
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    I looked at an Onan generator that is propane...

    I looked at an Onan generator that is propane fueled, it has a loop of metal tubing inline with the feed from the gas bottle to the vaporizer. That tube is clamped to the exhaust with perhaps 30"...
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    Zero suggest a 50# bag of glass bead no coarser...

    Zero suggest a 50# bag of glass bead no coarser than 50 screed and fill with water to a flap above the slurry, stir well and season to taste.

    Steve
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    To further the toilet humor, In the bathroom...

    To further the toilet humor,

    In the bathroom of the Elk City Ok airport, "pilots with low manifold pressure, make short approaches"

    Steve
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    Thanks, I think I mentioned this before, I...

    Thanks,

    I think I mentioned this before, I lived down the street from Rocketdyne on Victory when I was a kid early 1960's. I remember the F1 tests. Sad to see what became of that place.
    ...
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    Wet Blasting Who uses it?

    I just got a Zero BNP250 wet blast cabinet with some other things. The fan motor is dead and I am going through the other parts and pieces. Before I get too far into this how useful is this...
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    Small engine propane conversion

    I have a Taylor Dunn cart with an Onan Elite 140 engine that wont idle. The engine and its carburetor seem to be extinct, a few places say they have a carb for 300+ dollars. This thing is...
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    Not restored but, with a badge, Steve

    Not restored but, with a badge,

    Steve
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    I just put some Hella driving lights on my truck....

    I just put some Hella driving lights on my truck. They fill in the areas where the high beams lack, they only come on with high beams. I avoided LED for many of the reasons mentioned.

    Steve
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    It IS a crazy price for that machine, it IS...

    It IS a crazy price for that machine, it IS however a regular 10EE with a drive conversion. The tach is removed but there is a gear box and all the other features of a 10EE without ELSR.

    Steve
  17. After seeing Cal's reference to the other thread...

    After seeing Cal's reference to the other thread I though a heads up is in order.

    The drive shown in the other DGSC lathes is very different than the drive in my lathe. My lathe was bought by...
  18. There are trim pots in the smaller drive, that is...

    There are trim pots in the smaller drive, that is the field drive. The pot adjusted was the voltage for field. If the machine has the arm voltage, arm amps and, field voltage instruments the...
  19. The Fincor drives were used by several US...

    The Fincor drives were used by several US government agencies and large industrial concerns. The drive in my lathe was not adjusted when I bought it, after setting the field my lathe tops out at...
  20. The Fincor drives I have and the ones I have seen...

    The Fincor drives I have and the ones I have seen are 240 volt single phase. The only thing on that machine that could be 480/3 is the coolant pump. My lathe DID have the coolant pump...
  21. In a city like Portland a small rental forklift...

    In a city like Portland a small rental forklift would be a couple hundred bucks delivered? The destination? If you rent a forklift put everything on pallets, it will make your move much...
  22. The first mill I bought, a 36" table J-head...

    The first mill I bought, a 36" table J-head B-port was baby or powder blue. Hughes had several shops in the area, I bought it from a guy that knew little about the machine, less about machines in...
  23. Conestoga or "covered wagon" is a term for a flat...

    Conestoga or "covered wagon" is a term for a flat bed trailer with a rolling tarp system. They are not van trailers.

    Steve
  24. The covered wagon should not be any more costly,...

    The covered wagon should not be any more costly, maybe cheaper, no tarping.

    Steve
  25. Nice lathe Old Car, I am kinda perplexed, I...

    Nice lathe Old Car,

    I am kinda perplexed, I thought the machines with the red emblem were solid state drives? The ones that were 3 phase only with regen braking.

    Steve
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