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    I've heard "you can't create or destroy energy....

    I've heard "you can't create or destroy energy. Only manipulate it from one spot to the next."
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    Hahahahahaha. I know the feeling all too well. ...

    Hahahahahaha. I know the feeling all too well. When the logistics of rigging an otherwise immovable object and shipping it across the country and back seem less burdensome than a pride hit and...
  3. That is my thinking as well. If nothing else I...

    That is my thinking as well. If nothing else I may try it in the shop at first.
  4. Anyone have the Eastwood Elite QST-30/60 Scroll Air Compressor ???

    I'm hearing really good things about the Eastwood Elite QST-30/60 Scroll Air Compressor. Really quiet, high output and only $1800 + shipping. May end up going with it and perhaps add a reserve tank....
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    Yeah, the on/off breaker is the L1 L2 L3. If you...

    Yeah, the on/off breaker is the L1 L2 L3.
    If you are running a phase converter, then it may matter which lug the created leg is on.
    Example, on a haas I'm told it would be created leg on L2.
    ...
  6. Totally jelly. Working towards that myself,...

    Totally jelly. Working towards that myself, thinking 30x60, probably 8mo-1yr out at least. Currently in a mid '60s neighborhood with a 24x24 garage in the back yard. Not straightforward. Rigging is...
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    But yeah, Look for L1 L2 L3 for the main power...

    But yeah, Look for L1 L2 L3 for the main power in lugs. Should be marked as such.
    Who knows with the tiawan machiine though. Maybe T1 T2 T3 as main lines or contactors K1 K2 K3
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    Follow some wires backward from those terminals...

    Follow some wires backward from those terminals and see where they go. Start with the heavy wires.
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    But what is on the previous page of your...

    But what is on the previous page of your schematic?



    What machine is that? Bridgeport R2E4?
  10. If I gotta do it, then you gotta do it!

    If I gotta do it, then you gotta do it!
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    Consider that the plug and wire in your picture...

    Consider that the plug and wire in your picture are single phase power coming OFF of your CNC machine.
    Probably for a pump of some sort.
    Look for incoming L1 L2 L3 terminals on your drawings and on...
  12. The super speed is coming, but not before we...

    The super speed is coming, but not before we build a metal building somewhere else to run some legit 3phase into.
    For the time being just wanting to run 2 VF-0E machines and a compressor for a year...
  13. What is your opinion on my electrical? Do you...

    What is your opinion on my electrical? Do you think I have enough for it on top of what I am already doing?
  14. 100amp + 25 HP RPC + air compressor + 1 (or 2) Haas VF machine?

    Have a '98 VF-0E that I've been working on all fall/winter. After re-assembling there are still a few exceptions to be buttoned up but for the most part, all is in good working order.

    The machines...
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    How to test my coolant breaker? Motors being rebuilt.

    Electric motor shop found issues with both pump motors, cites the internal switches. Both being rebuilt. The breaker itself is riveted together so I can't take it apart. ...is there a way to...
  16. Checked out the link for the battery holders...

    Checked out the link for the battery holders myself and inadvertently noticed something odd.
    If a person posts his link from amazon. Like this -----> AMAZON: Haas Vector Drive
    then the forum...
  17. I have this task in my not so distant future as I...

    I have this task in my not so distant future as I recently bought a '99 VF-0E with a few problems, including amnesia.

    Machine still at the riggers place. Waiting on dry yard and other planets to...
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    I did unscrew all gazillion Phillips head screws...

    I did unscrew all gazillion Phillips head screws on the breaker panel and pull the breaker out. Was riveted together else I'd have torn it apart and looked inside.

    Don't suppose I could swap the...
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    Don't think it's the pump

    UPDATE: DON'T THINK IT'S THE PUMP

    I robbed the coolant pump from it's sister machine (it's in waiting at the riggers place) and hooked it up.
    This motor/pump is nasty so I have not dipped it in...
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    Not sure of the TM's capacity, but consider...

    Not sure of the TM's capacity, but consider putting the largest machine you can afford and fit in there. For reasons you'll surely encounter.

    What is the number of 8"x2"x.825" parts you'll be...
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    If all you need is 4" then wouldn't it be easier...

    If all you need is 4" then wouldn't it be easier to cut a small 4" vault in your ceiling?
    4" wouldn't even go above the beams in the ceiling.
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    Nephew took it to a friend near his house. Motor...

    Nephew took it to a friend near his house. Motor was tested for 'working or not' and after about 5 or 6 successful start-up and runs in a row it was deemed working. But that doesn't explain the...
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    HELP: Haas standard coolant pump

    My next learning opportunity showed itself today when the coolant pump didn't start during a drill cycle.
    Noticed it had flipped the machines "coolant" switch on the Haas internal breaker panel....
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    Well said. I'll add that I do certainly...

    Well said.
    I'll add that I do certainly understand the heartbreak of buying a lemon. (used or new) But the butthurt crowd are just as annoying as the fanboy crowd, perhaps worse and a lot are just...
  25. I was amazed at that video. Saw way more mishaps...

    I was amazed at that video. Saw way more mishaps in that 2 year compilation than I've seen in all my past 30 years in the trade. They just kind of have that millennial "oh well" thing with a clueless...
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