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  1. I have looked at a few of the links provided and...

    I have looked at a few of the links provided and some of the intercoms are way out of my price range. The cell phone idea is out as well as, being a antique, I don't have one and don't intend on...
  2. OT. Intercom-house to detached shop, recommendations.

    Semi machine related, sort of! I have a detached shop that's about 60 feet from the house and shares the same power. Right now, and for a long time, I have used a intercom that evidently traveled...
  3. In the original post the OP says "roll over"...

    In the original post the OP says "roll over" which would indicate a horizontal tank. A vertical tank would "tip over"..right!

    Stuart
  4. I've only seen a few discs in my life but I'll...

    I've only seen a few discs in my life but I'll tell you, yours look almost pristine. I sure wouldn't mess with them, it's the bushings that are the problem.

    Stuart
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    If I'm not mistaken, the OP stated edge, not end....

    If I'm not mistaken, the OP stated edge, not end. That would be the edge of a 12 foot strip. Don't recall any ironworkers that would handle that.:eek:

    Stuart
  6. I've moved IR piston compressors by stabbing them...

    I've moved IR piston compressors by stabbing them under the mounting pad for the motor and pump that's welded to the top of the tank. If you have narrow forks you can slide them together and get both...
  7. Thread: Dsg wont go

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    The VFD will have built in over-current...

    The VFD will have built in over-current protection, variable speed, ramp up and ramp down as well as DC braking plus a million more tweeks. The phase converter has none of that. It's like comparing a...
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    Attempting to help is quite frustrating as you...

    Attempting to help is quite frustrating as you are not sharing some important information that will allow sensible answers to be given. Although you haven't indicated your supply voltage, 11 KW is...
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    Mr. Muddle, Welcome to the forum. I'm not...

    Mr. Muddle,

    Welcome to the forum.

    I'm not familiar with that brand of inverter but did a quick search on Google and found a few hits that indicated that it is more or less, a standard VFD, and...
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    yeah..maybe your ISP will let you upgrade..for a...

    yeah..maybe your ISP will let you upgrade..for a nominal fee, so you can get the speed they have been promising before you upgraded. The cable companies should be sent to prison for crimes against...
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    Hey..that looks just like me..sans N95 mask! ...

    Hey..that looks just like me..sans N95 mask!

    Stuart
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    The natives are restless. Covid induced cabin...

    The natives are restless. Covid induced cabin fever! It's hard to separate the wheat from the chaff these days. Take a break and do a crossword puzzle or read a book...anything but news of the world!...
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    Well..if your lathe ran perfectly for years,...

    Well..if your lathe ran perfectly for years, you've changed nothing and now the mag trips out and won't reset until it cools I would say your thermal device has grown tired, which isn't uncommon, OR,...
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    My wife cleared my cookies last night! Stuart

    My wife cleared my cookies last night!

    Stuart
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    Typically, a O/L heater does just that..it heats....

    Typically, a O/L heater does just that..it heats. Current flowing through the heaters create heat, and when that heat meets the design of the heater wires they trip a bimetal strip located near them...
  16. I've done a mazillion bearings and have never,...

    I've done a mazillion bearings and have never, ever, considered lubing either bearing fit..that's just not how they work! If the are loose at all they're going to wiggle and fret and ruin one of the...
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    Keep in mind this was a bazillion years ago I...

    Keep in mind this was a bazillion years ago I have have cerebral cobwebs now. It was a Rochester Quadrajet and the secondary metering rods and jets were modified to dump extra fuel when they...
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    I am not at all familiar with that style, but the...

    I am not at all familiar with that style, but the common two positions, when available, would be 'Hand' or 'Auto'..not 'hard'. This denotes if the overload resets automatically when cooled or needs...
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    Yes, it drew through the carburetor then pushed...

    Yes, it drew through the carburetor then pushed into another part of the adapter and into the engine. It was a early 'Turbo-sonic' unit and it worked pretty well. Had a 7 lb spring in the wastegate....
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    Well..I've already posted a pix of my second shop...

    Well..I've already posted a pix of my second shop truck but here is my first shop truck. It didn't haul much shop stuff but sure helped me with the honeys...and I needed all the help I could get!:o
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    You didn't mention what type of device starts the...

    You didn't mention what type of device starts the lathe..a push-button or a lever. I see reversing mags so it's obviously able to run FWD as well as REV. When it won't run FWD have you attempted to...
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    I went shopping for necessaries the other day and...

    I went shopping for necessaries the other day and contemplated wearing a mask along with my gloves. Whether the mask was or was not beneficial to me or others, virus wise, what I thought it might do...
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    Aaron, Welcome to the forum. That 'click'...

    Aaron,

    Welcome to the forum.

    That 'click' sound is the centrifugal switch closing as the motor speed winds down. There should be no power applied at that point if you have shut the machine...
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    The inner race (IR) to shaft fit is critical as...

    The inner race (IR) to shaft fit is critical as well as it's what keeps the IR in place on the shaft. This typically requires a shaft turned to the OD for a light press or shrink fit for the IR....
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    240 volts at the button is considered lethal...

    240 volts at the button is considered lethal voltage and is verboten in many places...as I recall.

    Stuart
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