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    From tubesandmore.com ... 1) jumbo tube socket...

    From tubesandmore.com ...

    1) jumbo tube socket P/N P-ST4-192X $7.95 to $11.95 (double check dimensions, and remember one pin contact must be resized)

    2) ceramic anode cap P/N P-SG11X $1.95 to...
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    I believe I once computed that the C6J has enough...

    I believe I once computed that the C6J has enough capacity (in Amps, not in Farads) for a 3 HP motor, but not a 5 HP motor.

    The C6J has about the same filament consumption, hence about the same...
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    "the best electrical text book i have found so...

    "the best electrical text book i have found so far, that properly explains magnetic theory is John Bird, electrical circuit theory and technology"

    I ordered the second edition of the above-named...
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    "Just so you don't think I was pulling your...

    "Just so you don't think I was pulling your leg..."

    I have a very thick skin, as most in this forum can attest.

    The availability of "XL" holders was unknown to me until some weeks ago.

    Prior...
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    "The XL holders I have are labeled "Hess"....

    "The XL holders I have are labeled "Hess". Coincidence?"

    LOL, indeed.
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    The BXA-I post has a machined area with slots...

    The BXA-I post has a machined area with slots every 15 degrees. The BXA-I base has matching tongues. The BXA-I base is also available with an "anti-rotation" feature.

    A BXA-I system has four...
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    "Which should I get, an Aloris AXA or larger BXA...

    "Which should I get, an Aloris AXA or larger BXA toolpost? Both should fit, but BXA has larger tool capacity?"

    With the new XL-style turn-face tool holders, larger tool capacity is available...
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    "My college text book, Ebay has them as low as...

    "My college text book, Ebay has them as low as $8."

    $8 (plus $3.95 for shipping) was for an "ex-Lib" book from England, via Amazon. Also, an older edition.

    I prefer older editions as these tend...
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    "Ac circuit analysis requires more math so good...

    "Ac circuit analysis requires more math so good to learn but not as critical until you start playing with 3 phase conversion."

    Dc power interchange is mainly a function of potential difference....
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    "... A lot of the work experience following...

    "... A lot of the work experience following school ..."

    Figure on at least 8 years of hands-on experience to become a journeyman.

    Many will never achieve that distinction.
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    Should your concerns be focused on your 10EE,...

    Should your concerns be focused on your 10EE, then one of Richardson's books on electric motors and their controllers is a good beginning.

    In the last 100 years, electrical engineering has morphed...
  12. Standard 10EE workholding (more or less): 1)...

    Standard 10EE workholding (more or less):

    1) forged 5C collet nosepiece (4,000 RPM),

    2) forged 2J Hardinge-Sjogren "Speed Chuck" with smaller than normal handwheel (4,000 RPM),

    3) forged 6"...
  13. "Does anyone know if the 10ee can handle an 8" 4...

    "Does anyone know if the 10ee can handle an 8" 4 jaw?"

    A standard 4-jaw for the 10EE was a forged steel 8" Cushman.
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    Whether placed vertically, as in the photo, or...

    Whether placed vertically, as in the photo, or placed side-by-side, the overall function is identical.

    Two identical magnetic motor starters, less their overloads, are mechanically interconnected...
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    "As to the leads to the motor, these usually go...

    "As to the leads to the motor, these usually go directly from the motor controller to the windings, so opening up the motor and effecting a change there is likely to be required."

    While the motor...
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    Additional considerations ... The machine...

    Additional considerations ...

    The machine usually has a reversing magnetic motor starter, often Cutler-Hammer, but others have been found, too.

    The coils (there are two, one for each direction)...
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    "It's wired 480v now through a step up...

    "It's wired 480v now through a step up transformer. The electrician didn't know why and we couldn't dig deep enough to find the motor tag. Coolant pump motor is labeled for 220/440v. Drom68 sent me...
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    "Before you go the Steelman route ..." Get a...

    "Before you go the Steelman route ..."

    Get a "heavy-duty static" rated 7.5 HP.
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    "Has this been attempted? Any thoughts would be...

    "Has this been attempted? Any thoughts would be appreciated but it seems it might be an option or am i nuts."

    IF you removed the 230/460 prime-mover and replaced it with a water wheel, the machine...
  20. 12.0" machines and accessories made after Monarch...

    12.0" machines and accessories made after Monarch finally adopted the industry standard for 10 + 2.5" = 12.5" are not that rare. Unusual, but not that rare.

    The same is true of M-G machines made...
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    "IF the spirit moves you. And it is a round-dial,...

    "IF the spirit moves you. And it is a round-dial, of course."

    12.5" height, which is likely based upon "square dial" components. I say "likely" as that is my best guess, taken along with the 12.5"...
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    "My 10EE's are not THAT much older than I am." ...

    "My 10EE's are not THAT much older than I am."

    Haas's ex-factory = 1945

    Machine #1's ex-factory = 1956 (WiaD "toolroom" ... turn/face/bore/threading)

    Machine #2's ex-factory = 1945 (M-G,...
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    Yes still the moderator, for the time being. ...

    Yes still the moderator, for the time being.

    Stickies in this Forum were specifically designed to place the most useful information at the head of this Forum.

    Peter (Haas)
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    "And it 'Just Works'. No failures or performance...

    "And it 'Just Works'. No failures or performance issues yet reported at all, are there?"


    Yes, it does indeed "just work".

    The original idea for a three- to single-phase motor conversion was...
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    It is Steelman-HAAS. The conversion has been...

    It is Steelman-HAAS.

    The conversion has been documented:

    1) in a 230/460 version form (schematics), and

    2) in a step-by-step form, with LOTS pf photos and the design of a special tool to...
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