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    I don't think anyone has mentioned the Rexman...

    I don't think anyone has mentioned the Rexman lathes I believe they were made in Richmond in the 50's or 60's I have one I inherited from my father still use it from time to time
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    Computer specs for cad/cam

    I am thinking of adding some limited cnc capability to my small farm workshop. I figgered the first step was to learn how to operate the software(no use having a machine that I can't operate) after...
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    Computer specs for cad/cam

    I am thinking of adding some limited cnc capability to my small farm workshop. I figgered the first step was to learn how to operate the software(no use having a machine that I can't operate) after...
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    Gday Jaxn I'd be interested to see picture of...

    Gday Jaxn

    I'd be interested to see picture of the the 2T I have a 2N
  5. Next question.:how do you reverse the direction...

    Next question.:how do you reverse the direction of the power feeds?
    I am sure I have been stareing at it but not seeing it.
  6. Termite start cap is for the lathe yes I know it...

    Termite start cap is for the lathe yes I know it is not the ideal solution but it works. I suspect the RPC could use some fine tuning I have ordered some gauges so I can see the voltages at the same...
  7. I'm working night shift in the miĺl tonight and...

    I'm working night shift in the miĺl tonight and we should be cutting hay on the farm tomorrow if all goes to plan .So hope to find an hour or two in the next couple of daýs to get the motor...
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    Why do you need a transformer ?my rpc has 240 in...

    Why do you need a transformer ?my rpc has 240 in 415 out with no transformer .surely you can find an idler to suit
  9. Had the motor checked out it ran fine on his...

    Had the motor checked out it ran fine on his bench bought it back home same as before. I inadvertently left the pony motor running on the RPC and it fired right up checked amps with clamp meter & ok...
  10. Thanks Mate

    Thanks Mate
  11. Drive belts removed from clutch I called the...

    Drive belts removed from clutch

    I called the local motor guy and will take it in to be checked out Wednesday then at least I will know if it is a motor problem or a RPC problem.
  12. thermite I have a 6pack of VB in the fridge:) ...

    thermite I have a 6pack of VB in the fridge:)

    got out to the shed and checked out a couple of things this evening.

    RPC voltage no load 410 - 430v & with 7.5 hp mill running 400 - 410v.
    ...
  13. I'm not useing a transformer at this stage as the...

    I'm not useing a transformer at this stage as the cheepest I've found is just under $1000 for a 10 kva
    And I'd rather spend that money on tools.

    The mill motor is wired in delta and from my...
  14. The idler is currently wired in Wye (star)...

    The idler is currently wired in Wye (star) configuration with neutral to the centre point and 3 live legs at 415v. If I can't find anything wrong with the wiring I may rewire the idler in delta to...
  15. Just bought a 12"C monarch and Have a few questions

    Firstly does the clutch disengage the whole gearbox or just the spindle and how is it operated
  16. Thank you for the replies In Australia we have...

    Thank you for the replies

    In Australia we have 240 single phase or 415v 3phase and I have a 15hp idler which on the RPC. Currently I have only 1 outlet on the converter so until the one I ordered...
  17. Rotary phase converter won't start Monarch 12C

    I bought home a 12"monarch lathe with 3hp motor but it does to seem to want to start on my RPC which happily starts my 7.5hp Parkson mill the coolant pump starts fine but as soon as you hit the start...
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