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    Speaking of flat belts..... :D Sent from my...

    Speaking of flat belts..... :D


    Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
  2. Give me a break.. It was the very first time the...

    Give me a break.. It was the very first time the planer had ever run!

    Like you've never made a mistake MR. I park on Grass. :D
  3. Need help making this cutting tool for the planer.

    A couple of years ago I had a mishap and snapped the neck on a really great planer tool. I have kept an eye out for a new one for years but none have crossed my path.

    I suspect, but don't know for...
  4. Wish I were closer.. The first one in line looks...

    Wish I were closer.. The first one in line looks like mine and I need some parts :(
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    I have sent you a private message ....

    I have sent you a private message ....
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    George watched the vids and sent me an email...

    George watched the vids and sent me an email telling me that the machine could not use a PT-60 .

    Because of the type of start it would need some type of oddball board to keep the arc going..
    ...
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    I obviously don't know George but he was kind...

    I obviously don't know George but he was kind enough to talk to me for 30 minutes...

    In this case he does not sell the machine he referred me to so I don't know what he has to gain...

    But...
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    Rent an RV of some type and you could both stay...

    Rent an RV of some type and you could both stay here on the property....
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    I don't think that class made....Besides you...

    I don't think that class made....Besides you would have more fun over here :D
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    Crap.. I thought you were a ghost returning...

    Crap..
    I thought you were a ghost returning from the Dead!

    Good to see you back!

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    That is a good Idea... I'm trying to free up...

    That is a good Idea... I'm trying to free up space in my shop and the machine could live in a perminate location above or below the table.. Space is getting tight and is the main reason I haven't put...
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    Yes, you did :) George talked me out of that...

    Yes, you did :)

    George talked me out of that option saying it was foolish to spend any money at all on the machine if I could avoid it. His point being that the machine was so old that components...
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    Does this old Plasma have any value?

    I have been trouble shooting a Smith Equipment 45 amp Plasma Cutter over on this thread. There are a couple of videos of the machine there. Videos start with this post.

    I have confirmed that it...
  14. A viewer gave me the name of a man...

    A viewer gave me the name of a man, George, that repairs all these old machines and I talked with him this morning. He remembers the Smith Equipment machines and told me that the torch is working...
  15. Now my question is what will happen if I depress...

    Now my question is what will happen if I depress the triggers and then short the red and braided wires together for a second.

    Been afraid to try that without further knowledge. I now suspect that...
  16. On the above video I had already tried starting...

    On the above video I had already tried starting the tip by pushing on it with a stick BEFORE taking the video and pushing it with my finger. :) Without the triggers being depressed it does nothing...
  17. Point taken gentlemen. You would think after...

    Point taken gentlemen.

    You would think after 16 years as a Paramedic/Firefighter I would be more observant and careful :(
  18. Would not the + lead be the Larger red lead and...

    Would not the + lead be the Larger red lead and the braided wire be the - ? Looks like the whole air circuit is isolated from the machine frame and the braided wire is attached to the brass piping of...
  19. Thanks :) I'm putting more effort into them with...

    Thanks :) I'm putting more effort into them with better equipment and editing. Making the channel more into a shop and machine repair theme.. If you are intrested in that stuff please subscribe :)...
  20. With the torch in the air all I get is air...

    With the torch in the air all I get is air flowing through the torch.

    When I hit the trigger I hear a relay open in the machine and air starts to flow. I can hold the trigger down for two minutes...
  21. Part two is here... I do not think this is a HF...

    Part two is here... I do not think this is a HF start machine...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0esauEUtE&t=1304s
  22. I have taken some time and dug into the...

    I have taken some time and dug into the machine.... I'm not sure where I go from here. The torch is not acting like I would have expected and I might need help in finding a more suitable one... I...
  23. I ordered one from ebay... going to take a while...

    I ordered one from ebay... going to take a while to get here.... I figured if it was wrong I could at least have something close enough to modify...
  24. Beat me to it :)

    Beat me to it :)
  25. I found a picture of a guide that would work on...

    I found a picture of a guide that would work on my type of torch...

    271062

    Granger sells them but there are absolutely no dimensions and the legs look really long, nowhere near the...
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