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  1. Thread: Potential relays

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    The only praise for them comes from the people...

    The only praise for them comes from the people selling them.
  2. I did this a few years ago. Meaning to replace...

    I did this a few years ago. Meaning to replace the wood with aluminium.

    The small aluminium cylinder screws into a stud held to the carriage. I have shorter and longer aluminium cylinder to work a...
  3. Seen rubber pieces expand out of dimension and...

    Seen rubber pieces expand out of dimension and stay that way when exposed to oil.

    The polyurethane hose (see-thru blue hose on third row) is great stuff. Not crazy about the small coiled pieces....
  4. Take a look at the Hardinge method. hardinge...

    Take a look at the Hardinge method.

    hardinge lathe saddle indicator - Google Search

    I use a block with a V-slot to fit over the bed. It holds my indicator to measure X travel. It's not that...
  5. I found out about good and bad rubber with a...

    I found out about good and bad rubber with a expensive after-market saddle for a BMW motorcycle. It cracked after a few years.
  6. Your syncrowave 350 issue is probably not as...

    Your syncrowave 350 issue is probably not as serious as a dead front panel.

    That inverter noise you mention is what made me decide not to buy an inverter. It's the loudest when in AC mode. Ear...
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    Just a thing I discovered. The stock thread/feed...

    Just a thing I discovered. The stock thread/feed knob has two arrows on it. One for feed and one for threading.
    The knob plate for the HLV and HLV-H will fit but the directions for feed and treading...
  8. To keep the hoses from getting brittle and hard....

    To keep the hoses from getting brittle and hard. I tried hand soap a few times. But I doubt it does much besides cleaning the hose.
  9. Rubber hose treatment? Or just leave it alone.

    Bought 100' of this hose and it still remains pliable. Synthetic rubber?

    Goodyear Insta-grip 300 push on hose

    Got some of that see-thru PVC (blue) hose that is always pliable but has too much...
  10. Make a mount with a much smaller foot print using...

    Make a mount with a much smaller foot print using a neodymium magnet. The arm can be a metal flexible goose neck. The base can be a piece of HDPE with the magnet inside.

    I took a few HDPE squares...
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    Only the owner can decide what to keep. He knows...

    Only the owner can decide what to keep. He knows the history of them.

    Standing orders given to Rambo from Col. Troutman:

    When in doubt, kill.
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    Clean them up and get them out of the weather....

    Clean them up and get them out of the weather. Turn them upside down for some time. Any leakage? I would doubt it. But any serious rust damage make a cap not good
    and should be thrown out. After...
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    and it looks like they have not been shown much...

    and it looks like they have not been shown much respect...
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    I use three-phase input VFD's with single-phase...

    I use three-phase input VFD's with single-phase power, just L1 & L2 220VAC. The output capacity is reduced.
    If you accept that the full output current will never be needed then fine. Anyway, if you...
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    I like these. Compact with 2.5 pound adder...

    I like these. Compact with 2.5 pound adder weights:

    Pro Series - PowerBlock
  16. You did check that the Jumper Links are on the...

    You did check that the Jumper Links are on the correct terminals for you input voltage level.

    See Section 7 - Troubleshooting in owners manual.

    There are Voltmeter/Ammeter help displays. Some...
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    A tool that I bought about 10 years ago. The...

    A tool that I bought about 10 years ago. The grips are dark red to maroon on my tool.

    Diagonal Cutting Pliers, Spring-Loaded, Plastic Cutting, 7-Inch - D227-7C | Klein Tools - For Professionals...
  18. If you hunt around on the site there are...

    If you hunt around on the site there are restorations and pictures that will be of help.

    There are also people doing this for electronic projects all over the world. Just search.
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    Saving space can make a mess of things: I was...

    Saving space can make a mess of things:

    I was in a woodworking club. A member had a Biesemeyer fence system. To save space he cut the long box and L iron rails in half. Bolted a door hinge to the...
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    I have never seen anybody with a Japanese...

    I have never seen anybody with a Japanese motorcycle worry about that. Back when I was riding I did not know this.
  21. Thread: Bridge rectifier

    by rons
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    Will the part last longer at much less stress...

    Will the part last longer at much less stress than it can withstand? Any opinions from the in-house PhD's about difference in reliability? Pronounced as...
  22. If you are referring to a problem I continually...

    If you are referring to a problem I continually have. Getting that front nut on the dial cover just right so that the shaft is locked to the dial. That is, when the crank
    on the outside end of the...
  23. I get out my inspection x10 lens and turn a small...

    I get out my inspection x10 lens and turn a small coin of white HDPE. Works good.
  24. Another possibility, a discarded murder weapon....

    Another possibility, a discarded murder weapon. To bad, before the formation of the FBI.
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    Sorry, that's wrong. Armenian names end in ian....

    Sorry, that's wrong. Armenian names end in ian. Means son of the previous word before the ian. Son of Utidj. You learned something.
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