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  1. Thread: Dating a J&S 540

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    I don't have the machine delivered just yet, so...

    I don't have the machine delivered just yet, so no pictures. I do know the serial number is just under 40,000. The machine has a ball bearing head and the downfeed handwheel is not the flat type.
  2. Thread: Dating a J&S 540

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    Dating a J&S 540

    Does anyone have a list of manufacturing dates for the jones and shipman 540's ? I bought one recently and would like to know when it was made.

    thanks.
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    You are great gordon, you know where everyone is...

    You are great gordon, you know where everyone is going wrong, whats it like up there on your high horse ?
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    And mine also. My great uncle was captured by the...

    And mine also. My great uncle was captured by the Japs, not a nice experience.

    someone else you may not have known of.

    Paddy Finucane - Wikipedia

    But the reason these lunatics were voted...
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    Correct, the money they bought us with was...

    Correct, the money they bought us with was wasted, on paying farmers not to farm (set aside and all that rubbish) and to build stupid motorways to parts of the country no bugger lives in. And for...
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    How do you know what they are until its too late...

    How do you know what they are until its too late please ?
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    You are correct, i am not. The old eec was fine,...

    You are correct, i am not. The old eec was fine, but its all gone too far.
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    Well the whole concept of the eu, aka the eussr,...

    Well the whole concept of the eu, aka the eussr, is vaguely communist, they take masses of tax money off wealthier nations, including the UK and hand it to countries that should never have been in...
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    Thing is Tyrone, a lot of people are angry. They...

    Thing is Tyrone, a lot of people are angry. They have concerns and when they state those concerns, they get abuse or marginalised or ignored. It is amazing how out of touch people in power are with...
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    Yes, talk is cheap and paper never refuses ink.

    Yes, talk is cheap and paper never refuses ink.
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    Peter Sutherland, a creature from my home city,...

    Peter Sutherland, a creature from my home city, was an unelected EU commissioner, goldman sachs bagman, a mouthpiece for the UN, and one of the voices crying out for more migration into europe...
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    Quite a few countries are having issues with the...

    Quite a few countries are having issues with the EUSSR, The major one being Hungary, but also Poland, Austria, Italy, Greece and obviously the UK. I would imagine the EU are playing hardball with the...
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    Out of all the action types, which is considered...

    Out of all the action types, which is considered the strongest ? Looking at the metal to metal contact of a falling block, block, to receiver, surely it would be one of, if not the strongest ?
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    Yeah i would not have used the LED, but it was...

    Yeah i would not have used the LED, but it was all i could find, and i was gagging to know if it would work. I can buy a pack of diodes off ebay, sadly maplin has gone or i could have bought a few...
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    Right, after tea i went out and had a root in my...

    Right, after tea i went out and had a root in my boxes of scrap bits saved for a job someday. Found an old radio and decided to disembowel it for a diode. Open it up and the only diode i could find...
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    The vfd is for 2hp and the motor is 2hp, i want...

    The vfd is for 2hp and the motor is 2hp, i want to use it because i just don't need the expense of buying a new one, so i will use it until it releases the magic smoke. Next time i will buy a...
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    I take a 12v line from the vfd to a switch. The...

    I take a 12v line from the vfd to a switch. The switch is three position, central position is off, left and right have a pair of contacts each, so 12v on one side and a wire back to either start or...
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    ABB vfd reversing

    I bought an ABB vfd years ago to power an old milling machine, single phase to three phase, it was a bit of a pain to set up but i got it done. I have fitted a bridgeport vari-speed head to the mill...
  19. At the time of the handgun ban in the UK back in...

    At the time of the handgun ban in the UK back in the 1990's, Toady Blair did actually consider restricting ownership of machine tools, in case people made firearms at home. A senior civil servant...
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    I have a piece of aluminium and a similar piece...

    I have a piece of aluminium and a similar piece of brass, i could use to make up a wheel like that. Good idea.
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    You are probably right, however , its nice to...

    You are probably right, however , its nice to have the option to use it, even if like yourself i have it in a drawer and take the wheel out once in a blue one.
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    Just the manual i downloaded off the web. The...

    Just the manual i downloaded off the web. The hi/low is now working fine, its just the hand crank had moved on the shaft. I can get hi, low and neutral fine, and thankfully its quiet.
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    Right, i think i have it pretty much sorted out...

    Right, i think i have it pretty much sorted out now. I think the reason for being able to stop the spindle by hand is the fact i put a new belt in the head, i ran the head for a half an hour...
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    I sorted out the hi-lo lever, it had just moved...

    I sorted out the hi-lo lever, it had just moved around on the shaft, two minutes with an allen key and its done. The VFD is a good one, ABB which i think is an American brand, confused as to why...
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    "Speed change plate pivot stud", it sticks out...

    "Speed change plate pivot stud", it sticks out through the top casting. I'll try to take pictures. I don't think anyone did anything to the head, i think it did very little work as there is little...
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