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  1. In a world with a disposable mindset, some of us...

    In a world with a disposable mindset, some of us are still frugal and fix stuff, and a can of spray cleaner is what, 6 to 8 bucks, versus 150 or so for a motor? The time involved, maybe 30 minutes,...
  2. You do realize the electric motor repair industry...

    You do realize the electric motor repair industry is almost dead? You might find one in the big city with enough industry to support it, but for the rest of us its a diy job.

    Agreed, the CRC...
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    I was expecting a UPS delivery today, as usual my...

    I was expecting a UPS delivery today, as usual my expectations were too high:toetap:. Tracking is still showing its out for delivery, by end of day, but its 4pm, sun is setting, they've been thru...
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    I was skeptical first time I saw it, but it...

    I was skeptical first time I saw it, but it works! Wrap bearing in damp washcloth, place in micro, use 15 second bursts till you figure out correct time. It turns the water to steam to heat the...
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    I find using heat/cold makes bearing removal much...

    I find using heat/cold makes bearing removal much easier, its nice to be able to just pull a bearing off a shaft, or slide one on to a shaft, by hand, versus pullers and pressing or hammering them...
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    Lol, you beat me to it, I just watched that vid...

    Lol, you beat me to it, I just watched that vid and came over to post it. A tool we use every day, and I admit had never looked into the story behind it. The funny part to me was that I've had this...
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    I don't think a paint ball gun would do you any...

    I don't think a paint ball gun would do you any good, unless all you need is small short bursts. If you need to freeze something, get a CO2 fire extinguisher, or bottle, put part in shop rag, place...
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    USPS MO went in mail today, missed the cut0ff...

    USPS MO went in mail today, missed the cut0ff time for outgoing mail today, it will be in transit tomorrow, should arrive in Napa on thursday. Thank you.
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    I'll take it, PM incoming

    I'll take it, PM incoming
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    I ship every day, I can pack to survive a 20'...

    I ship every day, I can pack to survive a 20' fall, but cardboard, foam, and tape does not stand a chance being driven over by a truck. I've been purchasing quite a bit of tooling past few months,...
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    UPS offers overnight shipping from BFE, the catch...

    UPS offers overnight shipping from BFE, the catch is you have to meet the plane at the airport, at 7am:toetap:. Heck, we even have a UPS Customer Center, problem is its not staffed, ever. Usps and...
  12. You would be better off shopping the local...

    You would be better off shopping the local auctions and craigslist, that is where the scrappers find them. As mentioned above, the scrappers could care less about beating up a machine getting it...
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    Have they updated their gps system so they can...

    Have they updated their gps system so they can actually find an address? I've been accepting packages at Nv address for 18 years from USPS and Fedex, the UPS dolts still cannot f'ing find me....
  14. You want all original controls, and the use of...

    You want all original controls, and the use of the 2 speed motor, stick to an rpc. Do you see now why an rpc is easier:)
  15. I'm wondering if the Fogbuster can pass magots?

    I'm wondering if the Fogbuster can pass magots?
  16. Certainly looks like a well cared for machine,...

    Certainly looks like a well cared for machine, doubt its what most of us were envisioning, hope someone steps up to save it.
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    Hard to judge from a pic, but that looks like a...

    Hard to judge from a pic, but that looks like a crinkle surface. The old skillets are very smooth, I have a couple of Griswold, but most of my collection is no name stuff, most likely Wagner and BSR,...
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    I've got a selection of angle grinders, Makita,...

    I've got a selection of angle grinders, Makita, Bosch, and HF. I've been an advocate of the HF units for a while as they were cheap enough to buy several so you were not always swapping wheels, and...
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    That actually makes the concrete option easier:D....

    That actually makes the concrete option easier:D. Friends shop is a portable building, as he added machines he would cut floor open, frame a pad for machine, then pour full of concrete till level...
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    X2 on cool, I'm still waiting on something a bit...

    X2 on cool, I'm still waiting on something a bit smaller that will burn a hole thru a broken bolt that you can't reach.
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    The impetus for me to change to CI was looking at...

    The impetus for me to change to CI was looking at an unappealing grey steak grilled in a SS pan, it had every appearance of being boiled, yes I prefer grilling over an open flame, but at neg F temps...
  22. I looked at PODS website a few nights ago, no...

    I looked at PODS website a few nights ago, no info given on load capacity, just estimate of how many rooms of household goods they will hold. Before loading one full of even small machines, I would...
  23. The 2 speed aspect would be achieved by using a 2...

    The 2 speed aspect would be achieved by using a 2 speed motor like maynah shows, but that is a 3ph motor. Not sure if you can get a 2 speed motor in single phase, if you can I suspect it won't be...
  24. I've never heard anything like that. If you go...

    I've never heard anything like that. If you go single phase, for 3 to 5hp you will be needing 240V single phase, you can get 3 to 5hp motors with 1750 rpm, they cost more than 3450 rpm motors. You...
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    Friend with wood floor shop had same problem, he...

    Friend with wood floor shop had same problem, he solved it by cutting hole in floor, framing it in, then pouring full of concrete. Might not be an option for you:D

    Last time I saw his shop we had...
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