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  1. I'm guessing a little bit, but it seems to me...

    I'm guessing a little bit, but it seems to me that if there's no DC voltage between F- and 47 the rectifier isn't working properly.
  2. Not needed. Run your single phase into 2 main...

    Not needed. Run your single phase into 2 main lugs of a 3 phase distribution center (or breaker box, to this hick) and connect all your motors/equipment to separate breakers. Single phase can be...
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    Safe to say "bad" is an over used term. Useful to...

    Safe to say "bad" is an over used term. Useful to paint a quick picture or assign moral responsibility, but in the end, mostly distracting and unproductive.

    Talk about it in terms of actions and...
  4. Just wondering, but instead of replacing your...

    Just wondering, but instead of replacing your collector, what about adding to it? Multiple dust collectors, one turned on for small producers, more than one turned on for larger. Balance may be an...
  5. Milling vise stop? Height gauge attachment?

    Milling vise stop? Height gauge attachment?
  6. Lot bigger lathe than I thought! A 250VA...

    Lot bigger lathe than I thought!

    A 250VA transformer seems small to be powering a spindle brake, in addition to all the other contactor coils. But there may be other transformers in the machine...
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    It's yours, John. I do a fair amount of turret...

    It's yours, John.

    I do a fair amount of turret work and this would fit my machines, but don't think its rare use would justify having it.

    neil
  8. Quick answer: yes and no. :D That rectifier...

    Quick answer: yes and no. :D

    That rectifier may be for a DC injection brake, or may be just a rectifier for control voltage that's been bypassed or may be the machine's been converted to single...
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    All put there by Americans, of course.

    All put there by Americans, of course.
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    Thunderjet, Do the math... Loads on the rotor...

    Thunderjet,

    Do the math... Loads on the rotor go up by the cube of the wind speed (drag x lift) and centrifugal loads go up as the square of rotational speed. So go from 60mph to 120 mph, rotor...
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    No offense intended, but if you were able to post...

    No offense intended, but if you were able to post a pic somehow, I'm sure someone could identify it.

    If you're able to take a pic and email it to me, I could post it for you.
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    Interested. Brand/model/pt #?

    Interested. Brand/model/pt #?
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    At any wind speed? No. Not economical to make a...

    At any wind speed? No. Not economical to make a turbine and tower strong enough to run at high wind speeds. Available power in the wind is proportional to the cube of the wind speed (acting on the...
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    Scroll down this antique gun forum...

    Scroll down this antique gun forum thread for a cornucopia of antique roll crimpers.

    If it was a crimper, the OP's tool is missing the lever and attachment point to put force on the brass end of...
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    Peanuts compared to a nuke.

    Peanuts compared to a nuke.
  16. Maybe it was just a switch/sensor to ground....

    Maybe it was just a switch/sensor to ground. Agreed, though, that's not a very secure connection.
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    Or.... Give a man a fish, feed him for a day....

    Or....

    Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll fish 24/7. ;)
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    That's a fairly low bar. Federals are a LOT...

    That's a fairly low bar. Federals are a LOT better than that.
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    Amen, brother! Sing it!

    Amen, brother! Sing it!
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    You got it! Uh, I mean, I'll take it. Sending pm.

    You got it! Uh, I mean, I'll take it. Sending pm.
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    Worse than HF? Anything named "...mart". :) Ebay....

    Worse than HF? Anything named "...mart". :) Ebay. Amazon. Crap is everywhere.

    Lots of vendors sell tools of inconsistent quality, even American manufacturers make duds. I'm mostly a used American...
  22. You're in the right place. Machinists used to use...

    You're in the right place. Machinists used to use these things, many still do, but there's not much market for them now that most things are designed on the computer.

    The "compass" is still...
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    And, as it turns out, neither did he. William...

    And, as it turns out, neither did he. William Safire wrote it for him.
  24. Those are for pussies. Just staple your socks on....

    Those are for pussies. Just staple your socks on.

    And when the holes get too big, trade 'em in for new ones! Yer socks, I mean.
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    Damn. You must be almost as old as I am! :D

    Damn. You must be almost as old as I am! :D
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