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    I anneal the tube and fill it with Woods...

    I anneal the tube and fill it with Woods metal....works every time...Phil
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    Its a old guy thing, you would never...

    Its a old guy thing, you would never understand...HI HI...Phil
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    If you are real good at math, have a well...

    If you are real good at math, have a well controlled mind for detail, dont mind overtime, but keep in mind 99.9% right is a total failure...Phil
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    v12,s also had silver crank bearings, I owned one...

    v12,s also had silver crank bearings, I owned one once... loved the sound at idle... but I liked the 2-71 too, I owned 200 of them in 20kw gen-sets from the rail road, ran at 1200 rpm, that's why I...
  5. I was in the gen set building for 50 years,...

    I was in the gen set building for 50 years, machine a step in the flywheel to fit a c106 drive disc, tap 6 holes to bolt the disc on , machine a spool to bolt the gen to the housing of the engine,...
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    Not ww2 2-71, no external fuel lines on the head,...

    Not ww2 2-71, no external fuel lines on the head, dc gen yes, navy surplus, yes but not 1945... pt boats had v12 Packard 1A-2500 gas...Phil
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    Ya I know the gfi tripping is not tied in any way...

    Ya I know the gfi tripping is not tied in any way to the rpc wiring, you have any idea how the motor amps make a hard inductive spike. There is a current flow being inducted into the nut/ground loop...
  8. Dont have to be very tight, no cheaters!! 40/60...

    Dont have to be very tight, no cheaters!! 40/60 lbs is more than enough .....Phil
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    I would use the bolts as is,4140 ht does not like...

    I would use the bolts as is,4140 ht does not like sqr corners , like what a bolt has under the head to the shank. It would have been better to make a radius there and relieve the bolted part so there...
  10. Be cheap and buy a boat winch,the hand type...Phil

    Be cheap and buy a boat winch,the hand type...Phil
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    Its not a surprise you are have trouble. A 15 hp...

    Its not a surprise you are have trouble. A 15 hp 3 phase 240 volt motor (rpc) has a three phase locked rotor amps of 232, as you are feeding it 240 volt single phase the amps could go up by 173% to...
  12. Unless your engine was built to take a full hp...

    Unless your engine was built to take a full hp belt drive you will need to add a bearing to the back of the engine to save the main engine bearing from failing...Phil
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    Better hit the books, the 2 transformer are 120d...

    Better hit the books, the 2 transformer are 120d out of phase 2.3 kw 3 phase output not 4...Phil
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    2, 2 kva transformers in open delta will service...

    2, 2 kva transformers in open delta will service a 2320 watt load at 1.0 pf, in Montana the center tap between a and c phase is grounded, and line to ground of b phase is 208. 2.3 kw is not going to...
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    A 100 amp service to too small for a 15 hp rpc,...

    A 100 amp service to too small for a 15 hp rpc, Is the wires from the 2 gfi,s in the same raceway as the feed for the rpc? If you blew 1500k(?) resistors you have major voltage spikes ( cant see how...
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    Yes, but only 6% speed regulation, you will see...

    Yes, but only 6% speed regulation, you will see it slow down under load...I use this on a jig bore and a big mill, and drill press,s A wound field with comp works the best...Phil
  17. You are a newbie on battery's, you need a...

    You are a newbie on battery's, you need a hydrometer, check each cell for gravity, the charge voltage needs to be over 42 volts for a equalize charge for 4 or more hours. I would pay to read up on...
  18. Sure but no feed rolls or guides for the...

    Sure but no feed rolls or guides for the feeder...Phil
  19. You know there is no parts from Linde?...Phil

    You know there is no parts from Linde?...Phil
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    It is easy to machine, you can not sand it...Phil

    It is easy to machine, you can not sand it...Phil
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    A L&S X is real fussy on level, the oil is pumped...

    A L&S X is real fussy on level, the oil is pumped up to a distribution plate and drip feed to all the bearings, a little bit off and you starve a bearing or 3. Also the front way is not level with...
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    I use 30wt motor oil,...Phil

    I use 30wt motor oil,...Phil
  23. Gee your right thermite, have the shop bring out...

    Gee your right thermite, have the shop bring out all 12 leads and you can do the steelman swap or hook it 230 3 phase...Phil
  24. That's the way I do it, bearings are rated 100...

    That's the way I do it, bearings are rated 100 times what the gearbox weighs...Phil
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    Some of you all have not been around a Detroit I...

    Some of you all have not been around a Detroit I can tell, noise is unreal, I am not kidding when I tell you I cant hear and it was caused by Detroits . The blower and the exhaust noise is off the...
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