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    What machine is this that trips the breaker? ...

    What machine is this that trips the breaker? Does it have anything to do with the bead blaster? Is it an electric or gas engine compressor? Maybe there is metal dust on the outlet of the GFCI....
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    A transformer to convert 240 volts up to the...

    A transformer to convert 240 volts up to the required voltage and a vfd will cost more then a single phase motor. A would think the transformer will cost about as much as the motor alone.
    Bil lD
  3. You might be able to donate some of the fire...

    You might be able to donate some of the fire stuff to a local high school or college fire classroom for demonstration, cut-away's. Then claim a tax deduction for replacement cost.
    I bet the boy...
  4. Thanks for the information. I was going by the...

    Thanks for the information. I was going by the official DMV website which seemed unlikely to have so minimal brake requirements.
  5. Can they be rough broached before heat treat. ...

    Can they be rough broached before heat treat. then broached to final dimensions after. Or is that too likely to skew the broach and jam things up?
    Bil lD
  6. A compressor pump should never be started under...

    A compressor pump should never be started under load. You need to redo your plumbing. Be glad the contacts did not weld shut from the overload.
    Bill D
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    How will you move it to your location? Factor in...

    How will you move it to your location? Factor in that cost to your plans. A 16" lathe is not going in the back of a pickup truck or van.
    Bill D
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    I think static builds up fast on any blaster. Is...

    I think static builds up fast on any blaster. Is there a ground wire solidly attached to the metal cabinet. Is the blasting hose conductive rubber? Dos it have lights or a fan.. I am not sure...
  9. Thread: OT Oz wildfires

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    I guess the dc 10 fire planes are already in...

    I guess the dc 10 fire planes are already in Australia to help. I know Australasia and New Zealand send fire crews to California in our summer. Some California crews are in Australia now to help...
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    Interesting they work that low now. Thanks for...

    Interesting they work that low now. Thanks for the update. I thought my figures might not be up to date but still worth mentioning so he can ask about his local climate.
    It never goes below...
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    Thanks for the information. Sounds like a ramp...

    Thanks for the information. Sounds like a ramp is out. Horse trailers also come with ramps or swing doors.
    I have been asking about trailers because I am planning to move in about one year. Plan...
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    The mini splits probably will not work for you. ...

    The mini splits probably will not work for you. Below about 10 F they do nothing I reccomend a self vented wall heater. Only problem is they need electric power to run.
    Bil lD
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    I think he is saying to adjust the pins you have...

    I think he is saying to adjust the pins you have to dismount the chuck from the plate to get to the allen head bolts. Not a big issue if it is only used on one machine. But use the same plate on...
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    In the 1980's The pimps in Oakland, Califorina...

    In the 1980's The pimps in Oakland, Califorina used to carry a golf club. It seemed more refined and high brow then a baseball bat, and just as effective.
    Bill D
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    Lift it and shove plastic pallets under it so it...

    Lift it and shove plastic pallets under it so it so its high and dry. paint the under side while it is up in the air. I would lift one end at a time. The fibered aluminum roofing coating comes to...
  16. My Harrison. m300 seems to be an iron shoe with...

    My Harrison. m300 seems to be an iron shoe with some kind of brake lining stuff glued or riveted to it. The windmill at the family house used wood brake shoe sand wood bearings.
    San Francisco...
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    cargo trailer, removing ramp

    On a standard box cargo trailer with a spring loaded rear ramp what is involved with getting the ramp out of the way so an engine hoist can reach into trailer and pick up a heavy machine? That...
  18. In California brakes are required only on camper...

    In California brakes are required only on camper trailers over 1500 pounds. thats it. mo breakaway requirements etc.
    I think motorcycle trailers over some weight need brakes too.
    Bill d
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    if it is really that wet zinc electrodes or...

    if it is really that wet zinc electrodes or imposed voltage might help. I think it should be lifted and plastic sheets put underneath.
    Bill D
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    I read today that Musk has the longest tenure of...

    I read today that Musk has the longest tenure of any auto CEO today. So I guess that means Tesla is old fashioned and needs new young innovative blood. Maybe they could hire the ex Nissan CEO....
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    I thought blue wa sfor cold water pipes/ What...

    I thought blue wa sfor cold water pipes/ What color is compressed air supose dto be? Red is hot water, gray was NG.
    Bill D.
    Note "hot" water meant temperature. We did not have active water in...
  22. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    Maybe they can fly it to you on a Boeing plane?...

    Maybe they can fly it to you on a Boeing plane?
    Bill D
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    Then you shove a short piece of rubber tube or...

    Then you shove a short piece of rubber tube or hose down into the socket to grab the terminal of the plug so it does not fall off and get lost.
    Bill D
  24. motor controller enclosure, flush into cabinet, name

    I am trying to find a type of dust proof motor controller cabinet,box, or enclosure that sits flush into a hole cut into a metal cabinet. Something like a NEMA 2 size. This will be adapted to a...
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    I made a mount for a 3hp motor for my old Unisaw....

    I made a mount for a 3hp motor for my old Unisaw. I used some big angle like 3x4 inch. I think I lost like 1/8" on cutting depth if any. You will have to replace the heaters in the overloads to...
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