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    Yup surplus like MPJA, even ebay. I had to...

    Yup surplus like MPJA, even ebay. I had to replace a few lights on a 1940's era gear shaper, the type that about an inch in diameter and ha facets like a jewel. Found a chap on ebay that had a ton of...
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    FWIW be aware that XO shown on the star or wye...

    FWIW be aware that XO shown on the star or wye config may not be accessible on the xformer, like on a 3 phase dual voltage AC induction motor.
    The fact that you are lucky enough to have a schematic...
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    Dealing with keeners

    :rolleyes5: I have been in similar situations, this is how I dealt with a PIA like you described.

    Just resign yourself to the fact that he is what he is and management does not care. Okay swallow...
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    On tool I still find useful in situations such...

    On tool I still find useful in situations such this is what I term an RS232 break out box. Plugs inline with the RS232 ribbon cable, has dip switches, LEDs and a pin for jumpers on all the wires in...
  5. Thanks Bob, so true as with most things that are...

    Thanks Bob, so true as with most things that are comprised of skill knowledge and art, ya gotta put in the time and never stop learning.
    I had the privilege of working with a tool and die guy for 6...
  6. I feel for ya, I have removed shafts from drums...

    I feel for ya, I have removed shafts from drums (MUCH smaller ~6 OD) and it can be a royal PITA. In my very limited experience the SKF method sounds like a great idea, along with the center burnout....
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    Cajo, I commend your creative thinking, but it is...

    Cajo, I commend your creative thinking, but it is a slippery slope. Case and point I just I just posted a thread in fab / welding forum about learning to TIG weld with the intent of asking all the...
  8. I get your point Jonok and it is a good one along...

    I get your point Jonok and it is a good one along with everyone else's. I have a good pair of nice snug leather gloves like you mentioned not too thick so I still have good sense of feel. Also a box...
  9. Personally I would like more back ground,...

    Personally I would like more back ground, forensics if you like. What machine are we speaking about, what did they primarily run on it CI Al Ti?
    How big are the chips take a real good look at the...
  10. Wow I got a lotta homework, I read through the...

    Wow I got a lotta homework, I read through the replies take notes and finally read one more time.
    Not to pat myself on the back but this IS tribal information and we are loosing it, your tips and...
  11. OOps my mistake I am using Blue 2% Lanth. But...

    OOps my mistake I am using Blue 2% Lanth.
    But still thank you for your ideas to date, I will report back on the TigPen.
  12. I'll be honest I am not that familiar with 1 - 3...

    I'll be honest I am not that familiar with 1 - 3 phase VFDs.
    A PF of 0.6 is rather low, PF is the lag in the sinusoidal curve (A/C) of current lagging voltage, or is it the other way round? Hell it...
  13. Great, thanks too all so far. I am going to...

    Great, thanks too all so far.

    I am going to try Tir-mix
  14. I have watched many of Jody's vids, very helpful....

    I have watched many of Jody's vids, very helpful. I am going to stainless and try that (cause I have lots of pieces laying around.). I did neglect to mention I am using 2% thoriated, it seems most of...
  15. Call all TIG guys / girls (Ya know pc these days)

    I am able to weld okay stick and mig. I'm know set venture into TIG. Good WP20 torch, Miller syncrowave 250 DX shield 100% Argon.

    I am older and not as coordinated as 30 years ago and my main...
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    T-9 is great for rust prevention, BUT it leaves a...

    T-9 is great for rust prevention, BUT it leaves a thin waxy film that is great catching dust especially when the smaller chain hydrocarbons are flashing off. Not that regular oils don't but T-9 seems...
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    There are a plethora of diagnostics that come to...

    There are a plethora of diagnostics that come to mind.
    DISCLAIMER: I am not that familiar with your machine or the software/firmware setup.
    If you can get to the ball screw on Y are you able to...
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    "It has been my observation that a mechanical...

    "It has been my observation that a mechanical feature is whatever the person who drew the print called it on that print."

    LMAO
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    One of those days

    First let me say I am glad know one was injured, and yup shit happens.
    I agree with Cyanidekid, jacks + soft ground = :mad5:
    Having been in the soft ground Jack spot I can throw out a few...
  20. Looks like you are on the right track, VFDs are...

    Looks like you are on the right track, VFDs are easy to set up, they are jellybean parts like the motor. Are you going to use the motor for cooling as is? If your going to use it to cool (low load)...
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    Is John referring to a Bowden style oiler ?

    Is John referring to a Bowden style oiler ?
  22. We have unloaded in similar fashion. Operator...

    We have unloaded in similar fashion. Operator sill still #1 absolutely, but we often have the trailer pull out once just clear (when possible). Allowing operators more ability to use more of their...
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    Why not contact the manf. of your RPC. They...

    Why not contact the manf. of your RPC. They should be able to tell you right quick.
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    Well I will toss my .02 in for what it is worth,...

    Well I will toss my .02 in for what it is worth, I am on the East coast, so the people I have interacted with might a bit different than your pool of applicants. First off make sure your protected...
  25. Hey Don how are the cats doing ? I cannot added...

    Hey Don how are the cats doing ?
    I cannot added anything regarding the components +/- battery that has not already been said. BUT
    Is the board conformally coated? I ask cause this can be a fly in...
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