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    Well...this thread seemed to get derailed by...

    Well...this thread seemed to get derailed by folks arguing about the durability of various electronic components, so I'm not 100% sure that my question was answered. I do appreciate some of the...
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    The current system uses a 12 v, 100AH AGM battery...

    The current system uses a 12 v, 100AH AGM battery that will power the conveyor through its required 120 short on-off cycles which last about 15 seconds. There is a smart charger for the battery, but...
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    Thank you. The DC motor is battery powered..but,...

    Thank you. The DC motor is battery powered..but, is controlled through a DC motor controller that has soft start and stop as well as OC protection, E-stop and a bunch of other stuff. It's straight...
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    AC to DC Converter Question.

    I have built a conveyor system per the customers prints which required it to be 'universally powered' anywhere in the world. The customer stipulated 12 DC motor, controls and batteries/charger.
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  5. Well...Capt Oblivious says..how about these...

    Well...Capt Oblivious says..how about these folks? Gotta be better than the cardboard and H.F. Bondo!
    Sheet Metal Fabrication | Service | Instant Online Quote


    T.H.E. Capt
  6. Well 'dumb on me'...now I see that the pic's I...

    Well 'dumb on me'...now I see that the pic's I was looking at were a Craigslist listing, not one you personally took. Must have been that 3rd glass of grappa! Sorry for the confusing post.

    Stuart
  7. Great pictures, Mr, good job! Stuart

    Great pictures, Mr, good job!

    Stuart
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    OT: Standing to work versus sitting to work!

    I believe that I've asked this before, and maybe had the thread zapped by the head cheese..but watching the Pakistan truck repair videos, and other as well, I don't understand why other folks work,...
  9. I'm not sure this is what you asked, but here is...

    I'm not sure this is what you asked, but here is my solution to the foot pedal and all the other 'stuff'. It's in a drawer below the welder and above the water cooler.

    Stuart

    PS...better look...
  10. I've read the post through several times and...

    I've read the post through several times and still don't understand it...

    Stuart
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    Wowzer..that's one rough cookie. Looks like it...

    Wowzer..that's one rough cookie. Looks like it fell off the back of a truck at some point.:eek:

    Stuart
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    Will 3mm and 5mm (dinky) holes that are water...

    Will 3mm and 5mm (dinky) holes that are water jetted be capable of finish drilling without wandering and wobbling? I have no idea how perfect/accurately a water jet makes a small hole, but with such...
  13. Does it matter!:) Stuart

    Does it matter!:)

    Stuart
  14. Am I that transparent..nope, never been to a...

    Am I that transparent..nope, never been to a trade show. While not trying to kiss anyones ass, I would doubt that Milacron would be anything other that 100% honest in any dealings, including a trade...
  15. So..you demo the machine at a trade show using...

    So..you demo the machine at a trade show using the absolute easiest material to tap, and one that no potential customer would ever tap, just to secure a sale? Isn't that considered 'fake news'!
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    WARNING..take Dramamine before watching video. ...

    WARNING..take Dramamine before watching video.

    Stuart
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    Yes...I understand. Not a lot under the belt, so...

    Yes...I understand. Not a lot under the belt, so to speak.:)

    Stuart
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    I'm curious why being a PIA would make you pass...

    I'm curious why being a PIA would make you pass on the job. My little shop charges T&M and a little bit extra when it's a RUSH deal...so however long the PIA takes is what the customer is charged. I...
  19. Not being a pallet jack technician, this is all...

    Not being a pallet jack technician, this is all assumption, but even the lowest tech hydraulic lifting device would have an internal pressure bypass to prevent killing said device when overloaded....
  20. HUH...I've rebuilt a bazillion hydraulic and...

    HUH...I've rebuilt a bazillion hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders of all sizes and shapes and have never needed the assistance of my Whirlpool reefer.:crazy:

    To me, it's too coincidental that the...
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    I'm in California and am interested as well..but...

    I'm in California and am interested as well..but it ain't gonna happen. Wow...look at this, it's interesting, and it fits right in with 'Waltham' and clocks!

    Trade catalogs from Randall & Stickney...
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    How do you connect the tap with no disconnect...

    How do you connect the tap with no disconnect device on the line side...or are you switching the main breaker off and 'tapping' your new load off of that?

    Stuart
  23. Do it your way then! Stuart

    Do it your way then!

    Stuart
  24. I don't think tapping into that diameter pipe is...

    I don't think tapping into that diameter pipe is a viable option. The SOP would be a weld in tank flange, or at the very least..weld in the appropriate size nipple and screw your item into that. If...
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    To be totally honest regarding my post..I'm 75...

    To be totally honest regarding my post..I'm 75 years old and probably half deaf, plus, as everyone really should, my compressor is outside, adjacent to the shop in it's own doghouse...so even if it...
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