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    ^^^ What JST says for the cheapest solution....

    ^^^ What JST says for the cheapest solution. Don't bother buying the VFD until you get over here, they are readily available. If shipping cost isn't a problem (I guess not, compared with the cost of...
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    In the words of Alan Smethurst:- Are Yew Alroight...

    In the words of Alan Smethurst:- Are Yew Alroight Boy?

    Good luck with all the treatments and the plastic plumbing. Make sure you have a good supply of 3M Cavilon barrier cream (FIL had the same...
  3. Use an impact driver. A 'hammer impact driver'...

    Use an impact driver. A 'hammer impact driver' will probably work best for this.
  4. I'm probably misunderstanding things, but surely...

    I'm probably misunderstanding things, but surely COD is Cash On Delivery. That isn't the same thing as paid by the person that arranged the shipment (the consignee in this case)?
  5. As a junior school student in the '60s I had a...

    As a junior school student in the '60s I had a Mecanno (Erector in the USA) set and was perfectly well aware how to assemble and calculate the ratios of gearboxes and epicyclic gearboxes. I find it...
  6. NOTA. As Pete says, it'll go round four times. ...

    NOTA. As Pete says, it'll go round four times.

    This is one of the features of epicyclic gears.
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    On an optimally designed transformer the iron...

    On an optimally designed transformer the iron losses will be equal to the copper losses at the normal operating point. The only types of transformer where this is not the case are instrumentation...
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    I started to write this out twice, but...

    I started to write this out twice, but simplifying several lectures from an electrical engineering course into a single post without making it confusing was difficult. Some other folk have made the...
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    Historically with serial computer terminals, ^S...

    Historically with serial computer terminals, ^S stops the data flow to the terminal and ^Q starts it again. Useful when the text was scrolling off the top of the screen.
  10. We had the type one systems in a number of the...

    We had the type one systems in a number of the offices, very useful when projects still needed a lot of paper files. There were three of the type two system in the factory, biggest advantage was the...
  11. Can't the US manufacture cabs and seats with...

    Can't the US manufacture cabs and seats with decent suspension then? The rest of the world seems to manage it quite well.
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    Had an SR2 at work. I liked it a lot.

    Had an SR2 at work. I liked it a lot.
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    My 40 year old ones are from Walsal Conduits, who...

    My 40 year old ones are from Walsal Conduits, who no longer exist in the form that they were. Befroe that I used AMP ones. The important part of both is that they have compound leverage and a...
  14. The Kluber NBU 15 is a general purpose high-speed...

    The Kluber NBU 15 is a general purpose high-speed barium complex soap grease, which is incompatible with most other greases. if you do use it, make sure to wash the bearings out thoroughly with...
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    It has a rack and pinion drive on the hand feed...

    It has a rack and pinion drive on the hand feed wheel. Tha automatic feed is hydraulic. That was the reason for my question about whether Marcus had been using the hand feed or not.



    PS:-...
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    Were you using the hand feed instead of the...

    Were you using the hand feed instead of the hydraulic feed? They should be interlocked so the hand feed pinion can't be engaged at the same time as the hydraulic feed is engaged.
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    ^^^^ That is where it will be.

    ^^^^

    That is where it will be.
  18. Check the brushes on the motor. Might be some oil...

    Check the brushes on the motor. Might be some oil or crud on them and the commutator.
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    try this link...

    try this link. it seems to work in IE and Firefox, but might not work for you.
  20. Yabut Novolin N is third world market NPH....

    Yabut Novolin N is third world market NPH. Superseded decades ago by better products. Need to inject it three times a day to approximate a steady basal dose.
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    Does the shrink fit unit have any sort of...

    Does the shrink fit unit have any sort of eductor/flow amplifier or is it just using raw compressed air? it's possible that it's using a lot of expensive high pressure air for a job that would be...
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    It's definitely the pump running backwards or the...

    It's definitely the pump running backwards or the pipes connected the wrong way around. When the table moves to the right the handle of the direction control lever should be pointing to the right....
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    They aren't that expensive £25-£30. I'm not sure...

    They aren't that expensive £25-£30. I'm not sure how well one would stand up to being used as a dresser, but the construction is very similar.
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    You were raising issues, hadn't fully commited to...

    You were raising issues, hadn't fully commited to the sale (that's a refusal), they got a cash offer. An offer to sell and an offer to buy are not a binding agreement. You had not exchanged money,...
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    I strongly suspect that Timesaver is also garnet...

    I strongly suspect that Timesaver is also garnet based. Yes they do have two versions, but even the version for iron is very soft.

    I got some Timesaver from here in the UK. It is expensive and...
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