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  1. 1. Sealed bearings are good. You worry too much....

    1. Sealed bearings are good. You worry too much. Once the bearings are running for a little while the additional drag is academic. So I think 10 minutes is
    a good long time. Your overload is acting...
  2. .......... 276119 Search for what is called a...

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    Search for what is called a Contact Kit.
    I remember a company in Los Angeles that install new points on whatever you sent them.
  3. Thread: Threading issue

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    Get a high performance tap and donate the Irwin...

    Get a high performance tap and donate the Irwin tap to some charity.

    You should get a picture posted.
  4. Last night I used a little on some scrap wood to...

    Last night I used a little on some scrap wood to start a fire in my Buck stove.
    Can't wait until my gallon can is empty.
  5. A capacitor on the jump would do it. A different...

    A capacitor on the jump would do it. A different way to measure from #16 is to use current transformers.
  6. 1. With contactor unconnected push down on the...

    1. With contactor unconnected push down on the points and check that the resistance from the source to load side is zero for each contact.
    2. Apply coil volts and do the same check.
    3. If steps 1 &...
  7. The only thing that can be tried is to jump one...

    The only thing that can be tried is to jump one of the incoming lines to the third phase input. If the drive is designed to only detect a
    potential on the line then the drive won't fault. If the...
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    I guess I do it the crude way. With spit and a...

    I guess I do it the crude way. With spit and a wipe.
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    Do nothing. A old mill has had a long time for a...

    Do nothing. A old mill has had a long time for a few changes. Like replacement motor bearings on the original motor or a replacement motor. Or are using a pan head motor?

    "on the front it says..."...
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    I have spent half my life trying to win one. All...

    I have spent half my life trying to win one.
    All I get are gloves with holes and goofed up skin.
  11. You are using three transformers to form a three...

    You are using three transformers to form a three phase connection? Got a picture of that?

    Get a 220v three phase motor and get familiar with your VFD.

    Then maybe a 3 phase transformer with one...
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    Trying to put more life into this section of PM.

    Trying to put more life into this section of PM.
  13. I went shooting at a indoor range with a buddy...

    I went shooting at a indoor range with a buddy from work. He did his own reloading for a .44 magnum revolver. He used the hottest powder and crammed every
    granule he could into his brass. The result...
  14. Question was asked using same type round....

    Question was asked using same type round. Percentage increase.
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    The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon had a bad...

    The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon had a bad accident with a wedding ring. It was not around any machine type shop. Just got caught and his weight did the rest.
    You can see his mended finger now but...
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    I have noticed that a light upward force on the...

    I have noticed that a light upward force on the cam ring handle while in the back gear position reduces noise.
    Was thinking about making a circular shim.
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    Are the pages laminated with a plastic coating?...

    Are the pages laminated with a plastic coating? That would be handy in the sense that I hate washing my hands every time I need to look in the big book.
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    Just brush or spray on a phosphoric acid rust...

    Just brush or spray on a phosphoric acid rust cleaning product and clean whatever is exposed. Then brush and spray again and let it dry on the metal.
    Makes a good rust inhibiting barrier. Not my...
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    When the t-slot washer underneath the bar is a...

    When the t-slot washer underneath the bar is a good tight fit then it doesn't matter. Anyway, don't use those stock miter gauges. Delta has been cheapening out
    their saws for years.
  20. Thread: Machining a penny

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    The FBI Story: A spy code named Whitey was...

    The FBI Story:
    A spy code named Whitey was passing a hollowed out quarter or half dollar with microfilm inside. Can see the machine cutting grooves on the inside.
    The fit has to be just right so...
  21. Thread: Machining a penny

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    You believed it and that is enough; hook, line...

    You believed it and that is enough; hook, line and sinker. :crazy:
  22. Thread: Machining a penny

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    If the Fed discovers what you are doing to large...

    If the Fed discovers what you are doing to large quantities of their product they might get upset.
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    Maybe you have not noticed that Powermatic,...

    Maybe you have not noticed that Powermatic, Rockwell, General, Delta have had solid bar miter gauge bars for more than 1/2 century.
    Never made with aluminium.
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    Tannic acid.

    Tannic acid.
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    1. How many seconds is that brief period? 2....

    1. How many seconds is that brief period?
    2. When the motor shuts off is the main power breaker disconnecting? I would guess that the breaker is removing power because it is undersized.
    3. You see...
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