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    There is a lot more to control than the recs,...

    There is a lot more to control than the recs, better ask for help from someone that can look at your machine...Phil
  2. Sure 2 hp rfc would work just fine...Phil

    Sure 2 hp rfc would work just fine...Phil
  3. I cost a lot than 10k to build it...Phil

    I cost a lot than 10k to build it...Phil
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    I use 8620...Phil

    I use 8620...Phil
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    They are building like crazy here in Montana, all...

    They are building like crazy here in Montana, all the people are leaving the BLUE states and coming here (sic) cant keep OSB on the shelf's up 200% in 2 mo...Phil
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    Its sad when all the vtl will bring is 1k that's...

    Its sad when all the vtl will bring is 1k that's only one good job...Phil
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    How do you plan to control the pos of the table...

    How do you plan to control the pos of the table with any sense of accuracy? That has been the big downfall of planner-mills...Phil
  8. Still for sale price dropped to 15k, you still...

    Still for sale price dropped to 15k, you still have to load...Phil
  9. I also have one ex military, a little newer than...

    I also have one ex military, a little newer than yours. The feed motor is in the knee, very hard to find any info on greaves, looked for years...Phil
  10. Its sad when one of the higher priced items is a...

    Its sad when one of the higher priced items is a anvil, 4 times the value of a mill...Phil
  11. And who is going to pay the Bill for all this,...

    And who is going to pay the Bill for all this, some fed grant for the op to build a home machine come on its not going to happen...Phil
  12. Best toy in the box, I have done the same thing...

    Best toy in the box, I have done the same thing on all 3 shaping machines...there is times where you dont want the tool to dance...Phil
  13. They must have hit there head looking at the...

    They must have hit there head looking at the slotter....Phil
  14. You have to put a amp prob on the coil and see...

    You have to put a amp prob on the coil and see what it pulls, The starter looks like it is getting wet or there is a lot of moister where live, if the iron is rusty the coil will see over current...
  15. Does it Buzz when on?...Phil

    Does it Buzz when on?...Phil
  16. I have some bars that have the grove the slid bar...

    I have some bars that have the grove the slid bar goes into to stop the bar from sliding or turning in the holder, works good...Phil
  17. I think you are miss guided, just machine the...

    I think you are miss guided, just machine the mounting pad points and drill tap the holes where you need them. And use the heaviest plate you can or make it a welded part that has been stress...
  18. Don't confuse thickness with flatness, its not...

    Don't confuse thickness with flatness, its not hard to get the thickness within .oo1 easy, now flatness is a whole new deal, its flat until you release the plate from the grinder chuck, and stress...
  19. What bad color to paint a PW 6,...Phil

    What bad color to paint a PW 6,...Phil
  20. Never will come out right, It will stress relieve...

    Never will come out right, It will stress relieve on every pass of the grinder, can you weld a grid under the plate to make it stiff?...Phil
  21. Heat it up 300df or so...Phil

    Heat it up 300df or so...Phil
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    You might be tight on space, I would use a 7.5 or...

    You might be tight on space, I would use a 7.5 or 10 hp 1200 rpm and size the drive pulley to your liking...Phil
  23. You would get more bang for the buck with a rpc...

    You would get more bang for the buck with a rpc than a vfd, in the high hp the vfd cost becomes a major problem...Phil
  24. DOA, time for a new battery...Phil

    DOA, time for a new battery...Phil
  25. Then disregard all i said, Babbitt was use as...

    Then disregard all i said, Babbitt was use as easy means to locate the shaft sqr with everything else, still might be the best way...Phil
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