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  1. Man, ain't THAT the case! You know folks...

    Man, ain't THAT the case!

    You know folks have taken to growing beards or wearing masks, world-wide, when China had to divert scrap mystery-metal from making razor-blades into Morse-taper...
  2. I tend to avoid them like a bad rash, given the ...

    I tend to avoid them like a bad rash, given the last "10 HP" Phase-A-Matic to cross my radar had done-in the motor on the HBX-360-BC, prior owner's hand. The good news as that Milacron sold it to me...
  3. Virginia is notoriously disliked by commercial...

    Virginia is notoriously disliked by commercial 18-wheeler operators. "Overdrive" sez some others are stricter, though.

    Put a four-horse box back of a mud-splattered pickup ... or an enclosed ...
  4. Rentals here. MANY over about 45 years. Ony a...

    Rentals here. MANY over about 45 years. Ony a few that "really have to" and always WELL under. You remember that "French Gal" loadout into 26-foot Penske box? Mostly air.

    But I just stop. Always....
  5. LOL! - Electro-Mechano .. fears suffocation by...

    LOL!

    - Electro-Mechano .. fears suffocation by twinned hostess twinkies

    - Walker-Turner .. nobody cares. Just make the F'n holes. Piece of cake.

    - Alzmetall AB5/s .. eats God's desert. Who...
  6. As I keep saying a static converter does not...

    As I keep saying a static converter does not actually "convert". It tricks the load motor.

    There isn't really a "generated" leg except within the load-motor itself.

    The very one you are asking...
  7. Two. First is if you run much about 40% long...

    Two.

    First is if you run much about 40% long runs. heating is uneven. Takes years to do any real damage but...

    Second is that folks forget a static-NOT-converter is all about capacitors to...
  8. Get soembody with a Torrington, CT. address to...

    Get soembody with a Torrington, CT. address to issue an RMA for Warranty repair. I did say "enduring?"

    Or ship it down the St. Lawrence to a Mexican gulf port, and then..

    :D
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    Hell, Shenzen can put a design into volume...

    Hell, Shenzen can put a design into volume production, snazzy packaging and full-colour brochure, in half a day, be filling sea freight containers by the end of the same week!

    Cousins we usta take...
  10. Good advice, This message is hidden because...

    Good advice,

    This message is hidden because Karl_T is on your ignore list.


    Solves THAT little "pure BS" problem.
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    ^^^ THIS ^^^ Take a medium-sized, cheap, even...

    ^^^ THIS ^^^

    Take a medium-sized, cheap, even used imported, Vee block.
    Take the time to put a fair-sized hole right through the sharp point of the vee.

    Buy or fab drill bushings. Good ones,...
  12. If I had ANY SPACE I might even risk smuggling...

    If I had ANY SPACE I might even risk smuggling it...

    They aren't just "good" like a 10EE. They are enduring hard to hurt beyond repair, same as a 10EE.

    Hopefully there is a CANADIAN who...
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    No need to guess. Just call the service outfit on...

    No need to guess. Just call the service outfit on the phone and find out what your specific situation is.

    I called these guys: "AC Compacting":

    PIV Drives | AC Compacting Equipment –...
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    Why would I? Metalworking isn't even five...

    Why would I?

    Metalworking isn't even five percent of my life or interests. I'm here to learn from folks who know MORE than I know. Not less.

    Fortunately, there are rather a lot of them....
  15. All of them might apply? You don't "lose" 1/3...

    All of them might apply?

    You don't "lose" 1/3 of motor nameplate power.

    1/3 is what you get to KEEP.

    Push it above 31% or so?

    A static gets progressively rougher and progressively harder...
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    "Cog" in other words. Do the easy thing. ...

    "Cog" in other words.

    Do the easy thing.

    Simply LISTEN to a PIV. A roller chain. A Morse rocker-link "silent" (not quite it is not..). A Gilmer belt. A gearbox, helical or straight cut either...
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    Probably at least a few ... :D But why...

    Probably at least a few ...

    :D

    But why would acheivers of *any* sort- and PM has a LOT of them, BTW - care about the butt-hurt of UNDER acheivers Hell-bent on gathering the warm cloak of the...
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    That's "appears to be" really close. The...

    That's "appears to be" really close.

    The "large frame" 3 HP (nominal) is only at 3.5 KW calculated even hot-rodded to around 4.6 motor HP. Problem is a "Type T" pays for smooth in lower...
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    No fotos. Black screen. Got the schematic by...

    No fotos. Black screen. Got the schematic by email, thanks.

    PWM is no stranger, nor PCM or PAM. Signaling more often than power. Telco thing.

    One of my KB-Penta drives is PWM, but it's only...
  20. Just one, actually. A holder for drilling from...

    Just one, actually. A holder for drilling from the carriage doesn't have anything to do with "compound" nor toolpost, either one.

    A stout 4-Way directly mounted to the topslide, no compound even...
  21. LOL! "since you mention it.." Fair certain having...

    LOL! "since you mention it.." Fair certain having shipped to 62 countriws as part of the job I probably HAVE heard of it.. might even be on the list of over fifty wife and I have visited? Her 50+ and...
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    Only ONE of mine was actually "used. The other...

    Only ONE of mine was actually "used. The other three were NOS, one "NIB", two "NNB". ONE of the NOS was an "infant mortality" unit that had probably been outright replaced under Warranty.

    The used...
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    Just get a quote for the parts. Then decide if...

    Just get a quote for the parts.

    Then decide if you want to stock spares.

    If nothing else? It could make the machine easier to sell at some future date - you OR your "Estate" - by reducing...
  24. McMaster-Carr carry all this oily stuff in...

    McMaster-Carr carry all this oily stuff in brand-new "vintage brass" as well.
    Easier to get the threads and such one wants from MMC than ePrey.

    Can even turn out to be cheaper, too!

    Agree...
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    Minor nit in that Reeves varidrive are...

    Minor nit in that Reeves varidrive are continuous, "stepless' pitchline critters whilst PIV are stepless as to the adjustment of the ratio, but not stepless as to actual power transmission at any...
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