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  1. Thread: Hardinge lathe?

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    I asked because it looked like a DC control I...

    I asked because it looked like a DC control I almost purchased.
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    Considerably cheaper means only one thing....

    Considerably cheaper means only one thing. Compare brands and country of origin.
  3. Thread: Hardinge lathe?

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    I removed my wrong answer. Is the control a DC...

    I removed my wrong answer. Is the control a DC drive or AC?
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    I dislike those square tiles. They eventually...

    I dislike those square tiles. They eventually lift up and in a wet environment? Forget it.

    I replaced a lot of the walking space at home with ceramic tile and small rugs. Works for me.

    If I was...
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    Square blade shovel to lift the tiles, a few...

    Square blade shovel to lift the tiles, a few beers to perk up the aggression, and a good radio station.
  6. They closed that branch a couple years ago. The...

    They closed that branch a couple years ago. The main store is about 5 miles farther south on 101.

    101 to Old Oakland Rd. south for a couple of blocks.
    Turn right and a another couple of blocks.
    ...
  7. **************** Need help finding info on an...

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    Need help finding info on an old Jet 1450 gap bed lathe
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    Electrically it is still a wire wound motor....

    Electrically it is still a wire wound motor. Mechanically the difference is probably a rotor that was from another design and they made it lighter in weight.
    It will spin up a little easier....
  9. Thread: Potential relays

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    The only praise for them comes from the people...

    The only praise for them comes from the people selling them.
  10. I did this a few years ago. Meaning to replace...

    I did this a few years ago. Meaning to replace the wood with aluminium.

    The small aluminium cylinder screws into a stud held to the carriage. I have shorter and longer aluminium cylinder to work a...
  11. Seen rubber pieces expand out of dimension and...

    Seen rubber pieces expand out of dimension and stay that way when exposed to oil.

    The polyurethane hose (see-thru blue hose on third row) is great stuff. Not crazy about the small coiled pieces....
  12. Take a look at the Hardinge method. hardinge...

    Take a look at the Hardinge method.

    hardinge lathe saddle indicator - Google Search

    I use a block with a V-slot to fit over the bed. It holds my indicator to measure X travel. It's not that...
  13. I found out about good and bad rubber with a...

    I found out about good and bad rubber with a expensive after-market saddle for a BMW motorcycle. It cracked after a few years.
  14. Your syncrowave 350 issue is probably not as...

    Your syncrowave 350 issue is probably not as serious as a dead front panel.

    That inverter noise you mention is what made me decide not to buy an inverter. It's the loudest when in AC mode. Ear...
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    Just a thing I discovered. The stock thread/feed...

    Just a thing I discovered. The stock thread/feed knob has two arrows on it. One for feed and one for threading.
    The knob plate for the HLV and HLV-H will fit but the directions for feed and treading...
  16. To keep the hoses from getting brittle and hard....

    To keep the hoses from getting brittle and hard. I tried hand soap a few times. But I doubt it does much besides cleaning the hose.
  17. Rubber hose treatment? Or just leave it alone.

    Bought 100' of this hose and it still remains pliable. Synthetic rubber?

    Goodyear Insta-grip 300 push on hose

    Got some of that see-thru PVC (blue) hose that is always pliable but has too much...
  18. Make a mount with a much smaller foot print using...

    Make a mount with a much smaller foot print using a neodymium magnet. The arm can be a metal flexible goose neck. The base can be a piece of HDPE with the magnet inside.

    I took a few HDPE squares...
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    Only the owner can decide what to keep. He knows...

    Only the owner can decide what to keep. He knows the history of them.

    Standing orders given to Rambo from Col. Troutman:

    When in doubt, kill.
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    Clean them up and get them out of the weather....

    Clean them up and get them out of the weather. Turn them upside down for some time. Any leakage? I would doubt it. But any serious rust damage make a cap not good
    and should be thrown out. After...
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    and it looks like they have not been shown much...

    and it looks like they have not been shown much respect...
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    I use three-phase input VFD's with single-phase...

    I use three-phase input VFD's with single-phase power, just L1 & L2 220VAC. The output capacity is reduced.
    If you accept that the full output current will never be needed then fine. Anyway, if you...
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    I like these. Compact with 2.5 pound adder...

    I like these. Compact with 2.5 pound adder weights:

    Pro Series - PowerBlock
  24. You did check that the Jumper Links are on the...

    You did check that the Jumper Links are on the correct terminals for you input voltage level.

    See Section 7 - Troubleshooting in owners manual.

    There are Voltmeter/Ammeter help displays. Some...
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    A tool that I bought about 10 years ago. The...

    A tool that I bought about 10 years ago. The grips are dark red to maroon on my tool.

    Diagonal Cutting Pliers, Spring-Loaded, Plastic Cutting, 7-Inch - D227-7C | Klein Tools - For Professionals...
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