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    We have a Cleerman drill with a Dings brake.The...

    We have a Cleerman drill with a Dings brake.The adjustment is a little fussy and it will hum/chatter when it needs adjusting.If that is the only reason you replaced it you should have saved your...
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    Just went through another arc flash training...

    Just went through another arc flash training session.There are plenty of videos of what happens when arc flash occurs.
    If you are lucky enough to survive the blast impact and the burns if you...
  3. The PIV stands for Positive Infinite Variable...

    The PIV stands for Positive Infinite Variable speed drive.It is basically a Reeves/Salisbury type drive that doesn't slip.The metal chain has links made up of sliding leaves that interlock with the...
  4. Your test with the chuck blocked and trying to...

    Your test with the chuck blocked and trying to turn the motor pulley only tested the brake holding(if the brake was engaged;power on).That's why I suggested engaging the brake and trying to turn the...
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    McMaster Carr has 4 spoke machinable hand wheels...

    McMaster Carr has 4 spoke machinable hand wheels $20-$50.The handle is positioned inline with one of the spokes.Start cutting the backside/sides of the inline spoke until it is in balance.Even...
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    I'v got an ARO self feeding pneumatic drill about...

    I'v got an ARO self feeding pneumatic drill about a 2" round body.Would be easy to mount.Have seen them cheap on E-Bay.ARO 8255-A14-2 Inline Self Feeding Pneumatic Drill 1850 RPM No Chuck | eBay
  7. The spindle is driven by the timing belt in high...

    The spindle is driven by the timing belt in high speed.I can see the tb pulley on the spindle(yellow paint) and it looks like it hasn't been slipping but the other one?
    When you blocked the chuck to...
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    We had a #5 Cinnci horizontal USAF mill.It had...

    We had a #5 Cinnci horizontal USAF mill.It had the same travels and table size as a #6 which from what I can tell is the only difference between the two(50hp & 108" table,60"travel).
    But was...
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    When our science teacher showed us the hydrogen...

    When our science teacher showed us the hydrogen creation stunt,the next morning she came in early to find two class clowns had a large vat cooking and collecting it in 5 gal water cooler jugs.
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    You can speed up the cyl movement to its load...

    You can speed up the cyl movement to its load position by plumbing the rod end to the piston end through a pressure actuated valve that returns to tank when the set pressure is reached.Look at a...
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    No, not Guy McKenzie. His name was B.S.Reid....

    No, not Guy McKenzie. His name was B.S.Reid.
    The story I was told that he worked for a trucking co that employees owned stock.He started buying stock from other employees,to late the board changed...
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    You'r kinda beating a dead horse if you try to...

    You'r kinda beating a dead horse if you try to keep any kind of connection with the company.
    Weather the royalty compensation is worth the aggravation or not only you know.

    Leaving a toxic...
  13. Tyrone,The plant I work in has only about 200...

    Tyrone,The plant I work in has only about 200 people.

    Every so often the plant manager and all the supervisors do a cook out and serve all the rest of the employees.
    I guess the managers at your...
  14. I have only worked for two mid sized...

    I have only worked for two mid sized corporations,one a retailer and the currant one a paper converter.Both are solely owned and do not have the upper echelon of executives with "star quality pay"...
  15. The first time I recall that I was confronted...

    The first time I recall that I was confronted with the class thing was in the 10th grade.The local university's president's daughter had a crush on me.One day she asked me what my dad did for a...
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    Tapered rollers that look no worse than that I...

    Tapered rollers that look no worse than that I clean with solvent, dry and apply light oil.Apply hand pressure and rotate.If they feel smooth and and the rollers all roll then there is nothing...
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    I have a 20" heavy duty one that had a bevel gear...

    I have a 20" heavy duty one that had a bevel gear with a broken tooth.I welded it and hand filed into shape,worked out real good.
    G&E sold all their intellectual property to Smith & Mills in 58.
    ...
  18. I'm a big fan of moly grease,I keep a tube in my...

    I'm a big fan of moly grease,I keep a tube in my tool box.Problem is that even a #2 grease in something like a DH it will never get hot enough for it to flow.Unless you pack it full the first couple...
  19. On the heads with a quick index plate on the...

    On the heads with a quick index plate on the spindle the worm shaft bushing is eccentric to disengage the worm from the wheel.Yours obviously isn't so,however it still may have some off set to adjust...
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    I'm pretty sure that the indicators are made by...

    I'm pretty sure that the indicators are made by Federal(no way to confirm but side by side it looks identical).I had to do the same with mine when I first got it.Had to replace the dial face also as...
  21. That's a common problem with centrifugal switch...

    That's a common problem with centrifugal switch contacts so inspect and clean or replace.Actually if never overloaded the start switch is usually the first thing to go in that type of motor.
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    There seems to be a little confusion about your...

    There seems to be a little confusion about your brake,if it is original it is not a fail safe brake,it only brakes when power is applied.Power is applied when the fwd/rev start lever is in the...
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    Our Kaeser manuals list two types of oil,the...

    Our Kaeser manuals list two types of oil,the cheaper one is a semi synthetic.Not at the shop now so can't give you the pn.It may not be that much cheaper anyway,don't know,never used it.
    I don't see...
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    {https://www.eaglelng.com/projects/jacksonville-fl...

    {https://www.eaglelng.com/projects/jacksonville-fl} The gas plant and port storage are LNG also.
    The Crowley ship is roro-con combination.It cruises at 22 knots,while not the fastest commercial...
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    The brake is not a fail safe or normal on,it...

    The brake is not a fail safe or normal on,it needs to be energised to brake unless someone changed it to a spring or magnet applied brake.
    Ours is a Warner 90v dc and has a small rectifier for...
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