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    Well the breaker is 30A and there is a long run...

    Well the breaker is 30A and there is a long run of 8 gauge to the branch box. No regrets.
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    That is a good suggestion, thanks.

    That is a good suggestion, thanks.
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    I remember seeing a picture of Powermatic Table...

    I remember seeing a picture of Powermatic Table Saw castings in a large pile outside at their production facility. That's how they used to do it.
  4. Practice some scraping skills on the base. Make...

    Practice some scraping skills on the base. Make it flat.
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    It means the problem is worse than what you...

    It means the problem is worse than what you described in post #1.
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    It's all stranded copper. Sometimes I solder the...

    It's all stranded copper. Sometimes I solder the ends of stranded wires if the connection is a screw down. Otherwise the strands splay out to the sides. Other times I twist the strands tight before...
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    That issue is not hard to deal with. Happens to...

    That issue is not hard to deal with. Happens to me on occasion. It's because of the black plastic rod with cams inside the electrical cabinet. Some of the switches underneath the cams are not making...
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    I used twist nuts this morning. The wire lengths...

    I used twist nuts this morning. The wire lengths are long enough so that one day I can replace the nuts with copper bus bars. For now case closed, literally. :Yawn:
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    Break your wife's coffee addiction and save that...

    Break your wife's coffee addiction and save that money for a good unit.
    Tell your wife that a ice cold shower in the morning will wake her up a lot better than a Starbucks coffee.
  10. If a motor shop has been in business for any...

    If a motor shop has been in business for any length of time then they are doing the right thing.

    You have not mentioned what the VFD carrier frequency is set to. The higher it is the more stress...
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    The first time is when the overload circuit is...

    The first time is when the overload circuit is not powered from time zero. Surge is not detected or acted upon. The surge in current is not equal across all incoming phases.

    The second time and...
  12. Still no info on VFD and programming numbers...

    Still no info on VFD and programming numbers...
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    My suggestion is to adjust the balance with the...

    My suggestion is to adjust the balance with the 7.5Hp with lathe spinning. With the numbers I measured in post #8 the no-load Vac and Vbc was around 282.
    I suspect that the overload is sensing...
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    That's exactly what I've got. The connections...

    That's exactly what I've got. The connections would be two 10 gauge and one 8 gauge wires per twist nut.
    Compact yes. But does not look neat and clean.
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    Not this time. I found a little screw that holds...

    Not this time. I found a little screw that holds a panel.

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    A custom IC, three capacitors, two potentiometers , a relay, and three coils. The IC is printed with "Furnas D81649-1D".
    To the...
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    Mechanical ways to do a T branch circuit?

    One single phase 240VAC (Red,Black,Green 8 AWG) circuit. Want to branch two ways (Red, Black,Green 10 AWG).
    Right now I have a regular 4"x4" 2" deep box. The twist nut approach would do it but the...
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    Then there would be some RC time constant delay...

    Then there would be some RC time constant delay of some sort. I have one of those OL relays that you just run the three wires through three holes. The electronics inside are only powered by...
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    Must-For-Rust is a wipe-on let sit and then...

    Must-For-Rust is a wipe-on let sit and then wipe-off solution for rust. The directions say that if the coating is not wiped off the coating will prevent future rust.
    Clean the rust off with the...
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    Before you start the lathe again after a second...

    Before you start the lathe again after a second start, try pushing in the white reset button. Does that have any affect on the electronic circuit inside.
    Won't fix anything but it will indicate that...
  20. Mine are sitting about waist high to the right of...

    Mine are sitting about waist high to the right of the saw cabinet. I always forget that they are there, especially when the 9V batteries go low.
  21. The box has few few components. Trace out the...

    The box has few few components. Trace out the wiring and draw schematic yourself. That would take 5-20 minutes. Then post the schematic here.
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    A overload relay on the idler is going to...

    A overload relay on the idler is going to function same as the overload for the lathe motor. I have three of those ESP100 overload relays. I like them because they are solid state and have a wide...
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    Those numbers are not textbook perfect. What...

    Those numbers are not textbook perfect. What counts are the numbers when all motors are running steady state.

    The overload relay has adjustment from 13A to 27A. What is your adjustment thumb wheel...
  24. During the process with a hand drill how do you...

    During the process with a hand drill how do you keep the hole from getting that triangle shaped pattern?

    I have done stepping like that with a drill press and had not much choice in speeds. The...
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    [QUOTE=jim rozen;3427321] That must be tough...

    That must be tough when running on a limited supply...
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