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  1. Yup, most of the punch presses I encounter here...

    Yup, most of the punch presses I encounter here on the northern parts of these United states are just plain worn out.
    I saw one a couple weeks ago, the bull gears were so bad that when it came over...
  2. When the units were shipped new with the almost...

    When the units were shipped new with the almost vertical down type intake filters the compressor was meant to be installed inside some type of weather proof structure/indoors. In fact (and I will...
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    The unit appears to be a 120 A.C. volt power...

    The unit appears to be a 120 A.C. volt power unit, if that is the case then it most likely is a lower volume pump unit( gallons per minute)
    It probably will push up to 2500 psi, just be careful when...
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    It was made for a shaper or mill. The casting in...

    It was made for a shaper or mill. The casting in your picture list's the Schiller manufacturing plant that was from 1956 on prior to that they were at another location. the vise could be either...
  5. The 5120 could be configured with the air inlet...

    The 5120 could be configured with the air inlet filters pointing almost upside down from the factory.
    Typically you don't see a lot of oil blown back into the filters when there is a bad breather...
  6. You have it switched into the low volt setting...

    You have it switched into the low volt setting and wired correctly then when powered up (turned on) check for correct voltage between legs T-1 and T-2, also check between legs T-3 and T-4. be sure...
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    This just begs the question, what's wrong with...

    This just begs the question, what's wrong with using a hand drill?
    I know it's just wood but wait till his L-head, 10,000 rpm drill get's a bind into something...
    Brazil, hopefully they have a 911...
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    Some times if the bore will allow it seals work...

    Some times if the bore will allow it seals work great as the O.D. of the shaft is generally in good condition.
    With all the different size seals available there's generally one that will work.
    We...
  9. Try Schnitzer steel in Oakland 510-444-3919....

    Try Schnitzer steel in Oakland 510-444-3919. there always fair on scrap, and they have a bunch of locations.
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    Yup, very light duty with goofy overhead cabling...

    Yup, very light duty with goofy overhead cabling system.
    Early owners were left in the dust then the factory stopped software support and won't even provide support over the phone for there early...
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    The old Hobart should be worth at least five-six...

    The old Hobart should be worth at least five-six hundred bucks , have you purchased a Weld Craft water cooled torch lately?
    These old Hobart Tig-welds were designed to pretty much last forever. As...
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    There cool in the right application and use, that...

    There cool in the right application and use, that said with the fantastic employee safety records that China was maintained over the years.
    I would have to think that in China when your employee...
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    If it seems to build up air pressure in a...

    If it seems to build up air pressure in a reasonable amount of time and there's not any great amount of crank case blow by through the crank case vent when pumping.
    No strange noises in the...
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    You need to compare the factory pump RPM...

    You need to compare the factory pump RPM difference between the 3 H.P. and the 5 H.P. if in fact the pump is run faster on the 5 H.P then yes what ever RPM difference there is will increase CFM...
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    You would need a idler pulley between C&X to...

    You would need a idler pulley between C&X to deflect the belt below or above W pulley as it won't work the way you have in your diagram.The way it is now the belt between C&X will slip on W and go up...
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    Equipment auctions are generally the good the bad...

    Equipment auctions are generally the good the bad and the ugly.
    Unfortunately I have attended more of the bad and ugly then the good.
    I actually attended one auction where the lathes were...
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    Parking attachments work great, that said on our...

    Parking attachments work great, that said on our K&T K-2's we built swing arm jib cranes above both as we have more then one attachment for them and then we store them on a heavy rolling table....
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    I truly believe we need to do what's right for...

    I truly believe we need to do what's right for the planet and the future generations, that said my family has been in business here in California since 1940 and in Michigan since the turn of the...
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    The Monarch steady rest are not incredibly hard...

    The Monarch steady rest are not incredibly hard to find, although generally not cheap, in some cases other manufacturers steady rest's can be retrofit to work. Although it's a project.
    How much of...
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    Andy, aka Hobby Shop, Thank you so very much for...

    Andy, aka Hobby Shop, Thank you so very much for your detailed prints of the K&T table stop dogs.
    We fabricated the left and right according to your prints , installed them of the K-2 and they work...
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    Here is some great information on older motors...

    Here is some great information on older motors when used in conjunction with a VFD, not always a problem but certainly worth reading if your installing a VFD on a 50 year old open frame motor. I...
  22. The MSC unit is good, we have them on several air...

    The MSC unit is good, we have them on several air compressors here.
    I have a couple that have been in continuous use for about 5 years with no problems.
    Cycle time is adjustable for both drain...
  23. Conveyor belts used in everything from production...

    Conveyor belts used in everything from production to agriculture use rubber belting, in the good old days lather was used.
    There are two common types of lacing used to couple the ends together. Any...
  24. Try these guys, Air Gas, S.F 415-826-8627...

    Try these guys,
    Air Gas, S.F 415-826-8627
    Praxair, S.F. 415-648-9353
    Alliance Welding, Berkeley, 510-533-3002.
    They all stock auto darkling helmets. Stay away from cheap cost/low quality auto...
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    Another thought, if your still using the original...

    Another thought, if your still using the original electric motor it may very well not be happy at 70HZ.
    I have seen more then one open/closed frame motor fail with a VFD.
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