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    Yeah, like the last one. :icon_bs:

    Yeah, like the last one. :icon_bs:
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    The stainless steel scrubs are where the moisture...

    The stainless steel scrubs are where the moisture condenses onto. There is much surface area. When I unscrewed the filter body the scrubs were full of water.
    Any residuals are going to be caught by...
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    What immigration problem? They are already here....

    What immigration problem? They are already here. I live as a minority among them.

    Three things not to speak about among them.

    1. Their favorite brand of sandals are all sold out at the price...
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    David, This what I made to roll the tubing....

    David,

    This what I made to roll the tubing. Around here a 50 foot 7/8 roll is about $100.

    Roll several passes until the final diameter.
    Then I turned a plate with a rounded groove the diameter...
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    In later models the bearings are supported on the...

    In later models the bearings are supported on the pulley bracket and held with rings that are removed with a pin wrench.
    The pulley shaft is just pressed into the center of the hubs.

    I got as far...
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    All I had to do was disconnect two tube fittings...

    All I had to do was disconnect two tube fittings and swap the filter around. Thanks.
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    I have dismantled a couple of filters with...

    I have dismantled a couple of filters with automatic float drains. The bottom of the bowl is all corroded and pitted. The reason is that there is a minimum depth the water must reach for the float to...
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    The idea for the filter is that the air stream...

    The idea for the filter is that the air stream runs through the stainless screens and moisture condenses there and drips down to the drain.

    Now that I removed the bowl I remember that I was going...
  9. Thread: I bought a HLV

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    A rebuilt machine can get the wrong threading...

    A rebuilt machine can get the wrong threading plate installed. Who would check all that before buying. Makes one think, I have not run through every gear setting to see if everything is correct.
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    There is a connection for that on the inlet 1 way...

    There is a connection for that on the inlet 1 way valve. But the connection is plugged. All the small tubing you see in the picture is part of the unloading.

    261353

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    The black filter...
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    Yours is certainly more compact. Question about...

    Yours is certainly more compact. Question about the aluminium tube clamps. I had planned to do the same with two pieces of (1/2" thick, 1" wide) butted together with a hole in the center. I was...
  12. Let me see about that: 261335

    Let me see about that:

    261335
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    The project got finished recently. The second air...

    The project got finished recently. The second air compressor did not necessitate a rush job. The only thing left to do is replace the sticks of wood holding the coil.
    I have some 1/2" thick Tovar...
  14. Thread: I bought a HLV

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    The Feed/Thread nameplate on that knob is...

    The Feed/Thread nameplate on that knob is indicating that your turn right or left. The new plates are reversed for later models.

    I have seen a HLV with the smallest pitches going up to 80 then 108...
  15. Thread: I bought a HLV

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    The factory number is +/- 0.000025. I know...

    The factory number is +/- 0.000025. I know because that's what I get.
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    The stubs were from a mold. Just little burrs...

    The stubs were from a mold. Just little burrs where the steel laminations and aluminium joined. Along the circumference on each end of the rotor there are dowel like projections about 3/8" long....
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    Thank you. In the 2nd photo there is a...

    Thank you. In the 2nd photo there is a rectangular box on the right side of the drive, that must be a brake resistor.
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    I resisted the grinder idea because of the noise...

    I resisted the grinder idea because of the noise and dust. But I broke down and went to the supply house and bought a couple of metal cutoff wheels. The operation is done and the box is in the...
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    The enclosure cost can be reduced by buying a...

    The enclosure cost can be reduced by buying a used box. There will probably be holes. So what. I use scrap metal sheet of the same thickness and turn circular wafers and tack weld them in the...
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    You have too much motor there for a 60 or 80...

    You have too much motor there for a 60 or 80 gallon tank. I'm using 1/5 the motor Hp on a larger air compressor tank. Originally had a 5Hp single phase motor.
    I switched to a 5Hp three phase motor...
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    I used a 5Hp then scaled down to a 2Hp for a BP...

    I used a 5Hp then scaled down to a 2Hp for a BP mill. No difference noticed except the sound of silence.
  22. Thread: Moon Shot; 1969

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    The program I listened to mentioned something...

    The program I listened to mentioned something about the sponginess of the suit material. So the design work went to the padded bra department.
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    Tonight on PBS at 8pm - 12am (PST). Chasing...

    Tonight on PBS at 8pm - 12am (PST).

    Chasing The Moon
    Apollo's Daring Misson
    John Glenn: A Life of Service
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    Thanks for the side vent idea.

    Thanks for the side vent idea.
  25. Some connect a capacitor from either L1 or L2...

    Some connect a capacitor from either L1 or L2 terminals to L3 which causes a phase shift. I have never seen this method used in any VFD manual.

    Your direct connection idea just distributes any...
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