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    Hope this helps. ...

    Hope this helps.

    https://www.groschopp.com/how-to-check-a-motor-armature/

    Tom
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    That tracked tractor mentioned in #41 wouldn't...

    That tracked tractor mentioned in #41 wouldn't work very well. No weight on the one end, no bogies. Fact is with mine, I have wheel weights and 300 lb of additional weight on the the rear end to...
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    Trumbull has been out of business since before I...

    Trumbull has been out of business since before I was born. Bought out by GE. At this stage of the game I would scrap the electricals and replace them with a VFD.

    Tom
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    Modelman, what city do you call home. Second,...

    Modelman, what city do you call home. Second, how much money are you willing to spend?

    Tom
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    I doubt most snowblowers would have enough...

    I doubt most snowblowers would have enough traction to pull a dolly.

    MOdelman, you need to find a home close to a person like me that will blow your drive for you. I do that for several of my...
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    Do you have enough ground to blow to justify a...

    Do you have enough ground to blow to justify a tractor? I have a JD X730 tractor with a 44"(?) blower. It takes me a hour to clear our drive.

    Keep in mind that snow removal is one of the biggest...
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    You want to make sure the margins aren't worn. ...

    You want to make sure the margins aren't worn.

    Tom
  8. Sticky: Time for me to make my exit. This is already...

    Time for me to make my exit. This is already going down the rabbit hole.

    Tom
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    #1 doesn't like paypal just like some don't take...

    #1 doesn't like paypal just like some don't take credit cards. Maybe he had a bad experience. Maybe the charges are too high. His call not yours.

    Tom
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    Where or what is Aruba? The OP has some rather...

    Where or what is Aruba?

    The OP has some rather unusual interests and occupation. Don't think I have seem ones like that before.

    Tom
  11. Yep, life was simple in the 1840's. Medical care...

    Yep, life was simple in the 1840's. Medical care if you could get it was a chicken or a goat, no road or fuel taxes, income, in fact about the only taxes were excise taxes for tobacco and alcohol. ...
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    Good 'ol bathtub curve. Tom

    Good 'ol bathtub curve.

    Tom
  13. Sticky: Poor choice of words perhaps. I meant that he...

    Poor choice of words perhaps. I meant that he was a frequent poster. Does going from a player to a referee means that he will need to hold back on his opinions which were long and carefully thought...
  14. If you can build the mold, you wouldn't be the...

    If you can build the mold, you wouldn't be the first shop to go into a production shop. Mold builder has to try out the molds on a press, so now that you have the press, might as well shoot a few...
  15. Sticky: This should be interesting considering you were a...

    This should be interesting considering you were a lively contributor.

    Tom
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    You guys have it all wrong. A herd of goats will...

    You guys have it all wrong. A herd of goats will handle the problem nicely, and they make their own spare parts.

    Tom
  17. You say you are not thrilled with what is coming...

    You say you are not thrilled with what is coming out now. You need to define these problems and formulate a plan to correct them.

    Tom
  18. Ask Milacron (the owner of this site) how he does...

    Ask Milacron (the owner of this site) how he does it. I am sure he buys stuff overseas and has it shipped here.

    Tom
  19. Repulsion-start induction-run These were used...

    Repulsion-start induction-run
    These were used where high starting torque was required. They started as repulsion motors, but once they were running at a sizable fraction of full speed, the brushes...
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    Go back to the source of the requirement for...

    Go back to the source of the requirement for clarification. My crystal ball is a bit foggy when I try to interpret odd ball requirements.

    Tom
  21. RI motors operated by having the brush ring...

    RI motors operated by having the brush ring contact the commutator and then lifting when the motor is at speed. So, it sounds like the brushes are not making contact as in mechanical hangup or stuck...
  22. Actually, 5X FLA is about right for small single...

    Actually, 5X FLA is about right for small single phase motors. I was surprised going from GE industrial devices (6X) to Eaton Appliance where lab tests showed 5X to be much closer to actual.

    Tom
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    You did notice that the post you answered is 7...

    You did notice that the post you answered is 7 years old and speerchucker30x3 doesn't post here anymore.

    Tom
  24. I am not sure a hard starting kit, i.e. a...

    I am not sure a hard starting kit, i.e. a capacitor will cut down on the inrush. The addition of a capacitor will cancel some of the inductive reactance which could actually increase the inrush. It...
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    Easy enough test. Remove the load wire from the...

    Easy enough test. Remove the load wire from the breaker and test. Then touch the load terminal with load wire.

    Tom
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