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    Great! That'll help anyone else doing the same...

    Great! That'll help anyone else doing the same conversion. For all practical purposes, it'll be best to run it on the least-capacitance-necessary for it to play ball.
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    Yes, Page 27, left hand side- the input only uses...

    Yes, Page 27, left hand side- the input only uses two legs.

    Most people assume 460 as 'three', but there's no 'rule' that says one needs to use all three legs.

    In TIG machines, it's very common...
  3. Yeah, I totally agree... but I didn't recognize...

    Yeah, I totally agree... but I didn't recognize SOME, and took the rest for granted when I posted.

    It's a 9x27 cutting gantry by MG, made in 1985... and it HAS been worked on a little over the...
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    Yknow, Ox... it may be that the 'gearmotor sound'...

    Yknow, Ox... it may be that the 'gearmotor sound' you hear, is originating somewhere way-on-down the line.

    Remember your old tin-cans-and-string telephone? Those wires sag in the middle, or are...
  5. Okay, so what does that make THIS...

    So... I'm necroposting, but this is timeless learning.

    This rack has one tooth every quarter inch... so I count 20 teeth, and I get either 4.75 or 5" depending on wether I count the starting tooth...
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    They had that motor driving a shaft below/behind,...

    They had that motor driving a shaft below/behind, and another belt off that driving the spindle. Notice in one picture, the correct belt (down to the motor) is nonexistant...

    Better than not...
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    Per prior note, the reason for phase sequence is...

    Per prior note, the reason for phase sequence is PROBABLY because the coolant pump is still reliant on sequence in order to be a pump, rather than a vacuum...
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    Hey Cole- Rather than run an electric blower...

    Hey Cole-

    Rather than run an electric blower from solar and battery, what you might consider, is scrapping the battery plan, and use a large-volume compressed air tank, and either use your solar...
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    If you don't want speed control, just use any...

    If you don't want speed control, just use any momentary button on an appropriate base.. or a 'safety' type foot switch like this:

    Foot Switches | Switches | Electrical | www.surpluscenter.com
  10. Hi Creo, and welcome to the group. Your...

    Hi Creo, and welcome to the group.

    Your suspicions and concerns are correct in most everything. Thank you for posting pix of the diagram, as it saves me the research 'on a guess' of what you...
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    If you can't find a reasonable TIG pedal, you...

    If you can't find a reasonable TIG pedal, you could gut and fit an old guitar volume pedal with a 10k linear potentiometer.
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    Wow... from 2013... I'd totally forgotten about...

    Wow... from 2013... I'd totally forgotten about that post. Normally, bringing a thread back from the dead ('Necropositing") is pointless, but in this case, the theme is timeless...

    As others...
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    IMO, the most important part of balancing an RPC...

    IMO, the most important part of balancing an RPC is:

    1) Don't measure voltage from ANY leg to neutral or ground... it is TOTALLY irrelevant, and TOTALLY misleading

    2) Don't measure voltage on...
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    before posting replies to questions and comments,...

    before posting replies to questions and comments, please note the date at which those comments were posted.

    Chuck Evans' posting was in 2009.


    Getu32- 'commercially available' in Saudi Arabia...
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    Here it is...
    330867

    All I've done, is set the wiring jumpers for 200v, and driven them in delta same as the 230/460. Difference being, when set with 200v jumper, the turns ratio brings up...
  16. The immediate first issue, is to determine...

    The immediate first issue, is to determine weither you have the standard (in main unit) or one of the optional secondaries. For the sake of example, and the most likely probability, I'll assume that...
  17. Here's what we got: The overall page: 330830...

    Here's what we got:

    The overall page:
    330830

    The optional primaries:
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    The main unit:
    330833
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    Hi Mark! Okay, so what you want to do, is not...

    Hi Mark!

    Okay, so what you want to do, is not only possible... it is done every day, in exactly the magnitude which you're needing... You just need to look at the proper industry, and talk to the...
  19. I was drawn in to reading as the title sounded...

    I was drawn in to reading as the title sounded like it was directed towards metallurgy of a parting tool's structure.

    Having never really put much thought into it, I decided to read it for sake of...
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    So the video doesn't really show much detail...

    So the video doesn't really show much detail about what he's done, the pictures are distant.

    What he's PROBABLY doing, is powering across two legs, and putting a capacitor on the third, which...
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    Miller CP200 converted to 240v single phase...

    Miller CP200 converted to 240v single phase
  22. Up until this time last year, my place had a...

    Up until this time last year, my place had a 25kva, on account that the two big blowers pulled about 65A each during the 8-or-so weeks following harvest... and the stirrers pulled another 20A per...
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    Disconnect wires from the drum switch, hard-wire...

    Disconnect wires from the drum switch, hard-wire the motor for high speed mode, and connect it to the VFD. Direction is irrelevant at this point, pick one and do it.

    Use the drum switch's...
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    Since this thread is on a totally different unit,...

    Since this thread is on a totally different unit, you should, instead, start a new post with title appropriate for the make and model.

    In a 'general' sense, increasing capacitance will increase...
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    Yep, mine are ice-cube relays... Omrons, in DIN...

    Yep, mine are ice-cube relays... Omrons, in DIN rail sockets. Works great, drains to bilge.
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