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  1. I thought it was gonna be a slower summer about...

    I thought it was gonna be a slower summer about 3-4 weeks ago, but now it looks like its gonna be another pretty good year, really hoping it keeps going until 2024.
    Could get even better if...
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    Well, they've obviously worked fine for most of...

    Well, they've obviously worked fine for most of us for years. But some have had issues, mostly with many machines tied to them and higher temperatures. wheelieking71 mentioned with the new 480V caps...
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    Not too worried about budget, if power Co said...

    Not too worried about budget, if power Co said for $50k I could get real 3phase in here I'd sign that cheque right now. But since that ain't gonna happen, its long overdue time that I be able to...
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    They've made new brackets with bigger holes,...

    They've made new brackets with bigger holes, wheelieking71 already upgrade his PT-3160 to those a few months ago, seems to have made a big difference.
    Fits in the same location, as much of a pain...
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    I think Milwaukee is still one of the best for...

    I think Milwaukee is still one of the best for battery powered tools. I've but a lot of use on mine.
    Did have one battery quit 9-10 years ago, the local repair place were retards with horrible...
  6. So long as its wired properly, right size...

    So long as its wired properly, right size breaker, and not tripping, I wouldn't worry much about it. Pretty normal for loads that size to dim lights for a second on little 240V/1Ph services.
    My...
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    I want to join fakebook to see that about as a...

    I want to join fakebook to see that about as a much as I want to take a flying chunk of metal to the head.

    Nope.
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    I ended up ordering a 3% 100A/240V unit. I think...

    I ended up ordering a 3% 100A/240V unit. I think it acts as a 5% when on 1ph because the middle core gets no power to it which probably makes a difference in the inductance/flux of the core. All...
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    PP is working on upgrading to 480V caps. The...

    PP is working on upgrading to 480V caps. The PT-380 and up units now use them as far as I understand and it sounds like the other units will switch to it at well soon, they're different uF for the...
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    Line reactor selection for singe phase

    Adding a line reactor ahead of the PT-355 (20hp) It's on a 125A breaker, when the cnc lathe ramps up it peaks at 105A on the 1ph side. Thing is when its running for the most part I only see 30-50A on...
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    I've seen bars called " cold finished " where...

    I've seen bars called " cold finished " where they really just mean it was ground to size instead of having that extra few thou from just a rough pealing cut on the outside. Same stuff inside...
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    I've got a pretty good 4 channel siglent 100mhz...

    I've got a pretty good 4 channel siglent 100mhz oscilloscope on the way and a 200-2000x differential probe for extra safety.
    Should work pretty good to see what's going on, and what effect adding...
  13. I'd poke an undersized hole with a cobalt screw...

    I'd poke an undersized hole with a cobalt screw machine drill then mill to size with a 1/4" endmill.
  14. I thought needing $$ to pay the bills kinda took...

    I thought needing $$ to pay the bills kinda took care of that...
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    So, is Op coming back with more details or ?

    So, is Op coming back with more details or ?
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    Is this jitter and voltage climb happening with...

    Is this jitter and voltage climb happening with the machines at idle or is it while the machines are in accell or decell ?
    Are your new filter caps the 480V ones?

    What did you use to measure...
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    Under .0005" is pretty easy when using bored soft...

    Under .0005" is pretty easy when using bored soft jaws and easy to tap to pretty much zero.
    Hard jaws, about .001" after I skimmed them but I really just use hard jaws for roughing some stuff...
  18. Like I said before when a spaceX rocket blew up...

    Like I said before when a spaceX rocket blew up due to some bracket failure.

    Musk has always set ridiculous deadlines for launches and product releases to please investors and make it look like...
  19. Some coolants just foam, they probably changed...

    Some coolants just foam, they probably changed the emulsifier or something to do with it.
    Pretty much none of them will ever admit its their coolant that is the problem, so you waste a bunch of...
  20. De-foamer wasn't working for me either, and it...

    De-foamer wasn't working for me either, and it wasn't a water problem.
  21. Fuchs, it instantly solved my foaming issues....

    Fuchs, it instantly solved my foaming issues. Also easy on the hands and very very low smell. I've not noticed any rust yet. I never add just water to a tank, I always mix a little bit of new coolant...
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    I don't remember too many of yous coming to the...

    I don't remember too many of yous coming to the rescue when the previous very biased extreme-left mod banned and censored a bunch of us for telling the truth and not following the leftist commie...
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    I usually hand edit out the redundant stuff CAM...

    I usually hand edit out the redundant stuff CAM puts out, mostly if its running many parts. For just a few I might not bother.
    You can also work on using the control for tool wear/offset, or do...
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    I piped my 2 cnc's through a heat recovery...

    I piped my 2 cnc's through a heat recovery ventilator(HRV) Works pretty good even when roughing a lot of stainless on the lathe, mist doesn't get into the shop, other nice thing is the good HRV's are...
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    I ran 690XT in the mill for a couple years, tried...

    I ran 690XT in the mill for a couple years, tried it in the new lathe but it foamed awful bad, impossible to run the machine with it. Switched both machines to Fuchs, much better, almost zero smell,...
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