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by JackF
Sun Aug 22, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Machine lights
Replies: 6
Views: 2132

Re: Machine lights

I like it. :D :D

Jack.
by JackF
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Refurbish G8 belt grinder platen
Replies: 29
Views: 8435

Re: Refurbish G8 belt grinder platen

I for one would like a pic of this beast. :D :D I love old machinery. :D :wink:

Jack
by JackF
Mon Jul 05, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Headstock Lubrication Fiasco
Replies: 24
Views: 6986

Re: Headstock Lubrication Fiasco

It looks to me like the hole opposite the sight glass should be at the very bottom of the sight glass hole. That way oil would not show in the sight glass until it was at the hole or above. To fix this example, drilling a hole thru the fill hole to open a hole in the bottom of the sight glass cavity...
by JackF
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Rotary or static converter?
Replies: 23
Views: 11305

Re: Rotary or static converter?

I have a lincoln Idealarc Tig 300 That draws 100 amps at full power. I have 4 gage wire to the outlet but have only a 60 amp breaker in the box as that was all I had. I have never tripped the breaker but then I have never used it at full power :roll: . Maybe someday when I feel rich I will upgrade t...
by JackF
Tue Mar 09, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Rotary or static converter?
Replies: 23
Views: 11305

Re: Rotary or static converter?

I'm with BadDog. I've built two myself, both with push button start. Before I added the push button start I tried spinning the idler motor with my hands as fast as I could then threw the power to the two legs of the idler and it started right up, producing 3 ph power. :D
Give it a try.
by JackF
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Bead rollers
Replies: 9
Views: 9403

Re: Bead rollers

No replies yet. I just found this and am interested in the answer also.


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by JackF
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Patio's projects
Replies: 524
Views: 236738

Re: Patio's projects

As always, excellent work. :D :D

Jack
by JackF
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Patio's projects
Replies: 524
Views: 236738

Re: Patio's projects

That jointer looks like an old 6"Delta I have. Love that old stuff. :D :D

Jack
by JackF
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A bit of history
Replies: 4
Views: 3237

Re: A bit of history

What a great find. :D

Jack
by JackF
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Cell phone video: please, please, shoot horizontal
Replies: 15
Views: 11938

Re: Cell phone video: please, please, shoot horizontal

The one exception is if you are taking a shot of the tallest tree in the world. :) :wink: :lol:

Jack.
by JackF
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Harold!
Replies: 33
Views: 24576

Re: Harold!

Harold, it just occurred to me that we not only get machining lessons from you but medical lessons too. :wink: :D Keep it up.

Jack
by JackF
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Harold!
Replies: 33
Views: 24576

Re: Harold!

Harold and Susan, best wishes from Dawn and I. Get well quick Harold, we need you :D

I wrote the above before reading the rest of the posts. Welcome back.

Jack.