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by murgie
Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a little milling project near Rock Hill, SC?
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

Re: Looking for a little milling project near Rock Hill, SC?

Any possibility of turning down the distributor housing?
by murgie
Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanted: clear, strong, thick glue
Replies: 21
Views: 1911

Re: Wanted: clear, strong, thick glue

How about hot glue sticks?
by murgie
Sat Jun 20, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Variable Frequency Drive
Replies: 12
Views: 1873

Re: Variable Frequency Drive

Yes sir, I now have the freq. set. Good to know I have full power. Thanks.
by murgie
Sat Jun 20, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Variable Frequency Drive
Replies: 12
Views: 1873

Re: Variable Frequency Drive

OK, couldn't wait any longer. Powered it up. Works great out of the box. Only thing to watch for is the Freq. is set at 400Hz. Motor will really hum at that speed so, to be safe, I didn't let it come up to full speed. A couple of questions. With static phase converters, you lose a third of your moto...
by murgie
Sat Jun 20, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Variable Frequency Drive
Replies: 12
Views: 1873

Re: Variable Frequency Drive

I hope it is OK that I add on to this thread with my VFD question. I have both motor and the drive listed below. Do you see any issues with this set up on single phase? Both are now on my work bench waiting for me to apply power. Might wait awhile to see what responses I get. http://www.ebay.com/itm...
by murgie
Mon Apr 27, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Left hand thread cutting?
Replies: 19
Views: 15834

Re: Left hand thread cutting?

Hello everyone. New here. I used to cut a lot of left-handed threads back in the day. I cut a lot of pipe threads for the oilfield supply houses and we would cut both the collar and the pipe threads as a set. Up to 13 3/8ths 8 round threads, on a 3/4" taper. What they would be used for is to back of...
by murgie
Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 4
Views: 713

Re: Another new member

Thanks for the welcome!

Yes, shaper does have auto traverse.
by murgie
Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 4
Views: 713

Another new member

Hello, I just joined up this week and now want to introduce myself. I used to be a CNC programmer/operator back in the day, running GE1050 control on Lodge and Shipley slant bed lathes. Also add a HAAS VF-4 machining center to my resume. Then, about 15 years ago, I changed jobs to work in the IT fie...