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by MoreOldIron4Me
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: convert 3ph to 1ph
Replies: 21
Views: 4308

Re: convert 3ph to 1ph

If you plan to use the variable speed features of the VFD I would look for a "sensorless vector" drive rather than a Volts/Hertz drive like the Teco FM50 These Teco JNEV drives are only a few dollars more than the FM50 but are sensorless vector: If you have only 110V this one: http://dealerselectric...
by MoreOldIron4Me
Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Shop Fox Chinese lathe motor problem
Replies: 29
Views: 4643

Re: Shop Fox Chinese lathe motor problem

I'm guessing it is an IEC frame motor rather than NEMA frame. The link below should bring up the IEC chart:

http://www.electricmotorservice.net/iechart.pdf
by MoreOldIron4Me
Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a Humourous Cartoon
Replies: 10
Views: 1628

Re: Looking for a Humourous Cartoon

The last page (page 36) of this catalog has them. Just download and print the last page.

http://www.pacificfasteners.com/Book.pdf


And another version you can print.
http://www.metricscrew-toolco.com/pg4.html
by MoreOldIron4Me
Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Allen Socket Bolts - local source
Replies: 9
Views: 1044

Re: Allen Socket Bolts - local source

McMaster-Carr maybe not local but the ship fast and charge a reasonable amount for shipping and besides you can always find more stuff you "need"!

5 for $7.19 + shipping

# 91251A005

http://www.mcmaster.com/#socket-head-cap-screws/=lkfb7c
by MoreOldIron4Me
Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1" X 42" bench sander
Replies: 8
Views: 1533

Re: 1" X 42" bench sander

I had the same problem with some 20+ year old belts I inherited from my Dad. I purchased some new belts from KLINGSPOR aka woodworkingshop.com and I have had no problems. I also tried some new belts from Horror Freight but they lasted only a few minutes longer than the old ones. You live you learn. ...
by MoreOldIron4Me
Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lathe Identification
Replies: 12
Views: 2064

Re: Lathe Identification

Gonna look at it this Fri.
And then?
by MoreOldIron4Me
Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lathe Identification
Replies: 12
Views: 2064

Re: Lathe Identification

Says it has all the chucks and gears though and that he knows it runs. ... Oh I forgot the guy wants $300. Is that a fair price?
Might be an older Southbend, can't tell for sure. If it's well equiped it is probably worth $300 just for the accessories.
by MoreOldIron4Me
Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Help me ident this lathe?
Replies: 24
Views: 3232

Re: Help me ident this lathe?

I don't think it is a Hjorth lathe but this picture might explain the universal joint:

http://www.lathes.co.uk/hjorth/index.html
by MoreOldIron4Me
Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Stuck, then un-stuck lathe chuck.....
Replies: 12
Views: 6088

Re: Stuck, then un-stuck lathe chuck.....

does anyone think a 1/2" impact wrench on a chucked socket would be OK? I get more and more worried using back gears to drive/lock the spindle under such a load... I used a chunk of 3/4" hex stock in the chuck and a 3/4" impact socket with a 1/2" impact wrench on my Logan when I got it. I suspect t...
by MoreOldIron4Me
Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bench grinder bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 1913

Re: bench grinder bearings

On my Sioux 10" (Made by Wissota) the bearings were a tight fit on the shaft. I warmed them up a bit on a 75 watt light bulb to press them on the cool (about 60 F) shaft. The fit in the housing was not very tight. Put some marks on the center section and the two end bells of the motor so that you re...
by MoreOldIron4Me
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flame-Licker, Fire-Breather, Atmospheric-Engine
Replies: 2
Views: 1177

Re: Flame-Licker, Fire-Breather, Atmospheric-Engine

Like this?

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Harold
by MoreOldIron4Me
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dealing with the friend of a friend
Replies: 27
Views: 3826

Re: Dealing with the friend of a friend

I tend to do more woodworking, electrical and electronic stuff. The people I do work for buy the materials (unless it's something real small I can find in my scrap pile). If it's something that requires a tool that I don't have like a router bit I let them buy it. I won't do the job unless they stay...