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  1. Sounds like maybe the motor comes off easy enough...

    Sounds like maybe the motor comes off easy enough and you do not have to realign the drum. While it is off you may want to install a male/female cord end between the motor and the switch gear.
    Bill...
  2. That saw looks like it would take some thought to...

    That saw looks like it would take some thought to rig for a vertical lift. I suppose it would be lifted from the bottom and tied so it would not flip upside down.
    Bill D
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    Are you saying the power to that box comes off...

    Are you saying the power to that box comes off the buss bar not a breaker? I would leave it covered and disconnected. No need to buy an expensive AFCI/GFCI breaker that will not increase home...
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    Square D QO breakers came out in 1955, still...

    Square D QO breakers came out in 1955, still being made. Match up a picture of one. Homeline breakers are not the same but the main lug breaker will interchange.
    Bill D
  5. Looks like a standard Lovejoy coupling. I think...

    Looks like a standard Lovejoy coupling. I think there are two common ways to replace the spider. Remove the entire motor or gear box or, unbolt one or both hubs from the shaft and pry them apart...
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    I have read here that some of the European...

    I have read here that some of the European bandsaws state, in the manual, that those holes are not for lifting. They are designed only as tie down points.
    I do know that Bridgeport milling...
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    I guess some are for lifting then. Just make...

    I guess some are for lifting then. Just make sure the factory approves before assuming things that might fail under load.
    Bill D
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    Pancake drill picture. takes threaded drills. I...

    Pancake drill picture. takes threaded drills. I have seen small threaded chucks to fit. This photo appears to show a chuck as well as the pancake attachment. I use mine to drill inside electrical...
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    Pancake AKA Porkchop drill adapter. No need for...

    Pancake AKA Porkchop drill adapter. No need for the full pancake pneumatic drill. You will have to buy some threaded drills to math. I assume 1/4-28.
    Bill D.
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  10. In the San Francisco are when a home is sold they...

    In the San Francisco are when a home is sold they pump smoke into the sanitary sewer. Any leaks out of the ground or downspouts connected must be fixed before sale can go through.
    Bill D
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    I believe on most European bandsaws those holes...

    I believe on most European bandsaws those holes on top of the arm are for shipping tie downs. They are not rated for lifting. Also used so it does not tip over in use or quakes. AFAIK only Grob...
  12. Back flush into a rubbermaid stock trough. Let...

    Back flush into a rubbermaid stock trough. Let it sit a few days for the chlorine to dissapear ten sump pump to water the lawn. Actually most plants can withsand some chlorine.
    Sounds like too...
  13. It has the grinder bar but no grinder. I have a...

    It has the grinder bar but no grinder. I have a lathe tool post grinder I hope to fit. The trailer will be a uhaul 5x8 utility. I will drop a piece of plywood on the floor before loading. to...
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    Is it possible to redesign the handle so it...

    Is it possible to redesign the handle so it clamps around the stick with no holes? Motorcycle handlebar clamp stuff is one inch diameter. I am thinking something similar to a hand held drill...
  15. Powermatic 180 planer, tie down to a trailer

    I just bought a powermatic 180 planer about 100 miles away. It weighs 1250 pounds or so. Seller has a forklift. I will rent a trailer and bring it home. Any advice on where and how to tie it down....
  16. EMT is not strong enough for the job. You are...

    EMT is not strong enough for the job. You are lucky it did not crush flat. Thick wall pvc is probbaly stronger then thinwall emt.
    Bill D
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    Does modern code require a GFCI on a garage...

    Does modern code require a GFCI on a garage freezer or is that exempt? Is the washer still GFCI exempt?
    Bill D
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    I see some confusion here. MC and MFC are two...

    I see some confusion here. MC and MFC are two very different things. MC is metal clad cable with preinstalled wires. You can not add or remove the wires, too tight. FMC is flex metal conduit sold...
  19. If this is a portable ac/dc motor I doubt it can...

    If this is a portable ac/dc motor I doubt it can be wired for a different voltage. It could be rewound by a motor shop for under $500 or so.
    Bill D
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    It looks like the contactor and overloads are...

    It looks like the contactor and overloads are inside that box. If the vfd will fit that is a nice box. maybe make a sheet metal extension so it will fit. Or cut a hole in the back side and mount...
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    For my lathe the VFD fan runs all the time so......

    For my lathe the VFD fan runs all the time so... I used the original contactor to supply power to the vfd. That way when the lathe is done no more fan noise. Of course I only shut the contactor off...
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    You may need to pull a vacuum on the epoxy before...

    You may need to pull a vacuum on the epoxy before pouring to get the bubbles out. Probably a good idea to throw the pour into a pressure chamber to reduce bubbles as it cures.
    Bill D
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    1/2" steel plate. I bet that was not lifted off...

    1/2" steel plate. I bet that was not lifted off very much.
    bill D
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    An o-ring is easier to source. Neither is...

    An o-ring is easier to source. Neither is accurate with no drawbar and a rigid stop to pull into. Search for the term "presetter". I suppose an endmill holder might be somewhat repeatable but at...
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    Unclear if the 10.4 amps is the vfd or the motor?

    Unclear if the 10.4 amps is the vfd or the motor?
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