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    Don't neglect the gearing effect: With some...

    Don't neglect the gearing effect: With some rough math, if a 12" dia work-piece is turning 1400 RPM with no slippage between work-piece and grinder, the lathe would drive a 1" dia grinder at...
  2. Thread: Pecan

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    Most Pecan is sold as Hickory (same family IIRC)....

    Most Pecan is sold as Hickory (same family IIRC). Beautiful grain. It works easily with no surprises per Bad Dad, who built a dresser of it. He bought the stock dried, so can't comment on green...
  3. Dennis, sorry if this is hijacking your phase...

    Dennis, sorry if this is hijacking your phase converter thread.... :o Throw a rock at me and I'll crawl back in my hole.

    Matt, power in must equal power out (ignoring losses/inefficiency). And...
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    Not implying we separate the human from the job;...

    Not implying we separate the human from the job; only the human from the hazard. ;) But they gotta be willing.
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    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is actually...

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is actually the least effective....
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    It is much better to take the human element as far out of the equation as possible, but of course ultimately depends...
  6. Make sure the manufacturer specifically states it...

    Make sure the manufacturer specifically states it will handle your specific conditions; in this ^^case^^ 3 HP with 230V/1ph input. Or you should de-rate the VFD you purchase.

    The one thing that...
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    Deducting depreciation (via IRS) is a bookkeeping...

    Deducting depreciation (via IRS) is a bookkeeping 'trick' to entice a company to invest in capital equipment. Deductions & depreciation are not the same thing.

    I am 'in' woodworking as a hobby,...
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    Machinery depreciates. This is a cost.

    Machinery depreciates. This is a cost.
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    My Canadian grandfather, who I never met, often...

    My Canadian grandfather, who I never met, often wryly joked that the English were very brave and would 'fight to the last colonial'. He spent 4 yrs in the mud of WWI France, fighting Germans, to...
  10. Ditch the existing starter. It will add nothing....

    Ditch the existing starter. It will add nothing. In particular do not put any power interruption devices between the VFD and the motor. If the motor is disconnected from the VFD while under load,...
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    Another vote for Cypress.

    Another vote for Cypress.
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    Welcome home.

    Welcome home.
  13. The box's rectangular openings have integral...

    The box's rectangular openings have integral 'spring gate' type covers (that you don't break or remove!); typically 4X in a 1-gang box. NM-type (Romex) wire passes thru this gate and is pinched in...
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    If the reveal is 4mm when H=0, then the 'B'...

    If the reveal is 4mm when H=0, then the 'B' dimension is 3mm (from Blum's "reveal table", on Woodworker Express site). So, edge of door to center of cup hole = (35mmDia / 2) + 3mm = 20.5mm = 0.807"...
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    Just FYI, many water supply jurisdictions now use...

    Just FYI, many water supply jurisdictions now use 'smart meters'. They can see how much water you used in any given 15-minute time slice. Really handy if you suspect a leak, but its also used to...
  16. ...thought Bill might be interested.

    ...thought Bill might be interested.
  17. Not following this thread closely anymore, but if...

    Not following this thread closely anymore, but if your question is directed to me, the answer is 'no'. DOL is typical 'bang-goes-the-contactor' (or relay, or starter), and motor starts. No soft...
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    Best description of the battlefield and the...

    Best description of the battlefield and the tactics I have ever read is "The Killer Angels" - Michael Shaara. If the battlefield is on your list, well worth the read.
  19. Direct-on-line, I believe - tho' yelling may work...

    Direct-on-line, I believe - tho' yelling may work too.;) I always called it 'line start', or 'across-the-line start'.
  20. 409819 I looked at Eaton's schematic for the...

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    I looked at Eaton's schematic for the ADS8, and the Stop button is indeed mechanically integrated with the O/L. I've never seen this done (I really should get out more!), but will assume it...
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    Nicely done. As for the rotation, just...

    Nicely done.

    As for the rotation, just invite short people to your parties. They can come thru the doorway 3 wide. Bet no one will notice.
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    I haven't seen or heard Keith's marketing plan. ...

    I haven't seen or heard Keith's marketing plan. How does he plan to entice new members? It's his business, both literally and figuratively, but FWIW I'd think a 'student' membership, good for the...
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    So found a few minutes to scribble this:
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    It should do what you are asking. Cost will be the HOA switch, and a new 230V coil (220V? ...not sure of the UK standard) for the 3ph contactor, no...
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    You don't indicate what type disability (i.e...

    You don't indicate what type disability (i.e wheelchair-bound), but could it be as simple as putting a cheap slide-bolt high enough 'outside' on her passage door that he can't reach it? Obviously,...
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    "Well behaved women seldom make history." -...

    "Well behaved women seldom make history." - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
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