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    I would at least try a new start cap and blow...

    I would at least try a new start cap and blow dust out of the centrifugal switch. A start cap off ebay would be under $5.00. hardest part will be reading the numbers on the old cap. If illegible...
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    A big rotating mass like that will generate back...

    A big rotating mass like that will generate back EMF for a long time as it coasts down. This back EMF can fry a VFD's power buss by backfeeding. So it is probably a good idea to have resistor to...
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    easy to mount casters to that base. Dos the head...

    easy to mount casters to that base. Dos the head have jack screws to adjust the knives?
    Bil lD
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    Yes, On the Huan Yang I am familiar with you...

    Yes, On the Huan Yang I am familiar with you attach a big resistor to the braking terminals only. No other wiring needed. But that wiring has to be safe and not touchable. I would mount it inside...
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    Old computer running KODI tv for free. hooked to...

    Old computer running KODI tv for free. hooked to a bigger screen. Buy a wireless keyboard and mouse to run it after it is connected and tried out. Or use an old laptop computer
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    Read the rules very carefully... Many machinery...

    Read the rules very carefully... Many machinery auctions do not allow buyers to load out anything. They have to pay a bonded rigger to forklift it to your vehicle. This can be a scam of only one...
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    A disk sander can be used as an extra idler motor...

    A disk sander can be used as an extra idler motor to add more hp to a rpc setup. To brake that sander you will need a vfd that actually has braking terminals. Many smaller China ones do not or...
  8. Only one seller on ebay at $16.91 for 50cm. in...

    Only one seller on ebay at $16.91 for 50cm. in stainless. Tip is to negate 13 and 20 in your search since those are common 1/2 thread counts. Size 1.5" x12tpi is common I see.
    Bil lD.
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    How is the spindle runout? I bent mine into...

    How is the spindle runout? I bent mine into straight from 0.008. down to 0.002 and said close enough. Simple to do with a pipe clamp just takes several attempts to allow for springback. I could...
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    "sensitive drill press" is the search term to...

    "sensitive drill press" is the search term to find what you are looking for. Does it need to be lever feed or is hand feed pressure enough?
    Or use a sensitive drill chuck in a regular drill press....
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    Where the old paint is firmly attached it can be...

    Where the old paint is firmly attached it can be left to act as primer. This will cause an aligator effect as the old paint film is thicker then the bare metal. You have to feather the edges down...
  12. I have seen a few single phase motors where you...

    I have seen a few single phase motors where you can pull the rotor out one end without touching the centrifugal switch.
    Bil lD
  13. I would just make new leg pieces. Looks like...

    I would just make new leg pieces. Looks like standard square steel. WHat size is the leg extension tube?
    It may be metric so you have to use inch and maybe glue shims to two sides. If is needed...
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    Before you cut the pipe make sure it is well...

    Before you cut the pipe make sure it is well supported on both ends. This is both to hold up the weight and to establish the slope for the reinstall. You have to cut the pipe in two places so there...
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    Wood type and location for climate. Does it...

    Wood type and location for climate. Does it freeze there? paint will fail unless the other side is kept dry.. You should have used stain. Too late now.
    Bill D
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    Most likely the stop switch has dirty contacts. ...

    Most likely the stop switch has dirty contacts. Take off the cover and blow out the sawdust. Do the same for the contacter contacts. While it is open close the contacts with a dry piece of wood...
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    I have heard candle wax and blowtorch. Bill D

    I have heard candle wax and blowtorch.
    Bill D
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    Where does it leak? A rebuild kit is going to...

    Where does it leak? A rebuild kit is going to cost around $30 or more. It may be a welded cylinder which can not be resealed. If it is just the pump that should be cheap enough to get that one...
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    Interesting the way no blame was attached to mine...

    Interesting the way no blame was attached to mine waste being allowed to burn and kill the tree. Wonder how many residents it also killed? My father told me how as a boy the lead smelter in the San...
  20. My Parks planer designed built around 1930 -1980...

    My Parks planer designed built around 1930 -1980 has. a solid smooth outfeed roller. That looks like my infeed roller to me. A better machine would have a segmented infeed roller with those...
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    Two drawer file cabinet keeps out a lot of the...

    Two drawer file cabinet keeps out a lot of the dust.
  22. At the lab the goat water troughs just used a...

    At the lab the goat water troughs just used a regular toilet valve. But it was in a corner with a latched cover so the goats could not mess with it. The troughs were up on a stand so the plumbing...
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    Just look for a straight cutter. I think...

    Just look for a straight cutter. I think "planner" is limiting your results.
    Bill D
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    I do not know exactly how they do it but a VFD...

    I do not know exactly how they do it but a VFD adjusts the output to quickly slow down a motor by adjusting the frequency and phase? when told to brake a motor to a stop. No fooling with resisters. ...
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    I think the efficiency of water condensation....

    I think the efficiency of water condensation. will vary a lot depending. on outside air temperature and humidity. Burning. equal quantities of gas will produce a lot more condensate on a cold humid...
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