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Forum: Welding 11-16-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Norcal
If you drive a Prius, Volvo, or Subaru, it's in...

If you drive a Prius, Volvo, or Subaru, it's in the upper 90's percentile that your a lefty.:devil:
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-17-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Norcal
A good number of years ago, some POS was smearing...

A good number of years ago, some POS was smearing Aircraft Stripper on vehicles parked on the street, can't remember if they ever got caught either.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-17-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,936
Posted By Norcal
50 years ago C-H used a epoxy cast coil.

50 years ago C-H used a epoxy cast coil.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,936
Posted By Norcal
A lighting contactor will never have a O/L relay...

A lighting contactor will never have a O/L relay as they are for lighting loads & no need for them, unlike motor loads. Technically a lighting contactor cannot be used for motor loads as they are...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-06-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Norcal
Is the lubrication specified a grease, or gear...

Is the lubrication specified a grease, or gear oil? when I cleaned the gear box out years ago, it was full of oil. My knowledge of lubrication is weak, & doing it wrong is going to be worse then just...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-05-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Norcal
I don't have a manual, it is a former school...

I don't have a manual, it is a former school machine that was a basket case when I got it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Norcal
Rockwell 20" wood/metal bandsaw gearbox lube

I have the above model that has to sit unused because of no oil in the gear box & there is no support from what is left of the manufacturer, would anyone here know what to use? The saw has been taken...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By Norcal
120/240V 3 phase has 2, 120 volt legs with a 208V...

120/240V 3 phase has 2, 120 volt legs with a 208V high leg, & 240V between any 2 phases, if 110V the high leg would be 190V, with 220V between any 2 phases.
Forum: Machining 06-14-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By Norcal
I prefer Stalinist political correctness, since...

I prefer Stalinist political correctness, since that is the origin of PC.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-21-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By Norcal
If Leviton lamp holders are used there is a big...

If Leviton lamp holders are used there is a big issue with connecting line voltage directly to them, see this from Leviton: ...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,355
Posted By Norcal
To make matters worse, part of Japan is 50 Hertz,...

To make matters worse, part of Japan is 50 Hertz, and the rest is 60 Hertz.
Forum: Welding 02-05-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,355
Posted By Norcal
Show me where gear is still built for 110/220,...

Show me where gear is still built for 110/220, besides ChiCom or some Eurocrap.
Forum: Welding 02-05-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,355
Posted By Norcal
If continuing to refer to voltages 110,220,.......

If continuing to refer to voltages 110,220,.... that only exist as standard voltages in mostly 3rd world countries outside of North America is not confusing, what is?:devil:
Forum: Welding 01-29-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,355
Posted By Norcal
People in the US ignorantly refer to voltages as...

People in the US ignorantly refer to voltages as 110V, or 220V, but they are pre WWII voltages, today standard residential voltage is 120/240V. Then you get into other voltages 120/240V 3Ø,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By Norcal
So much for Mom not finding out, speaking of...

So much for Mom not finding out, speaking of moms, my late mom put dish washing detergent in her dishwasher had to run a few rinse cycles to get rid of the suds.


All I can offer to the OP is a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-16-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Norcal
Saw that ad, it did look to be too good to be...

Saw that ad, it did look to be too good to be true. :eek:
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-05-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,774
Posted By Norcal
All my quick connects are Truflate style, just...

All my quick connects are Truflate style, just have a few adapters to go to other style connectors when needed, also do not buy from HF, or big box stores.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-29-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By Norcal
Good read, thanks for posting it.

Good read, thanks for posting it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-20-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By Norcal
A NEMA 56C frame motor is C frame mounting, used...

A NEMA 56C frame motor is C frame mounting, used for pumps and other directly mounted equipment.

A 2 HP motor on a contractors saw is a bit much, 1.5 HP is what they were made for, better to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Norcal
It might or might not, but static phase...

It might or might not, but static phase converters work by starting a 3Ø motor then it single phases with a loss of 1/3 of the HP. On critical equipment, phase loss protection is sometimes added.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-17-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Norcal
Sideways. :mad:

Sideways. :mad:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-15-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,190
Posted By Norcal
If someone is going to use handy/gem boxes, they...

If someone is going to use handy/gem boxes, they should spread out their hands on a anvil or other hard surface while someone hits each finger 10 times with a 5 pound hammer, after that if they still...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-07-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,190
Posted By Norcal
The NEC has the same requirements for protecting...

The NEC has the same requirements for protecting NM sheathed cable, "Romex®", & Metal Clad cable, MC from physical damage so doing it the way the OP did it would not be code compliant in the US.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-20-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,309
Posted By Norcal
Unless it's underground, or needs corrosion...

Unless it's underground, or needs corrosion resistance, EMT.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-14-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,992
Posted By Norcal
Rather then paint the stucco have another stucco...

Rather then paint the stucco have another stucco color coat applied, it will last longer then a paint job.
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