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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-22-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
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Do you have pictures of inside the cabinet. ...

Do you have pictures of inside the cabinet. Although not the same model, the diagram posted shows a contactor KM1 supplying input power to 1,2,3.

I see doubled up wires on the right side of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-07-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By unfinished
I dont quite understand this. In a normal 240v...

I dont quite understand this. In a normal 240v circuit, the two hots will have 240v between them, and 120v between the hot and neutral/ground. But the two hots are not the same phase (180 degrees...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-06-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By unfinished
Ideas on freeing up frozen brake drum on trailer

Picked up this little heavy duty trailer on CL for $50. Plan is to make a little dump trailer for my tractor. However, one drum is frozen, looking for some ideas on getting it free again.

I've...
Forum: Machining 10-11-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By unfinished
Havent figured out the lever yet. I can't...

Havent figured out the lever yet. I can't identify any difference in one setting or the other yet. The table turns 3 degrees per handle revolution in either setting. It doesnt appear to be a lock...
Forum: Machining 10-11-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By unfinished
Pics of the two I found, one on ebay and one on...

Pics of the two I found, one on ebay and one on some uk machinery sales site. The blue one looks a little crude, but otherwise pretty similar. Still no brand. I'm missing the spacer and hand...
Forum: Machining 10-11-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By unfinished
Thanks for brand ideas. Been looking through...

Thanks for brand ideas. Been looking through ebay for similarities, without much luck. Did find a couple that were nearly identical but no one knows what they have.

More pics of bottom. Haven't...
Forum: Machining 10-11-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By unfinished
Rotary table identification

Picked up this rotary table for $80, it seems ok, turns smoothly, just missing the hand wheel. I can only see one piece of ID "ARB 1P 530". It would be nice to figure out how the hand wheel looked...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By unfinished
Yes, I will definitely have an emergency stop...

Yes, I will definitely have an emergency stop button right from beginning. I will have sensors at some point before it runs unattended, but I'm not sure exactly what I'll be using, some combination...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-05-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By unfinished
Block diagram of components. I don't show any...

Block diagram of components. I don't show any proper fusing yet. And the relays for the mower motors may need a logic board to drive the relays, and not directly from the SBC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-05-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By unfinished
Small RC and Autonomous Mower

Just throwing some random notes and documenting a build for a small autonomous mower (~24" cut). Intended for a 1 acre mow-able area, cutting continuously and recharging as needed.

Will have 4...
Forum: Machining 04-29-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,068
Posted By unfinished
Subscribing and watching the learning process. ...

Subscribing and watching the learning process. I've got a little Maximat V10P lathe sitting here that I've been wanting to resurrect. I'm going to add a VFD to replace the mechanical switches for...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-01-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,658
Posted By unfinished
Have used Autocad way back, like 20 yrs ago, 2D...

Have used Autocad way back, like 20 yrs ago, 2D is just ugly, I want pretty 3D.

Messed around with Sketchup for a while. While is great to quickly get something drawn up, it is more intended...
Forum: Welding 12-19-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,379
Posted By unfinished
says when switched to local, output is up to 80...

says when switched to local, output is up to 80 volts
Forum: Welding 12-19-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,379
Posted By unfinished
Did a search, found this pdf. I think it's same...

Did a search, found this pdf. I think it's same machine?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
More pics. Exhaust leak shows on the firewall,...

More pics. Exhaust leak shows on the firewall, from the band clamp on the downpipe and turbo. Oil everywhere. EBPV slightly sticky, I'm just going to delete it. Turbo cold side wheel, definitely...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
Ok the fun has begun. Started disassembly...

Ok the fun has begun. Started disassembly tonight, all injectors and GPs are out, as well as the turbo. Done for the night, took about 3 hrs. I will do assembly tomorrow.
Forum: Welding 12-16-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,379
Posted By unfinished
Did it come leads and torch, just not the foot...

Did it come leads and torch, just not the foot pedal? Was it single phase? For 275 looks you got pretty good deal there.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
The injectors are not out yet, I'll do this...

The injectors are not out yet, I'll do this weekend. Truck has another set of used injectors in it while i got the original set of injectors rebuilt, so I have minimal downtime while i do this. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
Great, the "mount" part threw me. Plenty of...

Great, the "mount" part threw me. Plenty of o-rings in this truck, just wanted to make sure. Thanks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
Injector mount o-rings? could you clarify, not...

Injector mount o-rings? could you clarify, not sure what this is. the injectors are coming back rebuilt with new plungers/barrels and new nozzles. And will already have new o-rings (the ones that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
Yep ford package. Bought long time ago for...

Yep ford package. Bought long time ago for another truck but did not do the yearly updates, so I think i can only do through 2008 or 2010 model year. Yeah, just overwhelmed with the PIDs I can...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,434
Posted By unfinished
Quite interesting video, thanks for sharing. ...

Quite interesting video, thanks for sharing. those carnegie beams look ridiculously labor intensive. I was wondering why the... what they called "cover plates" were so flexy when they assembled,...
Forum: SFT Information 12-15-2021, 11:46 PM
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Posted By unfinished
Thats an old sft account, i forgot the password...

Thats an old sft account, i forgot the password and reregistered as unfinished. But happy to donate to keep site running. Cheers.
Forum: Machining 12-15-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By unfinished
I also have 14" dry cut metal saw, made by mk...

I also have 14" dry cut metal saw, made by mk morse. Just like like a chop saw but fitted with a carbide tipped saw blade designed for cutting mild steel. I do like it, but it doesnt seem very cost...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By unfinished
Actually that is the scanner I have. But I...

Actually that is the scanner I have. But I havent really taken advantage of it, just reading codes, some buzz tests here and there and taken some instant readings on some sensors. I never really...
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