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Forum: Fabrication 07-26-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,506
Posted By Hammack_Welding
here is a pic of me on a water meter install. ...

here is a pic of me on a water meter install. Notice the shirt... That's sweat, and probably one of the top 5 hottest days of my life. It was 103 and the humidity was in the upper 90's % It...
Forum: Fabrication 07-25-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,506
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Yep, I do it myself day in and day out. We have...

Yep, I do it myself day in and day out. We have had several days so far that were 100 or higher and heat indexes in the 115 range with extremely high humidity. You drink ALOT of water and take some...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-22-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
That is what I was thinking. I was hoping that I...

That is what I was thinking. I was hoping that I might someone who could tell me how to ohm or continuity test the wires to be sure. Sure don't want to burn this motor up.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-22-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
jim the capacitor mounts in the exterior box, and...

jim the capacitor mounts in the exterior box, and the wire to the stud is a 14awg wire.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-22-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Here is some pics. This fan is in the worst...

Here is some pics. This fan is in the worst condition of the ones I have, but the others are broken down to be cleaned up and repainted. Of the four wires coming out of the motor two are 10awg, and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-21-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
I got some pictures, and will get them posted in...

I got some pictures, and will get them posted in the morning. About the time I got the pics taken I had a service call that ended up taking until about 45 minutes ago so I still have to get them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-21-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Jim it has only the starting capacitor. It is a...

Jim it has only the starting capacitor. It is a marathon motor 5hp, single phase 240volt. There is 4 wires running out of the motor into the box on the fan where the capacitor is, and where the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-21-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Cutter, I am heading back out to the shop after...

Cutter, I am heading back out to the shop after lunch and plan on getting some pics. I may have to end up having to take them both to a motor shop, but I hate to spend the money if someone can help...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-21-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Motor wiring help...

I have an aeration fan that I am trying to get back together, and have run into a problem. It has a 220V 5hp 1ph motor and it has a starting capacitor. The capacitor was removed by someone in the...
Forum: Machining 07-19-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hammack_Welding
I had to do some serious cleaning on this thing...

I had to do some serious cleaning on this thing as the previous owner had painted it and I believed used a mop to apply it with. The machine is in EXCELLENT shape, but the paint was just over the...
Forum: Machining 07-18-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Well, I think I'll just go with the machinery...

Well, I think I'll just go with the machinery levelers. I have a machinist level that I bought a few years ago just for setting up my other lathe. Hopefully i can finish repainting it tomorrow and...
Forum: Machining 07-18-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Lathe Setup...

I have a 16" southbend with a 9' bed that I have moved into my shop. My other lathe I bolted down to the slab and shimmed it to get it level with a machinist level. I was talking to a couple people...
Forum: Machining 07-13-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Hammack_Welding
well, I did a little looking today and discovered...

well, I did a little looking today and discovered that the drum switch is for a single phase motor. I have no idea how it was wired to reverse a three phase, but then again this thing had more...
Forum: Machining 07-12-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Lathe electrical questions.

I have a 16" southbend lathe that I bought a few years ago, and have never gotten around to setting it up. Since I had my other lathe I really haven't been in a hurry, but I got it out this weekend...
Forum: SFT Information 07-12-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,951
Posted By Hammack_Welding
it totally depends on the location. I know some...

it totally depends on the location. I know some shops that get $40/hr and in other areas they are getting upwards of $80. My business is 85% mobile welding and repair, and I get $50/hr plus...
Forum: Welding 07-04-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
yea, I run into it alot around here. Seems like...

yea, I run into it alot around here. Seems like all the farmers that use John Deere tractors want everything green.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Today didn;t go to well for the rebuild. Started...

Today didn;t go to well for the rebuild. Started tearing the engine down to replace the rear main seals, and replace the timing cover gaskets. Opened the gasket kit to discover that it was not...
Forum: Welding 06-30-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Speaking of rebuilds... if you look at pic one in...

Speaking of rebuilds... if you look at pic one in post 17 on the left hand side you will see a milling machine that I picked up a month or two ago. It's an older Van Norman machine. As soon as I...
Forum: Welding 06-30-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Cutter, this is a first time rebuild on an SA...

Cutter, this is a first time rebuild on an SA 200. I have redone a smaller air cooled welder and a couple shop welders, along with some shop equpment like drill presses milling machines, etc... ...
Forum: Welding 06-30-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
Got a couple hours this afternoon to do some more...

Got a couple hours this afternoon to do some more work. Pulled the exciter housing and replaced the bearing, and then finished up replacing or repairing the bad wires. I also went ahead and wire...
Forum: Welding 06-25-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
I had an hour or two to spare this afternoon so I...

I had an hour or two to spare this afternoon so I got the frame out and started working on it. This thing had things welded all over it including being welded down to the trailer so I wanted to...
Forum: Welding 06-24-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
10-4, That is a definite. This machine when...

10-4, That is a definite. This machine when finish will be mounted on a trailer, and for the most part will only ever see a grinder or maybe a drill hooked to it. If I need AC power I have my GXT...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,893
Posted By Hammack_Welding
I personally would not reccomend them. Those...

I personally would not reccomend them. Those guys had a forum over at welding web and it was continually being editing by them to favor their products, Down right lieing about products, and even...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
The tongue isn't bent. It was at some point cut...

The tongue isn't bent. It was at some point cut and dropped 4" and was welded back on crooked. That is another thing that I will straighten it out.

SA200's have no AC output. It is a true DC...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hammack_Welding
The trailer is a heavily built unit, BUT the...

The trailer is a heavily built unit, BUT the welding is crap. This welder came off of a farm and the guys that built it really are not what you would call proficient welders. I am going to use the...
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