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Forum: Welding 08-16-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By GWIZ
Assuming someone "needs" an AC TIG, figure $750...

Assuming someone "needs" an AC TIG, figure $750 for either one.

Figure $500 min for the 175 being you can not buy one for less at HF.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-13-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By GWIZ
You need a reality check. one way of...

You need a reality check.

one way of learning about coal is when someone asks a question like he did. I would also like to know.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By GWIZ
A "pause" then slow cranking is a big indication...

A "pause" then slow cranking is a big indication that you have a bad connection
cables, starter relay, starter.

a bad key switch, neutral safety switch may add a pause BUT "not" slow cranking.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By GWIZ
That is not saying much. bad fuel pump would...

That is not saying much.
bad fuel pump would make it hard starting.

Cranks slow?
Will not turn over?
just clicks?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By GWIZ
The basic part in your control is a TRIAC, that...

The basic part in your control is a TRIAC, that black thing,
search out "TRIAC speed control" for more info. Or TRIAC light dimmer.

in this case
two speed controllers in the same circuit will...
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By GWIZ
The idea would be plug the unused holes with...

The idea would be plug the unused holes with setscrews or slotted all-thread .......
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By GWIZ
Welcome to the site. I don't know what it is...

Welcome to the site.
I don't know what it is called, most members will just make one.

I hear there is a way to have Google search pictures maybe someone will elaborate on how to do a picture...
Forum: Fabrication 07-27-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By GWIZ
You need an amp meter to figure out how much...

You need an amp meter to figure out how much power you need, if you do not know how to connect one search the net and find out.
batteries may not last that long and let the part go.

Ideally you...
Forum: Welding 07-27-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By GWIZ
I would guess an old transformer power supply...

I would guess an old transformer power supply that had a low OCV that was somewhat safe.
I would assume the old gun may not be safe used with a capacitor bank.

Look for a patent and you will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-25-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By GWIZ
In daylight the solar panel will not only have to...

In daylight the solar panel will not only have to run the motor AND also replenish, charge the batteries back up for the next night run.

Guessing the panel will likely need to be sized 3 times the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By GWIZ
The first question would be how many Watts does...

The first question would be how many Watts does your motor need?
and for how long as tnmike asked.

As I recall the panels are rated in Watts then maybe add 25% for low sun light days.

I picked...
Forum: Machining 07-22-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By GWIZ
What size is the cutter and depth? " feeding...

What size is the cutter and depth?

" feeding hard " what is that in ipm.
Forum: Fabrication 07-19-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By GWIZ
Low temperature solder will not hold a but joint...

Low temperature solder will not hold a but joint if you try to bend it, you can re-solder it if it does break.

As others have stated you should use silver solder that melts up around 1500 deg.
Forum: Machining 07-16-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By GWIZ
Unless there is something very wrong with the...

Unless there is something very wrong with the mill or you are NOT holding the part very well the next thing that would break a new EM would be not enough primary clearance angle ground on the EM....
Forum: Machining 07-14-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By GWIZ
There is more to it than that. In theory 2...

There is more to it than that.

In theory 2 and 3 flute should be good for AL. try the 3 flute first..... has to do with how thick the web is so it does not pack the chips.

IN theory if all is...
Forum: Machining 07-14-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By GWIZ
First you have to assess the tooling for the job....

First you have to assess the tooling for the job.
Big issue is what do you have to cut the slot, 1/8" width I assume.? can you change that to 1/4"?

1/8" EM generally have 3/8" maybe 1/2" cutting...
Forum: Welding 07-12-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Tig
Views: 1,523
Posted By GWIZ
Every kid should have a backup career and I would...

Every kid should have a backup career and I would suggest an industry standard welder, that is unless you can get trusted reviews on the specific item.
just the Miller name alone on a resume can...
Forum: Machining 07-10-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By GWIZ
Z axis should be on the carriage and the X on the...

Z axis should be on the carriage and the X on the Cross slide.
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By GWIZ
"they are made in Taiwan" Is there Tariffs...

"they are made in Taiwan"

Is there Tariffs on Taiwan items?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-09-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By GWIZ
on the working lift check when the green light...

on the working lift check when the green light comes on.

looks like it may only indicate when
all three are satisfied.

level
foot pads down.
weight on foot stand.

and only then will...
Forum: Machining 07-07-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,479
Posted By GWIZ
I would go to HF or HD, Lowe's and buy a black...

I would go to HF or HD, Lowe's and buy a black Impact socket and grind it, I figure about $8 or less.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By GWIZ
OK, then you have an open circuit. (bad...

OK, then you have an open circuit. (bad connection)
you need a reading of less than say 10 ohms, in that completed circuit.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By GWIZ
All those items also make the Generator power. ...

All those items also make the Generator power.
So load testing the generator pretty much tells me all those items are working

its from the welding coil to the two terminals
switch set on AC...
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By GWIZ
So we don't get this wrong (some meters read...

So we don't get this wrong (some meters read differently).
If you touch the two probes together the meter reading reads 0 (zero or some around 0.5 half Ohm).

And OL you are getting no reading in...
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By GWIZ
What about the other two test?, I cant read minds.

What about the other two test?, I cant read minds.
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