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Forum: Fabrication 05-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,753
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Walker, got this info today, hope it helps. This...

Walker, got this info today, hope it helps. This is from a Bobcat 15C auger unit, and the auger "bit" is a 12" also Bobcat brand.

Pic 1 shows the shaft extending from the auger head. The hex...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-26-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,348
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Ah, what a handy machine to have around the...

Ah, what a handy machine to have around the place! I've got an older New Holland LS160 that I bought when I built the shop, thinking I would sell if afterwards.....even the wife agreed that we...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,753
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Walker, I must have missed the thread on the...

Walker, I must have missed the thread on the repair.....what brand/model, etc?

Like TriHonu, I've got a Bobcat 15C outside and will be happy to take a pic or two for you tomorrow with daylight. ...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
After the circuit was run, it was time to turn my...

After the circuit was run, it was time to turn my attention to getting more RPM's to my RPC motor before engaging the contactor. Previous pony motor was a 1725rpm motor, so first I hit the scrap...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
OK, some progress to post about. The final...

OK, some progress to post about. The final circuit has been officially run, a 60A circuit with #6 copper, about 15ft away from the main panel, and about 30ft of pvc conduit. As always, the worst...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Ironman, this is interesting. I did not know...

Ironman, this is interesting. I did not know that there is a specific rpm at which the 3ph motor will be able to run. Is the 1185rpm for at 4-pole, 1800rpm motor?

This may help to explain some...
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Thanks IronMan. I had posted some pics of the...

Thanks IronMan. I had posted some pics of the overall assembly and some close ups of the motor tag - are they showing up for everyone? ;)

If not, or there are other pics that could be helpful...
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Dan, yeah that is is the sound it's making. I...

Dan, yeah that is is the sound it's making. I did try switching wires on the idler, but to no effect. I believe that switching any two of the L1, L2, and L3 wires on a 3Ph motor will change the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
OK, thanks for the advice. Sounds like I need to...

OK, thanks for the advice. Sounds like I need to get her spinning faster before I give the power to the contactor.

Today I'm trying (slowly) to get the permanent wiring run over the disconnect...
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Yeah, that's how it's acting....like it's trying...

Yeah, that's how it's acting....like it's trying to stall out, not trying to spin up. I did swap the incoming L1 and L2, same results. I have read that a 3ph motor starting via a pony motor will...
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
It's a 4 pole motor, 1755 rpm. A 3" rubber wheel...

It's a 4 pole motor, 1755 rpm. A 3" rubber wheel on the pony motor (1725rpm) and an 11" pulley on the big motor it's spinning against should put the rpm's at about 400 before I hit the power.
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Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Forgot to mention, I've got it wired for the Lo...

Forgot to mention, I've got it wired for the Lo Voltage side, and the wires are clearly marked with tags, so I'm sure that's right. The motor came from a commercial compressor shop (cooling & HVAC...
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,896
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Building RPC - Problems & Questions

Hi all, been quite a while since I've posted. Haven't had much time in the shop since my little girl came along, but now that she's 2 ish that's starting to change. I need help with the 25hp RPC...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-08-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,730
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Nice anvil and it looks like your patience did...

Nice anvil and it looks like your patience did pay off! :D

To me there is no tool more exciting to find than an anvil, especially at a good price. They have a certain mystique about them,...
Forum: Machining 02-08-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,932
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Yeah, I meant to add that the only thing missing...

Yeah, I meant to add that the only thing missing was you snooping around that gold mine to see what else is available - looks like you've got that covered! :D

Best of luck with the move and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-08-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,876
Posted By NC Fabricator25
That is a great deal, thanks a bunch for letting...

That is a great deal, thanks a bunch for letting us know! :)

I'll stock up on oil for the truck, and tractor and skid steer if they have the right type. Luckily both the tractor and ss take...
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,092
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Wow, that's a huge plow! :eek: How tall is it,...

Wow, that's a huge plow! :eek: How tall is it, and can an operator in a grader see over it....I'm assuming so? So is this a permanent mount, or some kind of quick attach? And I assume it goes on...
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,416
Posted By NC Fabricator25
That looks good and will make life much easier...

That looks good and will make life much easier when trying to wrestle with that big roll! Your employer is luck to have such a resourceful person working for them. :)

What else might baler belt...
Forum: Machining 02-08-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,932
Posted By NC Fabricator25
That's an awesome find and will be a great...

That's an awesome find and will be a great machine for you! :D I've wanted one for a while, but just can't justify a 3rd DP and my other two do everything I need.

Couple of...
Forum: Machining 02-06-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,261
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Thanks, and I'm very excited to learn about the...

Thanks, and I'm very excited to learn about the machine and how it can help me with the huge list of projects always floating around my head! I've learned so much just reading through posts here on...
Forum: Machining 02-06-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,261
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Thanks Mark, I will take a look at them and see...

Thanks Mark, I will take a look at them and see what they sell for. In your thread you switched up to a 1hp 3450rpm motor and seemed to have gear issues (which you brilliantly solved!)..........did...
Forum: Fabrication 02-06-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,135
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Well, I have no idea exactly what it is, but I'm...

Well, I have no idea exactly what it is, but I'm loving the blueprints! :D

Please fill us in on the details and more pics as you progress (you may be in the middle of posting, so I'll check back...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,142
Posted By NC Fabricator25
[QUOTE=mudbug;467378]The Firetruck had to be an...

[QUOTE=mudbug;467378]The Firetruck had to be an ignorant way to dispose of excess equipment by the Town..... I'd have dismantled it and sold parts for 20% of that action...LOL...and made them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,142
Posted By NC Fabricator25
Thanks for all the well wishes and comments about...

Thanks for all the well wishes and comments about me sucking! :D It is exceedingly nice to have this as a resource, and after years of occasional trips to the scrap yard 40 miles away, you better...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,142
Posted By NC Fabricator25
James, I'll get a phone number for you. It's in...

James, I'll get a phone number for you. It's in the little town of Ranlo, take the Cox Rd. exit off I-85, head north about 2-3 miles and it's on the left in an old brick mill type building. At some...
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