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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-01-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Scotts
That is a different version of a drum switch. ...

That is a different version of a drum switch.

I would guess there are no wires on the back of the cover where the buttons are?

That top contactor leg where the red wire is, has been on its way...
Forum: Welding 03-31-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Scotts
Thanks Scotts, I'll check into that. I'm pretty...

Thanks Scotts, I'll check into that. I'm pretty convinced that the hose from the regulator to the machine is fine, I use the same one on my MIG welder with no problems, and it holds pressure forever...
Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Scotts
I ran into this. I had a cracked hose with air...

I ran into this. I had a cracked hose with air cooled torch. It was leaking argon out.

Changed hose and all good. Ac aluminum is where it really showed up first.

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By Scotts
You’re welcome Safe travels Scott ...

You’re welcome

Safe travels

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By Scotts
I would do that. The red wire is not in use and...

I would do that. The red wire is not in use and that makes it go the direction you want.

Cap the blue wire.

Right now it starts instant, it should do the same in the opposite direction when...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By Scotts
Swap the red for blue. And the blue is not...

Swap the red for blue. And the blue is not connected like the red is now.

Instant reverse in this case means the motor does not have to stop before reversing.

Garage door and gate openers...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By Scotts
Are 4 & 5 connected right now? Scott ...

Are 4 & 5 connected right now?

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By Scotts
There is a red wire that looks to be not...

There is a red wire that looks to be not connected in one of the pictures what is it connected for?

Scott
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-15-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Scotts
Thanks BC Scott Sent from my iPhone...

Thanks BC

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-14-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Scotts
Sealing gasket put on adapter then through the...

Sealing gasket put on adapter then through the box then locknut. Not sure pvc conduit needs the plastic thread covers like metal conduit does.

https://amftgs.com/sealing-washers-sw-series/
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Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,475
Posted By Scotts
Well done project. Prayers and positive...

Well done project.

Prayers and positive thoughts for you and family.

Scott


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Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By Scotts
Ahh the joys of extreme weather in unexpected...

Ahh the joys of extreme weather in unexpected places.

Do you have the manual for the equipment? If so it should show shear bolts in the repair parts or recommended spares to have on hand. this...
Forum: Fabrication 02-17-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Scotts
Moron with a digikey account. That is...

Moron with a digikey account.

That is hucking filiarious.

Seriously nice build there.

Scott


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Forum: Shop & Safety 01-31-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By Scotts
https://www.airfilterusa.com/titan-flo-aluminum-fr...

https://www.airfilterusa.com/titan-flo-aluminum-frame-metal-screen-filter-12x12x1-2.html

Something like in the link?

Scott


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Forum: Machining 01-30-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,336
Posted By Scotts
Multiple start points

If there is a cover on the left I would open up and see if there is a key missing from the gear train on the lead screw or one of the other drive gears.

The lead screw should be timed to the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-26-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
Yep. That is the reason to disconnect all...

Yep.

That is the reason to disconnect all the motors.

I am not sure yet what the orange box is plugged into that base is yet.

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-26-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
Hello Randy, I would start by disconnecting...

Hello Randy,

I would start by disconnecting both your motors at the bottom of the starter and test where your 3 phases voltages are.

Now when you turn on your 3 phase to power your machine...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
I believe it to be a relay that plugs in. The...

I believe it to be a relay that plugs in. The orange block can be removed from the gray part after you flip the gray colored lever over to release it.

There should be some information on top of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
Hello Randy, If you would please post a...

Hello Randy,

If you would please post a wider shot of the attached picture. See if you can turn the wire numbers to show in the picture. If the wires do not have numbers on then it is ok. You can...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
We can do a phone call if your up for it. ...

We can do a phone call if your up for it.

We can talk a little and see where you are with the project.

I’ll pm you

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
Here...

Here (https://www.c3controls.com/white-paper/nema-vs-iec-motor-controls/) is some information on IEC and NEMA electrical.

If you want you can test your controls without the 3 phase input running,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
Ok Randy. Not a big deal on this on...

Ok Randy.

Not a big deal on this on anything you ain’t sure about we can help out.

If you just want to run the controls you can do that without the 3 phase power. Then you can test your...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
You’re welcome Sir Scott Sent from...

You’re welcome Sir

Scott


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
How is this for a manual? ...

How is this for a manual?

https://boltontool.com/pdf/BS-1018B.pdf

There are several pages of electrical schematics covering the options.

See if you see any that look like it fits.

...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scotts
That is a fine looking job there. Let’s...

That is a fine looking job there.

Let’s start with a couple things.

Two motors. I will venture a guess one is for the blade. What is the other one for? Coolant or hydraulics?

What kind of...
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