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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-02-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,080
Posted By farmer37
Lindsay publications had a booklet on 3 phase...

Lindsay publications had a booklet on 3 phase motors running on single phase.Do a search.I used to sharpen planer blades for a fellow who built canoes.He used a 1 hp motor to drive a 7 hp 3 phase...
Forum: Welding 10-14-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,208
Posted By farmer37
Farmer37 Use a floor type engine hoist.159 bucks...

Farmer37 Use a floor type engine hoist.159 bucks at HF.
Forum: Fabrication 10-10-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,403
Posted By farmer37
I use white ash for canes.White ash saplings...

I use white ash for canes.White ash saplings often have a natural curve when they sprout.A fellow who makes walking sticks here uses sugar maple saplings.Boiled linseed oil is the only finish I use...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-03-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,493
Posted By farmer37
tool chargers catch fire often.I use them...

tool chargers catch fire often.I use them outside.Battery chargers start fires.
Forum: Welding 08-03-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,603
Posted By farmer37
Dad said that tobacco and booze caused caused...

Dad said that tobacco and booze caused caused ED.He was right,,,,,
Forum: Welding 06-01-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,930
Posted By farmer37
Lincoln and miller use small rectifiersto keep...

Lincoln and miller use small rectifiersto keep costs down.I did a repair on a century welder that claimed 140 amps DC output.A shorted diode was an 85 amp.I put in a new 150 amp diode.I built a DC...
Forum: Welding 06-03-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,219
Posted By farmer37
aircraft generator

Lejay co sold the generators in the 50s.They offered a welder with a 10 hp Wisconsin engine.It had 3 drive belts and a 10 inch pulley on the engine,An electric fan was used on the generator.Surplus...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-05-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By farmer37
Rufus made 4 more WAG posts that confused the...

Rufus made 4 more WAG posts that confused the issue.Then he by passed the circuit breaker.That put the rectifier at risk.I will bitch when someone does something stupid that puts his welder at...
Forum: SFT Information 06-04-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,847
Posted By farmer37
wires feeding the pump can chafe against the well...

wires feeding the pump can chafe against the well casing and open.An ohm meter check can prove that.pull the pump and have a look..See if the pump will run out of the well.Check the well depth versus...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,168
Posted By farmer37
Try youroldtimebookstore.com 10 bucks last time I...

Try youroldtimebookstore.com 10 bucks last time I checked.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,168
Posted By farmer37
the book is available.I tried to post the sellers...

the book is available.I tried to post the sellers name but got blocked.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-28-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By farmer37
WAG answers clutter up the thread.Bum info is...

WAG answers clutter up the thread.Bum info is worthless.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By farmer37
wrong again

wrong again
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By farmer37
wrong

wrong
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By farmer37
wrong

wrong
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By farmer37
Thats a circuit breaker that opens when it...

Thats a circuit breaker that opens when it overheats and resets when it cools.Welder parts are made of gold.Find the rating on it and check with electronic suppliers.Its a 10 buck part in battery...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By farmer37
Starter switch may be sticking keeping the start...

Starter switch may be sticking keeping the start winding connected full time.Its rare to have armature problems in this type motor.Motor shop here has a 30 buck minimum charge so if you cant fixit...
Forum: Fabrication 05-09-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,659
Posted By farmer37
The smaller pulley is an idler pulley.The belt is...

The smaller pulley is an idler pulley.The belt is moved to the left to stop the grinder.The line shaft has a larger idler pulley that the belt moves on to.The belt is moved to the left with a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-05-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,431
Posted By farmer37
Milo seems to spend time pressurizing spray cans...

Milo seems to spend time pressurizing spray cans to 60 PSI and fooling with grinding wheels.The grinder is the most dangerous shop tool to make mistakes on.An exploding grinding wheel will smarten...
Forum: Welding 05-03-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,777
Posted By farmer37
Its possible but costly.Welder parts must be made...

Its possible but costly.Welder parts must be made of gold.I put a DC converter together a few years ago.I had most of the parts but still spent 100.00.I put it in a case of its own so I could use it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-03-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,497
Posted By farmer37
These little gas cylinder are dangerous.I have...

These little gas cylinder are dangerous.I have seen one come thru the wall of a burning house.It went out of sight trailing smoke.Keep these little bombs out of your house.The big cylinders on houses...
Forum: Welding 05-03-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,297
Posted By farmer37
I weld outdoors with my stick welder when theres...

I weld outdoors with my stick welder when theres a light breeze.Your shop vac will suck up sparks and start a fire.When ever I been around welding indoors I get an upset stomach fast.I wouldnt weld...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-01-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,431
Posted By farmer37
Wild Ass Guess.Most popular answer on forums.

Wild Ass Guess.Most popular answer on forums.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-01-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,457
Posted By farmer37
This would make a good sticky.Call it how not to...

This would make a good sticky.Call it how not to build a car port.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-01-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,457
Posted By farmer37
Looks like it could collapse any minute.I wouldnt...

Looks like it could collapse any minute.I wouldnt stand close to it.Crappy build by halfwits.Dont park the trucks near it.
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