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Forum: Welding 08-02-2022, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
I got interested in this topic a few years back. ...

I got interested in this topic a few years back. Not a lot of information online about the specifics.

The "Bible" on the topic is Flame Straightening Technology for Welders by John P. Stewart. ...
Forum: Machining 12-15-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
LKeithR - I've got an old Ellis 1200 and it has a...

LKeithR - I've got an old Ellis 1200 and it has a 3/4hp motor.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,847
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Here is a diagram that shows how to use an...

Here is a diagram that shows how to use an auxiliary contact to control a relay.

The line diagram on the top of the image shows how the control circuit works.
The Stop button is a normally closed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-18-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
HW2000i wiring diagram on page 37 of owners...

HW2000i wiring diagram on page 37 of owners manual.

https://www.manualsdir.com/manuals/97543/honeywell-hw2000i.html?page=37
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-24-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,745
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Late to the discussion, however I looked at that...

Late to the discussion, however I looked at that schematic and it appears the connections are:


CW
Incomming L1 to L1
Incomming L2 to L2
3 connected to 4
5 capped
Forum: Machining 01-24-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
United States Patent 2350394 ...

United States Patent 2350394
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/2e/14/c6/bfa9103d811862/US2350394.pdf

Later Patent...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-21-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
An automotive winch is not a good choice for a...

An automotive winch is not a good choice for a couple of reasons.

First they are not rated for lifting (hoist) applications.

Second they have short duty cycles. So the lift distance better be...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-31-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
The motor was 15+ years old. In that period I...

The motor was 15+ years old. In that period I replaced the centrifugal switch, a start cap and a pressure switch. The motor was not a high quality motor, just a Compressor Duty, Open Drip Proof,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-31-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Norcal or any others, 430.22 references a...

Norcal or any others,

430.22 references a single motor in continuous duty application. Since this compressor operates intermittently, is it classified as a Motor Operated Appliance and does...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-30-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Thanks to both of you for responding. I've...

Thanks to both of you for responding.

I've wired contactors, but had never seen an overload relay.

I pulled out the multimeter and determined the function of the accessory terminals and tried...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-29-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Proper Wiring of a Motor Starter

The single phase 5hp motor on my compressor died from a shorted field. I have another single phase 5hp TEFC motor that I got mounted.

My issue is the replacement motor draws more amps than the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-27-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Basic installation is not hard. Work from complex...

Basic installation is not hard. Work from complex corners or closets out into the room. Seaming is what separates great installations from ok installations.

When carpet is woven the loops lean in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,531
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Looking at the tines, it appears that the tines...

Looking at the tines, it appears that the tines rotate in the same direction as the wheels.

Rear-tine tillers with counter rotating tines are much more desirable. The tines cut from the bottom...
Forum: Machining 07-21-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Frank Ford posted about that on his website back...

Frank Ford posted about that on his website back in 2004.

http://www.frets.com/.../giantholder.html (http://www.frets.com/HomeShopTech/Tooling/GiantToolHolder/giantholder.html)


The list of...
Forum: Machining 04-12-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,392
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
I've received 4 shipments from China in the last...

I've received 4 shipments from China in the last week. All got from China through US Customs and to Pitney Bowes distribution center in Indiana in 8 days or less.

The problem is that to get from...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-23-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,403
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Tooling Protection Sleeves

I recently picked up a bunch of loose tooling and want to keep the cutting edges from getting damaged. I looked at mesh tubing, but the heavy duty options have a very limited amount of stretch so I...
Forum: Machining 11-21-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,884
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
AvE posted a video showing a low-tech rotary...

AvE posted a video showing a low-tech rotary broach.

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/M3Ul-s9_MA0/default.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Ul-s9_MA0
Forum: Fabrication 10-28-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,267
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
If you need a little more height on your man...

If you need a little more height on your man bucket, remove the forks from the carriage and then install them upside-down (upper fork mount on the lower rail and the lower mount on the upper rail.)
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Thanks for the offer. With my limited...

Thanks for the offer. With my limited electronics abilities, getting a look wouldn't tell me much.

By the way, nice score on that unit. I missed a temp control soldering unit and a fancy...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-10-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
I tried it out and it works well. With the...

I tried it out and it works well.

With the dial set to 2-1/2, I had plenty of heat to clean up and re-tin 4 different tips.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-10-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Thanks for the reply Gerry. I am aware there...

Thanks for the reply Gerry.

I am aware there are resistive and inductive loads but I could not find anything online that discussed the differences in power supplies designed for each type.

I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-09-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Using a Speed Control for Temp Control

I have an old Dremel 219 Speed Control that I would like to use as a soldering iron temperature control.

Can I use the one pictured to power a soldering iron without letting out the magic smoke?
...
Forum: Machining 07-07-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,042
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Cut an appropriate size piece of strap iron and...

Cut an appropriate size piece of strap iron and insert it length-wise into a 6 point socket.
Forum: Machining 02-07-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,983
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
Somewhere I saw a set up to machine the round...

Somewhere I saw a set up to machine the round bending dies. You need a mill, rotary table and a boring head.

Set the rotary table in the vertical position with the blank centered on the table.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-12-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,376
Posted By Lowe.Buuck
I read the temp and pressure specs and decided to...

I read the temp and pressure specs and decided to try it anyway. My line runs inside from the compressors in the garage up into the shop rafters to the hose reel in the ceiling and then to two...
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