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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Randyjaco
Thanks guys. I change the oil once a year. The...

Thanks guys. I change the oil once a year. The unit starts itself once a week and runs for @ 5 minutes. Luckily or unluckily we never lost power this year, so it has not run for any long periods of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By Randyjaco
Water in the oil???

I have a Generac 22KW natural gas generator. Today I was doing my annual maintenance and discovered that the oil was milky brown. I naturally thought coolant in the oil, until I realized that it is...
Forum: Machining 01-24-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Randyjaco
Something very expensive back in the day but...

Something very expensive back in the day but today worth nothing :)

Interesting, but I have no idea
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-30-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Another day in the confusing world of...

Another day in the confusing world of electricity. After removing all the electrical components from the saw. I tried to set up everything on my workbench using a power supply set at 24v to simulate...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-28-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
So today I tackled the control box. I annotated...

So today I tackled the control box. I annotated how it is currently wired.
7 = yellow
2 = blue
3 = black
4 = red
1 = brown
2= white from the limit switch
6 = black from the limit switch...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-28-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
:confused::confused: Hey G, that may be clear...

:confused::confused:
Hey G, that may be clear to you, but that diagram explains nothing to me. It is numbered differently. I am guessing that #2 has something to do with the coolant motor? My setup...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Well, I just safely returned from the bowels of...

Well, I just safely returned from the bowels of the Land of Magic Blue Smoke ;)
The first thing I did was remove all of the components from the starter box.
I then made a bunch of jumper wires. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-26-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
I played with it a bit today. Both motors are OK....

I played with it a bit today. Both motors are OK. The noise I heard from the blade motor was the motor trying to turn in the wrong direction. It can only go one way or the gears will bind. The pump...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-25-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Since we are doing the "Stay at Home" Christmas,...

Since we are doing the "Stay at Home" Christmas, I thought I would spend a little time on the Trajan. I figured that everything was connected as when I bought it, that it was worth putting a little...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-24-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Both motors are 3 phase

Both motors are 3 phase
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-22-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
OK, more pictures. I just discovered that I can...

OK, more pictures. I just discovered that I can annotate pictures on my phone.
So, below are new and improved pictures of my wiring based on pre-disassembly pictures. So currently this is how I have...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-21-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
More pictures First Picture Terminal strip...

More pictures

First Picture Terminal strip from Control Box
#1 red connects to fuse and becomes #8 on the transformer
#2 red connects to 13NO
#3 red connects to 95NC
#4 red connects to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Ok, now for the homeless wires Coming from...

Ok, now for the homeless wires

Coming from the coolant pump are W1, U2, and V2
The V1 and U2 look like they go to the Green/orange/gray box due to the small pin connectors. The V2 is a fork type...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Here are some additional pictures. The first...

Here are some additional pictures.

The first picture is the strip terminals next to the starter. The numbers on each side match. Top to bottom 7, 4, 3, 2,1.

The second picture is a mystery to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
That is funny, I also own a saw identical to that...

That is funny, I also own a saw identical to that one :D
The brush on the Trajan is different. Both are round brushes that are supposed to engage the teeth of the blade and rotate. Mine is set on a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-17-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
OK, That sounds like a good idea. How do I hook...

OK, That sounds like a good idea. How do I hook it up? Is there a video or
other instructions?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
I have an RPC, so I have 3 phase available. I...

I have an RPC, so I have 3 phase available. I presume an IEC is a good thing:)
The limit switch is located at the top of the hydraulic cylinder.

At this point, I am waiting on the switches I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
As for the switches, the Emergency Power off and...

As for the switches, the Emergency Power off and the Start switch were broken off. I just picked up similar switches off Ebay. The start switch is a momentary type. The stop switch is one of those...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Here are some pictures of the starter box and the...

Here are some pictures of the starter box and the control panel. As you will see, I have a few wires that still need connecting ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Ingenius use of a lathe. I have an identical...

Ingenius use of a lathe. I have an identical valve assembly. That set screw will not come out. It must have been Lock-Tited :(
I think I got it bled on the saw. What a mess. The end result is that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Thanks Scott! It appears that a Bolton and a...

Thanks Scott!
It appears that a Bolton and a Trajan are the same saw. That will help immensely.

Randy
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
I got the saw several months ago. It was not...

I got the saw several months ago. It was not running. I have since disassembled, cleaned, painted, and begun reassembly. It is a 3 phase machine and both motors run well. I am still waiting on a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,869
Posted By Randyjaco
Question Help with a Trajan Bandsaw

I am in the midst of a restoration of Trajan 1018 bandsaw. It's Chinese and they don't make them anymore :( I have been searching the Internet for days and can find very little information....
Forum: Fabrication 11-20-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,051
Posted By Randyjaco
I have had dozens of chain drive motorcycles and...

I have had dozens of chain drive motorcycles and really hated the chain maintenance and other problems. Last year I picked up a BMW F800ST which came with a cogged belt ( ala Harley). I love the belt...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-25-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,572
Posted By Randyjaco
If you have natural gas at the house, make sure...

If you have natural gas at the house, make sure the generator will run on it. If you have a long power outage, you don't want to spend your time looking for and filling up gas cans. You typically...
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