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Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 20-05-18, 10:10 PM
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Posted By Chippie
Phil, Some great pictures there, thanks. Last...

Phil,
Some great pictures there, thanks.
Last time I visited there, they were just installing the MA rectifiers, which apoarently came from an old theatre I was told....
Forum: The Workshop 18-05-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Chippie
Lol....full kevlar body armour for me..:yahoo:

Lol....full kevlar body armour for me..:yahoo:
Forum: The Workshop 18-05-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 625
Posted By Chippie
I use a half carat diamond dresser, got it from...

I use a half carat diamond dresser, got it from RDG tools..
Yes new wheels should be dressed, especially if they are slightly out of true....dont forget the blotters...
Forum: General Issues 13-05-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By Chippie
...I like that....:rofl:

...I like that....:rofl:
Forum: The Workshop 09-05-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Chippie
There's no harm in annealing it before you start...

There's no harm in annealing it before you start bending, and no harm in annealing it again part way through......makes the job easier..
Forum: The Workshop 08-05-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Chippie
How about a small steam engine with a boiler?

How about a small steam engine with a boiler?
Forum: Generators 26-04-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Chippie
Looks like a feed through capacitor made by...

Looks like a feed through capacitor made by Dubilier, has a 250 v working capability.....was it panel mounted and formed one of the terminals?
Forum: General Issues 12-04-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Chippie
Please explain.....

Please explain.....
Forum: General Issues 12-04-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Chippie
What colour is the smoke? Blackish, overfuelling,...

What colour is the smoke? Blackish, overfuelling, or blue, then oil being burnt.

Try a compression test....
If the valves are sealing ok, then it only remains a piston/ring issue...strip down...
Forum: Model Stationary Engines 04-04-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Chippie
Nowt wrong wi' hot fog.... I had a Meccano...

Nowt wrong wi' hot fog....

I had a Meccano MEC1 when I was a kid....dunno what happened to it....

But I bought another to play with...subsequently sold due to movng house, but I still have a...
Forum: General Issues 14-03-18, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By Chippie
You could sleeve the bore....not ideal but if HPC...

You could sleeve the bore....not ideal but if HPC cant do one with a smaller bore, then its an alternative....
Forum: General Issues 14-03-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By Chippie
Based on your info, HPC gears list one, their...

Based on your info, HPC gears list one, their G10-16 comes in at 16 teeth and 1.8 in diameter, 21 ish....plus carr

A 10 dp gear cutter in hss is about the same price....if you got a mill and...
Forum: The Workshop 12-03-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
.....and requires very sharp tooling....

.....and requires very sharp tooling....
Forum: The Workshop 22-02-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
If the max frequency is set to 50 Hz, you could...

If the max frequency is set to 50 Hz, you could increase that slightly to give you a higher top speed at tge spindle if desired...
I wouldnt push it too far, the motor might not like it....depending...
Forum: The Workshop 21-02-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
The heatsink temperature will depend on how hard...

The heatsink temperature will depend on how hard you work the motor/inverter....

My inverter ( an Invertek 1.5kw job ) fan comes on periodically if I work my machine, i.e parting off under power....
Forum: General Issues 18-02-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Chippie
Could do with a small sheet metal guard :righton:...

Could do with a small sheet metal guard :righton: ...easily fabricated..
Forum: The Workshop 13-02-18, 10:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
I served my time at ICI, one of the best...

I served my time at ICI, one of the best companies of the day in the UK....so consider myself to have a decent grounding and having returned to machining in the last 18 years....
A course at the...
Forum: The Workshop 13-02-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
Looking at the wiring and the panel mounted...

Looking at the wiring and the panel mounted stuff, theres a control transformer looks like it runs off the 3 ph supply....
You may have to have a think about how to implement an inverter running...
Forum: The Workshop 12-02-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
Its not very clear from the photo of the motor...

Its not very clear from the photo of the motor how a Delta connection can be made.....I'd be guessing the Star point is labelled N...?

How many wires are there going into the bowels of the motor?...
Forum: The Workshop 12-02-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
The collets and draw bar are for work holding or...

The collets and draw bar are for work holding or tool holding in the spindle...
You remove the chuck, exposing the spindle, the drawbar goes in thru' the left and secures the collet in the morse...
Forum: The Workshop 05-02-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
When the lathe arrives at your...

When the lathe arrives at your house/garage/workshop or whatever, post up a photo of the motor data plate and the terminal box with the lid off showing the terminals....
If its a decent motor...
Forum: The Workshop 03-02-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
Nice little IMO inverter, very reliable and...

Nice little IMO inverter, very reliable and reasonably priced...
Forum: The Workshop 03-02-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,237
Posted By Chippie
Nice looking machine...:smile: As an owner...

Nice looking machine...:smile:

As an owner of several, converted to 3ph/vfd, lathes and milling machines, I have never aproached or bought from anyone like transwave....So unless you have deep...
Forum: General Issues 01-02-18, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Chippie
Thats certainly a crackin' example of a Villiers...

Thats certainly a crackin' example of a Villiers engine, petrol powered or otherwise....:shocked:
Forum: The Workshop 23-01-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,624
Posted By Chippie
Sod's Law perhaps? :biggrin: :oops: Least...

Sod's Law perhaps? :biggrin: :oops:

Least you got the job done....
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