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    Today, 07:47 PM
    Great index!
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    Today, 06:52 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    I'll give the dc a try since its on the way. If I have to change something it is easy to add a countershaft in place of the dc motor and go step...
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    Today, 01:27 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    It was mentioned with the permanent magnets that metal may accumulate on the body. I haven't put a lot of thought into it yet but something may be...
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    Today, 01:19 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    haha I was poking threw my pile. Anything of length is a tube, plate or sheet of length is full width yet and won't fit. Eventually something will...
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    Today, 12:49 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    I remember seeing that some years ago and it did cross my mind. But I ask myself what is more work, making the cutting jig or weld together flat...
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    Today, 12:42 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Get rid of all of them? How will my tool box covers stay up?
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    Today, 11:58 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    This is what I have been looking for, this is darn near exactly the design I want to shoot for. I like how everything mounted is designed into the...
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    Today, 11:02 AM
    I've sharpened knives on rocks along lake shores in the past. Got the job dome at the time.
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    Today, 10:55 AM
    Imgur!
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    Today, 10:53 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What's up with MSC/EBay? in General
    Thats why I always check ebay first.
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    Today, 10:39 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Ordered a bunch of 6002-2rs bearings. I was going to go with 6001's but figured I'd be happier with beefier studs. I think the last thing I have...
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    Today, 10:34 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Great forum! OT slightly in General
    One of my 4 daily forum stops. I like it all! Don't change a thing.
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    Today, 10:32 AM
    vpt replied to a thread radios in a shop in General
    Radio is on any time I am in the shop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq0x4VScXJc
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    Yesterday, 10:55 PM
    I don't always take neat looking pictures, but when I do I do I think.
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    Yesterday, 10:22 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    There is that. That might be worth an extra $20 or so to avoid. :D I am sure they aren't, but could be balanced with a little bit of time I...
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    Yesterday, 09:57 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    That is a good point about the width, although a 2.5 or 3" wide is nearly the same cost and would give a usable contact width for the belt. The...
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    Yesterday, 08:24 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    That horse is out of the barn already. Money has been spent on the dc setup. We're onto pulleys, bearings, and frame now. :D I am pretty set on...
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    Yesterday, 08:06 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Reasons to not get, true up, and use these instead of purpose made drive wheels? ...
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    Yesterday, 07:54 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    $70 motor control on the way. Rated for up to 3hp so it should be good if I want to go up in hp after I get disgusted with the 1.5hp. It is a...
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    Yesterday, 07:39 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    The reason I want direct drive is to keep friction loss to a minimum. I would like to start with a bigger 7-8" pulley on the motor and turn it...
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    01-19-2019, 09:53 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Abom79 Out on his own. in General
    He does have some funny ones. But quite on the foul side yes. I don't mind it but my wife doesn't take very well to him.
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    01-19-2019, 09:36 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Those are slick! Nice thinking!
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    01-19-2019, 07:20 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Is there any reason to having reverse on a grinder? Just an option on controllers but makes them more money too it seems. I am leaning towards...
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    01-19-2019, 05:43 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    His was one of the first I considered. But after seeing Alec use his grinder I was impressed how well it worked, the simplicity of the design, and...
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    01-19-2019, 12:46 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Well just like that there is a 1.5hp 180v DC motor on the way for $100 shipped. Now for a controller. I like these leesons but they sure are proud...
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    01-19-2019, 12:34 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    I was thinking to still stick with the controller with variable speed on the motor. Then just have the "high and low" speed pulley. Without going...
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    01-19-2019, 12:18 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Abom79 Out on his own. in General
    Fenner is another that talks for an hour before 15 minutes of work.
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    01-19-2019, 12:15 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Oooo, a two step belt drive! Just stick the motor on a sliding plate to select either of the two sized pulleys. I like it!
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    01-19-2019, 12:08 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    From what I have been reading and watching in videos it seems most grinders can be cranked up to way to much speed. I am wondering if I could just...
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    01-19-2019, 12:05 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Yes those ^ The $4 containers is what I was looking at. However, I hate when there isn't enough room for that last 'a little bigger' fastener. I...
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