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    06-07-2018, 09:34 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Buying first lathe in General
    I have an older Grizzly G4002 and a Logan/Powermatic 11x24 and I really like my Grizzly. I did convert it to 3 phase and added a VFD so most of the...
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    05-29-2018, 10:29 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread VFD input voltage? in General
    The VFD is set for 220Voutput and the input voltage is at or close to 240V, maybe even a little over. I will check that. That does make some sense.
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    05-29-2018, 03:43 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread VFD input voltage? in General
    I am running a 5hp table saw on a 3hp (10 amps @220V single phase in and 3 phase out) Automation Direct VFD. The incoming amp single phase reading on...
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    05-20-2018, 05:59 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread vfd in General
    Well, as a user of many VFDs (11 or 12 in my shop on machines) and having worked on several more, all I can say is "buyer beware!". I only use...
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    05-06-2018, 08:20 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread OT Store Clerk Knowledge in General
    45 years ago, I moved to a new town and the local auto parts store had several clerks behind the counter. The one who was the best was not the one...
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    05-03-2018, 09:39 AM
    Forget the ballast! Go with direct wire LEDs. I just changed 44 bulbs to LEDs after replacing the 3 ballast in our relatively new home and shop. The...
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    05-01-2018, 12:24 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread 3 phase questions in General
    "I replaced the single phase motor on my mill/drill with a 3-phase and a 1-to-3 phase VFD, and am absolutely delighted with the result." Me too!...
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    04-28-2018, 04:12 PM
    How critical is the match between the braking resistor and the VFD. I have lots of VFDs install and on some machines a braking resistor would be...
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    04-21-2018, 02:49 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Shipping suggestions please in General
    Fastenal, the nuts and bolts people. I shipped a 1,000 sander from New Hampshire to Minnesota for under $200. You take it on a pallet to you local...
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    04-17-2018, 11:57 AM
    Not in the same league as some of the others here, but I like my Delta Double Drill Press. It has 2 1 hp motors. The left has a 1140 RPM motor, a MT3...
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    04-16-2018, 08:08 PM
    Well, I found the switch, but it is listed as NLA. CPeter
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    04-16-2018, 07:57 PM
    Call Grizzly service and talk to them. They have really good support and parts. They will need to know the model and serial number and you new switch...
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    04-07-2018, 05:54 PM
    This is why you have to be on site every day! Been there, done that! They screwed up and got the wrong bulkhead. DO NOT accept any "excuse" that the...
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    04-03-2018, 06:51 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Quincy Air Compressor woes in General
    An option ...
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    04-01-2018, 08:43 PM
    12" tool rest for wood turner for deep bowls.
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    04-01-2018, 08:23 PM
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    03-26-2018, 04:39 PM
    I have a collection of these, maybe 20 or 25 or more from all over. I pick them up when I travel CPeter
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