Last Activity:03-18-2017 7:57 PM
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Posted in thread: Universal motors... on 03-19-2017 at 05:24 PM
Hi Pete,Remember the smell of the old wax caps when they shorted?Yes you bet I do, and the
stink and mess when the electrolytics went bang.
Posted in thread: Universal motors... on 03-18-2017 at 07:51 PM
Hi Pete,Yes on double insulated tools there would not be an earth connection. I don't think
that there is any point in having C3, the schematic could be wrong, its not a notation that
I've come across...
Posted in thread: Universal motors... on 03-18-2017 at 04:42 PM
Hello Pete,There are only two capacitors on that motor ! The motor body should be earthed and
where you have drawn a capacitor to the motor body is not a capacitor, it is actually the
common wire from...
Posted in thread: Tap advice on 03-14-2017 at 05:58 PM
I have used ordinary hand soap before now, particularly if there isn't any thing else handy.
Posted in thread: Toolmakers clamps on 03-14-2017 at 05:48 PM
Hi Barry,Very nicely done. I have a pair of Moore & Wright ones and a pair that I made about
thirty years ago. Nowhere as nice are yours though.
Posted in thread: Right place for this question? on 02-25-2017 at 10:37 AM
Hi, it seems that the problem is probably the capacitor. It would be interesting to find out
what the motor people have to say about it.
Posted in thread: Hoglet one way clutch on 02-25-2017 at 10:31 AM
Hi Mauro,Thank you for your concise explanation of the Hoglet. Not knowing what a Hoglet was, I
didn't understand the reason for the one way clutch. Now that you have explained it I agree
with your re...
Posted in thread: Hoglet one way clutch on 02-24-2017 at 03:47 PM
Hello Mauro,Whilst I have never seen a "Hoglet" ! Based on your description you need to drive
the chain at some point so it seems logical that even if you put your one way clutch on the
Posted in thread: Can anyone ID this Traction Engine plan? on 02-22-2017 at 08:36 PM
Hi Thad,Unless I need spectacles all the dimensions are on the drawing. :eek: The values in
brackets are in "mm" with the inch equivalents at the side. I agree that it doesn't explicitly
give a dimens...
Posted in thread: Making small pipe fittings. on 02-22-2017 at 08:09 PM
Lovely engine. Thanks for the video.