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    skyline1 replied to the thread Cringle steam turbine genset.
    Hi Luke The links do work and so do the turbines It'll be interesting to see how they do on steam probably even better if the nozzles...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread 3D printed grinder tool rest.
    Frozen moulding sand, I know all about that one. when we were casting in cold weather we used to put a bucket of facing sand in the...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Cringle steam turbine genset.
    Hi Luke Great idea, In fact the steam pipe was originally lagged in just this manner but I had to take it for off for some reason...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Cringle steam turbine genset.
    Hi Luke Here you go This is the circuit for a 3 Phase bridge. As you can see it is much like a single phase one except there are 2...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Cringle steam turbine genset.
    Hi Luke Aha all is revealed I had visions of hours of work with a die grinder but now I see the back of the casting it's simple. A...
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    Hi Don Yes these 3D printers are amazing things. So amazing in fact that I've now got 2 of them (and thinking about a third if the...
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    Hi Henk I don't think that your furnace is the problem, it is more likely that you have insufficient "head" of metal to fill the mould...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Cringle steam turbine genset.
    Fascinating little job, it's not unlike my own steam turbine generator (see my avatar or more pics of it here Genset pics This looks...
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    Ouch, that sounds nasty ! Failures like this are far less common with more modern drivers although not impossible. The stepper...
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    I agree completely, The "motor" in question would need to be either one of the newer "self correcting" steppers with an internal...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Linux "Q4OS".
    It wouldn't surprise me at all. This may explain why The MSux "update" procedure is so secretive, behind that blue splash screen giving...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Linux "Q4OS".
    Not just documents, modern distros can mount and read non native file systems including NTFS (Windows) ones, very handy if you have...
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    Yes, In fact that is all many older servo motors are. The "Smarts" are in the servo Amplifier/Driver although newer servo motors have...
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    skyline1 replied to the thread Linux "Q4OS".
    I agree Yes it has ! Much of "the internet" runs on Linux (including this forum probably) and there are embedded mini Linux instances...
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    skyline1 reacted to Don1966's post in the thread Dynamo build by castings with Like Like.
    The dynamos of yesteryears were indeed interesting to say the least, but progress has changed all of this. The invention of new and...
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