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    Tapatalk wants me to submit a credit card before...

    Tapatalk wants me to submit a credit card before I can access links it says, a subscription I think maybe. I'll go looking for what you mentioned and get the info on those vfd. I have seen a topic...
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    Sorry guys but I can't see the links untill I pay...

    Sorry guys but I can't see the links untill I pay so that's me out

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    Sorry ment to add...

    Sorry ment to add that.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210405/29ba8ff37d47bc992c6bbbe863ae82ff.jpg

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    Pics will explain the set-up better. I have a 2...

    Pics will explain the set-up better. I have a 2 speed motor and have picked the one set of windings to try things out with a vfd that I was given without any instructions, just reading posts to...
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    Hi, I think mine is very similar but the model...

    Hi, I think mine is very similar but the model states an a2 series 8022m. I have found a manual that wasn't supplied which may be not the most correct as I'm struggling to make my mill run properly....
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    Well it seems things are not as easy as I would...

    Well it seems things are not as easy as I would like. I did get the motor to turn using just the 3 terminals but the vfd has got me stumped so I have been researching how it is to be set. Its a very...
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    I tried belling them out and got a bit confused. ...

    I tried belling them out and got a bit confused. My thoughts were an internal star point that would be needed to change to get the delta on the high speed poles available to connect to.
    Many...
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    Before I let the smoke out which I have in the...

    Before I let the smoke out which I have in the past can I get a clarification im on the right path. The 2 speed motor has 6 connection points 8 poles and 4. So using a vfd im going for high speed...
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    I can see the light diming allready. The wiring...

    I can see the light diming allready. The wiring and components are best removed and start again. So ill have to find some local help to overcome this upgrade.
    Many thanks for the info which will...
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    I have a vfd on lone and I'll, start playing to...

    I have a vfd on lone and I'll, start playing to see how things work soon. The motor is 2 speed and yes the low speed is half the high speed.1440 and 720. The picture didn't come out as clear as it...
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    A bit to consider and many thanks for the detail...

    A bit to consider and many thanks for the detail from all. I will have to think about what I need and study the wiring to better understand my options. I like the look of the switch arrangements...
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    Is this clear...

    Is this clear https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210227/21fad92d29f9f963f5ebe6ed288630da.jpg

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    I have my doubts i can keep it original but I'll...

    I have my doubts i can keep it original but I'll try to. The way I see it is 5 position switch gives 2 speed for mill/threading drilling and one of them is for a jog option. This is when the push...
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    I have found the same links but alas its not the...

    I have found the same links but alas its not the same as what I'm working on, im thinking this is the current model but mine is I believe 1970 era .
    Can't find a pic anywhere atm.
    Thanks.
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    This may help, took a while to work out adding...

    This may help, took a while to work out adding...
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    Mill/drill manual or info.

    Hello, I have purchased a chinese drilling/ milling machine which Is a zx32 made in i think 1970 going by the date on the contacters only. Its 3 phase and very heavy/solid i found out. Does anyone...
  17. Thread: Lathe gearbox

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    Just to update the sale fell through, buyer...

    Just to update the sale fell through, buyer changed his mind on the price.
    Thanks brett.
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    Now Im really confused ,the only reason I asked...

    Now Im really confused ,the only reason I asked was due to transport costs. I have just done it again and its $32.15 to Brisbane airport where the Hunter depot is. I made it 40x30x30 and 30kg crate....
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    Hi, I did get an e go quote and they want almost...

    Hi, I did get an e go quote and they want almost 300 to Brisbane as a 30 kg item . The gearbox isn't worth that and it would just make the purchase way to expensive. We were to go to sa beginning of...
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    Thanks for the info, I don't have a contact in...

    Thanks for the info, I don't have a contact in the Tamworth area but you never know what may happen. Thanks ill let you know if something works out. Brett.
  21. Thread: Lathe gearbox

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    Lathe gearbox

    Anyone able to pickup a qualos gearbox fron Adelaide and take to Brisbane/sunshine coast, around the size of a milk crate and 30 kg?. Happy to pay. no hurry at all. Thanks brett.
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    Yes that is an option and as you say its not a...

    Yes that is an option and as you say its not a high load applied for sure, I just haven't found an outlet to go that road.
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    24DP gear.. (62 * 25.4 / 65.6 ) is what I have...

    24DP gear.. (62 * 25.4 / 65.6 ) is what I have worked out, im not good with gears. I couldn't find any imperial available and ronson gears stock Japanese off the shelf at very good prices.
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    Gear train help

    Hi, is there a service provided that can help me with gear train calculations. Due to extremely high cost I intend on changing my coil winding machine over to metric off the shelf gears. As I don't...
  25. Thread: coil winding

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    Yes I think I will give it a miss, it looks to...

    Yes I think I will give it a miss, it looks to big to be usfell. But postage is my killer aswell.


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    Yes no patent problems years ago everyone...

    Yes no patent problems years ago everyone duplicated each other.
    So is the despooler worth having as it is up for sale but the conversation makes me think there are better ways than just a tin with...
  27. Thread: coil winding

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    How does this...

    How does this work.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191218/6545b2479436cb34bde87b2b90e9d7c6.jpg

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    thats an interesting setup. not sure how it fits...

    thats an interesting setup. not sure how it fits but its the same green as mine.
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    It this a well suited unit would you think, fwd...

    It this a well suited unit would you think, fwd and rev with control.383747

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    I passed on the despooler and now regret it but...

    I passed on the despooler and now regret it but transport was my issue getting it to me. I have seen the post and I had started to follow your lead until I came across this one. I have no motor yet...
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    I have all my magnetos in pieces all neatly in...

    I have all my magnetos in pieces all neatly in there own box ready to start, a bit hard to take a pic that shows much. Mainly ek wico , bosch ffa1 and a ml lister a couple of lucas also .

    Sent...
  32. Thread: Qualos lathe

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    Yes the tray and splashback are my doing. If you...

    Yes the tray and splashback are my doing. If you want I have a template I made to cut the piece around the head stock. Send me an email and I'll post a paper copy. [email protected] I have a...
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    This is mine, just put in the splash...

    This is mine, just put in the splash backhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191214/8c473cd2bf9b6de19af3ae41ee15bf10.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191214/88b117516db9a2087d41a059bc76eb9b.jpg
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    The...

    The winderhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191214/521ec8dadc45ed300e704d9052e18d18.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191214/1f4c528ae31cdee226de42242a803d85.jpg

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  35. Thread: coil winding

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    I'll try.

    I'll try.
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    coil winding

    hi all, i have set a challenge to wind my own coils to repair the growing number of sick magnetos i have and non running engines . i purchased an old machine made by v.p engineering a division of...
  37. Thread: Qualos lathe

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    yes mine was very clean aswell. the screw is...

    yes mine was very clean aswell. the screw is needed to hold the gear to the shaft thats for sure. dont want them sliding off when its going. you have all the headstock gears i take it. the lower...
  38. Thread: Qualos lathe

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    A gasket is only going to stop splashing from the...

    A gasket is only going to stop splashing from the oil when operating. I would make a gasket myself but I don't like silicone in anything at all. Myself I would make a gasket from cork type materials...
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    Oh well you will suffer the failures like the...

    Oh well you will suffer the failures like the rest of us all but there will be some prizes too.
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    Hi, there are some info pdf files on here but not...

    Hi, there are some info pdf files on here but not much I've seen for a junior , there is a thread on metalwork General that rays has kindly posted but it's the larger 51/2 model but could be usefull...
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    Yes it's really just a plate, lift the top off...

    Yes it's really just a plate, lift the top off and you will see the setup it's just a case of putting it back the same no problem. Thanks to Ray again for the file it's been pasted around to everyone...
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    Yes I have a 5 1/2 aswell, in good condition...

    Yes I have a 5 1/2 aswell, in good condition slowly repairing and upgrading as I go. Not many people have them and parts don't seem to pop up at all, but it's the best lathe I have ever had.
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    thats a lot of oil, it will last you decades. did...

    thats a lot of oil, it will last you decades. did you get any interesting attachments with yours, the info i have mentions a few but i have never seen any.
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    That's a guess as I don't know of any information...

    That's a guess as I don't know of any information you could use in regard to these lathes. I used a light gearbox oil I think 50 weight. Any straight weight oil would be ok as long as its not to...
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    I did come across there ad on eBay but they don't...

    I did come across there ad on eBay but they don't do a 200mm wide plate and they didn't reply to my email checking if they could. So I'm looking else where. Thanks .
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    Qualos backing plate wanted.

    Is there anyone making backing plates. I need a new plate to mount a chuck. To suit a qualos lathe. 8 tpi and I believe 1 1/2 bsf .
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    I believe I have a compromise and a project as...

    I believe I have a compromise and a project as well, i will rejuvenate an old setup which is repurposing and also adding which is constructing and of course cost effective so the budget has something...
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    some good pics to get ideas from i must say, i...

    some good pics to get ideas from i must say, i like the lifting on return stroke idea.i will have to think about the type of project i really want before i start.
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    Thanks for the info, all good suggestions and a...

    Thanks for the info, all good suggestions and a bandsaw idea is not a bad one. I guess it must also end up being cost effective as well or it will be worth more than my qualos. The lathe driven idea...
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    I have a lathe and a small mill , yes I ment no...

    I have a lathe and a small mill , yes I ment no casting to make it a bit easier as my mill is horizontal and old and it needs a motor, so not great . But when I have the cash I'll get it running so...
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