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Forum: Tools and Woodworking   03-07-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By malb
The start circuit in an induction motor is...

The start circuit in an induction motor is normally engaged any time that the motor speed is below about 80% of it's plated speed. The speed of the motor is primarily a function of the supply...
Forum: General Routing   03-07-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By malb
An option for a table saw based key would be a...

An option for a table saw based key would be a set of the finger jointing blades that some suppliers have. Twin blades with offset teeth, stack in one sequence for 3/16in cut, stack in the other...
Forum: General Routing   02-25-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By malb
I purchased a second hand unit (claimed to be as...

I purchased a second hand unit (claimed to be as new, and appeared to be) here in Australia some time ago and the microwinder mech would not work at all. As I was examining the unit in detail I...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   09-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,463
Posted By malb
I think that you have found the solution when you...

I think that you have found the solution when you refered to the manufacturer for advice, and found that only some dimmers will provide full range dimming with the LEDs you are using.

A mains...
Forum: General Routing   07-26-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,263
Posted By malb
I don't have info about the bit mounted in the...

I don't have info about the bit mounted in the router, but the run out that I could see in the GIF was about half of the bearing height. I think the router has been mishandled at some stage (maybe...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   11-04-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,909
Posted By malb
In the segment where he about to install the...

In the segment where he about to install the router under the table, he handles what appears to be a piece of material attached with cord, lowering it and then returning it to the top edge of the...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   12-02-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By malb
The Kreg fence system has 2 pairs of semicircular...

The Kreg fence system has 2 pairs of semicircular grooves in the extrusion to accommodate the rods, plus a another pair to store the the rods when not in use. When the rods are located in either of...
Forum: The Bargain Bin   06-25-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,208
Posted By malb
Stick, early in this thread you were lauding the...

Stick, early in this thread you were lauding the Bosch machine either as a new or reconditioned unit. Out here in Ozland, we occasionally see cheaper brand goods for sale listed as reconditioned, but...
Forum: Lobby   06-24-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,883
Posted By malb
Ex broadcast engineer who had a ticket in the...

Ex broadcast engineer who had a ticket in the 70's/80's to allow working on live power and circuitry to 50KV AC and DC. I do a fair bit of my own elec work as needed. Moved into a renovated house...
Forum: General Routing   10-10-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By malb
A few points

1. If you had reverse connected the mains lead, the router would still operate in the same direction of rotation. To reverse the motor, you would have had to swap the connections to the brush holders...
Forum: CNC Routing   08-12-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,133
Posted By malb
We had a 3" carbide tipped spider bit to flatten...

We had a 3" carbide tipped spider bit to flatten the vacuum spoilboard on the industrial CNC I used to tend, we could do the spoilboard at normal feed rates, but had a 10HP spindle to drive the bit,...
Forum: CNC Routing   08-12-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By malb
Have had to stop jobs before on a big industrial...

Have had to stop jobs before on a big industrial CNC router then pick up again later. It is possible provided that the machine was properly homed and the ork piece has not been disturbed.

If we...
Forum: Router Bits - Types and Usage   05-26-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By malb
Have a couple of years driving a commercial CNC...

Have a couple of years driving a commercial CNC 40 hrs per week. THe compression bit cuts at the tip while plunging or ramping down, and along the sides the rest of the time. If you are lucky, you...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   05-26-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By malb
Bob, If you do a search for Sketchup Older...

Bob, If you do a search for Sketchup Older Versions, you should be able to find versions that should work with your older computer. A quick glance got me back as far as version 6, which works with XP...
Forum: General Routing   03-02-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,279
Posted By malb
The collet itself is seated in a taper, and as...

The collet itself is seated in a taper, and as the nut is tightened, the collet is pushed deeper into the taper, causing it to grip the bit shank. Once the shank is initially gripped, final...
Forum: General Routing   12-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,002
Posted By malb
A bit late but

Shopnotes/Woodsmith used to podcast their woodworking seminars before they started producing Woodsmith Shop.

They provided the 17 profiles from 3 bits article linked in the 2nd post as an article...
Forum: Router Bits - Types and Usage   06-20-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,598
Posted By malb
As shown by the Woodline chart, the critical...

As shown by the Woodline chart, the critical issue is the overall diameter of the bit. If 11/4in Q round means a quarter round or roundover bit with a profile radius of 11/4 inch, the overall bit...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   05-04-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,263
Posted By malb
Greetings from a fellow 7740/740 owner. There is...

Greetings from a fellow 7740/740 owner. There is a power take off point at the back end of the motor armature, as you would know. According to the instruction manuals it can be used for drilling or...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   04-09-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,572
Posted By malb
I have looked at the pics provided. My take on...

I have looked at the pics provided. My take on the situation is that you are making small(ish) corner brackets with the grain on the diagonal. The corner is a right angle, which suggests that you...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   04-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,196
Posted By malb
Correct. if the bearing and the bit have the same...

Correct. if the bearing and the bit have the same diameter, and the bearing is aligned to be flush with the fence, the bit would barely make contact, or not make contact with the work.

BUT in your...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   03-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,196
Posted By malb
If you are working a straight edge on the...

If you are working a straight edge on the material, it is easiest to set the fence faces flush with the bearing and run the work against the fence.

If the working with a complex external shape,...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   03-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By malb
Someone in Oz raised a similar issue recently,...

Someone in Oz raised a similar issue recently, and one response from another member suggested to check the mounting plate/insert. They had had a similar issue and a warped mounting plate/insert had...
Forum: Router Bits - Types and Usage   03-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By malb
Only while in contact with the pattern, when off...

Only while in contact with the pattern, when off the pattern it will rapidly accelerate to bit speed, then be required to decelerate once it contacts the pattern. This applies to all bearings on...
Forum: Lobby   03-03-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,116
Posted By malb
The kellogs ad has gone for both of my browsers...

The kellogs ad has gone for both of my browsers at the moment.

When I reported its presence a few days ago, my mouse pointer hovered over the ad on the opposite side to the Open for more...
Forum: Lobby   02-28-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,116
Posted By malb
Getting Kellogs ads on the top of the screen in...

Getting Kellogs ads on the top of the screen in IE with strong ad blocking and FF with adblock +. Happens on every RW forum page I open, has a click to expand button, but it gets desperate if...
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