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Old February 17th 17, 12:26 AM posted to rec.crafts.metalworking
Larry Jaques[_4_]
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On Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:47:17 -0500, "Michael A. Terrell"
wrote:

Larry Jaques wrote:

I ran the big Gorton mill at Gunners to tap the little handle we made
for the height adjuster on the DP table. A knob on the VFD + an
ON_OFF_ON switch controlled the speed and direction. That was sweet.
My buddy Glenn has a VFD and speed knobs for his mill, too. It _sure_
as hell beats changing belts, the way I learned in 8th grade.



At least you learned something, in the eighth grade! ;-)


The other thing I learned then was not to get my tie caught in that
spinny thing on the left side of the lathe.

--
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
--Charles de Gaulle

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