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« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2018, 12:49:38 PM »

My compressor man informed me A larger compressor would be required for this sort of job - so a twin cylinder Ingersoll-Rand industrial type of about the early 1900s has has now replaced the first one - most parts from the scrap box  and trial fit of most parts shown
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« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2018, 12:51:23 PM »

back end - open frame electric motor will fit here


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« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2018, 02:20:36 PM »

Well, I guess you will now have a spare compressor for some future project or maybe that smaller one can sit nearby, abandoned, after having been used when the mine was smaller.
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« Reply #18 on: October 13, 2018, 06:33:45 AM »

Bill - yes I think compressor no1 is due for the scrap pile at the back of the shed
next pic is the start of the open frame electric drive motor - Acrylic tube - Evergreen tubes and bits from the scrap box
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« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2018, 12:03:05 PM »

The new one is even nicer. -- Russ
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« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2018, 11:27:04 PM »

Very nice so far.
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« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2018, 11:55:48 PM »

Looking forward to see more!
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« Reply #22 on: Today at 09:31:50 AM »

Nearly completed Threading machine - a few more wires and bolts required


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« Reply #23 on: Today at 09:35:49 AM »

the motor side - wide pinion fitted on motor so adjustment to large wheel can be done for different dia' tube /rod "so I'm told !!
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