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by JPG
Sun Jan 23, 2022 11:44 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Advice on additional equipment assuming Shopsmith as my initial setup
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: Advice on additional equipment assuming Shopsmith as my initial setup

Do not overlook he ability of the SS to function as a horizontal drillpress. Takes some mindset changes, but having done that myself, I rarely go to vertical.
by JPG
Sun Jan 23, 2022 11:34 am
Forum: Community
Topic: My 10e
Replies: 19
Views: 290

Re: My 10e

To avoid possible misunderstanding the 3 in 1 "motor" oil is referring to electric motors, not the automotive type "motor" oil. Another descriptor is machine oil #10. Turbine oil Sewing machine oil Zoom spout . . . Note the 3 in 1 "motor" oil is #20. For sheaves, #10 is...
by JPG
Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: My 10e
Replies: 19
Views: 290

Re: My 10e

Stex10er wrote: Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:13 pm One last question. This one also had a cast iron extension table. We’re these switched to aluminum at a later date?
AIUI yes. They are rare however.
by JPG
Sat Jan 22, 2022 1:59 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: My 10e
Replies: 19
Views: 290

Re: My 10e

Only "downer" that I am aware of is it tends to wear aluminum pulleys/sheaves more than a plain rubber belt.
by JPG
Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:36 am
Forum: Community
Topic: New owner of a "other brands" Total Shop
Replies: 13
Views: 235

Re: New owner of a "other brands" Total Shop

Over the years "typical" voltages have varied from 110 to 125. Device ratings have also varied though somewhat less recently.

I will leave 208v alone for now.;>}
by JPG
Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:28 am
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: Drill Chuck attachment help
Replies: 13
Views: 517

Re: Drill Chuck attachment help

Your pix above illustrates the difference between a "hobby" drill chick and a rugged pro model.

Ya oughta see my 20N chuck and it's key.

I think you will be happy with the cushman chuck.
by JPG
Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: BS table leveling plate.
Replies: 17
Views: 350

Re: BS table leveling plate.

OK, regarding screws and the SS tool kit. Back then when SS adopted the 5/32 hex wrench as a replacement for the three that came with a Model 10 getting the appropriate head on any screw was possible. Then the screw manufacturers(or what/who ever) created STANDARDS for what size hex socket was used ...
by JPG
Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:33 am
Forum: Community
Topic: New owner of a "other brands" Total Shop
Replies: 13
Views: 235

Re: New owner of a "other brands" Total Shop

So, the first step is to reconnect for 125v and replace the plug with a 125v version and try to get to run.

As for performance 250V has less line loss voltage(more available voltage at the motor).
by JPG
Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:22 am
Forum: Community
Topic: New owner of a "other brands" Total Shop
Replies: 13
Views: 235

Re: New owner of a "other brands" Total Shop

If it has a 6-15p then the motor is likely connected for 230v. If you replace it with a 5-15p then you will also have to reconfigure the motor connections to 115v. P.S. If you are running a dedicated branch for the shop(and will likely have the electricial add an aux panel) I suggest running 230v an...
by JPG
Thu Jan 20, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: My 10e
Replies: 19
Views: 290

Re: My 10e

Stex10er wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:49 pm I still have the original tubes. The short tubes I got from another seller ( don’t know what model they were from).
Good - they ain't making em any more!

They are thicker walled than current ones.