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by bach939
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Ring Master Cutting Angles
Replies: 7
Views: 27423

Re: Ring Master Cutting Angles

Bummer. Thanks for getting back to me.
by bach939
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Bowl wobbles when turning
Replies: 6
Views: 2212

1. Is the wood green? Maybe it's starting to warp as it gets thinner. 2. Are you hollowing most of the bowl first, then going back to finish up near the edge? Maybe there's not enough mass left in the bottom of the bowl to minimize warpage. You could try taking the first inch of the bowl to final t...
by bach939
Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: 2 Bearing & Poly V upgrade
Replies: 15
Views: 6692

From all my experiences, I find that the older 3/4 HP motors are just as powerful as the 1 1/8 HP motors. Insuring that the alignments is right on helps for either motor. I am still using the 3/4 HP motors and/or Gilmer drives in most of my Shopsmiths. Rebuilding the Gilmer clutch helps prevent des...
by bach939
Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Bowl wobbles when turning
Replies: 6
Views: 2212

foxtrapper wrote:How much pressure are you using? You really shouldn't need hardly any pressure. So, how sharp are your tools?
Tools are sharp and I don't need to use a lot of pressure. However, when I am gouging the inside near the outer edge of a bowl is where I get the wobble.
by bach939
Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:14 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Bowl wobbles when turning
Replies: 6
Views: 2212

Bowl wobbles when turning

I have a Greenie that is in fairly good condition. However, when turning a bowl and use some pressure with the bowl gouge, I get a vibration and can see the outer edge of the bowl wobble. Is there a bearing in the quill assembly that needs replacing or is it the problem with a single bearing quill? ...
by bach939
Mon May 16, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Greenie Capacitor needed
Replies: 9
Views: 2400

jcraigie wrote:It's a standard MT2. You can get it from SS or many woodworking suppliers.
Thanks Jeff. I just got this as a gift from my Brother in law and I'm trying to get it ready to do some woodturning.

Thanks
Jim from South Haven, MI
by bach939
Mon May 16, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Greenie Capacitor needed
Replies: 9
Views: 2400

[quote="JPG40504"]That can probably be circumvented by soldering a wire to the remaining 'parts'.]

You're right but I tried and things just got worse to the only option is a new one.

I need a live center for the "greenie" tailstock. Do you have a source?
by bach939
Mon May 16, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Greenie Capacitor needed
Replies: 9
Views: 2400

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/wwg/search.shtml?searchQuery=2MDT3&op=search&Ntt=2MDT3&N=0&sst=subset These rarely go bad! Why do you think you need one? The start switch or relay is more likely defective. A local HVAC or motor shop may be a local source. I ordered it . . . many th...
by bach939
Mon May 16, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Greenie Capacitor needed
Replies: 9
Views: 2400

I broke the spade connection off the capacitor.
by bach939
Mon May 16, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Greenie Capacitor needed
Replies: 9
Views: 2400

Greenie Capacitor needed

I have an older SM Greenie and I need a new capacitor. The old one has the markings 270 300 110 v ac type ek. Anybody know where I can get one?????