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Re: Treadmill motor conversion

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  • tallgitawr
    ... You wrote I could put them up here or on the square column mill group or?? ... Yes ! Please do - I have modified the controllers, with imperfect results -
    Message 1 of 38 , Jun 1, 2009
      ---Hi
      You wrote "I could put them up here or on the square column mill group or??
      > Glenn"

      Yes ! Please do - I have modified the controllers, with imperfect results - I would realy like to see how someone else did it


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    • Curt Wuollet
      Well that one is on hold also. They want like $15 for shipping. Regards cww
      Message 38 of 38 , Jun 7, 2009
        Well that one is on hold also.
        They want like $15 for shipping.

        Regards
        cww
        Curt Wuollet wrote:
        > Take it from me. it's no picnic
        > being in the electronics business
        > anymore. We don't do electronics
        > here like we used to, it's all overseas.
        > I've bought stuff from them before
        > but I don't remember exactly what.
        > They have a highly eclectic selection
        > that varies from time to time. I was
        > also gonna look at the other tach
        > they list online. Maybe that's the
        > one with the surface speed and
        > shaft speed gizmos.
        >
        > Regards
        >
        > cww
        >
        > Regards
        >
        > cww
        >
        > Rick Sparber wrote:
        >
        >> cww,
        >>
        >> The laser tach has worked very well as long as the reflective tape is
        >> nice and smooth.
        >>
        >> I assume you will deal with Circuit Specialists on line. I am
        >> fortunate to be in their neighborhood once a week and they have
        >> counter service. No S/H. Just tax. The place is funny to visit. Until
        >> recently, their sign was busted up so it was hard to tell if it was
        >> them. Their awning was in shreds and sitting in the parking lot. The
        >> lot was covered with loose gravel and bits of broken glass. You go
        >> through this beat up old rusty HEAVY steel door. Their retail space is
        >> all roped off. All you see are a few people on the phone and a desk
        >> with lots of little drawers behind them. Yet the people are very
        >> helpful and nice and the prices are great. No minimum either.
        >>
        >> They finally got rid of the awning and old sign. Their new sign is
        >> just their URL. The gravel and glass has finally been swept up.
        >>
        >> Rick
        >>
        >> -----Original Message-----
        >> From: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mill_drill@yahoogroups.com]
        >> On Behalf Of Curt Wuollet
        >> Sent: Sunday, June 07, 2009 3:19 AM
        >> To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
        >> Subject: Re: [mill_drill] Treadmill motor conversion
        >>
        >> Yeah, I can be patient. The bug to
        >> have variable speed bites me when
        >> I use the mini-lathe which has it and
        >> it's really handy. Also, I would like
        >> more spindle speed for tiny bits and
        >> end mills to do PC board work. But
        >> that isn't a priority now anyway I
        >> guess. When I saw the motor cheap
        >> I went off on a tangent. I may order
        >> one of those laser tachs though, that's
        >> a really good price and I have lots of
        >> uses for it.
        >>
        >> Regards
        >>
        >> cww
        >>
        >>
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