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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #30 on: October 10, 2018, 08:48:21 AM »
You use the straight edge to scrape in the dovetail.  You don't care about what angle it is at.  Once it is flat, then scrape the mating dovetail to match. 

Whichever method you want to use is at your discretion.  I just offered mine as a suggestion.

Ken
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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #31 on: October 10, 2018, 09:08:45 AM »
So, I don't really care how parallel the dovetail are to the body of the compound? What happens if I scrape the male side in with the straight edge and a mic paralle to each other and they wind up crooked overall?
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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #32 on: October 10, 2018, 02:47:28 PM »
So, I don't really care how parallel the dovetail are to the body of the compound? What happens if I scrape the male side in with the straight edge and a mic paralle to each other and they wind up crooked overall?

You scrape the taper out on either piece.  Be careful here, if you take it out on the wrong piece, it will show up in when machining.  And you'll be going back and re-scraping to get the alignment back in.
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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #33 on: October 11, 2018, 11:02:17 PM »
Ok... I may need a bit of guidance.
I am scraping the male dovetail as suggested. Aside from the PITA of scraping, I think I'm having a hard time spotting. I have used the saw blade to relief the crotch of the dovetail, but maybe my angled straight edge corner is too sharp? Not enough radius? I'm having a hard time getting the flat surface to sit properly to blue. It wants to rock because it gets stuck in the relief cut.
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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #34 on: October 11, 2018, 11:04:49 PM »
If I slide the straight edge up slightly, I get fine bluing. But it's difficult to trust the bluing because I have no way of knowing if the straight edge is rocking. I'm doing my best to place just enough pressure to keep it from rocking but not too much that I induce a bend or a false reading.
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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #35 on: October 12, 2018, 07:19:41 AM »
Looks good to me.  Your doing everything correct from your pictures.  As for the rocking of the straight edge, that just takes practice.
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Re: MySore Kirloskar Enterprise 10 rebuild
« Reply #36 on: November 06, 2018, 06:13:50 AM »
As part of this rebuild, I need to replace the motor. It is a 90v dc treadmill motor. I spent a significant period of time building and rebuild (3 times) the dc controller. It works like a charm now. Super easy controls, very accurate speed control, voltage and amperage displays, as well as rpm display. But the motor is pulling 30amps with neglable and questionable torque. Mark Silva (from the ‘other’ place) gave me a great deal of help to get where I am, including designing and building me a custom controller circuit.

Ive been looking around for a 90v DC motor around 1-1.5hp but notta comes up, ever...
I may have to resort to an eBay motor.

For those here that are savvy with this sort of thing, what do you think of this?


Edit: many times during this journey I have considered junking the whole system and going to a VFD. I do have an untested 1hp 3ph motor, I think 230v. But, I like this system now, I spent quite a bit of money on it, it works, so I think for the time being I will stick with DC. Even if it is getting harder and more expensive to find motors. I'd like to hope that getting a proper tfec motor will last longer than the more readily available treadmill motors...
« Last Edit: November 06, 2018, 06:23:23 AM by Carpenter84 »
Shawn

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Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
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