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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    the trip is immediate. Have decided that I'm going to swap out the 13amp three pin, Currently that plugs into a commando, so going to swap that out and put in a dedicated circuit for the saw in the workshop with a commando socket, and have a commando to commando lead just for the saw. Luckly...
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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    OK - to answr some of the questions and clearly sarcastic comments... Yes - I am electrically qualified, though not working as a sparky day to day. No it didnt die when in use, i.e. cutting something, though I had been using it that morning, so it did work, then it didnt. Yes, I am 'taking it...
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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    cheers folks - there will no be a slight delay while I take this thing apart !!
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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    So no click on the motor, so i dont think its a centrifugal switch - though have asked Jet customer service to confirm. As t comments about the earth and RCD - I take on board the concern etc, but as I've wired my house, and been doing electrics for longer than i care to mention I've got a...
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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    yes, elimated the socket, that came after fuze etc. By switch what do you mean - the machine has a power switch on the from, which connects to a switch box on the rear, then to the motor / capacitor, its also got an electrical brake
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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    thanks for the feedback guys. After replacing the fuze in the plug I opened everything up and make sure of was all clean - no dust etc, and that all of the wheels rotated easily, (they did), so no obvious instructions. I did take the cover of and check the large capacitiy on top of the motor -...
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    Jet JWBS-16 Bandsaw - electrical issues

    All, I have a Jet JWBS-16 bandsaw, I live in uk, so its single phase. Up to now its been fine, but over the weekend, it died on me ! Press the start button and it trips out the electrics in the workshop, not just the circuit its on, but all the electrics...so one minute power and light, the...
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    P38J Lightnings

    models are amazing,,,my uncle was on lancasters and mosquitos during WWII, loved the mosquito, and got to fly it on the way home quite often while the pilot was haviing a kip !
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    P38J Lightnings

    mosquiote and hornet variant far more superior airframe, and the first true multi role aircraft,,,light bomber, night fighter, recon,,,it did them all...
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    Old stone building

    masons mortar are a good supplier - got our lime mortar, limewash etc from them. we have a stone building that needed repairs, mostly pointing, (replacing the concrete that some berk used before), skews etc.
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    Help with making driveway gates

    Chelmsford- Home - J. Gard & & Sons Always helpful, know what you are looking for, but have a chat with them, as are usually helpful - and take a look at the 'offcuts pile' there is usually a bunch of good stuff in there !
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    Help - advice needed

    so we've been doing a lot of research. the advice to put up a waterproof barrier works on modern brick construction, but not for stone buildings where the lime mortar is there to help the transit of moisture. putting up a waterproof barrier and insulation will trap the moisture.. suspect the...
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    Help - advice needed

    Hello,, We have a stone building with a corrugated metal room, which doubles as a garage and also has workshop space with it. trouble is - its damp ! we know there are some issues with the pointing on the building - someone used cement rather than line mortar on the pointing, so thats being...
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    Bosch GTS10 - motor rebuild

    nice to see the usual considered decent responses on here haven't in any way declined over the passage of time. Pete is still posting inane stupid comments, and not facing the reality of life that most of us on here who are married are pursuing a hobby/interest and have to work within the...
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    Birch Plywood 18mm

    Try J gard and sons - nr chelmsford. if they dont stock it they can get it for you...they are usually pretty helpful
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