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Offline bandmiller2

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Re: Home made mill,,power feed
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2012, 08:39:11 PM »
The cheaper winches are designed for intermitant service and I doubt they will last for the long haul.Bite the bullet and go hydraulic and have a real power system for feed and log handling.  Frank C.
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Re: Home made mill,,power feed
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2012, 05:09:15 AM »
bedway,i have looked at your mill on another forum and ya did one heck of a mill build-as frank,is saying,go with a hyd.pump and hyd.motor-this will be keeping with sawmill machinery.....albert
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Re: Home made mill,,power feed
« Reply #22 on: February 08, 2012, 12:28:53 PM »
We have a Mark 4 Norwood Mill and i like Charles set he had on his Mark 4. I do have a question how long
did the batterys last be for needing recharging ? Is there a way to use 12 volts with a converter to run the
control and motor with out adding two batterys. There is no way of adding a belt drive alternator on the
mill. and not sure the one 12v battery will last, it is just for starting the honda motor.

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Re: Home made mill,,power feed
« Reply #23 on: February 08, 2012, 03:34:12 PM »

     I didn't use the mill enough for constant sawing to say just how long the
  batteries would last. And I would recharge before they ran all the way down.
  A 24 volt charger came with the wheelchair so I could charge both batteries
  at same time. Someone told me that there IS a converter that would allow
  the 24 volt control box to work on 12 volts.

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« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2012, 10:10:44 AM »
  this is an electric hydraulic power pack that you could use for the feed and lift .                                                                                                            Monarch Manual 3-way Valve
 
 
Pump/motor/reservoir. Externally adjust-able system relief valve. Manually operated 3-way valve with cylinder port checked. Electrical contact for synchronizing valve and motor. .250" NPTF outlet. Rod and ball handle. Suction filter. Horizontal mounting.

Flow Rates for Hydraulic Power Units
Pressure
GPM
2000 PSI
1.3
2000 PSI
1.3
2000 PSI
1.3
Power units are preset at 2500 PSI

Power UP - Gravity Down
 
 
 
 
Part Number    Description    Poly Reservoir    Weight    Price
PU5003    4-1/2" X 8"    1.36 Quarts   32 lbs.   $ 349.00
 
 
 
 Manual 4-Way/3-Way Valve
 
 
Pump manual snow plow, motor, reservoir. Externally adjustable system relief valve. 4-way/3-way valve, banked. 4-way valve is tandem center rotary shear type with .250" NPTF outlets. 3-way valve has checked cylinder port and .250" NPTF outlet. Valve assembly is fitted with electrical contacts for synchronizing valve with motor. Rod and ball handles. Suction filter. Horizontal mounting.

Flow Rates for Hydraulic Power Units
Pressure
GPM
2000 PSI
1.3
2000 PSI
1.3
2000 PSI
1.3
Power units are preset at 2500 PSI

 
 
 

Power Up - Gravity Down and
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Part Number    Description    Reservoir    Weight    Price
PU5007    4-1/2" X 10"   1.8 Quart  Poly   35 lbs   $ 408.00
                    
 
 

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Re: Home made mill,,power feed
« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2012, 10:27:46 AM »
Suggest hydraulics. You can use a power steering pump, belt drive off your engine I did this and have had zero issues with it. A flow control gives you infinite control over speed which you need IMO. My gallery has some pics of what I did might give some ideas. Suggest use chain,
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Re: Home made mill,,power feed
« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2012, 12:14:47 AM »
I just got a 1/2 hp dc motor and a dc motor controller from work. Where do I attach the cable to the carriage? Does it matter?
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