Re: Building an RSG - a solution?
Subject: Re: Building an RSG - a solution?
From: Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 14:10:47 -0600
In a message dated 08/27/1999 6:11:16 AM Central Daylight Time,
<< Hey Alan
Your idea with the bench grinder does work. I have made several from 1/3
H.P. grinders and simply slid the disc on the shaft with a nut. It does
require some shimming to make it run true, but not a big problem. The motor
responds well to varible voltage also.
But I think I actually have the answer, my grinder - a machine made for
spinning sparking discs! 1/2 HP, 3000 rpm motor (UK has 50Hz mains).
Heavy duty bearings - made to take off axis pressure. best of all I can
easily remove the protective covers and wheel leaving shaft washers and
lock nut - all ready for a disc. I'm fairly sure that I can arrange to have
a three inch clearance between all the (earthed) metal parts and the
(Its the B&Q (UK hardware store) L17.99 job (about $27 for readers in the