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Offline rvieceli

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Oliver Jointer
« on: October 16, 2020, 03:45 PM »
876 miles, 15 hours of driving, about 2 hours of disconnecting, loading and strapping down and this gorgeous 1945 16 inch Oliver Machinery jointer is now sitting safely in my shop. Can’t wait to get it set up.

In its old shop

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« Last Edit: October 16, 2020, 03:56 PM by rvieceli »

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Offline Richard/RMW

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Re: Oliver Jointer
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2020, 04:27 PM »
Wow. How many Busch's does it take to lift that off the ground?  [poke]

Jealous.

RMW
As of 10/17 I am out of the Dog business and pursuing other distractions. Thanks for a fun ride!

Offline rvieceli

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Re: Oliver Jointer
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2020, 05:20 PM »
@Richard/RMW

2200 pounds of wonderful steel goodness  [big grin]

Ron

Offline Birdhunter

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  • Woodworker, Sportsman, Retired
Re: Oliver Jointer
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2020, 06:26 PM »
I need a Lazy Boy in my shop.
Birdhunter

Offline rvieceli

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Re: Oliver Jointer
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2020, 02:47 PM »
Got the Rotary phase converter rewired for my shop. Updated the connection from the RPC to the mag switch for the jointer. And it lives. Takes about 2 minutes to coast to a stop. Gotta get some wax on the bed and put the fence back. I think the fence weighs more than a hundred pounds.  [eek] Coming along.  [big grin]

Ron

Online Cheese

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Re: Oliver Jointer
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2020, 04:36 PM »
Got the Rotary phase converter rewired for my shop. Updated the connection from the RPC to the mag switch for the jointer. And it lives. Takes about 2 minutes to coast to a stop. Gotta get some wax on the bed and put the fence back. I think the fence weighs more than a hundred pounds.  [eek] Coming along.  [big grin]

Nice piece of equipment Ron...what's the HP rating needed to run this beast?

Offline rvieceli

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Re: Oliver Jointer
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2020, 05:22 PM »
It has a 5 HP 3 phase direct drive. A 10hp RPC should do fine but the previous owner had it hooked up to a 15HP unit and I got that. Needs a 50 amp 240 circuit for it.

Ron