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Lathe…It’s ALIVE!!!

img-20121008-00124After a week sorting out all the new wiring, i finally got to power on the lathe.  The first attempt, the motor sound labored and after a few seconds, I could smell the heat.  I re-verified the wiring and was confused by the new documentation and the hard to read label on the motor.  After calling tech support, I got the correct information and made a minor correction.

I tested the functions, forward, reverse, speed and all checked out.  Put a scrap of cedar in and turned it on…

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