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Thread: harrison l5 start gear
22/05/2019 20:56:14
Posted by Alan Waddington 2 on 22/05/2019 20:48:35:

Have a read of this Thomas **LINK**

no, thanks very much !

22/05/2019 20:49:53

only 3 wires come out to the junction box, so i assume its in star and i need to find the joins and reconfigure the windings to delta ? yea didnt seam very strong to be fair

22/05/2019 20:39:46

hi alan

ok i get that. if its not wired in delta would it still run ? as mine runs fine with holding down the contact points plate its a 1958 l5 with the stock motor. its just the contact points plate wont stay down after pressing start

22/05/2019 19:59:07

Hi all I got a fairly run down l5 that I have been doing up. It seams the contact points coil jumps back up after pressing start, the contact points are also arcing. I'm running a 220v single to 3 phase inverter from ebay. It work if I hold down the contact points plate. Any ideas? I may just clamp the top plate down and just run it from the switch. my inverter says 220v 3ph but I guess that's just per phase voltage?

the inverter is


Edited By Thomas Shannon on 22/05/2019 20:17:24

Thread: Harrison L5 new to me
20/03/2019 19:10:28

anyone know where to find new l5 lathe wipers and it looks to be held on by rivets ?

20/03/2019 19:09:11

i have the same lathe, one countersink bolts on the inside of the change wheel cover

Thread: removing harrison l5 apron
18/03/2019 23:17:10

just ended up splitting the apron.

18/03/2019 21:13:58

hi everyone, new to the fourm. having some issues trying to remove the apron, the only thing holding me back now is the feed box underneath hitting the end block for the lead screw and feed screw. any suggestions around this ?

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