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#46 Rayban

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 10:57 AM

I got the new motor hooked up (1725 rpm), saw the video......I'm good to go!!
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Posted 22 November 2008 - 11:24 PM

I got a couple of those Harbor Freight pedal switches and I also found something I have been wanting to try for some time. I think I mentioned somewhere that I wanted to mix some beeswax and carnauba wax for the purpose of burnishing.

Well I found a product with the wax pre-mixed in paste form. It is from England and it is named Antiquax. It is designed for wood care.

I tried some Antiquax on some scrap leather today with Ivan's machine and I got a very very nice glossy burnish. The carnauba lets me put extra pressure on the leather without burning it as the hard carnauba wax has a higher melting point... about 40 degrees higher than beeswax.

I like Ivan's wax but I also like the Antiquax which is a softer paste. I applied it with my fingertip. It's nice to have several options.
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Posted 27 November 2008 - 02:44 AM

Bree ,
Can you tell me precisely which antiqax products you have tried , they have so many that I dont know which one to get .
Thanks
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 03:57 PM

for any one who's purchased this product and does not want to mess with the wiring, Harbor freight tools sells the pictured foot switch for about $10 bucks.Daniel



I know this is a old thread but I was hopping someone could confirm that the harbor freight peddle will work here? I was thinking of using it for a similar application but decided agent it as it states that it can not be used or motors that use a soft start capacitor, like the one shown.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:53 PM

if youre talking about a foot operated speed control, they will only work with a motor that has brushes....a brushless motor might work for a while, but, you'll burn it up

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 11:03 PM

Good day gents,....what is the best tools for carving feather line..inner sole for making shoe. how to get them?





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