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09-10-16, 03:29 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

7067370674706757067670677 Hi PJMax and others, ...

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Hi PJMax and others,
It's finally time to close the thread and thank you all for your help.
The first three images are the final wiring arrangement that worked without...
09-09-16, 02:56 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

70629 Hi PJMax, Believe it or not, I'm...

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Hi PJMax,
Believe it or not, I'm finally winning.
I hooked everything up as shown in the attached wiring diagram and it starts and runs perfectly.
I checked both line 1 and 2 to...
09-09-16, 08:46 AM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi PJMax, Thanks for filling in the...

Hi PJMax,
Thanks for filling in the diagram for me. That was where I figured the capacitors should go but was hoping to get verification from someone such as yourself before I tried it,...
09-08-16, 04:14 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

705877058870589 Hi again, Nobody seems...

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Hi again,
Nobody seems to have any answers to my last question so I've uploaded 3 more images, the first one does not have the capacitors wired in
The last image is what...
09-06-16, 05:46 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi Ray2047, I went and tried the motor...

Hi Ray2047,
I went and tried the motor again, hooked up the way I have it in the last drawing I posted. I brought it up to speed with an assist and the motor ran fine.
I let it run for 4 or 5...
09-06-16, 04:02 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi Ray2047 I did take it to a motor shop but...

Hi Ray2047
I did take it to a motor shop but didn't feel like paying the $100.00 he wanted to tell me how to wire it up and I appreciate the knowledge I'm able to pick up when I try to fix things on...
09-06-16, 02:02 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi again PJmax and anyone else with enough...

Hi again PJmax and anyone else with enough knowledge to be able to offer some suggestions.
I've done some research and tried wiring the capacitors into the system a different way with the same...
09-02-16, 07:33 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi PJmax, Were you able to tell from the...

Hi PJmax,
Were you able to tell from the image I sent you as to weather or not I had it wired the way you requested. The motor spins sluggishly and when and when I checked the capacitors...
09-02-16, 05:43 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

70390 Hi PJmax, I don't know if I...

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Hi PJmax,
I don't know if I followed your instructions correctly, but no power went into either capacitor.
09-02-16, 05:01 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Thanks PJmax, I will give it a try and...

Thanks PJmax,
I will give it a try and let you know how I make out.
09-02-16, 11:46 AM
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Posted By curious hopeful

70383/703867038470385 Hi JPmax, My...

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Hi JPmax,
My apologies again.
I'm dense enough that I need you to actually point out where I need to attach each wire;
Example-- attach one red wire to .....?...
09-02-16, 09:23 AM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi PJmax, My apologies to you and any...

Hi PJmax,
My apologies to you and any followers of this thread.
I got involved with another project and had to set this one aside for awhile. Yesterday I finally got a chance to try your...
08-17-16, 09:51 AM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi PJmax, The two capacitors are start...

Hi PJmax,
The two capacitors are start and run capacitors, C1 the 100 microfarad capacitor being the start capacitor and the other smaller one is the run capacitor.
In an earlier post...
08-16-16, 11:08 AM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi JPmax, Would I not need the start and...

Hi JPmax,
Would I not need the start and run capacitors in the two configurations that you just posted and if so, how would they be wired in?
Thanks
08-16-16, 09:27 AM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi PJmax, Hi, the cord in the picture is...

Hi PJmax,
Hi, the cord in the picture is the one that it was wired with from the factory in China.
It is my understanding that places like China and Europe use 220 the way Canada and the...
08-15-16, 09:02 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

wiring YL series motor

Hi Carbide Tipped and Ray,
If all knowledgeable people here on the forum, agree that it can only be wired in 208, 230 or 240 (I'm in Canada), then are you able to tell me how to do that and...
08-15-16, 07:03 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Hi PJmax, Thanks for replying. I...

Hi PJmax,
Thanks for replying.
I was told by a motor rewind shop that it can be wired 220 or as the schematics on the motor says, 100 volts.
I'm not that knowledgeable, but are not...
08-15-16, 01:27 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

More pictures

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08-15-16, 01:17 PM
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Posted By curious hopeful

Wiring YL series motor with reverse switch

Hi all,
I joined the forum hoping somebody out there might have enough knowledge to help me wire up the motor and reverse switch on a small old King lathe I purchased. The switch and capacitors...
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