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 Post subject: Whitcomb Storage Battery Mine Motor Project
PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 9:59 pm 
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This is in our shop. for earlier pics check out the ugm site.
http://www.undergroundminers.com/minemotor.html

Discussion: http://www.ironminers.com/mineforum/viewtopic.php?t=449

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Oh boy!

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The drive gearboxes.

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Brakes before removal

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Brakes removed

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Bob Sable, Yo!

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Work crew working on bumpers

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Leaking axle seal....... wonder why?

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Installing bumpers.

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Notice right pointer finger stratigically placed between sawsall and floor :cry:

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Outcome :D

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Notice Special Ugm bandaid!......... look banks has one too, all the cool kids are doing it!

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Mike boring some holes!

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Ah yes......... FIRE :D

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Working on axle seals.

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And a pit would be nice here. ill have to have matt install one before next winters stay!

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drilling for the safety bumpers

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installing and painting the safety bumpers.

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some paint work

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Well she is coming along....... at least this side.

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PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2006 10:26 pm 
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ok, this weeks work..... its alive again! we jacked it up yesterday for the big test run today on the new controller furnished by rpm rigging in ohio. it works beautifully, and as banksy said....... no more skyscraper for a controller :lol: anyways, we have it about 2 inches off the rail and it ran great. so heres the pics................

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Beautiful overhauled controller by the ohio boys!

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Adding oil to the gearboxes.

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Well at least the axles sealed up........ looks like we are gonna have to keep the oil below the level of the driveshaft!

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Splicing in new wire replacing the stiff wire i put in a few years ago.

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Still splicing.

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New contoller wired and ready to test run!

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Blasting a new mounting hole. got a little carried away with the torch and went through the sandbox :D

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putting anti-corroding, conductive juice on the contacts.

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I think this is in right????

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Installed and ready to go!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 10:18 pm 
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Battery Box lids on and final paint.

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