Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: T 5980 Mill/Drill Resto mod final new rpm meter see the video.

  1. #1
    Supporting Member Captainleeward's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    San DIEGO, California
    Posts
    1,096
    Thanks
    495
    Thanked 1,266 Times in 521 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Captainleeward's Tools

    T 5980 Mill/Drill Resto mod final new rpm meter see the video.

    T 5980 Mill/Drill Resto-mod final new rpm meter




  2. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Captainleeward For This Useful Post:

    NickP (11-19-2017), Paul Jones (11-18-2017), Seedtick (11-18-2017), tonyfoale (11-18-2017)

  3. #2
    Supporting Member tonyfoale's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Location
    Spain
    Posts
    941
    Thanks
    382
    Thanked 1,611 Times in 461 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    tonyfoale's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by Captainleeward View Post
    T 5980 Mill/Drill Resto-mod final new rpm meter
    That one looks identical to one that I fitted to my mill about a week ago. I was going to make one using an Arduino clone but then I saw ready made ones on the net. It must be the best bargain on the net, I think that it was about $5 with free postage. I got one to try but now I'll order more and fit one to everything in my workshop that rotates.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to tonyfoale For This Useful Post:

    Paul Jones (11-18-2017)

  5. #3
    Supporting Member Captainleeward's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    San DIEGO, California
    Posts
    1,096
    Thanks
    495
    Thanked 1,266 Times in 521 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Captainleeward's Tools
    Hi Tony, Beware of some of these that don't have a wiring diagram can be a problem. I bought the magnets that have a hole drilled in them to mount on the pulley by tapping the pulley and screwing them on there along with a counter weight.



    T 5980 Mill/Drill Resto mod final new rpm meter see the video.-006.jpgT 5980 Mill/Drill Resto mod final new rpm meter see the video.-007.jpg

  6. #4
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,089
    Thanks
    569
    Thanked 1,367 Times in 1,233 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)


    Thanks Captainleeward! We've added your Mill Tachometer to our Measuring and Marking category,
    as well as to your builder page: Captainleeward's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




  7. #5
    Supporting Member tonyfoale's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Location
    Spain
    Posts
    941
    Thanks
    382
    Thanked 1,611 Times in 461 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    tonyfoale's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by Captainleeward View Post
    Hi Tony, Beware of some of these that don't have a wiring diagram can be a problem.
    Mine didn't but it was easy enough to work out.
    I fitted the display in the remote control that I made for my VFD.


    Post your reply!
    Join 42,532 of us and get 500+ tool plans, tool eBooks, build guides, and much more.



    eBooks for Supporters

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •