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  1. to be fair the paragon controller might be easier to use but once you get the hang of the auburn its not to bad i just sharpy the pertanant info some were and go
  2. if i recall i can get a controller and the bits a pieces to control a kiln for less than $130 and if i shop on some of the parts less than that
  3. moved my new panel saw to the end of the building im going to be keeping it in and covered my insulation so the dam birds will stop stealing it for there nests dont mind the small amount of handle material siting in the foreground
  4. been happy with my auber purchases running two kilns and a drying oven off there stuff
  5. a 50 hp motor costs more per minute to run than a 7 hp motor by a few magnitudes assuming you have 3 phase to run it not sure you can run a tru 50 on single phase if your pump fails its most likly going to cost more to replace than one that can be run by a 7hp
  6. Jesus wax on wax off maybe you can play with the internal settings (peramiters) sounds like it might be to fast or to slow seeing as it works with a heat sink but not open air only think i had to do with theones from the link was set a peramiter to go over 999f
  7. Solid state relays are your frends when working with pids more than happy to take photos of any of my pid setups if you wana compare wiring
  8. im using one of those floor drying fans very concentrated air flow lots of air something like that might help but your pump could be on its way out here is the link to were i get my kiln controllers you can rig up a toaster oven or a electric smoker with one and a thremocouple and dry your wood or update your burn out oven also good for tempering they make one with a timer so it can shut off after whatever time you set it for http://www.auberins.com/
  9. Curtis pretty much wrote the book on home stabilising if you want the best results read and re read the info on his site and that he sends with the product if you deviate from the info know that your results will vary
  10. Watch an hvac guy vac a system they dont get to vac and shut a valve they run the oump till there done
  11. Cj doesnt off gas all your pulling is air or water vapor from the wood If you stop vacume yes it starts to allow cj in but when u start again yes not quite at the beginning but what might have only took 3days is now 3 and a half days
  12. one try running a fan at your pump wile its working you also might try changing the oil two the temp to dry wood at is 220f use a digital readout kiln it if you can until it stops losing weight so get a good digital scale i have a small block that has been different weights every 8 hours for the last 5 times i have checked it (right the current weight on it when ever you check) also store in a zip lock wile it cools or for longer storage it will get moisture from the air and un do all the baking and curtis always says leave it under vacuum till it stops bubbling if you shut it off you are basically starting from scratch you can email curtis direct from his website and he will be more than happy to answer any questions you have he has even been known to talk ppl threw pump rebuilds he also has a group on facebook that he is active in
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