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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Walker
Simple test, hang the chain, make a loop in the...

Simple test, hang the chain, make a loop in the bottom, put your foot in the loop and stand on the suspended loop. For me that would be a 200 pound test, and four times stronger than needed,...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-14-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Walker
Nah, just mig weld a piece of steel on it.

Nah, just mig weld a piece of steel on it.
Forum: Fabrication 07-14-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Walker
You can easily bend the metal using a plywood...

You can easily bend the metal using a plywood buck method. The flatbar can be bent to the shape of the cutout by hand. What truck? Lots of this type stuff is available repop, or universal through...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-11-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Walker
Most of the leg vises that I have seen have been...

Most of the leg vises that I have seen have been forged pieces, so no buttering needed, just weld on the new piece with whichever pprocess makes you happy.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Walker
The first thing you will want to purchase is a 3...

The first thing you will want to purchase is a 3 phase converter. Trust me on this, it will be way cheaper in the long run. I am omitting a crap ton of steps in the middle that I took. These steps...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Walker
My Case skidder required 30 or 10 30 with a tch...

My Case skidder required 30 or 10 30 with a tch additive. I forget the name of the additive, but I still have several quarts if you want it. Should be back after the 4th.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-14-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By Walker
Threads like this are all over on google. ...

Threads like this are all over on google.

https://www.nc4x4.com/forum/threads/got-mobile-home-axles-under-your-trailer-heres-some-good-news.123878/

Lots of parts available for swapping.
Forum: Fabrication 05-29-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Walker
I dont see anything for sale. Kind of a wasted...

I dont see anything for sale. Kind of a wasted effort on a lawnmower though, just not heavy enough to do any real work
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,564
Posted By Walker
Wait a time with patience. Save some more money...

Wait a time with patience. Save some more money and buy a machine you can enjoy. No z axis or height control is a no go. Start hunting for a better used machine. Probably can find a used P Cam 4x4...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-22-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Walker
I have always used a big wrench or a big crescent...

I have always used a big wrench or a big crescent wrench and a hammer.
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Walker
That and plasma cutters. I rarely cut with a...

That and plasma cutters. I rarely cut with a torch anymore. With the cnc machine, I rarely cut anything by hand anymore.
When I was building a regulator station I watched an older welder cut an 8”...
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,564
Posted By Walker
I bought a Go-torch years ago. It wasnt really...

I bought a Go-torch years ago. It wasnt really useful until it was at least 2x4, and was much more useful at 4x4. Now at 4x7 and 4x10 would be better. The software is probably the most vital part....
Forum: Machining 05-17-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Walker
What king of tool, and what tool did you make it...

What king of tool, and what tool did you make it out of? Ifeally you would want to know the type of steel.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Walker
The only aftermarket that comes close to fitting...

The only aftermarket that comes close to fitting i an Old Air Hurricane 1000. All the others are simply too long. Building a box is no big deal. I dont really need to blend air temps, or do...
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Walker
Auto a/c evap case build?

I have been looking for an evap case for a/c in on of my projects. I have looked at all tthe vintage and old air stuff and find them to not fit the bill very well. I am considering building a custom...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Walker
You say finger brake but picture a press brake,...

You say finger brake but picture a press brake, which one?

The swag kit looks to be a piece of angle iron and a piece of A36 flat bar. These are not ideal materials for a real press brake. You can...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-12-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,939
Posted By Walker
Well, I guess there is always the exception for...

Well, I guess there is always the exception for the red headed step child!
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-12-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,939
Posted By Walker
This is all well and good for normal dogs. I have...

This is all well and good for normal dogs. I have had heelers for over 30 years. I have seen them eat most of that stuff and come back for more, entire chocolate cakes, big boxes of raisins. Even had...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-02-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By Walker
I dont do many knives. For my uses, it is more...

I dont do many knives. For my uses, it is more economical to buy a damascus blank in whatever flavor you like and do the stock removal method, or reforge as needed. The reason I dont do many, is that...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-02-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By Walker
I afree too. Once you have it in a rough circle,...

I afree too. Once you have it in a rough circle, weld the ends and then massage it with a hammer until it is round with no kinks.
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By Walker
No, all glass and wood from there. I’ll likely be...

No, all glass and wood from there. I’ll likely be back on the project once they start on interior finishes. I bid other things there but they didnt like the price, but they will eventually want it...
Forum: Fabrication 04-22-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By Walker
The pic150464 Sent from my E6810 using...

The pic150464

Sent from my E6810 using ShopFloorTalk mobile app (http://r.tapatalk.com/byo?rid=94314)
Forum: Fabrication 04-22-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By Walker
Need help with dxf

I did some repair work on a bunch of these cast iron urn bases for one of my repeat customers. It's not something I normally do, but this is a really good customer.
He asked if there is any way I...
Forum: Fabrication 04-21-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By Walker
Yep, one and the same. There is no leftover food...

Yep, one and the same. There is no leftover food in my house.
Forum: Fabrication 04-20-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By Walker
Everything is surprisingly ridged. I was very...

Everything is surprisingly ridged. I was very worried about flex in those stacked diamond stringers, but there was not a detectable amount of flex by standing on it. There is another contractor doing...
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