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Forum: Fabrication 05-24-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By rmack898
A lot happens in 6 months, and here's what's...

A lot happens in 6 months, and here's what's happened in these last 6.

I'm still living in a RV in Florida, Laura is still living in our house in NJ trying to sell it, and after almost 3 years of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-20-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
I've been working my ass off at the day job but...

I've been working my ass off at the day job but things are happening at the Grove. Bernie has the shop site cleared of all tumps and he is about 50% done with the home site. He has a 14" bucket on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-12-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Jersey is 4 months old in the rear view mirror, I...

Jersey is 4 months old in the rear view mirror, I guess I'll never stop being reminded;)

In looking back at the picture issue, Zach said to turn the phone 90* to the left, I took a test pic and it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-12-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
The shop and house will be on the same lot but...

The shop and house will be on the same lot but separated by a bunch of trees so the shop activities will not be really visible from the house.

I have access from the state highway Rt 17 to the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-12-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Thanks Ted, Maybe you should tell me how to do...

Thanks Ted, Maybe you should tell me how to do that.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-12-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Just so everyone knows, i did ask about iPhone...

Just so everyone knows, i did ask about iPhone pics not showing up right. Camaro Zac and cutter told me to take the pics in landscape mode with the home button on the left. I'll try it with the home...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-12-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
The gates are done. I stopped on my way home...

The gates are done.

I stopped on my way home today and installed the gates. Before someone says something, I know the gate post on the right is taller than the left. I did run a line level between...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-11-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
I can see where that might be confusing. The...

I can see where that might be confusing.

The truck was parked where the gate posts were to be put in and I had a half dozen 60# bags of Sakcrete in the back of the truck. While the truck was a 1/4...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-10-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
POP, that is so south Philly. In my youth when I...

POP, that is so south Philly. In my youth when I lived in north Jersey I never heard that phase until I moved to the southernmost part of the state and got inundated by the "Shoebies" from Philly.
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-09-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
So here’s how it went at the grove today. The day...

So here’s how it went at the grove today. The day job had me until 11:00 so I didn’t get there until 1:00. Today’s project was to dig 2 holes and put the posts in the ground for the gate on RNR (Red...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-07-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
The only strong twinge of guilt I feel is not...

The only strong twinge of guilt I feel is not pulling over to the side of the road so I could revel in in the image of the sign that says "You are now leaving New Jersey" in my rear view mirror.
Forum: Machining 02-07-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,178
Posted By rmack898
Before I left my day job with the Gubmint, I...

Before I left my day job with the Gubmint, I bought a Baileigh RB-250 and a full set of pipe and tube dies. All I can say is that was one hell of a machine. Made in USA and not some re-badged POS. I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-07-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Rhode Island accent is unique and quite different...

Rhode Island accent is unique and quite different from the rest of NE. Although Bean Town is only a few miles away, there is a difference.

I spent many years in business with associates from...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-07-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
West side, right at the county line.

West side, right at the county line.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-06-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Thanks for the consideration Randy;) Just so...

Thanks for the consideration Randy;)

Just so you know, the MD line when projected out, lies north of Cape May NJ:devil:

Southernmost NJ is as Red Neck as anyplace I've ever been. Farmers and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-05-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Ok, so here is the latest update. On the way home...

Ok, so here is the latest update. On the way home from work last week I saw a guy with a small excavator stumping a lot, so I pulled in to talk to him. Turns out he was a NJ transplant 15 years ago...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-20-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By rmack898
My preference would be EMT too. If you...

My preference would be EMT too.

If you don't know how to bend it, buy 3 or 4 extra lengths ( its cheap enough) for practice bends and you'll be doing offsets like a pro by time you get to the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-18-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
I think drum grinder is the machine RED is...

I think drum grinder is the machine RED is talking about. Many years ago I cleared a 5 acre lot (using OPM) and we pushed all the trees over and fed them to the tub grinder. After 2 days it was an...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-17-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Sorry about the pics. I moved them from my phone...

Sorry about the pics. I moved them from my phone to lap top and they are right when I attach them.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-17-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Here's where I'm at and why. The clearing...

Here's where I'm at and why.

The clearing for the house, shop, and an 800' driveway comes out to a little over 2 acres of area. To have someone come in and clear it for me was going to cast...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
PROGRESS We are moving in a forward direction. ...

PROGRESS We are moving in a forward direction.
The area we laid out for the shop and the house was cleared today. Tomorrow the logger will clear the driveway and start thinning the rest of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-15-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Chris, the stumps are going to be my job. The...

Chris, the stumps are going to be my job. The largest ones are about 10" but most are between 6-8". If I can't get them out with my machine, I will rent an excavator and do them all over a weekend.
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-15-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,593
Posted By rmack898
Dan, this is going to be my "Forever" house and...

Dan, this is going to be my "Forever" house and I'm building it maintenance free. It will have no lawns so I will have no need for lawn equipment.:devil:

Things are happening. The logger started...
Forum: Machining 01-12-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,031
Posted By rmack898
That is indeed a very nice mill. You got the over...

That is indeed a very nice mill. You got the over arm supports AND the vertical head:cool::cool:

Is it a 40 taper? Did you get any other tooling with it?
Forum: Welding 01-09-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,687
Posted By rmack898
I have a Smiths MD torch and I have a propane...

I have a Smiths MD torch and I have a propane rose bud for it.

If I remember right it wasn't cheap.
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