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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Norm W
You might check over on Smokstak.com. They have...

You might check over on Smokstak.com. They have a section on generators and the folks there are very helpful. There may be someone here that has had experience with that particular set up, but if...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-08-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Norm W
Something is wrong.......I can see the floor! ...

Something is wrong.......I can see the floor! :eek:
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-08-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,234
Posted By Norm W
I don't suppose you locked the door when you...

I don't suppose you locked the door when you left. :rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Norm W
I was pulling targets for competition a while...

I was pulling targets for competition a while back. Those folks have a rest that has a control lever for wind-age and elevation. They shoot at 200 yards and try to put 5 shots through the same...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-03-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,234
Posted By Norm W
For your living area the wall furnace would work....

For your living area the wall furnace would work. They aren't cheap, but they do work. Intake and exhaust through the same basic hole in the wall. They wouldn't work that well for the work area,...
Forum: Welding 12-02-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Norm W
How about Phil A. Buster. :eek: No it couldn't...

How about Phil A. Buster. :eek: No it couldn't be that, a welder actually gets something done. :devil: Are welders apolitical? :confused:
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-29-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,234
Posted By Norm W
I would have put some type of insulation under...

I would have put some type of insulation under the roof panels, minimum. After a hot humid day, those panels will tend to sweat as the outside temperature drops. You'll almost have rain inside the...
Forum: Machining 11-18-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,484
Posted By Norm W
You are making me feel "OLD". When I started,...

You are making me feel "OLD". When I started, tape control was just starting to be used. It was figured to take about 10 years to be phased in. All training was still with manual machines. Now,...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-17-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Norm W
I've heard of anvil salesmen, but I would guess...

I've heard of anvil salesmen, but I would guess that would be him. Does he have a carpetbag with samples?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-15-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By Norm W
The washer and dryer that I bought at Sears 50...

The washer and dryer that I bought at Sears 50 years ago are still going. The dryer has had a few belts replaced, a short job. The washer has had a couple of pumps and belts, but other than that...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-05-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By Norm W
I wish! That is the time of the year that...

I wish! That is the time of the year that "Concert Season" is wrapping up. When you mix six different groups, it makes the weekends a bit crowded. I have to pass on truck and tractor shows too, at...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-31-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Norm W
The standard plug wire diagram is as follows: ...

The standard plug wire diagram is as follows: These are the way most trailers are set up. You can use any setup you want, but I keep mine this way and haven't had any problems.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-29-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Norm W
Looks good. If it is like my garage, it is...

Looks good. If it is like my garage, it is already too small.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-26-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,234
Posted By Norm W
I just used a garden sprayer. :devil:

I just used a garden sprayer. :devil:
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-26-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,234
Posted By Norm W
I don't know if it would work for you but, I...

I don't know if it would work for you but, I sprayed three coats of Thompson's Water Seal on the concrete in my garage. It has lasted about 20 years so far. Paint, oil and grease don't stick to it....
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-18-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 31,234
Posted By Norm W
That "Plywood" is chip board. Don't let it get...

That "Plywood" is chip board. Don't let it get wet. It will lose it's strength real quick. :eek:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-14-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By Norm W
Jen, I doubt you would have any trouble "Driving"...

Jen, I doubt you would have any trouble "Driving" the bus. The HS kids are usually quiet both coming to school and going home. The Jr Hi like to see what they can get away with, but most of them...
Forum: Machining 10-12-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Norm W
The easy way to figure rpm is, 4X cutting speed,...

The easy way to figure rpm is, 4X cutting speed, divided by the diameter. It is close enough, as most lathes don't have the exact speed anyway.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Norm W
The problem with towing a Subaru is not the...

The problem with towing a Subaru is not the transmission. The problem is the four wheel drive. They don't play well, when one end is rolling and the other end isn't
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-27-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,555
Posted By Norm W
If the engine doesn't have an emergency shut down...

If the engine doesn't have an emergency shut down valve in the air intake, make sure you have a board to put over the intake or a CO2 extinguisher to shoot into it. There is nothing that will spoil...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-20-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Norm W
If it is a self defrost, check for the defrost...

If it is a self defrost, check for the defrost timer. It is usually a plastic squarish box either under or behind the fridge. If that stops working you can get frost or defrost or nothing. It's a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Norm W
Squatch253 is a good machinist and mechanic. ...

Squatch253 is a good machinist and mechanic. Check out some of his other videos. I know him from a couple of other sites.
Forum: Welding 07-16-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,407
Posted By Norm W
Now he tells me!!! Never had to think of this...

Now he tells me!!! Never had to think of this with AC. :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By Norm W
Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent...

Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent as you can get, if you get it on your clothes. :mad:
Forum: Welding 07-14-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,407
Posted By Norm W
Beats me, I'm lucky I can read the 6011 on it.

Beats me, I'm lucky I can read the 6011 on it.
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