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Forum: Fabrication Today, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By toprecycler
Neil, good to hear from ya again here. Nice...

Neil, good to hear from ya again here. Nice project on the trailer. Did you find any goodies in the junk of the trailer?

Hopefully you get the time off from work for the trip. And it looks like...
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By toprecycler
Found this online. Might help. ...

Found this online. Might help.

https://www.electrical-contractor.net/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/195413/Threading_aluminum_pipe.html


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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By toprecycler
For shits and giggles, try threading a piece of...

For shits and giggles, try threading a piece of steel pipe, to see how your threading tool works on that.


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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By toprecycler
First thought, you will want very sharp dies. ...

First thought, you will want very sharp dies.


And is the pipe you’re threading new? Or within 6 month ms of being made? I’ve had alum pipe that acted really wierd, that was a couple years old...
Forum: Welding Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 632
Posted By toprecycler
Another secret of training is when your kids are...

Another secret of training is when your kids are 8yo, put them on the riding lawn mower and bribe them to back the tractor and small trailer around the 10 acre scrap yard thru the roads in the woods....
Forum: Welding 05-10-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 632
Posted By toprecycler
My Latest Project

Nice welder. Instead of slowing down as you get older, you’re getting up a bigger head of steam!

I bet the next thing for the trailer is a tongue jack with a wheel.

Maybe you can get some...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By toprecycler
At least you are aware of the situation now, and...

At least you are aware of the situation now, and will drive more cautious if you need to use that vehicle.


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Forum: Welding 04-26-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By toprecycler
I have never heard of them, hopefully someone...

I have never heard of them, hopefully someone will come along with insight.

I am guessing you are looking at buying one?

Used, or new?


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Forum: Welding 04-26-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By toprecycler
It all depends on what you are welding. A lot of...

It all depends on what you are welding. A lot of times that 30 amps will give you just over 100-120 amps welding power, so depending on what process you are using and what you are welding, it might...
Forum: Machining 04-22-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By toprecycler
I think the blue and red lock tight usually takes...

I think the blue and red lock tight usually takes about 20-30 minutes to set up. At least that’s about the time we have to take something back apart if need be at work, before having to break out the...
Forum: Machining 04-22-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,838
Posted By toprecycler
Got some pictures of it in use tonight. I am...

Got some pictures of it in use tonight. I am running an air line to the trolley of bridge crane at second job. This is to power a vacuum lifter for granite slabs.

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-21-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,803
Posted By toprecycler
I think they got this idea from me. I had a 20’...

I think they got this idea from me. I had a 20’ set of jumper cables made from welding cable with Forklift battery ends on that I put on my truck in 1992. And I ran a set of cables to the rear...
Forum: Machining 04-19-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,838
Posted By toprecycler
Made a thin bushing

Today’s what is it project guessing game.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-19-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,335
Posted By toprecycler
My guess on the 3 point is there is a hydraulic...

My guess on the 3 point is there is a hydraulic cylinder in the top part of the transmission that raises the arms. It will only raise when the clutch is released, so that means when you push the...
Forum: Machining 04-19-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By toprecycler
I have used masonary bits before to cut hard...

I have used masonary bits before to cut hard steel. It does go to sharpen the edges up a bit. Green wheel works best, but don’t be afraid to use a regular wheel if that’s all you got.

+ 1 on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,335
Posted By toprecycler
I take it has a little oil leak, hence the...

I take it has a little oil leak, hence the plywood under the tractor?[emoji38]

Looks like the back blade rotates to different positions?


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Forum: Machining 04-18-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,801
Posted By toprecycler
No worries about offending anyone here with...

No worries about offending anyone here with regards to mentioning Cutter. Opposite that. He is missed, but there is no greater reminder or tribute than referring to him or one of his projects,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By toprecycler
I used a lot of them in past steel fabrication...

I used a lot of them in past steel fabrication job. Mostly 1/2” and 5/8” but also 3/8” and 3/4”.

Those are anchoring a lot of steel posts in northern mi for sure.

The brand i used were Powers,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-17-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By toprecycler
Amen.[emoji4] Sent from my iPhone using...

Amen.[emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By toprecycler
Neat idea. Plus multi tasking on the axle with...

Neat idea. Plus multi tasking on the axle with running the winch on opposite side for lifting heavy chunks.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-10-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By toprecycler
Nice repair. Glad you figured it out. ...

Nice repair. Glad you figured it out.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-09-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,335
Posted By toprecycler
It’s that catch 22. It seems after a certain...

It’s that catch 22. It seems after a certain age, equipment, cars and anything else will start to go up in price if there is a demand for it. I can’t see the value myself. But, if I had an excess...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-06-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 117,152
Posted By toprecycler
A little bit at a time and it will get done. ...

A little bit at a time and it will get done.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 04-05-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 117,152
Posted By toprecycler
$1200 does not go as far as it used to, but it...

$1200 does not go as far as it used to, but it does still help the economy go round.[emoji22]


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Forum: Welding 04-04-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By toprecycler
What are you going to do with it? Same as a...

What are you going to do with it?

Same as a woman with a closet full of shoes. Test it out once, and then put it up on the shelf to take up valuable storage space.[emoji4]


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