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Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 04:54 PM
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Posted By johnyradio
interesting that you recommend jam nut w loctite,...

interesting that you recommend jam nut w loctite, not say flange nuts or some other method, w loctite.

this vid shows a flange nut beating a jamnut (vid is slow, watch at 2x speed):...
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By johnyradio
great info! so, those "anchors" are not like...

great info! so, those "anchors" are not like drywall anchors?
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,713
Posted By johnyradio
Permanent, Easy-On Locknuts or Lockwashers?

Hi

I need an 8-32 locknut that's easy to put onto the middle of a long bolt, and difficult to vibrate off.

After watching every type of locknut back off from vibration, in this video, i'm...
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By johnyradio
Have you used Nord-lock washers? ...

Have you used Nord-lock washers?
https://youtu.be/IKwWu2w1gGk
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By johnyradio
cool. 'worn' meaning removed and put back on a...

cool. 'worn' meaning removed and put back on a few times, right? Won't get worn if a new lock nut was used, and is left alone, right?

what are impersonator nuts, and have you actually seen cheap...
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By johnyradio
What kinda nuts do they use on jackhammers? I...

What kinda nuts do they use on jackhammers? I tried to search it, but all i got was this-
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By johnyradio
I think the manufacturers and users of consumer...

I think the manufacturers and users of consumer products would not agree that "it does not matter" if the device falls apart :D


Do you mean loctite plus a standard nut?


Thx for info! i'll...
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,303
Posted By johnyradio
thx for reply, ironman. it will be...

thx for reply, ironman.

it will be subjected to constant vibration, but not much sunlight or moisture. No fuels. It's washers in a device that will be used outside and inside, but not exposed to...
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,303
Posted By johnyradio
Do Rubber Washers Decay?

Hi

I've been advised to avoid using rubber washers, because they tend to decay/corrode/fall apart.

Can someone share experience with this issue?

thx!

(posted on a couple other forums)
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By johnyradio
Do Nylocks Walk?

Hi

I've been advised that new Nylocks, never removed after installation, have a tendency to walk.

Anyone out there experienced this?

Thx!

(posted on a couple other forums)
Forum: Fabrication 04-02-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
what nibbler make/model did you use for this...

what nibbler make/model did you use for this (http://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=578605&postcount=64)? the nibbler i tried is so big, i don't think it could do what you show in your...
Forum: Fabrication 04-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,151
Posted By johnyradio
Thanks guys. For my purposes, a scroll saw...

Thanks guys.

For my purposes, a scroll saw is not possible. I'd rather not repeat all the requirements of this project, as i've already done so in exhaustive detail on this other thread...
Forum: Fabrication 03-31-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,151
Posted By johnyradio
no, this is a stencil for cutting sheet aluminum....

no, this is a stencil for cutting sheet aluminum.

-thx!
Forum: Fabrication 03-30-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,151
Posted By johnyradio
While i appreciate your feedback related to a...

While i appreciate your feedback related to a different thread, i'd appreciate feedback here related to the question in this OP. I welcome your comments about that other thread in the other thread. ...
Forum: Fabrication 03-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,151
Posted By johnyradio
Oops! Sorry for the embedded images. You'd think...

Oops! Sorry for the embedded images. You'd think I could remember! Thank you for attaching them. At least I did not use off-site hosting.
Forum: Fabrication 03-30-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,151
Posted By johnyradio
Stencil that Won't Dull Blades?

hi,

Question: i need a negative cutting stencil that won't dull my blade. Any thoughts?

i'm cutting sheet aluminum with a spiral blade mounted on a jeweler's or coping saw. Images below.
...
Forum: Fabrication 01-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
the .028 spiral coping blades arrived, and they...

the .028 spiral coping blades arrived, and they provide greater control and tighter turns than the .040 blade.

Later when i get the same .028 blades made for a jeweler's saw, i expect that will...
Forum: Fabrication 12-31-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
check out the thread if you have a chance. We've...

check out the thread if you have a chance. We've looked at the D-sub punch, which can cost in the range of $200.

You'll see the solution we're moving toward.
Forum: Fabrication 12-31-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
yes, i've already drooled over that thing, it...

yes, i've already drooled over that thing, it looks amazing. they are wobble or rotary broaches.

http://www.buybroaches.com/How-Broaching-Works_ep_7.html

would love to use that, but too...
Forum: Fabrication 12-26-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
Sorries, they call it a 'nibbler' in that product...

Sorries, they call it a 'nibbler' in that product page.



OK, i see, it cuts a 3/32" gap in my material. Maybe i can compensate for that? Will test.
Forum: Fabrication 12-26-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
correction about the above test...

correction about the above test (http://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=579080&postcount=74), it was with this blade, .040" diameter $6 incl shipping:...
Forum: Fabrication 12-26-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
ha! i appreciate that, but i think it's best if...

ha! i appreciate that, but i think it's best if we fabricate our own, as we will need several. However, i can get access to a more pro machine shop just to make the templates.
Forum: Fabrication 12-25-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
cool! now how do i make the template? :/ ...

cool! now how do i make the template? :/

thx!
Forum: Fabrication 12-25-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
Spiral Test

Here a cut i made with a spiral coping blade, purchased here, 0.040" diameter, $6 incl ship:
http://durafix.com/blades/copingsaw/index.html

It's all misshapen, But, i cut it just holding the tool...
Forum: Fabrication 12-25-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,209
Posted By johnyradio
actually, this is maybe something i should...

actually, this is maybe something i should consider, since getting a perfect square hole is so challenging, and getting a perfect round hole is easy.



these are wires going from the main...
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