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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,930
Posted By Ironman
Scott must be pretty happy with the progress

Scott must be pretty happy with the progress
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Ironman
When I'm not to lazy to drag out the Drill...

When I'm not to lazy to drag out the Drill Doctor, I sharpen by hand.
But I got to say wow, that rig does a nice job of sharpening.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-24-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Ironman
Welcome. I am sure many of us understand the...

Welcome.
I am sure many of us understand the fun of Arthritis.
My wife has it in her hands, and I had it in my back and in my shoulders til I got metal ones. I understand they can now replace...
Forum: Machining 09-23-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Ironman
Once the Grank is ground all those little...

Once the Grank is ground all those little oversize imperfections will be gone and miked to perfection:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-22-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,930
Posted By Ironman
That's a lot of extra cost for scissors and lots...

That's a lot of extra cost for scissors and lots of extra labor, just so you can wash a roof of a camper that no one is tall enough to look at.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Ironman
I have to agree 100% I did own a S300, it was...

I have to agree 100%
I did own a S300, it was the Twin Towers of shit, and wrecked the ground every time it turned.
Every farmer around here with a skid steer has a Case 1845
Forum: Machining 09-18-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Ironman
You can't expect a mirror finish with HR stock....

You can't expect a mirror finish with HR stock. Looks ok.
Forum: Machining 09-18-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Ironman
Have fun with it, Tim

Have fun with it, Tim
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-18-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 153,022
Posted By Ironman
I don't have diffusers on any of my lights and no...

I don't have diffusers on any of my lights and no problems with shadows. Hang a big one over the welding table too.

Are you planning to cover the insulation with anything? It will be difficult...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Ironman
In my experience it is likely the computer. These...

In my experience it is likely the computer. These things have electric/hydraulic controls, all run through the magic box, and there can be wiring or other issues.
Forum: Fabrication 09-12-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Ironman
John, I've had the same problem and became...

John, I've had the same problem and became cowardly and did not try it.
If you are moving fast enough, as you should cut 1/8 at about 90 inches a minute, the heat is negligible. You can pick it up...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Ironman
Why I drive a 1973 car.:D

Why I drive a 1973 car.:D
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By Ironman
You can't have too many chains, one is always too...

You can't have too many chains, one is always too long or too short.
Nice rack Chris. With a rack like that you may attract that lesbian Moe.:devil:
Forum: Machining 08-23-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,086
Posted By Ironman
ORF has one if I recall. You can spend a bucket...

ORF has one if I recall.
You can spend a bucket of money on the tooling, and 50 taper is not as common.
PM Tim and ask him how much use it gets and cost of cutters
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By Ironman
The bulb and /or resistor type thingy is a way to...

The bulb and /or resistor type thingy is a way to convert a regular three wire alternator to self excite. A true one wire alt will start at low rpm, and is self exciting because the voltage regulator...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ironman
It took me a while to figure this out after...

It took me a while to figure this out after putting in a new HW tank. About 2 months of stinky clothes dishes, etc.
I removed my rod and put in a plug years ago, but the damage was done. The family...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ironman
The anode is magnesium and reacts with the iron...

The anode is magnesium and reacts with the iron in the water. (iron bacteria shit out iron) A high priced anode will do the same as a cheap one. The old one was corroded and scabby and the iron could...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ironman
You have the answer in your post. Almost every...

You have the answer in your post. Almost every person I know will pull out the anode rod and put in a plug when installing the new hot water heater. Especially with well water minerals in the water...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-11-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 153,022
Posted By Ironman
The cost of mudding the extra joints would easily...

The cost of mudding the extra joints would easily cover buying a panel lift.
Forum: Welding 08-07-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,152
Posted By Ironman
If you need it feel free to use my shop, Margot...

If you need it feel free to use my shop, Margot will have the key.
Forum: Welding 08-07-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,152
Posted By Ironman
My truck is a short box works fine.:D

My truck is a short box works fine.:D
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Ironman
Those burners are homemade and usually use mig...

Those burners are homemade and usually use mig tips for jets
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-01-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ironman
In my experience the most common source of...

In my experience the most common source of antifreeze in the oil is from a failed head gasket. The compression test won't show it, it is a small leak to only have a cup after a days running.
I had a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Ironman
We have a winner, you are right. Here is a...

We have a winner, you are right.

Here is a write up about it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Ironman
And as a bonus, it had no brakes either. So if...

And as a bonus, it had no brakes either. So if you were the helmsman, your pay should have impressive. It was for flatland logging, and hills were a problem.
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