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Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By mccutter
I just made this puller plate to pull a driven...

I just made this puller plate to pull a driven pulley off a belt sander shaft so I could replace the bearings. I used what I had in the used bolt bin which happened to be metric and flange nuts. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By mccutter
I'd have to agree with Gerry on the M/C. With...

I'd have to agree with Gerry on the M/C. With engine off apply brakes then let up "just a little" and re-apply then let up "just a little" and if you find the pedal to sink each time the M/C is bad....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,498
Posted By mccutter
At $50ish for a square-cutting bandsaw with a new...

At $50ish for a square-cutting bandsaw with a new blade, I'd have to say that

YOU SUCK! :D

Great deal and glad you got it sorted! :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By mccutter
This gootoob VIDEO...

This gootoob VIDEO (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGVVioOjCUU) shows a guy who swapped a Tesla motor, etc. into an Audi S5 (formally V-8). Pic shows the coolant in and out manifolds for the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By mccutter
I just used my Benchtop jigsaw the other day! :)...

I just used my Benchtop jigsaw the other day! :) I couldn't tell you where a K-mart is now, though... :(
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By mccutter
CVTs belong in snowmobiles--PERIOD! ;) I'm not a...

CVTs belong in snowmobiles--PERIOD! ;) I'm not a fan although they are "OK" for the masses. A big complaint is the droning so now they program "shifting" into them... :rolleyes:

I suspect your...
Forum: Welding 09-30-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By mccutter
I think you need to get out to your shop and weld...

I think you need to get out to your shop and weld something up then post it here, Mr Lurker with only 25 posts... :D This is a GROUP effort! ;)
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-29-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 24,019
Posted By mccutter
I don't think he would mind if any of us carved...

I don't think he would mind if any of us carved our names in person. ;)

Good luck with the pour, Tim. Your aunts, uncles and cousins here at SFT are proud of the young man you have become... :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-27-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By mccutter
That is a VERY clean hydraulic shop! :) A...

That is a VERY clean hydraulic shop! :)

A hydraulic guy used to be a couple doors down and he was a slob. Oil ALL OVER the floor. :rolleyes: I would not voluntarily go into his shop. Dicking with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-24-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,001
Posted By mccutter
I just sold a few cats collected over the past...

I just sold a few cats collected over the past few years. Got $340! :D They were replaced from the flex joint going bad and leaking. Got used replacement units from "tuners" replacing their cats with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-23-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By mccutter
A "handyman" friend of mine that works on this...

A "handyman" friend of mine that works on this stuff gave the switch a turn and the compressor and fan powered on! :) He thinks he has a used switch for me in his storage unit. I'll probably get it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-21-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By mccutter
I don't know if I'd be moving such a large piece...

I don't know if I'd be moving such a large piece of equipment outside, especially if it is in good condition (ie: no rust). That said, I agree on juicing/lubing it up beforehand, then shrink-wrapping...
Forum: Machining 09-21-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By mccutter
I've always used hollow punches for thinner...

I've always used hollow punches for thinner material but that looks like the bomb for thicker, tougher gaskets. So it just "melts" its way through? :confused:
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-20-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By mccutter
Question Small basic fridge wiring schematic: Anyone have one?

My shop fridge just stopped working. On the smallish side, about 24"w x 60"h x 26"d, no icemaker, Whirlpool built around 5-2012.

Light works, fan and compressor do not. It just stopped working as...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By mccutter
Will you be engineering something? :confused:

Will you be engineering something? :confused:
Forum: Welding 09-13-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By mccutter
You are correct. The cable is a bit undersized...

You are correct. The cable is a bit undersized as well--maybe 8ga or even 10. For the purposes of the exercise it worked. I'll check the performance the next time I use it. I'm trying to not spend...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,540
Posted By mccutter
Yes, go easy on unnecessary bending of the wiring...

Yes, go easy on unnecessary bending of the wiring on ALL older equipment. Treat them with tender loving care emphasis on tender. ;) I'm at a loss for any advice on this one other that the usual...
Forum: Welding 09-12-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By mccutter
Manuals...

Added a couple manuals below. The HF manual is fairly useless but the TA manual is much more useful, even for the HF.

I've shown a couple pics of the inside of the TA for comparison. I don't know...
Forum: Welding 09-12-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By mccutter
Wink Eat Wheel Teeg! (as said by Doug M.)

A member here inquired about purchasing and wondered if the HF80 would DC TIG so I broke out the Weldcraft 9V and determined it would! :) At which point I took it off the market. :rolleyes:

I...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 09-12-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,236
Posted By mccutter
Yes, it counts! :) One of my rules with welders...

Yes, it counts! :) One of my rules with welders is they must create their own stand. I did cheat a while back with a HF $30 special for the MM140 and Hobart 250ci plasma.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 09-12-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,236
Posted By mccutter
Have you put the new anvil to work yet or are you...

Have you put the new anvil to work yet or are you just using "her" (?) as a workbench for now? :confused:
Forum: Fabrication 09-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,831
Posted By mccutter
Glad to see you got the fence squared away....

Glad to see you got the fence squared away. Tenant was no help, hmmm? :rolleyes: Are they paying extra rent for the dog?

I hate to break it to you but unless your tenant has specific doggy...
Forum: Welding 09-10-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,527
Posted By mccutter
Not to mention the time you've taken considering...

Not to mention the time you've taken considering our opinions and suggestions. Welding/fabricating falls into one of those skill areas such as doctoring or lawyering only without the candy-striper or...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-09-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By mccutter
Unscrew the tip. It is probably pointy on the...

Unscrew the tip. It is probably pointy on the other side...
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,527
Posted By mccutter
I like Zach's suggestion of pulling the sink to...

I like Zach's suggestion of pulling the sink to get at it to put some kind of backing in. It depends on how much of a project you want.

Maybe you could slide a couple strips of metal backing in...
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