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Forum: Fabrication 09-18-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,016
Posted By Matt Shade
I mean the heat and sparks. I tend to catch...

I mean the heat and sparks. I tend to catch things on fire :rolleyes: I have a 75ft air hose reel, but I tend to keep it wound up when there's fire involved. Extension cords seem to fare better.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-17-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Matt Shade
Facebook appears to work well but you have to...

Facebook appears to work well but you have to play the game correctly. Make a business page, join any targeted groups that will let you in etc.
I was posting a lot of my work on facebook and have a...
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,016
Posted By Matt Shade
Do you have trouble with the air hoses around the...

Do you have trouble with the air hoses around the welding table?
I fixed a crack in a tractor wheel last week that was ate up by calcium but no replacements are available so I did a lot of gouging...
Forum: Machining 09-15-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,765
Posted By Matt Shade
On the subject of big lathes and poor safety...

On the subject of big lathes and poor safety practices, how about walking on a pile of round bar in flip flops while operating a lathe big enough to kill everyone in the shop at the same time?
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-03-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,075
Posted By Matt Shade
I agree with the grouting. Modern day...

I agree with the grouting.

Modern day treated wood is corrosive, so only use it if you are able to use appropriately treated bolts and steel. That is why when you go to buy "deck screws" they are...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,922
Posted By Matt Shade
I tried the yellow top optimas in my '06 F350...

I tried the yellow top optimas in my '06 F350 with the 6.0 diesel. It started great right up until it didn't. They started it at my house, drove 10 minutes to the farm and the truck died halfway down...
Forum: Fabrication 08-01-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,016
Posted By Matt Shade
Understandable, first you would have to build a...

Understandable, first you would have to build a table capable of holding them :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-26-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,595
Posted By Matt Shade
We had a busy weekend once where I helped run a...

We had a busy weekend once where I helped run a horse show one day and then drove about 100 miles to a different county for my girlfriend to judge a show at their county fair the next day. At the end...
Forum: Fabrication 07-26-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,016
Posted By Matt Shade
I pulled a 24 inch crescent wrench out of my...

I pulled a 24 inch crescent wrench out of my truck box the other day to take a ball off a hitch and the guy talking to me about fell over. Then I pulled out a set of combo wrenches that goes from...
Forum: Fabrication 07-25-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,016
Posted By Matt Shade
I really wanted to like the 60V dewalt cordless I...

I really wanted to like the 60V dewalt cordless I bought but I had battery/charger problems and could not get any warranty help.

I keep a 4.5 inch dewalt (the 13 amp model with paddle switch) and...
Forum: Fabrication 07-09-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By Matt Shade
I was thinking door opener or gate operator as...

I was thinking door opener or gate operator as well. I had to work on the (old) keydcard gates at the county fairgrounds a few times. They had a similar set up that ran a roller on a rail on the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-09-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By Matt Shade
A friend of mine was at a full service station...

A friend of mine was at a full service station and caught them putting gas in his truck. It was a 99 dodge with the 24 valve. I met him and put a bottle of power service in it after he had them fill...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-31-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,621
Posted By Matt Shade
Local news did a feature on the electric F150....

Local news did a feature on the electric F150. One of the features they really sang about was that if the power goes out you can use it as a "generator" to power your house. Literally used the word...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-23-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,544
Posted By Matt Shade
How does the control circuit work on your...

How does the control circuit work on your compressor? Does it have a relay?

Could you separate the power to the pressure switch from the hot wire that powers the motor and just run the pressure...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-22-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,377
Posted By Matt Shade
Thanks! She has so many plants on it now you can...

Thanks! She has so many plants on it now you can hardly see the shelf haha:D
Forum: Fabrication 05-09-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Matt Shade
Judging by the pics Digr posted I think it...

Judging by the pics Digr posted I think it probably works a lot like the one in this video, although this guy built his own:
https://youtu.be/EAx6K_V1zGI
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-29-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,952
Posted By Matt Shade
I don't know what years it is an issue, or if its...

I don't know what years it is an issue, or if its all of them but I have read of dodge having tranny issues due to bad alternators also. Basically, dodge uses the PCM to control charging instead of a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-23-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By Matt Shade
If you have an autozone nearby I had one of these...

If you have an autozone nearby I had one of these for about a year and was pretty happy with it. The feed plunger got messed up by what seemed to be a bad tube of grease and I was busy and just...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By Matt Shade
The screw type fasteners are a nice idea if you...

The screw type fasteners are a nice idea if you could find one the right diameter for normal pliers but I don't think they will work on the slide action pliers on a gerber. There isn't much clearance...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-09-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By Matt Shade
I don't think it will be as simple as pressing...

I don't think it will be as simple as pressing the center out and back in. The hinge pin is upset, like a rivet on most pliars. I think you would have to drill the center out and then plan on making...
Forum: Fabrication 04-08-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,913
Posted By Matt Shade
My sketch was probably more crude than yours...

My sketch was probably more crude than yours haha. I've been juggling 2 broken spreaders, a set of custom gates, and 3 lame horses the last 2 days, I'm bound to catch on slowly :D
Forum: Fabrication 04-08-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,913
Posted By Matt Shade
I was confused by your original sketch because I...

I was confused by your original sketch because I was looking at your shaft with the universal joints as being a PTO shaft that spins and that didn't make sense for giving cutting action, or for the...
Forum: Fabrication 04-07-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,913
Posted By Matt Shade
Have you ever seen a Ryan Jr. Sodcutter? ...

Have you ever seen a Ryan Jr. Sodcutter?

Its a walk behind sod cutting machine. They do what I think you are trying to achieve but I am having trouble finding a good pic of the mechanism and I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-04-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,627
Posted By Matt Shade
Despite the cool kids driving dodge trucks and...

Despite the cool kids driving dodge trucks and red grinders I have always been very happy with Dewalt :D I abused the hell out of a set of 18V tools when I was a construction super, and have...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-04-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,627
Posted By Matt Shade
I was within the 90 day window and I returned the...

I was within the 90 day window and I returned the grinder at home depot for a refund. I really wanted to like it but when the batteries cost $215 a piece, die after one use and have zero warranty...
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