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Forum: Fabrication Today, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By toprecycler
I was just talking to a gunsmith yesterday about...

I was just talking to a gunsmith yesterday about blueing. He told me all the “Blueing”is rust. And that is the reason you still need to oil your guns after, to prevent more rusting.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By toprecycler
Whatever version of atf was in that era.[emoji4] ...

Whatever version of atf was in that era.[emoji4]


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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,017
Posted By toprecycler
Looks like a nice little portable unit! ...

Looks like a nice little portable unit!


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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
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 05-12-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 409
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 05-12-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 409
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 05-12-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 409
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 05-12-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,017
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: 41
Views: 1,017
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: 528
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: 901
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: 772
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: 339
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: 12,909
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: 2,854
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: 12,909
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: 3,400
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: 769
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: 3,400
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: 2,852
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: 407
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: 858
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: 436
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: 896
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: 3,400
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...
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