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Forum: Machining Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By threepiece
Yes, I believe what goes around comes around....

Yes, I believe what goes around comes around. Sometimes however one must be patient and wait their turn.

I will often “kick back” some extra money to the owner of the scrap yard I deal with. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
After sandblasting the inside I brushed two coats...

After sandblasting the inside I brushed two coats of epoxy prime in the original red color. It took repeated flushing with wax and grease remover to clean the cracks left on the inside of the block....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By threepiece
Yes, something like that. I am still not...

Yes, something like that. I am still not committed to using wood, I may use steel in some form.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By threepiece
Yes, the Eastern Specifier that I looked at shows...

Yes, the Eastern Specifier that I looked at shows the same but I did not see the word “actual”.

Your reference to a W14x283 had me thinking you made a error in typing as a 283 lb. 14” beam seems...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By threepiece
Not at all, I am more concerned if the engineered...

Not at all, I am more concerned if the engineered products relate to size the way dimensional lumber does. As you may know dimensional lumber measures 1/2”-3/4” less than the stated size.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I have looked at both of those sights...

Yes, I have looked at both of those sights already. I did not see mention of nominal or actual. I'm surprised the manufacturers aren't indicating this on their sights, it has me wondering if I have...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By threepiece
LVL Lumber Size?

Since the information gained here will support the new shop I qualify this wood related thread as legitimate.

As I am doing design work I realized the possibility that the specified dimensions of...
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I guess I see what you mean. In my own...

Yes, I guess I see what you mean. In my own words: It would have been better to attach the struts at the top of the mast, this way the fulcrum is eliminated and the side loading of the wall is...
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By threepiece
Indeed, and the limit is quite low when loaded in...

Indeed, and the limit is quite low when loaded in tension.

There is a fulcrum near the middle of the mast where the support struts are attached. Below this fulcrum the mast will be loaded...
Forum: Fabrication 02-10-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By threepiece
I thought the same. It’s a dandy crane attached...

I thought the same. It’s a dandy crane attached to substandard wall. If possible I might have buried it into a concrete footing.

The winch and rope look like they are rated for about 8000 lbs? If...
Forum: Fabrication 02-10-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By threepiece
I’m sure I have seen kits available that include...

I’m sure I have seen kits available that include these items.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-10-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
The machine work is done. There was a fair amount...

The machine work is done. There was a fair amount of distortion. The bearing retainer/cap bore was about .015” out of round and the mating surface was also out of flat about .015”.

I have to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-08-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
The brazing is done. We shall see how complete...

The brazing is done. We shall see how complete the filling is when I drill and tap the holes. Those areas were a bit of trouble.

After soaking the block in my electric oven for four hours I placed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
I never used nickel. Would that be considered...

I never used nickel. Would that be considered more like brazing rather than welding? I have various “rods” but I am unsure what they are. I suppose I will find one that cooperates the best and use...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
Yes, the definition of runout and concentricity...

Yes, the definition of runout and concentricity gets blurry to me when when the details and specifics of their meanings are exposed. For me runout is deviation on a radial plane or axis....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-05-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
I determined the cause of the cracks to be force...

I determined the cause of the cracks to be force from the crankshaft after being dropped.

I discovered the rear bearing cap/unloader assembly was separated from the case of the green pump. The...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-05-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
Especially when considering the counterweights on...

Especially when considering the counterweights on this crankshaft. I don’t recall seeing any on the Saylor Beall crank.

I have not inspected the innards of more than three different pumps, I am...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-05-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
I am in need of help to understand what you mean...

I am in need of help to understand what you mean here......... Oh! I got it before I hit the submit!

How about adhesive type wheel weights?

In reality though I believe this is not a balance...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-05-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
It is Curious that I don’t see the word “right”...

It is Curious that I don’t see the word “right” in Ironman’s post. I have noticed several times before where others have made reference to text in a thread, when I look for it it is not there. It...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-04-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By threepiece
Another Scrap Yard Air Compressor

This time it is a duplex with two Devilbiss 44643 pumps. They were powered by 5HP motors. My research indicates they are very good pumps and parts are still available. We shall see as I plan to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By threepiece
Gosh, I wonder how well the material holds up to...

Gosh, I wonder how well the material holds up to compression/impact stress? This might be suited to make hammer forms with. I have a project in the works that require large pieces like those.

I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,923
Posted By threepiece
This is indeed a strange piece. When I...

This is indeed a strange piece.

When I found it a the scrap yard last week it was methodically warped with a ribbon of clear plastic film which I removed for a closer inspection.

Here is what...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,919
Posted By threepiece
I decided welding on a new surface is a better...

I decided welding on a new surface is a better idea.

I still must grind the corners and slope the edges a bit to reduce the chance of cutting into the springs.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,919
Posted By threepiece
I noticed after priming that the spring perches...

I noticed after priming that the spring perches have deteriorated a bit. The picture shows a gap between the perch and a strait edge. This could possibly allow movement of the spring relative to the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-27-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,919
Posted By threepiece
My hopeful solution to the brake caliper issue is...

My hopeful solution to the brake caliper issue is to weld up the holes and add new ones that will clock the bracket a bit. In addition to the new holes I have welded spacers to the inboard side. This...
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