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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-26-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By arizonian
Smart ass! I should have seen that one coming.

Smart ass! I should have seen that one coming.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-21-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By arizonian
I'll bet you can't pee on the electric fence...

I'll bet you can't pee on the electric fence while it's energized.:devil:
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By arizonian
Start with a 100 ton cylinder and test to...

Start with a 100 ton cylinder and test to failure. Once the first iteration fails, clean your shorts and modify and test again. Lather, rinse, repeat.

Show us some pics of other projects have you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By arizonian
Whose standard? East German? Africa? India? ...

Whose standard? East German? Africa? India?

Here in 'Murica, we gauge thickness by the fractional inch.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-05-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By arizonian
Resistance to bending moment is a simple formula,...

Resistance to bending moment is a simple formula, (B * H^3)/12 for a given length. You can double the resistant moment by doubling B, or you can increase by 8 fold (2^3) by doubling H. In your case,...
Forum: Welding 10-06-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,167
Posted By arizonian
Pancake hoods were developed to allow welding...

Pancake hoods were developed to allow welding even in bright sunlight.

Pancake Hoods (https://www.originalpancakebrandweldinghood.com/products)
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,960
Posted By arizonian
Picking at nits, it's not cement, it is concrete....

Picking at nits, it's not cement, it is concrete.

I would think that a compacted gravel floor using 3/4 minus crushed rock and stone dust would be the cat's meow but you have a point that your...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,960
Posted By arizonian
Looking good, Jenn. You da man! Interesting...

Looking good, Jenn. You da man!

Interesting that the insulation system is also a "fall arrestor." Is this to protect the roofers while installing the sheeting?

Nose bleeds and weak knees, BTDT.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By arizonian
Thanks. I did not know that. That pretty well...

Thanks. I did not know that. That pretty well sums up my experience with pre-sixties cars and trucks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By arizonian
Looks to be a band brake.

Looks to be a band brake.
Forum: Machining 09-08-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By arizonian
Need pics or it didn't happen.

Need pics or it didn't happen.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-08-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,496
Posted By arizonian
I don't know about Texas, but Lowes has an end of...

I don't know about Texas, but Lowes has an end of year or end of season clearance on window AC units about this time. Won't be too long before the snow flies.

OH, wait a minute, I'm in Tucson....
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-06-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,960
Posted By arizonian
Not an expert but I have erected some iron and...

Not an expert but I have erected some iron and insulated and sheeted a few buildings. You should be able to drape the first row of insulation over the purlins or girts and then sheet that, drape the...
Forum: Fabrication 08-22-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,962
Posted By arizonian
Thanks, bigb. That will be another future project...

Thanks, bigb. That will be another future project on my list.
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,962
Posted By arizonian
I need to see a pic of that. I hav'nt had to work...

I need to see a pic of that. I hav'nt had to work on my '03 on the road (yet) but it sure sounds like it would came in handy.
Forum: Welding 08-05-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,116
Posted By arizonian
digger doug, I think you are right on the money....

digger doug, I think you are right on the money. The OP posted once and hasn't logged back on to check and reply.
Forum: Welding 07-21-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By arizonian
My experience: It's nasty, splatters all over,...

My experience: It's nasty, splatters all over, hard to set up, our pieces were so thick (2 inches) they needed preheat. We were welding steel sleeves to a bronze cam for one of the mines down here,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,913
Posted By arizonian
My experience is only with Aeroquip hoses and the...

My experience is only with Aeroquip hoses and the unit is sixteenths of an inch. A #4 would be 1/4".
Forum: Fabrication 07-11-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By arizonian
All the NG regulators around here are supported...

All the NG regulators around here are supported by the high pressure rigid pipe and low pressure rigid pipe risers coming out of the ground. Nothing else is needed except for protective bollards. I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-08-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,139
Posted By arizonian
+1 Another minor time saver is to drill one...

+1

Another minor time saver is to drill one top corner with a 3/16" or 1/4" bit, big enough you can slide a hook into when you pull the sheets up off the ground.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-08-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By arizonian
Thanks, Barks. I'll give them a call next time...

Thanks, Barks. I'll give them a call next time I'm in need.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-07-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By arizonian
Nothing available locally. I missed my...

Nothing available locally. I missed my opportunity a couple of weeks ago when we were in El Paso. I could have swung by Mueller Building, Inc and picked what what I needed but I hadn't thought that...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-07-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By arizonian
Continuing... Pic 6, 7 and 8: Gave up on the...

Continuing...

Pic 6, 7 and 8: Gave up on the controlled buckle, reversed and centered the top punch and pushed it home

Pic 9: Top punch

Pic 10: 1 complete

I have two more peak or ridge...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-07-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By arizonian
Moving slowly but still moving. Shade's...

Moving slowly but still moving.

Shade's topic on metal roofing came just at the right time. This shed is getting a metal roof that is leftover from previous projects. How to handle the peak, tho....
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-07-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 81,340
Posted By arizonian
That is some vice. A horseshoe shaped collar on...

That is some vice. A horseshoe shaped collar on the front or maybe some kind of snap ring at the rear should make that a usable vice.
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