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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
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My speedglas has served me well. Bought in 03 ,...

My speedglas has served me well. Bought in 03 , still using it today.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-27-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,839
Posted By toprecycler
Can you make new parts if needed? Good lathe...

Can you make new parts if needed? Good lathe project.


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Forum: Machining 03-25-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By toprecycler
It should be functional now. Sounds like a good...

It should be functional now. Sounds like a good tool to have, if you have a need.


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Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,550
Posted By toprecycler
The parts I made using the newly mounted chuck on...

The parts I made using the newly mounted chuck on the dividing head.
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Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By toprecycler
Looking good Sent from my iPhone using...

Looking good


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Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By toprecycler
Nice custom tooling. Will have to file that one...

Nice custom tooling. Will have to file that one away just in case.[emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 03-21-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By toprecycler
I have a several taps over 1”, and I usually...

I have a several taps over 1”, and I usually can’t hold the chrome plated rod tight enough to keep it from turning in the chuck, and then fear scratching the chrome. That is highly frowned upon when...
Forum: Machining 03-20-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,550
Posted By toprecycler
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Forum: Machining 03-20-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,550
Posted By toprecycler
Machining was getting slow, so I got around to...

Machining was getting slow, so I got around to making a threaded plate to mount a 6” 3 jaw chuck to the dividing head we have at work. I spent several hours cleaning and derusting the dividing head...
Forum: Fabrication 03-20-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By toprecycler
Crude my a$$. That beats mine hands...

Crude my a$$. That beats mine hands down.[emoji4][emoji4]. At least it gets your idea across, and helps Andy figure out how he wants to do it for his current project.


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Forum: Fabrication 03-20-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By toprecycler
I am remembering other things I used to do when I...

I am remembering other things I used to do when I was making pipe handrails for a main job.[emoji4]

I tried another Amish drawing to get my idea across. This was helpful especially when I had to...
Forum: Fabrication 03-19-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By toprecycler
Need help with parts alignment

If you are trying to mark the centerline with the high/ low of the pipe angle, hold the pipe against a 90 degree square plate, and then I used to use an adjustable machinist parallel set to 1/2 the...
Forum: Machining 03-18-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By toprecycler
Shoot, I guess I can’t be an efficient machinist...

Shoot, I guess I can’t be an efficient machinist after all. 98% of my threading is single point tooling. [emoji33] But then again, most of my threading is one of a part over 1” diameter too. Usually...
Forum: Machining 03-17-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By toprecycler
Good idea. I have a coil of flat copper that I...

Good idea. I have a coil of flat copper that I got out of a transformer years ago when I scrapped a bunch of them. Throwed them into a fire and when done the steel insert plates just fell out. I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-16-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,840
Posted By toprecycler
Will it pass x-ray? Lots of pressure in...

Will it pass x-ray? Lots of pressure in it.[emoji48][emoji48]


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Forum: Fabrication 03-15-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By toprecycler
Looks really great. That stand should really add...

Looks really great. That stand should really add to the saddles look appeal.


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Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By toprecycler
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+1


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-14-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By toprecycler
Very nice. Those took a little thinking to get...

Very nice. Those took a little thinking to get right and functional. I like it.


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Forum: Machining 03-14-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By toprecycler
Depends on what tools you have available. ...

Depends on what tools you have available.

Can cover be removed to expose more of the broken stud? If so, then maybe can get vice grips on stud.

If tig welder is available, I have built up...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-12-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,840
Posted By toprecycler
Time to go to the resource pile and fab up a back...

Time to go to the resource pile and fab up a back hoe for Scott’s new tractor. You have plenty of time being retired, right? [emoji48]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-12-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,158
Posted By toprecycler
Just need to put the end in. Maybe a heat gun for...

Just need to put the end in. Maybe a heat gun for heat? No open flame that way?


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Forum: Machining 03-11-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,550
Posted By toprecycler
Made a thin bushing

Jerry, it is a 2 hp motor, 1750 RPM, 15” diameter backing plate.

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Forum: Welding 03-11-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By toprecycler
Nice. Sent from my iPhone using...

Nice.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By toprecycler
At least he is still not in CA and expecting you...

At least he is still not in CA and expecting you to go there to help him.

I remember what Zig Ziglar said. If he had known grandkids would be so much fun, he would have been nicer to their...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-09-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 47,661
Posted By toprecycler
Morton buildings

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