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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Ironman
Has this got wet or been in the rain at any time?...

Has this got wet or been in the rain at any time?
They all use the same electronics, and I have killed one, not Miller brand, but they are the same under the plastic. It was just a little rain and I...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Ironman
That is going to be way better than a cast vise

That is going to be way better than a cast vise
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Ironman
Nice vise Ted. What is the story behind it? did...

Nice vise Ted.
What is the story behind it? did you build it?
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Ironman
Are these bolts to attach buckets on a vertical...

Are these bolts to attach buckets on a vertical belt?
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-23-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 47,661
Posted By Ironman
That's cool:):)

That's cool:):)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-23-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ironman
Oh yes it is. The history of this unit is that...

Oh yes it is.
The history of this unit is that it was from Vietnam, and with their ambient temp it probably never saw the gauge down to zero.
They didn't need antifreeze either as I discovered. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-23-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ironman
I used my made in US imported infra-red temp gun...

I used my made in US imported infra-red temp gun (Which I paid $400 for 30 years ago)

The dash gauge does not even pretend to be accurate, just white, green, red zone stuff.

Just seems that for...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-23-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Ironman
Seems like you are going to find things you never...

Seems like you are going to find things you never knew you had when it gets all set up.
It is a nice shop setup.

We were planning to get over there for a shop tour, but sure enough, The Road...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-23-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ironman
I think that's common to the species. I have to...

I think that's common to the species. I have to say this little thing surprises me all the time. I had a full 500 gal propane tank, and it would easily lift one end and swing it. I may have been able...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ironman
Operating temp

Today I had to use the track hoe to position a propane tank.
I have been noticing that the operating temp goes into the edge of the green zone and sits there. It climbs to that line fairly quick....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,158
Posted By Ironman
good thing you have a manual. Was Scott right?

good thing you have a manual.
Was Scott right?
Forum: Machining 03-22-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Ironman
That's ugly. Naw, they aren't WWF stars, that's...

That's ugly. Naw, they aren't WWF stars, that's the tapping crew:D
Forum: Machining 03-21-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Ironman
I'm sure I am not either, but for smaller rod...

I'm sure I am not either, but for smaller rod stock I do use a threading die in the lathe.

I want to see Keith use a 1" pipe tap to thread a hole in the lathe:devil:

I might learn something....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By Ironman
What are you planning for the transmission?

What are you planning for the transmission?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By Ironman
Spark plug holes in aluminum....ugh.:eek: An...

Spark plug holes in aluminum....ugh.:eek:

An acquaintance, Greasy Joe, came by with his truck, a Ford Triton making a clicking sound at idle. I determined that a plug hole was stripped and the...
Forum: Machining 03-21-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Ironman
or a Dutch key, if the shaft was bigger. For 1/2"...

or a Dutch key, if the shaft was bigger. For 1/2" shaft setscrews will do.
Forum: Fabrication 03-19-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Ironman
I would line them up when you draw them in the...

I would line them up when you draw them in the plasma program. On two opposing sides of the disk, draw a slot 1/8" deep and 1/16" wide into the outer edge with the plasma. When you hit burn, they...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-17-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Ironman
I would suspect this has been out there...

I would suspect this has been out there incubating in the population and mutating for a while now. It is probably the grandchild of H1N1, whether someone helped it along or not.
Here is the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-17-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Ironman
Congrats on your retirement. Better to start off...

Congrats on your retirement. Better to start off well than sick
Forum: Machining 03-17-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Ironman
Thanks Dubby. Good for light cuts, which is...

Thanks Dubby.
Good for light cuts, which is what you are doing when threading.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-16-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Ironman
I used to have some First Aid room stock and one...

I used to have some First Aid room stock and one of the things was a Oxy bottle spud to a medical post adapter. When I took industrial First Aid they taught that in an emergency when a person needed...
Forum: Fabrication 03-15-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Ironman
That's beautiful, they should really like it.

That's beautiful, they should really like it.
Forum: Welding 03-14-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Ironman
And they'll match his pockmarks brown hands:devil:

And they'll match his pockmarks brown hands:devil:
Forum: Welding 03-14-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Ironman
At last, an inexpensve helmet.

Here is the solution for welding with your 110volt flux core machine. You have spent way too much money on the welder and now you don't need to spend the same amount of money on an auto helmet.

It...
Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Ironman
That's a nice job, Matt, the design should beat...

That's a nice job, Matt, the design should beat that umbrella for sure.
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