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Forum: Fabrication Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Lew Hartswick
The 300 SL was always my dream car. ...

The 300 SL was always my dream car.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-18-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I've read that the plastic bottle is permeable to...

I've read that the plastic bottle is permeable to air. This always bothered me, as a water molecule is smaller that an Oxygen or Nitrogen so it seems the stuff would get "wet". :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-15-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Lew Hartswick
y My "shop" (garage) has been too darn cold to...

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My "shop" (garage) has been too darn cold to do much of any thing in it. but I
finally opened the port I had cut in the furnace bonnet and did some wood work over the last week. Maybe I'll post...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-02-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Yea guys, It really almost brought tears. The...

Yea guys, It really almost brought tears. The Hallicrafters with the linear "dial" reminds of the model 300 I had. The grid dip would be useful for lots of things IF ALL the coils are with it,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-26-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) Don't use Rye bread with Caraway seeds in...

:-) Don't use Rye bread with Caraway seeds in it. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-10-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I can hardly believe it. 9 years later still the...

I can hardly believe it. 9 years later still the same device being made. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That sort of scale shouldn't form under water...

That sort of scale shouldn't form under water normally. Just how "Hard" is your water??
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-16-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Ah BUT that probably voids the warrantee . :-) ...

Ah BUT that probably voids the warrantee . :-) All that ink on the bulb interferes with "proper" cooling. :-) Or some such "legalese" :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,269
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That door looks to be 5 ft wide, ??? in the...

That door looks to be 5 ft wide, ??? in the last pix. ??????
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-07-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,637
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It looks mostly like the one we had at Valley...

It looks mostly like the one we had at Valley high school for the twenty years I was there. As to the "hoop" part, I think it did go further around. But I haven't been there for over two years now,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-06-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,012
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) OK If your mind is already made up and are...

:-) OK If your mind is already made up and are just looking for someone to agree, after one does it's best to stop reading answers because a lot are going to say it's a bad idea. :-) Where is DD...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-22-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,557
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Do you normally hang that wrench on a magnetic...

Do you normally hang that wrench on a magnetic tool bar by any chance??? :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,846
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) 2 lead screws geared together. :-) ...

:-) 2 lead screws geared together. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-11-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 917
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Not quite F1 but looks like fun. I'd prefer a...

Not quite F1 but looks like fun. I'd prefer a longer track and the visibility out of those cars is awfully limited. :-) At least it's not "the big left turn" . Phooy on that stuff.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-26-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Cursed "Drive by Wire". Just more things to go...

Cursed "Drive by Wire". Just more things to go wrong. :-( How long will it be till the steering linkage is replaced by servos? ANYTHING to make the car more expensive and less reliable .
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-22-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,269
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) Love that bit. :-) ...lew...

:-) Love that bit. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,169
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That looks good BUT; 2 problems. 1 how to lock...

That looks good BUT; 2 problems. 1 how to lock the spindle and 2 get the cutter aligned to an axis accurately "enough". :-)
...lew...
on edit: That link doesn't go the right place. ??? What...
Forum: Machining 07-14-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Don't forget you get twice the sensitivity if the...

Don't forget you get twice the sensitivity if the laser is on the wall and a mirror on the head. (incidence and reflection )
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-08-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,169
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) some people just aren't cut out to me...

:-) some people just aren't cut out to me machinists. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Since it looks easy to locate from the back, that...

Since it looks easy to locate from the back, that is the obvious way to do it.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-02-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I'm pretty sure the current in the three wires...

I'm pretty sure the current in the three wires don't have a clue how the motor is wired inside. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,839
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It's a punch / die set. I've made one size for a...

It's a punch / die set. I've made one size for a friend a few years ago .
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-21-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) I think H2 has the greatest range of...

:-) I think H2 has the greatest range of explosive concentrations. :-)
"Even a little bit'ill do you". :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 05-06-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) See if you can find the rotating joint from...

:-) See if you can find the rotating joint from a CPS6B radar set. The rotating platform had 5, 1MW transmitters/receivers and a 2 MW one was added while I worked on the one at Lockport NY ...
Forum: Machining 05-02-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Snipes are animals you hunt with a lantern and a...

Snipes are animals you hunt with a lantern and a burlap bag. :-)
...lew...
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